Community Newsletter: Q&A forum: Advice needed for an all-in-one DVR that can burn DVDs

by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) February 29, 2008 11:34 AM PST

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Advice needed for an all-in-one DVR that can burn DVDs

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 2/29/08 11:34 AM

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Many would say I'm just a dinosaur when it comes to entertainment equipment. While it may be that I'm somewhat "technology challenged," the fact is that there's just too much other stuff going on in my life for me to stay on top of entertainment electronics developments. I also don't want to be on the "bleeding edge" like many others do. However, with VCRs gone, I need a DVR. One desirable feature might be having the ability to record some old VHS tapes to DVD. I'd prefer one with dual tuners so we could watch one program and tape another. My wife doesn't want to have to subscribe to TiVo's schedule service. What other DVR's are out there that I should consider? What brands and features should I consider? Are there any to stay away from? Thanks very much for the input.

--Submitted by Jim W.


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