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Digital Tuner Help

by jojojo8888 / August 4, 2007 4:59 AM PDT

Hello, I'm new to this forum and I need some quick help. I apologize if this is just a repeat of another post.

If I have a T.V. with a digital tuner, is it/will it be required that any DVD recorder that I plan on using with the T.V. have a digital tuner also?
I am curious because I plan on buying a DVD recorder, and I wasn't sure if I needed one with a digital tuner or not.
Thanks in advance.

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If you want to record the digital channes?? Yes.
by jcrobso / August 6, 2007 1:41 AM PDT
In reply to: Digital Tuner Help

You are in luck, Panasonic now has DVD/VCR combo with a ATSC digital tuner. John

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Yes and no
by HTHMAN / August 6, 2007 10:38 AM PDT
In reply to: Digital Tuner Help

If you want to record over the air with an antenna, you will need a digital tuner.

If you want to record off your cable or sat box or DVR, all you need are the composite or s-video inputs.

Keep in mind, you can not record in HiDef or in 5.1 audio no matter the tuner.

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