I have just purchased my new recorder & firstly may i admit to being no genius when it comes to electronics ..i have finally installed it ...i think !! & all appears to be working well, other than i cannot receive ITV 1/2 /3 /4 & chan 5 via the freeview...i put this down to needing a better aerial ?..any comments please. it is presently working connected via scart leads ..pattern A . i would like to know if there is any advantage connecting also the video/audio cord. which was supplied ,.pattern B ?. it is connected to a NTL box & loewe TV. many thanks for any guidance. for anyone's info ..it was purchased from Total Digital £ 369.