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Disk players that record- can one specify Station/start-time and end-time

Discussion in 'After Hours Lounge (Off Topic)' started by Sumnernor, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. Sumnernor

    Sumnernor Well-Known Member

    Apr 18, 2007
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    Munich, Germany
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    Sumner Northcutt
    I am not sure if this post is in the right forum.

    For a Disk recorder - can one with all types of recorders specify, station start and end time. In the US there is a "Tivo" where a friend gives say CBS and Tennis and it will record that for the time specified by the station. Since sports such as tennis, end-times will very and a friend gets the beginning but not the end. I ask, can one specify the station and the start-time and the end-time for ALL recorders in the US/Canada regardless whether it is a Tivo or not?
  2. Steve Schaffer

    Steve Schaffer Well-Known Member

    Apr 15, 1999
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    If by "Disk recorder" you're referring to a box that records shows on a hard drive for later viewing almost all of them allow you to add additional time to the recording so stuff that starts late due to a game is recorded in it's entirety.
  3. Paul D G

    Paul D G Well-Known Member

    Dec 25, 2001
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    ...and the DVR through my cable company allows you to program a specific channel and time range, rather than a program. So I can set it to record CBS from 6.20p - 7.15p.

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