I am looking for someone to record a Channel 4 series on DVD (for personal - not commercial use). An element of editing (for referencing episodes only) would be desirable....but not essential.
I have not been able to find anyone, who does this commercially.....so would be happy with a private transaction.
Can anyone help/suggest?
James McGrorry ([email protected])
I used to do this when I lived abroad. I have a HD / DVD Panasonic recorder that I used to use for recording on the HD then labouriosly editing out the ads and finalising so the DVD could be played on another player. It was quite a faff. Then there was which DVD format - DVD - RW or DVD - RAM - can’t remember. These days I use catch up or just the HD and haven’t burnt a DVD for years. Also did the same using my previous PC that had the old Media Centre Edition of Widows XP.
Hope you find someone, maybe try a loca PC group. If you have a PC with a DVD writer you could get a usb tv card/ recorder and do it yourself as , for example, Happauage WinTv cards have such software.
Thank you, Christian!
Like yourself, I've spent most of my life overseas - where making home recordings on DVD was common! Not here, it would seem......and the TV people seem to consider that there is not much of a market in keeping DVD masters of many interesting programmes......which are then lost!
Your advice is constructive - and much appreciated - but I'm not tekkily inclined........and was looking for someone to do it for me (for a fee).
So far.....no joy!
Rubbish! He would not be "selling" the discs for commercial profit....but simply being compensated for his time & effort! It would be exactly the same as he or I recording (at home) - which is quite legitimate!
OK, Fruit bat......Do you know anyone who might do it for nothing? (....and perhaps accept a GRATUITY, in appreciation)?
This country no longer has a can-do culture......prefering, instead, to think up all sorts of ingenious reasons (excuses ?) why anything CAN'T be done!