Home installation Lounge forum: *Digital* VCR/DVR Combo and *Analog* TV?

by: HHank December 22, 2008 6:08 PM PST

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*Digital* VCR/DVR Combo and *Analog* TV?

by HHank - 12/22/08 6:08 PM

Can I connect my "on the roof" antenna to a Digital VCR/DVR Combo (with a Digital Tuner), and then run the "antenna out" cable to a Digital Converter box tuned to channel 3 or 4 and then run the antenna out on the converter box to an analog TV? If so, I could use the VCR to record one channel while I viewed another? Also, would I have to leave the VCR "on" when just watching TV programs through the converter box? Walmart is selling these Digital VCR Combo's for $179.95 each, and I don't know whether their sales people always know what they are talking about. It does seem feasible , but I'm no expert. Does anyone have an answer or suggestion?

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