PVR (Personal Video Recording)
About hard disk recording
As you probably already know, this box is equipped with a built-in
hard disk, similar to those in ordinary Personal Computers (PCs).
This hard disk, thus, can be used to record TV and radio pro-
To get the most out of disk recording, follow these simple tips to
keep the disk well prepared for new recordings.
• Remember to delete recordings from the disk that are not need-
ed any longer.
• For recordings you want to keep, you can transfer them to a tra-
ditional analogue Video Recorder. Recordings made on the built-
in disk cannot be digitally transferred to an external hard disk.
• We suggest that you spend some time testing the functions until
you are familiar with them.
It is important for you to also be aware of the following facts
concerning the hard disk recording:
• During a pause recording or a normal recording, only the chan-
nel you are watching for the moment can be recorded; for exam-
ple, you cannot watch channel 4 and record channel 8 at the
• A big benefit that the built-in hard disk possesses, but an ana-
logue video recorder lacks, is the possibility for you to start
watching the playback of a programme while the record-
ing of the same programme is still in progress. This possibil-
ity is utilized in the pause recording procedure, which is
described in further detail in this manual.
• NOTE: unauthorized recording of TV programmes or other
material may infringe on copyrights and be against copy-
Different ways of recording
In this guide, there are three ways of recording:
1. pause recording
This function is useful when you need to take a break while watch-
2. normal recording
Spontaneously starts a recording at any time you want. As you will
see, the procedure differs a bit from pause recording.
3. timer recording
Use the Timer function to automatically record programmes when
you are not at home.