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Can this vx530 DVD/VCR record digital signals from antenna?I have a Sony Bravia TV that can display HD digital signals from a UHF/VHF antenna but how can I record the digital signals. I cannot use the DVD remote as there is no "decimal" (or dot) on the keyboard. Do I have to reroute the cables or antenna to get a "Line" input from the TV or Antenna? Thanks

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No,you can not unless you use a separated converter box.There is no way to get the digital signal out of the tv to be recorded.

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