[access-uk] Re: DVD recorders

  • From: "Carol Pearson" <carol.pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2010 17:11:23 -0000

Thanks Andy.  Let us know how you get on when you've played for a few days 
yourself.

Yes, I recall you had problems with setting up some equipment with your home 
cinema setup before so I hope this time it's going to work for you!

--
Carol
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---- Original Message ----
From: ANDY COLLINS
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Saturday, January 23, 2010 1:07 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: DVD recorders

> Hi Carol -
> 
> I found it strait forward; if you've made several
> recordings to the hard drive, then pressing the menu
> button, with sighted help initially to note how many
> presses of the arrow keys get you to the desired
> function, and press ok, then you find the last recording
> is highlighted and pressing ok will play it, but you can
> arrow back through previous recordings--what's actually
> on the screen, is a number of windows, one for each
> recording, giving details of that programme--each press
> of the arrow key plays the start of the recording it is
> on, so you can hear if it's the one you want to select,
> and press ok to play it.           
> 
> The 769 is also a Freeview receiver; it's priced anywhere
> between £214-£299. 
> 
> It's probable that I am going to buy one of these
> machines after the weekend, so if anybody has any further
> questions I'll do my best to help; I think I've been
> fortunate to find a very helpful sales guy in a Panasonic
> only shop, unlike some, he didn't try to fob me off, he
> listened and respected the knowledge I already had, and
> with his, and a read of the instructions, and a hands on
> experience, we arrived at the point where I feel
> comfortable this is going to be a success; I just want to
> establish one more thing before I buy, which is can I
> hook it up to my current home cinema set up.          
> 
> HTH
> 
> Andy
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Carol Pearson
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 12:59 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: DVD recorders
> 
> 
> Andy,
> 
> Would it get more complex if you want to choose which
> programme you listened to or can you skip from one to the
> next easily enough and find the one you want?  
> 
> --
> Carol
> carol.pearson29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> On Twitter:  http://twitter.com/songbird49a
> 
> ---- Original Message ----
> From: ANDY COLLINS
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Thursday, January 21, 2010 5:48 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] DVD recorders
> 
> > Hi all -
> >
> > I spent some time today in a Panasonic store with a very
> > helpful sales guy, and have discovered that many of
> > their DVD recorders are accessible, after some initial
> > sighted help, including the 769, mentioned in a thread
> > on this list.
> >
> > Having tried it for myself, I was able to select the
> > channel, the date, the start and end times, and AD, and
> > after the recording, was able to play it back too.
> >
> > One great feature with several--can't say all models--is
> > the ability to record the AD when carried by a
> > programme; the models that are able to do this, all
> > have a built-in hard drive, this feature isn't
> > available on disc only machines.
> >
> >  So, if you feel able to learn some pretty strait
> > forward key sequences using a remote, then these
> > Panasonic machines seem a great way to go. There may
> > well be other manufacturers offering the same kind of
> > accessibility, but Panasonic is the one I have checked
> > out; but I am aware of a Toshiba model that does the
> > same. 
> >
> > HTH -
> >
> > Andy
> 
> 
> 
> 
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