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    PS3 as a PVR

    Hei guys and gals

    Need to get a new dvd / pvr looking at geting a blu ray player so with that is there anyway i can use the pS3 as a pvr or do i need to buy separate items

    thanx

    Tan

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    Re: PS3 as a PVR

    Play TV - add on box for the PS3, turns it into an upscaling TV recording box. Can record and play games simultaneously too.

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    Re: PS3 as a PVR

    Hi

    would i be able to record say bbc from my sky box ?? or sport etc

    Thanx

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    Re: PS3 as a PVR

    Quote Originally Posted by tanman View Post
    Hi

    would i be able to record say bbc from my sky box ?? or sport etc

    Thanx

    Tan
    No.

    PlayTV is a DVB-T (Freeview) tuner.

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    Re: PS3 as a PVR

    Hi all

    Back to the drawing board any suggestions without the aid of a pc please.

    What can i use to record programs from example sky and be able to playback blu ray discs

    Thanx

    Tan

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    Re: PS3 as a PVR

    Quote Originally Posted by tanman View Post
    Hi all

    Back to the drawing board any suggestions without the aid of a pc please.

    What can i use to record programs from example sky and be able to playback blu ray discs

    Thanx

    Tan
    Why not just get the new sky box which can record? I have virgin, but I'm sure it's pretty much the same with sky (recording and stuff I mean)?

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    Re: PS3 as a PVR

    Hi

    I have this function but i like to record some concerts & sporting events to dvd

    if you save them to the sky hard drive it does not take long to fill up

    + it does not play blu ray discs

    Thanx

    Tan

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    Re: PS3 as a PVR

    Best way round this is to get yourself the PS3 for games, DVDs and Blu-ray films. Build yourself a cheap media computer to handle all the recording etc.

    You can view more information here - http://forums.hexus.net/small-form-factor-portables/

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    Re: PS3 as a PVR

    Happy new year to all

    thanx for your help

    Tan

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    Re: PS3 as a PVR

    Buy a Tivo PVR.

    That can record from sky, cable or freeview boxes, with its own EPG.
    Needs a £10/month subscription, but you can buy lifetime subbed units on ebay or elsewhere.

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