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VCD and DVD recorders

Saturlight

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#1
I used to use VCDs for playing back and perfect pausing before I could afford a DVD recorder.

Ha, and that's a joke. My first DVD recorder cost me £600. It was a Phillips, about the size of a Sanyo Betamax. I still have it but it's been plagued by faults.:mad:

Now, you can get DVD recorders for as little as £60.:eek:O-no
 

2cvbloke

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#2
Saturlight said:
I used to use VCDs for playing back and perfect pausing before I could afford a DVD recorder.

Ha, and that's a joke. My first DVD recorder cost me £600. It was a Phillips, about the size of a Sanyo Betamax. I still have it but it's been plagued by faults.:mad:

Now, you can get DVD recorders for as little as £60.:eek:O-no
I remember when I first saw a DVD-RW drive for PCs, it was bloody expensive!!! Now they're about £30 a pop!!! :eek:
 

Saturlight

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#3
Yeah, mine cost a lot and it was a bag of shat! :D

I suppose we're often mugs when new technology comes out. I now wait. That first DVD recorder was a big mistake. :(
 

2cvbloke

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#4
Saturlight said:
Yeah, mine cost a lot and it was a bag of shat! :D

I suppose we're often mugs when new technology comes out. I now wait. That first DVD recorder was a big mistake. :(
Yep, it's always best to wait until technology has had time to develop (and depreciate in value!!! :D ) before delving into your wallet.... ;)
 

Saturlight

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#5
That's why I am holding back with the HDD recorders. :D
 

2cvbloke

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#6
Saturlight said:
That's why I am holding back with the HDD recorders. :D
Same here, although I am trying to put together a Nokia 780ITX HTPC, just need a hard drive and a tuner of somesort, aswell as an operating system... :D