recording a DVD to VHS

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  1. Rod Melotte

    Rod Melotte Stunt Coordinator

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    can this be done? I've tried hooking the DVD cables to Video 1 on the VCR but all recordings turn out dark with lines.

    Is this something the DVD companies have done to keep us guys from recording to a VHS tape?
     
  2. Dana Rodakis

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    Yes. It's called color-stripe Macrovision. Most DVDs are encoded to turn on the Macro encoder in your DVD player. It is not actually encoded on the disc itself. A few music videos and test discs are not coded.

    Dana

    P.S. Why in God's name would you want to degrade the superb quality of a DVD by copying it to crap-vision VHS?
     
  3. Ted Lee

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    dana's right...no can do with Macrovision!
     
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    Rod,

    Send me an e-mail. I'm thinking of getting a Madison are Home Theater group together.

    Spence
     
  5. Rod Melotte

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    Top answer Dana's question. So I could record Shrek for my mom who does not have a DVD player
     
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