Some of you may have seen a post from me about video quality.
I need to go into this and hooking up DVD rewriter, free view and video
recorder a lot deeper.
Can any one tell me of a suitable ng to post to please.
On Sat, 15 Dec 2007 20:40:08 +0000, Dave
Probably uk.media.tv.misc or you might be better trying one of the
various Forums ( websites) that specialise in such matters .Can't
recall any offhand at the moment tho'
When you say dvd rewriter I presume you mean dvd recorder as rewriter
usually refers to one on a PC
dvd re-recorder. The problem I have right now, is that if I power up the
digi box, all is fine. When I power up the DVD re-recorder, it swamps
the TV with the signal that is coming from the digi box. They are all
I am thinking that a video recorder that is switched off, might buffer
the digi signal out, to allow the other digi channels and terrestrial to
be seen on the TV.
Basically, I want all options to see and record and see other channels
at the same time.
I am a radio amateur, so I should be able to sort this out with no
outside help, but I am just coming out of a long period of poor health
In article ,
Most TVs will auto switch to the most recent SCART connection powered up.
But most allow you to switch back to any SCART or indeed the internal
tuner after this has happened - I've not come across one which won't. But
non of this should effect recording from a FreeView tuner to the DVD -
you'd normally use the record SCART on the FreeView box into the aux SCART
on the DVD.
In article ,
Many of whom also read this group. ;-)
The key to getting an answer to all these sort of things is stating the
The OP sort of hasn't. I've tried to answer his query as I interpret it.
We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the
drugs began to take hold. I remember Dave
saying something like:
If you disable pin 8 in the SCART lead it will prevent the appliance
from switching the TV over to that input.
Guilty as charged. :-(
Wife went out and bought a flat screen TV and a DVD recorder that has a
hard drive as well. Due to family commitments and poor health, I have
been unable to get the recorder up and running. I started to connect
everything up, without the free view and couldn't get it to work. So I
took the DVD up to my hobby room and used my free view box and TV to
sort things out. According to your earlier post, when I connect up to
the TV downstairs, that has 2 scart sockets, I should end up with what I
want. I have taken a look at the options of the TV and there is indeed
one to select the input, which my old TV doesn't have.
I have now made a plan of history and what makes what work. The next
step is to set everything up downstairs and see if it behaves.
I have never seen as many coax links and scart cable in a set-up like this.
Many Thanks to all who have tried to help this poor person.
In article ,
You should see mine. ;-) AV amp on the other side of the room so much
routing back and fore. Plus a SCART link through to the kitchen so I can
have exactly the same showing in there without the sound delay probs you
get with different FreeView boxes. Also allows me to use the PVR there as
well. I'll try and post a pic tomorrow.
In article ,
I find that feature very useful. Without it you'd have to select the
correct input on the TV every time - so you might as well just do that on
the odd occasion where it is wrong for what you want.
I think you'll need to give more details before anyone can sensibly help
How many scart connections on the digi box? what are they labelled?
Ditto on the recorder box?
How many scart leads do you have in the setup and how are they connected?