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Can I use the H20 & R10 together? (And other H20 Questions.)
Posted 03 February 2006 - 11:54 AM
On other threads, I was very disappointed to find that the H20 doesn't have two Sat inputs nor an IR to control a VCR or DVD recorder for time shift recording. So, recording could be a real pain.
Are there any solutions to these problems? I already have a R10 (DirecTV Std Tivo). Is it possible for the R10 to record from the R20 by putting a cable from the R20 output into the R10 input? Then, I could put a second cable directly into the R10, so I can record one channel while watching another?
Also, with the R20, can you choose aspect ratios? Can you choose between 4:3 and 16:9? I have an HD capable 4:3 ratio TV.
I really wanted to have HD for all or part of the Olympics and to be able to record them as well. I had no idea it would be so difficult!
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Posted 03 February 2006 - 04:01 PM
Posted 03 February 2006 - 06:06 PM
I just have to change the TV/video input on the remote.
They work fine.
Posted 03 February 2006 - 06:21 PM
If you want to actually record off the H20 and have a VCR or DVD recorder, you would just need to program the recorder to record the period of time you wanted with the H20 output being the input feed (again, I'm guessing it will not record in HD but would still record what you program).
Or, as mentioned, output both the H20 and R10 to multiple inputs on your TV and switch between the signals according to how your TV works.