Quick and simple SVHS VCR question.

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  1. Keir H

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    I am interested in taping a few shows and special events with a SVHS vcr. I have a Time Warner box w/ a HDTV decoder box. Do I have to buy a vcr that has both svideo inputs and outputs or can I get by with just an output that goes to the tv from the vcr and a coax or a/v cable set to the input on the vcr and still get svhs qaulity? Hope this makes sense....

    P.S. I know, I gotta go the Tivo route soon but do have many old fights I'd like to watch and maybe some new ones to record later.

    thanks all!
     
  2. Jerome Grate

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    You need one with both inputs and outputs. You can record via composite, but the quality will not be the same, it reduces the quality of the picture as oppose to S-Video.
     
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    Thanks Jerome, now the thing is to find a nice one thats not too expensive. Don't want to put too much money into tape technology. Can anyone recommend a good player under $200..would be ok.
     
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