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Backup my vhs tapes

How can I back up my vhs movies on the 357?

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  • Anonymous Feb 16, 2008

    How is it that I can read the manual 6 times, and still not understand what it is that I'm supposed to do to record from a VCR tape to a DVD, and then you answer the question so simply? If only people like you were writing those manuals, people like me wouldn't have to go on the itnernet for help! Now, for further help...

    1) I don't get the word "copy" on the screen letting me know that I am doing more than just watching a VCR tape. How am I supposed to know if it is doing what it should? (Other than waiting until the VCR tape is finished and checking the DVD to see if I successfully recorded the movie. And if I start recording on a DVD-R and then have to stop it, is that DVD disc no longer recordable or can I just start over?)

    2) Copying a DVD on my computer using DVDFab takes about 1/4 the actual time of playing the movie; does the DVD recorder operate in real time, so that a 2 hour movie takes 2 hours to record?

    3) Do I need to "initialize" the disc after the movie has been recorded, and if so, what does that mean and how do I do it??

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First hook up the VR357 to the TV with any cable ..
Then put a VCR tape into the VHS player.. get the tape to where you want to start the recording and press stop.
Then put a blank DVD in (-r or -rw is the best)
Then press VCR on the remote
Then press TO DVD on remote
you will see the word COPY come up on the DVD player and the VHS tape will start to play.
When you are done just press stop twice. and you will get a message that says "updating information to disk"

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You already have Movies on TDK E-HG 120 VHS tapes; All you want is to Transform the media on the tapes into another record Media or on DVD.

The following process would make possible the project

1. A DVD Recorder device would transform the movies already on one media to another media.
Note: The recorder that would be acquired should have a feed area for the VHS tapes on one hand, to be played, while on the other hand, a DVD disk area from which disk medium would be recorded.

Important Notes.
The devices required to make the process achievable includes
1. The DVD Recorder or Player alsoo known with multi perpose functionality for signal convertion capability
2. The DVD recordable disks on which to record a movies onto.

Caution
The process of recording would require selection features determinable on the recorder device else would produce movies with undesireable features

For example; VHS movies are appear in decodeable formats integral when displayed on VHS players. The caution is to select a signal conversion format suitable for movies that have to transform between recordable media.

1. A DVD disk medium has formats as design specification and on which requires consideration when attempting to transfer multi media or motion pictures.

Type of formats of decodes
NTSA standards
PAL standards
Mescem standards

NOTE;
Whenever the option is available, select NTSA or PAL for appropiate code transformation
Your DVD RECORDER DEVICE SHOULD HAVE THE OPTION TO RECORD CONSIDERING MOVIES ACROSS MEDIUM TYPES

REMEMBER;
consult professional advise before acquiring an devices and mediums

If any consultation is required, refer to user guides or manuals of the devices in question.

Consult a technical expert when the need requires it.



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http://www.tapestockonline.com/index.html

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I do not think you would have to worry about a way to disable the copy protection that is on the vhs tapes. you are not going to record over them. You are just going to transfer information to the dvd side. jh

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