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    samsung bd8500m replacement

    Hi, My parents have used a samsung bd8500m hdd recorder for the last 10 years. It now looks like it is giving up the ghost (dvds will not physically load). Can anyone recommend a good replacement? Anything the same sort of spec is fine but preferably something that will play all codecs as the...
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    What is the best make of USB HDD Recorder to use with a Sony KDL 26/24/EX32x TV Are some makes incompatible? Any advice is welcome. Audioblind
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    How can I copy a recording from my Panasonic HDD recorder to a recordable DVD?

    Hi, I have a Panasonic HDD recorder/BD player (the DMR-PWT530). I'm wondering how I might be able to copy a particular recording of about 2 hours from the HDD onto a recordable DVD. The recorder has a USB slot, so I'm thinking in terms of copying the recording onto a memory stick and then...
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    HDDR records only a few minutes at a time (Hitachi HDR255)

    Really weird yesterday. A borrowed HDD recorder (Hitachi HDR255) kept recording approximately 4 minutes at a time of a long programme I was recording (set via the EPG), then shutting off, and every time it did that it would switch from displaying the channel it was recording (and turning off...
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    Question Recording to HDD

    Hello, I've just bought an LG OLED55E8PLA to use with Freeview. All was going well until I asked their support team for more info on recording to HDD. LG support team have just told me that to record to an HDD the TV has to be powered up, i.e. you can't record to an HDD when the TV is in...
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    Retuned and channels lost on HDD recorder but not TV

    Sorry but I am not technical about this but I will try to explain my set up as best I can. On Monday I some lost channels on my Panasonic HDD recorder and assuming it was due to recent changes I retuned. The channels did not return. I retuned my Panasonic TV and that has all the channels. The...
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    Question Panasonic DMR-HWT130 recorder how to remove audio description?

    My Panasonic recorder has started to record the audio description commentary and I can't find any way to remove it. It has happened out of the blue and I haven't changed any settings so don't understand why. Any help would be appreciated, thanks.
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    Panasonic blu-ray player & freeview hdd recorder remote issue

    Hi, I have just recently purchased a Panasonic DMR-HWT150 freeview HDD recorder. I also have a Panasonic DMP-BDT370 Blu-ray player. Everything seems to be fine with the freeview HDD recorder apart from when using the remote control on both the freeview HDD recorder and the Blu-ray player. When...
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    Question Sony HDR-HXD890 TV Picture freeze

    I have a Sony RDR-HXD890 which used to work fine. I haven't been using it for a while, had Sky. Just begun to use it again and have a few problems. I have done a reset (unplug from mains for a few minutes then turn on then hold Stop and press On/Off) Firmware is 1.24 The aerial input is...
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    Sony TV and HDD recorder signal problems.

    Don't know where else to post this but I have a strange problem with the signal on my Sony Bravia and Sony HDD player. My antennae is connected through a signal boost to the HDD player which is in turn connected to the TV via an HDMI cable and also a direct antennae connection to the TV. If I...
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    Question Can a Panasonic Hdd recorder be used on its side?

    Due to space limitation in my bedroom I want to use my Panasonic DMR-HWT130 Hdd recorder on its side. Will this affect it in any way? Thanks.
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    Having just purchased a new Panasonic TX-50DX750B TV I have donated my TX-P42G20B to a friend who has a Panasonic DMR-EX768 recorder which I believe is a SD only machine. I have got the TV working great in HD apart from several TV channels; 106 (BBC4) & 107 (BBC NEWS) are the principal missing...
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    Networked HDD recorder - Record and watch from anywhere in house

    Morning all, I'm looking for a solution to something that drives the wife mad, currently we have two TV's in the house and two freeview HDD recorders. Obviously the wife ends up recording on one box and wants to watch it on the other TV. Is there an out of the box solution where I have one...
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    HDD recorder losing channels and buzzing

    Hi all, My mum has a rather aged HDD recorder that she's rather attached to. Recently, the hard drive is making an audible buzzing noise - only when first switched on, or when playing back recordings or indeed recording. If she was just watching a TV channel through it, it's silent. I'm...
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    Panasonic HDD Recorder - Help needed please!

    Hi - Just bought the above recorder, and am having problems connecting it to my Humax TV. Have tried, scart, HDMI, co-ax, and a HDMI To 9 pin VGA connector - the result is the same = the dreaded blue screen! The manuals are no help, and I have not been able to get a response from Panasonic -...
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    Panasonic DMRHWT250B Smart 1TB HDD Recorder can you record onto a external hard drive

    i have got a little problem if anyone can help me with this right i am thinking about buying a Panasonic DMRHWT250B Smart 1TB HDD Recorder it has built in Freeview but i dont need the Freeview bit cos my tv has built in freeview right my question is this has 1 HDMI port and 2 USB Connections i...
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    HDD recorder with or without a dvd player built in

    can anyone tell me is there any sites where i can buy a HDD recorder with a scart input my freesat box has a scart input and what i want to do is connect my freesat box to a HDD recorder and record onto a hard drive so i am after a HDD recorder with a scart input/port so then i will be able to...
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    Question Help chosing HDD recorder

    Hi folks My old DVD recorder has now failed and I'd like some help identifying what to buy to replace it. I'm after something that has/does the following: * HDD 500GB+ * Allows me to archive/record from 250GB Sky+ box (real time is OK) which is full * WIFI connected * Access recordings from...
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