hello, first of all, i don't want to get the fanciest gear. my purpose: i want to record a certain tv program (from cable source) along with the caption so that i can watch them later, in order to learn the language for that reason, i will probably delete these programs after i've watched them, so i only need watchable quality. i will not watch these programs on ipod or iphone, so iTunes integration is also not needed. the most important thing to me is the caption. my knowledge in this area is zero. i don't know what software is required, what equipment or equipments are needed, let alone ones that record caption... etc. and finally, price should be as minimum as possible. i'm only planing to use this for about a few months to 1 year, depending on how much my language skill will improve. any help would be appreciated.