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Recording a dvd to the hard drive

Does anyone know how to copy from DVD to hard drive? I am trying to make more copies of a family video, but find no options to copy dvd to har drive, cac copy from vhs and dv, but can only play dvd's,, any help is greatly appreciated a s the manual is not clear at all on this subject

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Look for an option in the DVD menu for dubbing this means to copy contents to hdd (usually cannot do it with copy protected discs but will be ok with a disc you made yourself)

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Hello.

If its a combined dvd/vcr unit you should be able to record on the dvd input from the vcr with a 3 split cord connected as described below..

VCR -
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Video output - yellow.
Audio output - left and right - red & white.

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DVD
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Video input - yellow.
Audio input - left and right - red & white.

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Or you might have to use a standared RF cable from the
antenna out on the video to the antenna in on the DVD.

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Additional information....
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Just as you can't copy commercially made video tapes to another VCR due to Macrovision anti-copy encoding, the same applies to making copies to DVD. DVD recorders cannot bypass the anti-copy signal on commercial VHS tapes or DVDs. If a DVD recorder detects the anti-copy encoding on a commercial DVD it will not start the recording and display some sort of message either on screen or on its LED front panel display that it detects the anti-copy code or that it is detecting an unusable signal.
A DVD recorder can be used to copy any homemade videos, such as camcorder videos and videos made from TV shows, and can also copy Laserdiscs, and other non-copyprotected video material. Also, remember that a DVD recorder also has a built-tuner for recording TV programming directly. The tuner can be programmed to record a series of programs on different days and times, much like a VCR. However, if you are recording a non-copy protected DVD to a DVD recorder you can record any of the video content, provided you click on the menu and start the video segments running and you have enough time space on the disc. DVD recorders function like VCRs in that they can record incoming video signals -- however, they do not automatically copy all the contents of the DVD - for instance, you cannot copy the interactive menu functions of a non-copy protected commercial DVD. A DVD recorder creates its own menu functions, it will not duplicate the function menu from a another DVD.

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RIAA - Recording Industry Association of America

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3) After a minute or so, window will come up and say "Cannot
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