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how to record a tv program from my samsung lcd tv???

by varun93 / December 24, 2009 2:36 AM PST

hi.i recently bought series5,40 inch lcd.i really want to record tv shows like football matches and want to watch it later.i absolutely have no idea what to do.i read the user manual and they mentioned something like anynet+.i dont know what it is??can someone help out???what is the maximum time i can record???quick responses would be appreciated.

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how to record a tv program from my samsung lcd tv???
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / December 24, 2009 1:22 PM PST


There is no Video-Out port on the television itself. If you're using a cable box, you can connect a VHS or DVD Recorder between the wall and the TV and record the show as it's coming in. Many cable/sat companies also offer DVR boxes.

Does that help?


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Same problem
by kerriemanley / April 6, 2012 3:10 AM PDT

I also have a Samsung Series 5 LCD TV with usb features. I would like to record onto my USB HD hard-drive, or is that not possible? The hard-drive is MOVIE CUBE K120

(The TV recognizes the hard-drive and will play the files, I just want to be able to record tv onto it)

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So far, no US model does this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 6, 2012 3:19 AM PDT
In reply to: Same problem

Update your post when you get the full model number but if it was in the USA, so far, not one model has this feature.

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Not in the US
by kerriemanley / April 6, 2012 3:24 AM PDT

I'm in Europe
Model Number UE32D5000PWXXU version 2

I don't understand, why is there record button on the remote control if it can't record?

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There are many reasons.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 6, 2012 3:29 AM PDT
In reply to: Not in the US

The drive is incompatible in some way (sorry I don't have a list on that area), the content is protected from recording (most DVDs, etc.)

I'd ask the retailer to tell you what drive to use. Not all will work.

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TV model
by kerriemanley / April 6, 2012 3:35 AM PDT

That was the model number of the TV, not the hard-drive. I don't have the model number of the hard-drive, but it's usb, and the tv recognizes it.

I just want to be able to record from my tv. What drive/box should I get?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 6, 2012 3:39 AM PDT
In reply to: TV model

This is not a feature here in the US so your local Samsung support and retailer get to answer that one.

Just because the TV sees some USB drive does not mean it can be recorded to. I wonder if you brought up a good idea here. Maybe it should do more than not record if incompatible. Maybe some "Alert, this drive can't be recorded to. Try another drive."

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