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I have a DVD-SH893M .I cant work out how to transfere a film

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I have a DVD-SH893M .I cant work out how to transfere a film on my sky box to a dvd on the video recorder. Should the connection be scart or hdmi?Please give me step by step instructions as I am 70yrs old & slow. Gratefully yours,
Margaret
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Recorders and Players
Expert:  Nathan replied 3 years ago.

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p0llinate :

Hi there, sorry to hear you're having trouble with the recorder Margaret,

p0llinate :

HDMI won't work as an input to the samsung, only as an output from the player to the tv.

p0llinate :

From the sky box to the recorder you want a SCART connection or the red/white/yellow rca connectors.

p0llinate :

When doing this, set the tv to the proper input mode to pick up signal from the player (you should see the Samsung menu come up on screen), such as HDMI1, HDMI2, etc

p0llinate :

Then you'll use the Source/Input button on the samsung remote to cycle through the different AV1, AV2, etc options until you pick up the signal from the sky box passing through the recorder. At that point, with a blank dvd-r disc in it, you can simply press Record

Expert:  Nathan replied 3 years ago.
Hi Margaret,
just following up to see if you have any other questions for me, or if you were able to get the recorder working?

Thanks,
Nathan
Expert:  Nathan replied 3 years ago.
Hi Margaret,

I saw your question pop back up in my queue, but I don't see any responses from you. If you were trying to get back in touch with me, would you mind resending it please?

Thanks,
Nathan

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