I tried searching this forum to look for any other threads on your model but either there were none or more than likely the worthless
search function of the new forum just didn't find any. Again I'd lean towards the second, since searching for either VisionQuest or PVR5000 yielded nothing, not even your thread
I'm not totally surprised that your recorder with component inputs seems to ignore CP, seems like most if not all the other recorders with component inputs did the same, Polaroids for sure. In fact even if you don't like the recording quality of your recorder it may be able to be used as a component to S-video filter to feed another DVDR of your liking.