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Panasonic TH42PW5B, Tivo and subtitles

Discussion in 'Plasma TVs' started by dmsdemon, Oct 20, 2002.

  1. dmsdemon

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    I now have my new plasma, and have the following elements set up:

    Panasonic TH42PW5B
    Pace Digital Terrestrial Freeview
    Tivo
    PS2

    DTT is attached by Scart to Tivo, which talks to the plasma via an Rb -> VGA connection. The PS2 is on the composite in.

    I have the analogue aerial going into the Tivo - I'm not currently recording off of Digital. The reason for this is that my (non-English) wife watches Tivo with the subtitles on.

    It occurs to me that I normally get Tivo subtitles by pressing the Teletext button on the Tv remote control. Great ... except the plasma remote doesn't have teletext.


    So, my questiona are:

    - Is there any way of getting at the teletext with my existing setup?

    - Is there any way of recording subtitle off Digital terrestrial?

    - If the answers to both questions is "no", then beyond buying the tuner box for the plasma and plugging Tivo into that, is there any way of displaying subtitles from the Tivo?

    BTW, apologies for posting this on two forums. I wasn't sure which of them was most appropriate. I'd welcome guidance on whether this is correct, or if I should always post to one forum only?

    Thanks,

    Ian
     
  2. Aaron

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    You can record subtitles off of a DTT box simply by having them on, press the Subtitles button on the remote. You can have them permenantly turned on by changing an option in a menu.

    I think it's the TV settings one but I can't remember, it's the one where you select the box to output 16:9 and RGB I *think*.
     

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