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    DVD recorders

    Has anyone purchased or used a DVD recorder? I was going to get one for my folks for christmas, but I have never used one. Are they easy to use? I was looking at the Sony, is there any brands anyone would suggest?



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    Re: DVD recorders

    Like a computer drive one or a standalone? The standalones are super easy to use.


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    Re: DVD recorders

    I have a samsung that does upscaling for playback as well. Its a champ so far.



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    Re: DVD recorders

    I found one on eBay that also has the VHS deck. Took a bit to figure it out -- esp. which DVD format works best with it, but has been real solid. I'd say go for it...



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    Re: DVD recorders

    The ones with hard drives aren't for people who don't like to read 1/2 inch thick manuals...but they're awesome to use. Record a game, edit out the commercials and half-time blah-blah, burn a dvd. NFL games don't have to be 3 1/2 hours long!



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    Re: DVD recorders

    I had one for two weeks then it broke. I was going to have to pay another $150 to get a new one! Never did, just got an HDTV instead. While I had it though, I loved it. Get rid of VHS, start taping shows again because its far easier than using a tape. Editing and titling chapters was a nice touch. Its on my list of things to get in the future again.


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