THE AWESOME DVR!!

By: ME MYSELF AND I 

Intro

I am going to tell you about the AWESOME DVR!!! Here are some answers that might help you with something. Maybe if you go through this you will just learn something new. Here are some of the questions what a DVR stands for, why was the DVR invented, and how long can a DVR record for and more.

What a DVR is

What does DVR stand for?  According to www.chacha.com it is a short word for digital video recorder. I think it is cool that somebody made up something short because people would not like to say that a lot.

How popular is the DVR? According to www.winkwinkanswers.com Over more then half of America uses the DVR. That is cool

 


History of the DVR

   Why was the DVR invented? According to www.ehow.com they invented the DVR so people could record, play, pause, ect. So they can go back to their  TV and skip through the recording and not have to watch commercials. Now I can watch my shows without watching the commercials.

    When was the DVR invented? According to  www.chacha.com It was invented in 1993. I was not alive when it was invented.

How a DVR works

How long can a DVR record for? According to www.wiki.answers.com the DVR can record over 50 hours of TV without stopping. I just record 30 min. shows

     What is the difference between a DVR and VCR? According to www.electronics/DVR.com The DVR can record 50 hours of TV and the VCR can only record 20 hourÕs. I like the DVR better.

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http://www.ehow.com/about_5583619_digital-video-recorders-faq.html

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ehow.com

Title:

When was the DVR invented?

Date of retrieval:

May 6, 2010

Brief Summary:

According to ehow.com The first device to record a video signal to a spinning disk in real-time actually dates back to 1965 and an experiment done by CBS. This primitive predecessor to the DVR was released commercially by Am Pex in 1967 and was called the HS-100. The Am Pex device was large and held only 30 seconds of video, making it seem practically useless in comparison to the DVR units of today.

 

 

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Source:

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/dvr.htm

Author:

Jonathan Strictland and James bickers

Title:

How does a DVR work?

Date of retrieval:

May 6, 2010

Brief Summary:

According to electronics.howstuffworks.com TV Evoluti Image Gallery DVR Photo courtesy of Amazon.com. A digital video recorder, or DVR, is tape less and stores programs on a hard drive. See more TV evolution pictureÕs. When the VCR was first introduced to the public, the television industry reacted with panic. Here was a device that would let people record programs, watch them when they felt like it as opposed to when the programming staff decided they should, and (scariest of all) skip through the commercials! But the television industry survived despite the widespread popularity of VCRs. Now the dreaded VCR is in its death throes and a more modern innovation has come along that makes recording television programs even easier: the digital video recorder, or DV

 

 

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www.chacha.com

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Title:

What does a DVR do?

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