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DVR to DVD Recorder

I have a LITEON DD-A510 DVD Recorder.  It has an HDMI and cable connections on the back as well as compoiste ports.  Can I copy programs from the DVR recorder to the DVD recorder?  If this is possible, can you lemt me know and I will continue the research from there. 


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Hello Steve,


I know what you are asking for, and yes it can be done but not how you want to do it. The DVD recorder has coded into it software that prevents the DVD recorder from copying copywritten encrypted material (Video Cypher or Macrovision). What you need is another device to prevent the effects of the encryption (a company called SIMA makes devices that do this) the DVR would connect to the SIMA device and then to the DVD recorder.  


I hope this helps,


Thank you,



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