Do I need a DVD w/ Tuner??

mrminrmAugust 15, 2009

I have a Panasonic Plasma TV and have cable with a converter box. I want to purchase a DVD recorder VHS combo so I can put some old VHS tapes onto DVD. Is there any advantage to getting one with a tuner? I have found the better deals on the ones with a tuner, but don't know if there is any reason I would want/need one.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
regus_patoff

If it doesn't have a HD Tuner, you wouldn't need it ...

If it did have an HD Tuner, it would only be useful for "over the air" (antenna) broadcasts ...

    Bookmark   August 15, 2009 at 5:43PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
wassup

If thats all you want to do then no you wont need a tuner but those units are built to last a long time so for future use a digital tuner would be extremly handy if you want to record tv. Another option is if your video player is still working just buy a dvd recorder and connect your vhs into it to copy vhs tapes. its very simple to do.

    Bookmark   August 19, 2009 at 12:01AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Throw them away ?
I have a DVD player, a cassette player , a tuner ,...
salbwil
Humidifier or Air Purifier?
I have been transfered to this city, with a small-size...
walker1846
vizio xvt473sv dead
I have a 4 year old VIZIO XVT473SV that now has NO...
thew60
why do I have to "install"apps on my tablet?
So why do I have to install apps on my tablet that...
clairebuoyant
plug-in 15w bulb caused sticky mess (wax melt)
Stupid me, I bought a plug-in wax melter / tart-warmer...
jally
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™