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Timer record/ Purpose? does it actually activate your video box to record?

Eye2007

Banned
I noticed that timer recording is a feature that many people cannot do without. I have VCR. Call me old fashioned, but I think PVRs are too expensive and some of the cheaper ones are not True Twin tuners.

I am wondering whether I have to put in all details on both the Freeview timer and VCR box.
 

ianh64

Active Member
I depends on your STB and VCR. Some VCR's support recording from external boxes using something like smartlink or ext link so the STB can start the VCR. Otherwise you have to set both VCR and STB.
 

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