A Sky, cable and digital tv forum. Digital TV Banter

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Go Back   Home » Digital TV Banter forum » Digital TV Newsgroups » uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General)
Site Map Home Register Authors List Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Web Partners

uk.tech.digital-tv (Digital TV - General) (uk.tech.digital-tv) Discussion of all matters technical in origin related to the reception of digital television transmissions, be they via satellite, terrestrial or cable. Advertising is forbidden, with no exceptions.

Recording Freeview on IDTV to DVD Recorder



 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old January 28th 07, 10:50 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
[email protected]
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 2
Default Recording Freeview on IDTV to DVD Recorder

Hi,

I note from your discussions that it is possible to record Freeview
channels such as ITV2 etc if you set up a separate channel AV1 or AV2,
Scart etc and use the digital decoder in the TV but then you can not
watch other channels at the same time, what will happen in the future
when Analoge TV ends will this mean the end of watching one channel
whilst recording another as we all do now, or will we be getting DVD
recorders with built in decoders coming on to the market soon or are
thes already available.?

brianfire

Ads
  #2  
Old January 28th 07, 11:04 AM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Nigel Whitfield
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 143
Default Recording Freeview on IDTV to DVD Recorder

There are DVD recorders with a digital tuner, but there are also hard
disk recorders, which means you don't need to worry about finding
blank media. They're often referred to as PVRs - Personal Video
Recorders

Some of these units have two tuners, and may even be able to record
two things at the same time, along with other fancy tricks.

Others, at the cheaper end of the market, have only one. Since you
have a TV with a digital receiver, you could save money by going for a
single tuner PVR, and it would work, on its own, in much the same way
as your video recorder, ie recording from its own built in tuner.

The disadvantage is that you'll be juggling two remotes, just as with
a VCR. So, some people opt for a twin tuner PVR, even if they have a
TV with a digital tuner, and end up watching everything via the PVR,
so there's only one remote to deal with.

Even if budget is tight, you may still be able to find some twin tuner
units that are around the same price as single tuner ones.

Nigel.

 




Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 02:27 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.SEO by vBSEO 2.4.0
Copyright 2004-2018 Digital TV Banter.
The comments are property of their posters.