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You can do this. Just run the camera into the composite input. Then, go into the settings, setup of the tivo and make sure you have cable w/ cable box or satellite selected. It will test to see if you have a video signal on the composite inputs, just make sure your camera is on and outputting video. You may have to choose a channel like 0 or 3 to get video, but it should work. You may have to play with the actual setup but as long as it has video, then you should be good to go. Then, when you want to record, just setup a manual recording on that channel for however long you want to record and it should work just fine.

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