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Recording Sky+ Programs

mercman1969

Standard Member
Is it possible to save to disc the programs saved on a Sky+ box?

if so how is this best done....I do not have a DVD recorder but can get access to a Sony Viao laptop with a DVD Writer

Regards

Pete
 

Broadz

Distinguished Member
Is it possible to save to disc the programs saved on a Sky+ box?

if so how is this best done....I do not have a DVD recorder but can get access to a Sony Viao laptop with a DVD Writer

Regards

Pete

Does the laptop have a TV card or a PCMCIA card with a TV (or scart, or s-video and audio) in? If so, connect a cable between Sky box and laptop, start software on computer to record from TV in, press play on Sky box and record the programme(s) as MPEG files.

Then use some DVD burning software to copy one or more MPEGs onto a DVD, make the fancy menus, and burn the DVD.

Alternatively, buy a set-top DVDR from about £50. And buy some blank DVDs for about 10p each. Far, far simpler...
 

mercman1969

Standard Member
Does the laptop have a TV card or a PCMCIA card with a TV (or scart, or s-video and audio) in? If so, connect a cable between Sky box and laptop, start software on computer to record from TV in, press play on Sky box and record the programme(s) as MPEG files.

Then use some DVD burning software to copy one or more MPEGs onto a DVD, make the fancy menus, and burn the DVD.

Alternatively, buy a set-top DVDR from about £50. And buy some blank DVDs for about 10p each. Far, far simpler...

anybody recommend a set top DVDR for the above please

Regards

Pete
 

SamRadford

Well-known Member
Aren't there any in the "Reviews" section?
That's quite a serious omission by AVforums staff!
 

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