How Do I Connect a DVD Recorder to a Freeview Box?

Written by michael butler | 13/05/2017
How Do I Connect a DVD Recorder to a Freeview Box?
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Freeview, a satellite TV service in the United Kingdom, allows users to watch up to 40 channels without a subscription. Users just need to purchase the Freeview box, connect it to their antennas and TV, and watch. The Freeview box can easily connect to a DVD recorder so that programs can be recorded on DVDs.

Things you need

  • DVD recorder

  • Freeview box

  • TV

  • 2 SCART cables

  • Aerial antenna

Connect your aerial antenna to your Freeview box.

Connect the "Output" socket on your Freeview box to the "Input" socket on the DVD recorder with a SCART cable.

Connect the "Output" or "TV" socket on the DVD recorder to the "Input" socket on your TV.

Tips

  • If a piece of your equipment does not have SCART sockets, you will need to purchase SCART-to-RF converters.

Tips and Warnings

  • If a piece of your equipment does not have SCART sockets, you will need to purchase SCART-to-RF converters.

Things you need

  • DVD recorder
  • Freeview box
  • TV
  • 2 SCART cables
  • Aerial antenna

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