DVD Recorders with subtitling - suggestions please....!

By gadgetgirl ·
Someone in the UK, in their *infinite* wisdom, just decided to cut the switch on the analogue stream containing the subtitling which Ma and Pa use on their video recorder.

They've been on to the manufacturer of the recorder, and this is the second area which they've cut off without telling anyone! Sheesh!

It has, however, made Pa decide to invest in a DVD recorder and player. Up to now, the way he's watched DVD's is on my little portable one - which, incidentally, now thinks it lives with HIM!

So - I've got the job of finding something to "do the job".

- it needs to be a recorder and a player
- it will probably have to run through a UK Freeview box, as the signal in their area is worse than terrible
- the subtitles will be used to run through to the television as they are on constantly.

[if needed - Pa has industrial deafness, and Ma has tinnitus and age deafness. The induction loop they have works for Ma OR Pa, but not both of them at the same time. They're MY parents, what do you really expect?!]

I know there are a number of makes and models out there, having already googled this intermittently for the past few years, but I really would like input from either someone who is/has used one, or installed one or had any dealings with them whatsoever.

I've hit the usual deaf/hard of hearing sites to look at their evaluations, but they are sadly out of date!

Any help/feedback gratefully recieved - and I promise I won't be stingy with giving out thumbs!

(Ma says I can give extras out from them, too!! )


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Out of my element here, but will give it a shot

by jdclyde In reply to DVD Recorders with subtit ...
as a source to get dvd's with subtitles.

Here is a lower end model

While these may not be the solution, if nothing else, consider this a BUMP!!!

edited because I want to! BUMP!!!
edited again to and another "!" or two
and again.......

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After researching this

by jdclyde In reply to Out of my element here, b ...
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by Jellimonsta In reply to After researching this
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by Jellimonsta In reply to Hey..

I just did it too!

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Have to run out for a few

by Tig2 In reply to DVD Recorders with subtit ...

But have some suggestions and will pair with links in a couple of hours. This is actually easy peasy!

Check back- I will leave this link up on my pc.

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thanks Tig - no rush - - - - -

by gadgetgirl In reply to Have to run out for a few

I won't be able to get out for a while to buy it for 'em anyway.

thanks - lifesaver!

that's how many drinks I owe you now??!!


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I think...

by Jellimonsta In reply to DVD Recorders with subtit ...

You can burn DVD's on your PC if you have the vosub driver (never used it though)

I think you may need the .srt subtitle file though.

I am not sure if this will help?

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I think the intended purpose

by jdclyde In reply to I think...

is recording off of the tv broadcasts, more than copying dvd's?

Non-pc applications.


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Yes but...

by Jellimonsta In reply to I think the intended purp ...

You can get TV tuners for PC and I was pretty sure FreeView could do so too.

Bump, bump.

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by jdclyde In reply to Yes but...

remember, mum and da will be the ones using it....

bumpidy bump bump.

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