DVD & Home Theater Gear Discuss DVD and Home Theater Equipment.

ISO HiFi VCR w/cable box control <= ~$100

Old 02-23-01, 03:34 PM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: Gaithersburg MD
Posts: 579
I mistakenly relied on bestbuy.com's product information to make my purchase of a reasonably priced VCR. Those idiots said the model I bought included cable box control when it doesn't. Is there anything out there with that feature that falls under or around $100?

Thanks,
Mike
mrosen is offline  
Old 02-23-01, 08:59 PM
  #2  
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Join Date: Dec 1999
Posts: 4,583
Can't help you with the price.

However I have a JVC S-VHS VCR that I bought about eight months ago that has cable/satellite box control using an IR blaster. I paid $150 for it at the time but it was an open box and was being discontinued for a new model. You may want to take a look at the current lowest end JVC S-VHS model and see it offers the same feature, as it might be in your price range.

By the way you can still record and playback using standard tapes on these in either standard or S-VHS ET mode. Recoding in standard mode using regular tapes will allow you to play them back on regular VCR's but obviously you will not get S-VHS quality.
cloud is offline  
Old 02-24-01, 11:45 PM
  #3  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
The Void's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Posts: 1,288
I'm sorry.....but, what's a VCR??

I think my parents used to have one like way back in the 80s....
The Void is offline  
Old 02-25-01, 12:37 AM
  #4  
Moderator
 
Geofferson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: The Village Green
Posts: 39,100
Originally posted by The Void
I'm sorry.....but, what's a VCR??
LOL
Geofferson is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.