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Question About HDD dvd recorders

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by Monkey Alan, Jan 19, 2005.

  1. Monkey Alan

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    Hi there :hiya: , I've been looking at getting a dvd multi changer but after finding they have all been discontinued in the UK I have started to look at a dvd hdd recorder instead.

    My question is can you record dvd's to the hdd either using the dvd recorders own drive or using a p.c. I was looking at Panasonic's DMR-E500H inparticular.
     
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    You won't be able to copy original DVDs directly to the hard disk. As far as I am aware there is copy protection in place on all, or at least most, original DVDs to prevent you doing this.

    The only way would be to use a software package on your PC to "crack" the copy protection on the DVD, then burn it back to a writable DVD which you would then be able to copy to your recorder's HDD. This is, of course, illegal.

    HTH. ;)
     
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    Thanks for the reply :) . That sounds like alot of hassle. I just wish sony or someone still made a 200 disc changer. Anybody know of anything like that, that would do the job?
     

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