From: Dave {��} on

"Siggy" <iamsiggy(a)hotmail.co.uk> wrote in message
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> *Darren* wrote:
>>
>> "Dave {��}" <dave(a)dave-thomas.co.uk> wrote in message
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>>> Picked up a nice little Digilogic DSTB 1000 Freeview box from Tesco's
>>> today. Only �19.97. It has 2 scart sockets, where as most around this
>>> price only have 1. I thought it was a bargain and it was quite straight
>>> forward to setup.
>>>
>>> Dave
>>>
>>
>> Why do you need 2 scarts?
>
> One for the TV and t'other for a recording device of some sort?
>

That is quite right.

Dave


From: Dave {��} on

"*Darren*" <nobody(a)home.com> wrote in message
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>
> "Dave {��}" <dave(a)dave-thomas.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:OLxNh.1994$Fe4.382(a)text.news.blueyonder.co.uk...
>> Picked up a nice little Digilogic DSTB 1000 Freeview box from Tesco's
>> today. Only �19.97. It has 2 scart sockets, where as most around this
>> price only have 1. I thought it was a bargain and it was quite straight
>> forward to setup.
>>
>> Dave
>>
>
> Why do you need 2 scarts?
See the reply from Rob.

Dave


From: *Darren* on

"Dave {��}" <dave(a)dave-thomas.co.uk> wrote in message
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> "Siggy" <iamsiggy(a)hotmail.co.uk> wrote in message
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>> *Darren* wrote:
>>>
>>> "Dave {��}" <dave(a)dave-thomas.co.uk> wrote in message
>>> news:OLxNh.1994$Fe4.382(a)text.news.blueyonder.co.uk...
>>>> Picked up a nice little Digilogic DSTB 1000 Freeview box from Tesco's
>>>> today. Only �19.97. It has 2 scart sockets, where as most around this
>>>> price only have 1. I thought it was a bargain and it was quite
>>>> straight forward to setup.
>>>>
>>>> Dave
>>>>
>>>
>>> Why do you need 2 scarts?
>>
>> One for the TV and t'other for a recording device of some sort?
>>
>
> That is quite right.
>

But surely the recording device has an output to TV which avoids the
nessecity to have 2 scarts on the freeview box


From: Siggy on
*Darren* wrote:
>

>>
>
> But surely the recording device has an output to TV which avoids the
> nessecity to have 2 scarts on the freeview box
>
>

It would also need to have signal 'pass-through' circuitry, to avoid
having to switch the recording device on just to watch telly. Not all do
that by any means.

--
"Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the
blame." - Bertrand Russell
From: *Darren* on

"Siggy" <iamsiggy(a)hotmail.co.uk> wrote in message
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> *Darren* wrote:
>>
>
>>>
>>
>> But surely the recording device has an output to TV which avoids the
>> nessecity to have 2 scarts on the freeview box
>>
>>
>
> It would also need to have signal 'pass-through' circuitry, to avoid
> having to switch the recording device on just to watch telly. Not all do
> that by any means.


Ok you got me there lol