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Philips DVP620R This DVPR willnot play back images recorded on digital chanels but will play back recordings of terrestial channels. I have ensured that all scart connections are good and allincoming aerial connectios are good. Recordings are ok from all of the terrestial channels. 1)I have reset the Digital terrestial receiver to the manufacturers origional settings and previously this action has worked, but on this occasion has not corrected the fault.This unit is about 21/2 years old.

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You need to purchase a digital converter box in order to receive the proper signal, the only exception would be if your antenna is digital ready. I would suggest talking to a tv tech to find out if you need additional changes.

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SCART is designed to carry analogue standard definition content. So if the input signal is high def. it will distort.

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