[rescue] PowerMac recommendations?
jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Tue Apr 20 14:14:18 CDT 2004
On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 02:15:23PM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 01:40:42PM -0400, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> > Have you looked at stand alone DVD recorders? You mention $500 for
> > getting video into the computer, but there are now stand alone DVD
> > recorders that cost less than $500.
> Less than $300 - the Gateway DVD player is a rebadged Lite-On.
> I own a Lite-On LVR-1001. Its a dual-deck unit - one side is DVD
> playing, the other side is VCD/SVCD recording. It works GREAT for
> getting stuff off my TiVo onto VCD/SVCD. If I later need MPEG, I just
> extract it off the VCD. Whole thing cost about $140 at CompUSA.
Yes, I've seen the Gateway DVD recorder for less than $300. I was
hesitant to point it out though because I really don't know anything
about how good it is.d
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