VCR Hookup:


Record any channel while watching any channel without a converter box

  • Features: Allows single event unattended recording.
  • Watching TV: If TV is cable-ready (VCR is off), use TV to select desired channel. If TV is not cable-ready and your VCR is, select channel 3 or 4 on TV. Place your VCR's TV/VCR switch in "VCR" position, with the VCR power on. Select desired channel with VCR.
  • Recording with VCR: Select desired channel with VCR. Place VCR in "RECORD" mode.
  • Unattended Recording: Follow programming instruction in VCR owner's handbook.
  • Tape Playback: Select channel 3 or 4 on TV, depending on the output of the VCR. Place TV/VCR switch in "VCR" position. Rewind tape, if necessary. Place VCR in "PLAY" mode.
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Record any channel while watching any channel without a converter box

NOTE: VCR must be on the channel the channel selector operates on.

  • Features: Allows full use of the programming features on VCR.
  • Watching TV: Select channel 2, 3 or 4 on TV. Place TV/VCR selector on VCR in "TV" position. Select desired channel with channel selector.
  • Recording with VCR: Select desired channel with channel selector. Place VCR in "RECORD" mode. VCR must stay on channel 2, 3 or 4, depending on your VCR settings. The channel selector operates on at all times.
  • Unattended Recording: Select desired channel with channel selector. Leave channel selector turned on. Program VCR per the owner's handbook to record at the desired time. VCR must be on the channel the channel selector operates on.
  • Tape Playback: Select channel 3 or 4 on TV, depending on the output of the VCR. Place TV/VCR switch in "VCR" position. Rewind tape, if necessary. Place VCR in "PLAY" mode.

 

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Record and watch same channel or watch any non-scrambled channel while recording any channel with a converter box

Notes:For this option you will need a splitter and an A/B switch.  You cannot watch a scrambled channel (HBO, Showtime, etc.) to which you have subscribed while you are recording a program on another channel.

  • Features: Allows watching of any non-scrambled* channel while recording any channel and single event** unattended recording of any channel.
  • Watching Non-Scrambled TV*: Place A/B switch in "A" position. Select desired channel on TV.
  • Watching Authorized Scrambled TV*: Place A/B switch in "B" position. Place TV/VCR selector on VCR in "TV" position. Select channel 2, 3 or 4 on TV. Select desired channel with channel selector.
  • Recording with VCR: Select desired channel with channel selector box. Leave channel selector turned on. Program VCR per the owner's handbook to record at the desired time. VCR must be on the channel the channel selector operates on.
  • Tape Playback: Select channel 3 or 4 on TV. Place A/B switch in "B" position. Place TV/VCR selector in "VCR" position. Rewind tape, if necessary. Place VCR in "PLAY" mode.

* Channels 2 through 13 only if not cable-ready.

** Some Time Warner service areas have available remote control channel selectors which allow multi-event recording in this configuration.

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Record any channel while watching any other channel with two converter boxes

Note: For this option you need two converters, a splitter, and an A/B switch.
Connect your VCR to your TV and the converters as shown in the diagram below. Since this configuration requires two converters, an extra monthly service charge will be added to your bill.

  • " Features: Allows single event unattended recording*. Because two channel selectors are used in this configuration, an extra monthly service charge applies.
  • Watching TV: Select channel 2, 3 or 4 on TV. Place A/B switch in "A" position. Select desired channel on channel selector "A".
  • Recording with VCR: Select channel 2, 3 or 4 on VCR**. Select desired channel on channel selector box "B". Place VCR in "RECORD" mode.
  • Unattended Recording: Select desired channel on channel selector "B". Program VCR per owner's handbook to record at the desired time. VCR must be on the channel the channel selector operates on.
  • Tape Playback: Select channel 3 or 4 on TV. Place A/B switch in "B" position. Rewind tape, if necessary. Place VCR in "PLAY" mode. TV/VCR switch may stay in "VCR" position at all times.

* Remote control channel selectors which allow multi-event recording in this configuration may be available. Contact Time Warner Cable for details.

** VCR must be on the channel the channel selector operates on.

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