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Trying to connect cable box to jvc dvd recorder and samsung hdtv tv if i follow instructions and connect hdmi ord to recorder dont get anythin g on tv cant get hdtv only av if i connect hdmi cord to tv no dvd recorder help

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  • schirle1116 Feb 01, 2010

    connectng cable to jvc dvd recorder to hdtv cant record and getting no tv pic with hdmi cord plugged into recrder from ca ble as instructed

  • schirle1116 Feb 01, 2010

    connectng cable to jvc dvd recorder to hdtv cant record and getting no tv pic with hdmi cord plugged into recrder from ca ble as instructed

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I'm not sure where you are located but in NA HDMI uses HDCP which is high-bandwidth copywrite protection.

Basically what this means is that the HDMI signal is encoded and releases keys to unlock the signal. Every unit using HDMI must be HDCP compliant or else it will not work at all.

What this means is you cannot record an HDMI signal, you can only record using base-band video. You can watch the content straight off the cable box but you cannot record the Hi-def feed onto a DVD. You can only record using the analog connections.

If you only want to watch programs then I would suggest getting a PVR cable box instead.

If you only want to use the DVD recorder as a DVD player then connect it with HDMI directly to the TV and connect the Cable Box directly to the TV using HDMI and switch inputs on the TV when going between the two sources.

Let me know exactly what your wants/expectations are of the set-up and I will go into detail about the best way to connect and use everything.

I hope this helps,

Cheers!

Kevin

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

  • Kevin Braid Feb 01, 2010

    Ok first try the DVD directly into the TV.



    Can you see the DVD?



    Now plug the Cable Box into the DVD recorder using the analog audio and video. Make sure the cable box is only plugged into the DVD recorder and not the TV as some units will only output one video mode at a time.



    Now change the input on the DVD recorder to line in (or whatever the Cable Box is plugged into).



    Can you see the Cable Box on the TV now?

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