What you need
You can record a digital TV broadcast and watch it
To record a TV programme you need...
• a connected USB Hard Drive formatted on this TV
• digital TV channels installed on this TV
• to receive channel information for the on screen TV
• a reliable TV clock setting. If you reset the TV clock
manually, recordings may fail.
You cannot record when you are using Pause TV.
Some digital TV operators do not allow the recording
For more information on installing a USB Hard Drive,
in Help, press the colour key
look up USB hard drive, installation.
Record a programme
To record the programme you are watching,
(Record) on the remote control.
If you receive TV guide information from the Internet,
you can adjust the end time of the recording in the
pop-up window before you confirm the recording.
If you receive TV guide information from the
broadcaster, the recording starts immediately. You
can adjust the end time of the recording in the list of
To stop recording, press (Stop).
Schedule a recording
You can schedule a recording of an upcoming
programme for today or a few days from today
(maximum of 8 days away).
1 - To schedule a recording, press TV Guide .
On the TV guide page, select the channel and
programme you wish to record.
You can enter the channel number to jump to the
channel in the list.
Press (Right) or (Left) to scroll through the
programmes of a channel.
To change the date of the list, press OPTIONS
and select Select day. In the list, select the day you
want and press OK. If the TV guide comes from the
Internet, you can select the date at the top of the
page and press OK.
2 - With the programme highlighted, press
Record or press OPTIONS and select Record.
The TV adds some time buffer at the end of the
programme. You can add some extra buffer if
3 - Select Schedule and press OK. The programme is
scheduled for recording. A warning will appear
automatically when overlapping recordings are
If you plan to record a programme in your absence,
remember to leave the TV switched to standby and
the USB Hard Drive switched on.
List of recordings
To view the list of recordings and scheduled
recordings, press Home , select Utilities
> Recordings and press OK.
In this list, you can select a recording to watch,
remove recorded programmes, adjust the end time of
an ongoing recording or check the free disk space.
Also in this list, if the TV guide comes from the
Internet, you can schedule a recording for which you
set the beginning and end time yourself, as a timed
recording not linked to a programme. To set a timed
recording, select Schedule recording at the top of
the page and press OK. Set the channel, date and
time span. To confirm the recording,
select Schedule and press OK.
Remove a scheduled recording
Select the scheduled recording,
Remove and press OK.
• While recording a programme, you can watch a
previously recorded programme.
• While recording, you cannot switch TV channels.
• While recording, you cannot pause the TV
• To Record, broadcasters need a reliable clock
setting. If you reset the TV clock manually, recordings
• The Audio Description audio (commentary) for the
visually impaired cannot be recorded.