exporting shows from DVR to Mac

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by bigjnyc, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. bigjnyc macrumors 601

    bigjnyc

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    didnt know what section to put this in.

    So i would like to know if its possible to download shows from my DVR box on to my Mac? and if so how?

    For a DVR box i have the Scientific Atlanta explorer 8300HD DVR from time warner cable... http://www.sciatl.com/products/consumers/new_explorer8300HD.htm

    I see that it has a USB port in front
     
  2. bigjnyc thread starter macrumors 601

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    anyone? I know it can be done some how. I've seen people upload show clips and screen shots on the internet
     
  3. fpar macrumors regular

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    The only way i no is to get a tv tuner, then play the recording back while recording on the mac, some boxes have an option where the video is only outputted vis rf so u can continue watching tv.
     
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