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Digital TV Converter Box

How do I set up programs to tape on my built-in VCR with the digital TV converter box? I can't get it to work. Can I tape a show in the morning on one channel and one in the afternoon on another channel if I am going to be out all day? I have a Magnavox TB100MW9 converter box.

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I have a Panasonic TV with built-in VCR, I had Comcast put in a converter box and was given instructions on how to set up the system to record my wife's programs, I had to select the program (in advance of scheduled time) to be recorded through the TV & converter box to the VCR. Next styep- select "Show" and I received a menu the first of which was "R" I clicked the "R" and a menu for selecting Repeat record start/stop times appeared Click OK and was then directed to to set up the VCR according to Panasonic VCR instructions. Worked for a day then the "R" menu on the converter box disappeared. Both the VCR and TV had to be set to Ch 3 to get it to work, But that's history. When it quit working ("R" menu), I had Comcast come get their box . PS The tech who showed up to pick up the converter box knew nothing about any "R" (record) menus except on the most ecpensive converter box. That cinched my decision, Oh Wel!. Sign me Tom with less trash to watch.

Posted on Aug 12, 2008

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The government is giving out coupons to help consumers defray the costs of purchaing a converter box. The following sites are good places to obtain more information.

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www.DTVanswers.com


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