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Goodmans freesat HD
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Posted August 4, 2011 at 4:40PM
Just bought and set up this freesat and works a treat. Wished I'd have chucked out the Sky box on freesat sooner.
I'd like to buy a blue-ray or DVD recorder for this set-up as it doesn't have a hard drive. It has two scart sockets an ethernet port, hdmi out. IT has a LNB out port but shows it as having no function and does not act as a loop through. So I'm guessing it will have to be a DVD recorder using a scart cable. I'd be grateful of any comments on this set-up and any recommendations on a recorder.
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Posted August 4, 2011 at 8:30PM
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!!
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Posted August 11, 2011 at 10:53PM
Thanks for your reply ams4127 and noted. Seems no other help forthcoming so will resolve the tread. I'll have to work it out myself with your advice in mind.
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