RE images and fine details
The point we were trying to get across is that the SKY, Freeview and Telewest units we have seen, used and researched upon for this review did not have a native composite output (yellow rimmed receptacle socket).
Also, the commonly found SCART adaptor, which just provides the 'IN'
source for adapting the accompanying cables to be used – will not
suffice for deriving a signal for recording.
The more uncommon variety of SCART adaptor, that has the pins wired in
such a way that 'OUT' signal is available would need to be used here.
We discovered this by purchasing and using as you've mentioned '"scart
to three phono" cable, wired for L/R audio + composite video' adaptors
and could not get the signal through.
To resolve this we sourced the correct unit from a know specialist in
electrical components, where they put the record straight and