Recording subtitles

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#1
How do I record on VHS a programme with subtitles(usually in the teletext mode). I find the text is never recorded.
 

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#2
I'm not sure that you can, as the teletext is overlaid by the TV, whether you could try it from the scart out on the TV is another matter, but I don't think that it would work.
 

PaulR

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I don't think VHS has enough definition to record teletext - it didn't work properly when I tried a few years go. Possible an S-VHS recorder might although I haven't got one to try.
 

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#5
PaulR said:
Possible an S-VHS recorder might although I haven't got one to try.
Yes - a Super VHS VCR at 500 lines will recorder the Teletext lines at the top and allow you to watch them on play back.

You can still find them - JVC did a cheap recorder - VHS is a dying format I'm afraid.
 

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#6
S-VHS usually forms the video half of a video/dvd combi. They are still being produced.
 
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