Re: DVD player recommendations

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by luminos, Sep 12, 2004.

  1. luminos

    luminos Guest

    You want the Pioneer 810H unit.

    "luminos" <> wrote in message news:...
    > It occurs to me that you want to record HBO type scrambled programs under
    > timer control. These recorders will not do this...except if set to one,
    > and only one, channel with your cable box remote.
    >
    > To do this, you need a specialized recorder.
    >
    > http://www.weaknees.com/tivo.php
    >
    > As you see, these run around $600.
    >
    >
    >
    > "luminos" <> wrote in message
    > news:...
    >> Therefore, I should say, you must change cable box channels using your
    >> cable box remote. The cable box is connected to the input of the
    >> recorder. Just like with VCR...those remotes do not control the cable
    >> box either. This is NO DIFFERENT than a VCR type hookup.
    >>
    >>
    >> The reviewers comments are pretty dumb. Of course there is no TIVO or
    >> program guide. Only specialized recorders (and Pioneer makes one) have
    >> that capability. I do not think Panasonic even bothers with this.
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> "luminos" <> wrote in message
    >> news:...
    >>> Ah...that is a different question than before. I do not have a cable
    >>> box.
    >>>
    >>> The remote can only control the recorder and a TV. There is no cable
    >>> capability on the remote.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>> "asdf" <> wrote in message
    >>> news:T131d.32124$...
    >>>> this is what i was talking about:
    >>>> http://ecoustics-cnet.com.com/Pioneer_DVR_320/4505-6473_7-30898675-2.html
    >>>>
    >>>> reviewer says that a similar model can't control cable.
    >>>>
    >>>> "luminos" <> wrote in message
    >>>> news:...
    >>>>> PS
    >>>>>
    >>>>> You keep using the term DVD player. We are talking about a DVD
    >>>>> Recorder
    >>>>> here. DVD Players do not record.
    >>>>>
    >>>>> "asdf" <> wrote in message
    >>>>> news:pzS0d.27379$...
    >>>>> > your suggestion looks great. With DVD player i udnerstand that i
    >>>>> > will
    >>>>> > simply
    >>>>> > be able to put dvd-r into the
    >>>>> > player and record my favorite shows.
    >>>>> > Does the player have timer so that i can record night shows.?
    >>>>> > How many times were you able to record into rewriteable disks with
    >>>>> > it?
    >>>>> > I assume 4x DVD-r are ok.
    >>>>> >
    >>>>> > thank you for answering/
    >>>>> >
    >>>>> > "luminos" <> wrote in message
    >>>>> > news:...
    >>>>> >> DO NOT listen the the Panasonic crowd: I have had multiple
    >>>>> >> failures
    >>>> with
    >>>>> >> that brand.
    >>>>> >>
    >>>>> >> Get a Pioneer DVR-225. This DVD-RW DVD-R recordable player is
    >>>>> >> about
    >>>> $280
    >>>>> > at
    >>>>> >> Best Buy.
    >>>>> >>
    >>>>> >> It will record from TV, but as far as copying a commercial DVD,
    >>>>> >> there
    >>>> are
    >>>>> > no
    >>>>> >> recorders that will do this out of the box, since that violates the
    >>>>> >> insane
    >>>>> >> Digital Millenium Copyright Act (of President Clinton, lol).
    >>>>> >>
    >>>>> >>
    >>>>> >>
    >>>>> >>
    >>>>> >> "asdf" <> wrote in message
    >>>>> >> news:ILP0d.27320$...
    >>>>> >> > well, my VHS chewed out another tape full of good movies. So i
    >>>>> >> > guess
    >>>>> >> > its
    >>>>> >> > time for me to start considering purchasing a DVD player.
    >>>>> >> >
    >>>>> >> > My basic requirement is htat DVD player be recordable
    >>>>> >> > and it should be able to record from television. So if there is a
    >>>> movie
    >>>>> > or
    >>>>> >> > a
    >>>>> >> > sitcom that i want to record i want to be able to record it
    >>>>> >> > without
    >>>> any
    >>>>> >> > copyright issue, chips on the palyer telling me that i cna't
    >>>>> >> > record
    >>>>> >> > this
    >>>>> >> > particular show etc.
    >>>>> >> > I would like the gui to be easy to use and a good remote. Price
    >>>>> >> > would
    >>>>> >> > be
    >>>>> >> > great under 400$.
    >>>>> >> >
    >>>>> >> > thanx
    >>>>> >> >
    >>>>> >> >
    >>>>> >>
    >>>>> >>
    >>>>> >
    >>>>> >
    >>>>>
    >>>>>
    >>>>
    >>>>
    >>>
    >>>

    >>
    >>

    >
    >
    luminos, Sep 12, 2004
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