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I have a Cyberhome dvd recorder which has a mono tuner. How do I connect
this to a stereo VCR/cable box to get stereo recordings? The video quality
is excellent on the recordings, but the audio comes out mono. I currently
have the cable box 75-ohm cable connected directly to the dvd recorder IN
and the OUT to the tv.
Thanks in advance.



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Irulan
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help connecting dvd recorder


I have a Cyberhome dvd recorder which has a mono tuner. How do I connect
this to a stereo VCR/cable box to get stereo recordings? The video quality
is excellent on the recordings, but the audio comes out mono. I currently
have the cable box 75-ohm cable connected directly to the dvd recorder IN
and the OUT to the tv.
Thanks in advance.


--

Irulan
from the stars we come
to the stars we return
from now until the end of time




Re: help connecting dvd recorder


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Are you sure the TV tuner is not MTS?  I downloaded the specs and
manual for the CH-DVR-1500 but they don't seem to say.

http://www.cyberhome.com/downloads.asp?Product=1500

Given that even the cheapest Hi-Fi VCR these days has an MTS tuner,
I'd guess it does and the problem is the RF out from the cable box is
mono (no MTS signal), which is typical.  Some cable cos. will give you
a stereo box (RF out is MTS and/or it has AV outs that provide stereo
sound) if you request it in exchange for a mono box, provided you rent
the box from them.

If the tuner really is mono, then you can hook up the AV outs from
either the VCR or the cable box (if the box has them) directly to the
DVD recorder.  Just use a standard AV patch cable.  For example, a VCR
typically has a composite vid (yellow phono plug) and L/R analog audio
(white and red phono plugs) outs; just connect those to the
corresponding inputs on the recorder.

Gary E
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Re: help connecting dvd recorder


On Wed, 19 Oct 2005 11:59:57 -0400, Irulan wrote:

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Use the S-Video or Composite if you only have that for the video, and the
two Audio (Left and Right) connections.

Brad H


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