Does anyone know if there is any way of 'seeing' how much of the hard disc is used/free? I seem to have a lot of stuff recorded on the hdd so would like to know whether I've masses of space left or whether I should copy some of the stuff on the drive onto DVD..............
Thank you, anchor. I'm very grateful for your help and will give LP a go - if you don't notice a difference on your 41" tv I'm sure we won't on our 32"!
One further question if you wouldn't mind, and then I'll try and leave you in peace for a while a least.
I want to copy some of the as yet unwatched films from the hard drive to DVD but most are over the 2 hour mark since they were recorded in SP so a normal dvd won't work. I'd prefer to use something that can be wiped and re-used either dvd ram or rw - would a double--sided dvd work ok? I'm pretty sure you can't record directly to one, but would hope that it would work ok for copying. If you have used either ram or double sided dvd could you let me know what make you used (provided it was successful!).
Carafaraday I have same DVD recorder and regularly use DVD+RW discs and then reformat them. This 'cos my grandchildren watch TV that I have recorded on their cheaper DVD player and I can reuse the disc. DVD-RW also ok. You cannot reuse double sided discs as they are designed for one off use. DVD RAM copies in high speed mode but is only ok if you watch it on a RAM compatible DVD player, which few are.I let the recorder copy in normal timr whilst watching another programme vie the TV tuner. I think there is an option to let it automatically compress films to fit the DVD.