Will Arcam produce recorders ?

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  1. HMHB

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    Does anyone know if Arcam plan to produce DVD recorders ? I've had a look on their web site but can't find anything. I know they don't at the moment but it seems like lots of manufacturers are now getting into this.
     
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    I hope not.

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    Why?
     
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    I was just about to ask "Why" myself !
    I would like a high quality DVD recorder and would have thought that with the reputation of the Arcam DVD players they could do something special
     
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    Why don't Lexicon or Tag or Naim or Linn etc produce DVD recorders either?

    's a bit downmarket isn't it? :clown:

    Probably why Arcam (or others) don't produce any CD recorders either.

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    I don't understand why a DVD recorder would be considered as downmarket ?
     
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    Same reason a CD recorder is. ;)

    Why don't the "quality" brands make them?

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    Linn's are not good, we have had 2 at work that have had to be sent back that were DOA.
    Another one developed Sony-style disk drive faults, (skipping, freezing etc).
     
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    Not exactly on the subject I know, but how about a hard disk media server like the Linn server (Klyvert isn't it?). Again with their reputation for sound excellence I would have thought this would be a logical step forward? One I'd certainly be interested in at the correct price (Linn massively expensive)
     
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    I may be being a bit thick here but I still don't know why :confused:
     
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    JohnG - nice quote there - good old Lennon...

    I guess "audiophile" companies assume everyone buys original copies, so won't need recording facilities - probably the same reason Naim/Linn never released tape decks (or MD for that matter) - although both companies had decks in development...

    Arcam DID however make a tape deck...

    Linn use Sony transports don't they? I hate Sony optical drives - I wish Rega would source a transport from someone who can manufacture them properly...
     
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    I'm guessing given the idiosyncracies with straightforward DVD replay a DVD recorder may not be ideal!
     
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    Because people can use them for recording things like Eastenders - Just not HC at all :)
     
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    But they could also use them for recording The Proms or an opera ;)
     
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    domfjbrown
    Notice I didn't continue with the next line of the song ;)
    Working class hero has always been a favourite of mine
     
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    or how about linn modify the KIVOR to record video and release it as a "multimedia" distribution centre for the home - that would be cool!
     

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