DRM?

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  1. wapanap

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    Is there any form of DRM that prevents one recording hi def movies from TV via a blu-ray recorder onto blu-ray disks?
     
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    As far as I'm aware, none of the Blu-ray Disc recorders have HD inputs, so the only way to record HD is through an internal tuner.

    I think you can then burn these to disc, but I've heard some broadcasts have some sort of DRM so you can't.

    It's quite crazy. I can rip my excellent quality 1080p/ lossless audio Blu-ray Discs using free software like MakeMKV, but they're frightened of me burning a low bitrate Dolby Digital 1080i broadcast.

    Steve W
     
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    There isn't a HD output on a TV.
    Plus there are copy protection mechanisms.
     
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    The Panasonic DMR-BWT735 recorder can record hi def programs to hard disk and then archive them to blu-ray disks. i want to know if anything prevents you doing this with movies.
     
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    Programmes are broadcast with copy protection flags which are recognised by the recorder.
    For films they will be set.
     
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    But you can record hi def movies to the hard disk of a Virgin box.
     
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    Yes because that is contained within VM's system.
     
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    Basically you can archive anything to a BD recorders HDD, but it'll still only allow SD burning to a disc IIRC. Also as already stated even some content shown has flags that'll prevent disc burning.
     

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