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Recording from cable dvr

How to I get my DVD recorder to tape shows from my cable's dvr?


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Re: Recording from cable dvr

You have to hook up an AV cable from the box to the DVDR.. Out on the cable box to IN on the DVD player.
Then put your DVD player on AV1 - ( you can do this by pressing the INPUT SEL button on the DVDR remote)

Then put the Cable box on whatever channel you want to record. And press the record button on the DVDR and you will record whatever channel the cable box is on

If you can't get to AV1 then you have to disable cable box control (menu>setup>system>cable box control>off

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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  3. Select the start time, end time and day that you want to record.
  4. Press Confirm.
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