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Mac'nCheese
May 13, 2012, 01:26 PM
I'm beginning to think the product I would like to buy does not exist. I am looking for one machine to play either dvds or blu ray discs and has a vcr and can netflix though my wifi. I can find dvd/vcr and blu ray/netflix but not disc/vcr/netflix. Must work in the USA. Anyone ever heard of such a magical device or am I SOL.



184550
May 13, 2012, 01:28 PM
I think you'll be SOL for anything Blu-Ray/ VCR.

Mac'nCheese
May 13, 2012, 01:34 PM
I think you'll be SOL for anything Blu-Ray/ VCR.

Yeah and I can't find a dvd/vcr with wifi.....back to google....

ncbill
May 13, 2012, 01:50 PM
Best to choose a Bluray with built-in WiFi & Netflix - connect via HDMI.

Then add any VCR you want - connected either via composite or component.

All the DVD/VCR combos I've found require composite for the VCR video.

CocoaPuffs
May 13, 2012, 05:20 PM
I am curious as to why you would need such combo.

Buy a PS3, which will play Bluray, DVD, and Netflix, and a standalone VHS player, and viola.

GarrettL1979
May 13, 2012, 06:07 PM
I am curious as to why you would need such combo.

Buy a PS3, which will play Bluray, DVD, and Netflix, and a standalone VHS player, and viola.

Not sure why he'd need a viola. Seems pretty random :)

Mac'nCheese
May 13, 2012, 06:19 PM
I am curious as to why you would need such combo.

Buy a PS3, which will play Bluray, DVD, and Netflix, and a standalone VHS player, and viola.

Want the vcr for old kids tapes for a new to us but used tv we put in the basement. Figured they would sooner or later also want to watch dvds and already watch netflix upstairs so am trying to kill three birds with one stone. Don't really care about the bluray part but thought those players might be the only ones with wifi. But they dont have the vcr. Just figured one unit would take up less space but that's not gonna happen.

Not sure why he'd need a viola. Seems pretty random :)

Ba-Zing!

CocoaPuffs
May 13, 2012, 06:23 PM
Not sure why he'd need a viola. Seems pretty random :)

In case the power is out, he can still entertain the family.

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Pick up an EyeTV, or something similar, and convert all your VHS tapes to digital format.

rpenzinger
May 13, 2012, 07:46 PM
Hey I'm looking to add a Fisher Price Viewmaster to that setup. Does anyone know if Handbrake can convert my viewmaster disc?

Dobbs2
May 13, 2012, 11:30 PM
Want the vcr for old kids tapes for a new to us but used tv we put in the basement. Figured they would sooner or later also want to watch dvds and already watch netflix upstairs so am trying to kill three birds with one stone. Don't really care about the bluray part but thought those players might be the only ones with wifi. But they dont have the vcr. Just figured one unit would take up less space but that's not gonna happen.



Ba-Zing!

Why don't you try and convert the VHS to an mp4 and stream them. VHS are pretty darn hard to find as a standalone. Most are DVD/VCR combos and are as expensive as the mid range bluray players. Most wifi blurays support Dlna for stream.