That is the setup I use. It's a Panasonic DVD recorder which is about 8 years old. I can't tell you the model because the markings have been rubbed off over the years and the instruction book has long gone. I do know that I record to DVD RAM disks and am connected by SCART. I have to admit that I only use it once or twice a month, mostly to record a movie late at night.
It was easy to set up and has only broken down once. I was about to sling it in the skip when I noticed an article about the same problem. Bought a new capacitor for a few pennies and a mate fitted it. 'Leckies do have their uses occasionally!!