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Most Recent Questions
Recent Question:
does this vcr/dvd player have a tuner
Recent Question:
Is this the same one at Sears for $166 and Amazon for $169?
Recent Question:
will this item be compatable with satellite signal ie, higher input channels then 125
Recent Question:
can i record to vhs tapes from tv
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Is this the same one at Sears for $166 and Amazon for $169?
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can i convert vcr or bata tapes to dvd ? I have bata and vcr players
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Can I copy my Disney vhs tapes with this?
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Can this uint record from video cameras too? I have a Sony handheld video camera and am looking for something that will transfer videos to dvd.
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Is there a unit that will copy a VHS movie (not home movies) to a DVD?

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Toshiba Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo

Have both VCR and DVD recording and playback options without the clutter with this Toshiba DVD recorder/VCR combo. This versatile DVD/VHS recorder takes the fuss out of saving your videotapes to DVD and enhances DVD picture quality to near HD with 1080p upconversion via HDMI.
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Questions & Answers for Toshiba Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo

Question

does it have a tuner

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
SKIP
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
Answers
answer 1
No.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
MCinKY
 - KY
answer 2
No, but The DVR670 does have a tuner. Toshiba doesn't make it anymore, but you can still find them if you Google it.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ToshibaStaff
Question

can I record camcorder tapes to this vcr, and then to a dvd?

I have a old camcorder, with lots of tapes I would like to put them on a vhs and then on a DVD with this work.
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
craftytrouble
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
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answer 1
Most likely.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
MCinKY
 - KY
answer 2
Yes. You can record your home movies direct to either the VHS or DVD recorder. It's not necessary to go from camcorder to VHS to DVD, but you can if you want. The quality of the final video will be better if you record it directly to the DVD.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ToshibaStaff
Question

I have cable tv but no cable box..my vcr just hooks up to the flat screen tv, can I do this with the dvr recorder?

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Sammy
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
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answer 1
If your VCR works with your TV, then the DVR620 should also. The DVR620 does not have a tuner, but has various inputs/outputs for audio/video signals.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
MCinKY
 - KY
answer 2
Unfortunately, no. In order to do that you must have a tuner in the recorder, but this model doesn't have a tuner.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ToshibaStaff
Question

What about some of the VHS tapes in my collection that state that they cannot be copied? Will this machine transfer these types tapes to DVD anyway??

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Viewer
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
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answer 1
Most likely not. If the source is copy protected, it will not record.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
MCinKY
 - KY
answer 2
No.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ToshibaStaff
Question

Will I be able to record directly from self-recorded (from tv) VHS tapes to make a DVD recording?

asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
snoppy-us
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
koops7
answer 2
Yes, as long as the programs aren't encoded with copy protection.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ToshibaStaff
Question

transfer VHS tapes to DVD directly

Does this unit allow me to transfer VHS tapes directly to DVD or is another unit needed?
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Annie
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
koops7
answer 2
Yes. The DVR620 will allow you to copy from VHS to DVD, or DVD to VHS directly.

Be aware that it will not copy programming with copy protection.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ToshibaStaff
Question

Do I need a cable box to record t.v shows?

I have cable but not a cable box, do I need a box to be able to record shows?
asked 2 years, 1 month ago
By
Ang
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
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answer 1
I was in your situation up until a month ago, when my cable company went all-digital. Up until then I had cable but did not need a cable box because I only had "Broadcast Basic" service - the basic channels which were still analog. I only needed the box if I wanted to receive all the digital channels as well as the analog. I only wanted the basic channels and it only cost $13.00 a month, so I was very happy without the box.

All this time (for 11 years) I used a Sony VCR to record and play TV programs. It was the first thing my cable line was hooked up to as the cable line came through the wall, so it was the "tuner". I could watch one TV channel while recording another TV channel. It was great.

Then when my cable company went all-digital, my VCR would not record anymore. I called Sony, and the tech said the VCR could only record analog signals, not digital signals. He said if I got the cable box (which converts digital signals to analog) then my same old VCR would work, if it's hooked up to the cable box.

However I understand from reading other questions, that I'll only be able to record the channel I'm watching, not another channel, because when the cable box is the tuner, it only tunes one channel at a time, which is not nearly as good. The reason for this, of course, is so you'll be forced to order their DVR service which costs more money!

Point being, if your cable company is still on analog broadcasting, or partial analog, and you are receiving those analog channels without a cable box, you should be able to use any VCR to record those analog channels. Just hook the VCR up first to the cable line as it comes through the wall, then the VCR hooks up to the TV. The VCR will be your tuner for the different analog channels. But remember this will only work if your TV channels are analog, not digital.

One thing to check - I notice a lot of the new VCRs that are advertised say "No tuner" or "Tunerless". My old Sony VCR which I'm still using was made in 2001 and obviously is capable of tuning analog channels, but not digital. I don't think any VCRs can record digital. So if you are buying a new VCR, check to make sure it can be used as a tuner to record analog channels (which means you won't need the cable box). Hope this helps.
answered 2 years ago
By
joyjoy21
answer 2
Yes. The recorder doesn't have a tuner, so it must be connected to a cable box to record TV programs.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
By
ToshibaStaff
Question

What is bi-directional dubbing?

I am trying to find a DVD recorder that will also record from a VCR tape to a DVD.
asked 2 years ago
By
Von
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
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answer 1
That is why I bought this DVD recorder. I have a lot of tapes to convert to DVD. This one does the job just fine.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
Altosaxplayer
answer 2
This model will record non-copy protected content from DVD to VHS or VHS to DVD.
answered 2 years ago
By
ToshibaStaff
Question

Will the DVD record from tv

asked 2 years ago
By
Chew
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
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answer 1
Only if you have it on AV and you have to keep it on that channel.
answered 2 years ago
By
Johnnytee46
answer 2
In order to record TV programs, the recorder must be connected to either a cable or satellite box.
answered 2 years ago
By
ToshibaStaff
Question

Can it record from its own VHS deck to DVD internally?

asked 2 years ago
By
Jerry
on Toshiba DVR620 DVD Recorder/VCR Combo
2 answers
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answer 1
Yes, but read some of my other post.
answered 2 years ago
By
Johnnytee46
answer 2
Yes. You can record directly from VHS to DVD, or DVD to VHS.
answered 2 years ago
By
ToshibaStaff
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