HDRW 720 DVD Backups

A review I saw mentioned that the HDRW 720 could be used to backup DVD’s, even when macrovision protected. The reviewer thoughtlessly neglected to elucidate how…

Anyone here know of elegant solutions for using the HDRW 720 to create backups?

How do you get best picture and sound??

I plan to connect another DVD player via component RGB, but haven’t even done so yet (heck, I’ve only “archived” one movie so far). So, I don’t know if macrovision or anything else is even an issue.

spose it’s possible the 720 doesn’t have macrovision protection by virtue of the fact it wont record from built-in DVDR at all - not to say you couldn’t couple an external player to it as you suggest - never tried it so i can’t say