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Dvd recorder i have a tv with a combo of vhs and dvd. i also have comcast digital cable on my tv which has a box. now i just purhase a dvd recorder. i followed the instruction but i still can not record from the cable or a disc.

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Sorry but in solution #1 I omitted using a splitter on your cable or using another A/V out from your cable box to your combo in order to eliminate using the ILO while only watching tv or recording to VHS. Either way your cable remote will control the channels.

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

Following the instructions on hooking up the cables gave me fits. I finally just put the instructions away and winged it. Got it that way. Bypass your Ilo tuner. Hook the Comcast Cable (outs) up to the A/V input 1 of your ILO. Hook your tv combo A/V outputs, to the ILO A/V inputs. Select the Source and choose the cable source for cable and the combo source to tape from your VHS/dvd combo. Its a pain but you have to select Source everytime you turn the Ilo back on. You could hook your Cable to the ILO but would have to turn on ILO everytime to watch tv. Two remotes is a chore but you have to use tv remote for the volume anyway so it doesn't matter. Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 23, 2008

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