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Record from Tv

(Topic created on: 03-04-2024 07:34 PM)
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I have A 2019 Smart tv is their a particular usb memory stick I need to record from my Samsung Freesat tv, thanks and or is their any settings I need to change thanks 

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To record from your Samsung Freesat TV using a USB memory stick, you'll need to ensure that your USB stick meets the necessary specifications and that your TV settings are configured correctly. Here's what you need to know:

USB Memory Stick Compatibility: Make sure your USB memory stick is compatible with your Samsung TV. Generally, most USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 sticks should work, but it's a good idea to check your TV's manual or specifications to confirm compatibility.

Storage Capacity: Ensure that your USB memory stick has enough storage capacity to store the recordings. High-definition recordings can take up a significant amount of space, so a larger capacity USB stick (32GB or higher) is recommended.

File System Format: Your USB stick should be formatted with the FAT32 or exFAT file system for compatibility with your TV. Most USB sticks come pre-formatted with one of these file systems, but you can check and format it if needed using your computer's operating system.

TV Recording Settings: Access the TV's settings menu and navigate to the section related to recording or PVR (Personal Video Recorder) functionality. Here, you may need to enable PVR features and specify the recording destination as the USB memory stick.

Channel Selection: Select the channel you want to record using the TV's built-in tuner or Freesat tuner.

Start Recording: Once you've selected the channel and program you want to record, initiate the recording using the TV's remote control. Look for a dedicated "Record" button or an option in the on-screen menu to start and stop recordings.

Before starting the recording process, it's a good idea to refer to your TV's user manual for specific instructions and recommendations tailored to your model. Additionally, make sure your TV is connected to the internet for any necessary firmware updates that may improve recording functionality.