If you are interested in recording from TV onto Digital Cards etc or bakcing up Video's on to disk then this is the product. Currently Maplin are offing the Neuros OSD for £100 off.
The Neuros OSD connects to your TV or home theatre system and allows you to archive all of your DVDs, VHS tapes and video content. Plug the Neuros OSD into your TV, connect it to your DVD Player or VCR, and safely and legally transfer your movies into a digital library. With the Neuros OSD, you can store hundreds of hours of video in one location by installing a hard drive (sold separately) and get rid of those bulky cases, put an end to DVD damage, and instantly access any of your videos, with the push of a button on a remote. You can even transfer your video content to a portable device (video iPod, PSP, mobile phone, etc.) to watch on the go, or email your home movies to friends and family.