Yogourmet yogurt maker?

Does anyone use a Yogourmet Yogurt Maker and know if I can use a store bought plain yogurt and use it as a starter instead of the freeze dried packets? It wasn't clear from their brochure whether you have to use their particular starter in order for it to work. It had also said that there are different... show more Does anyone use a Yogourmet Yogurt Maker and know if I can use a store bought plain yogurt and use it as a starter instead of the freeze dried packets? It wasn't clear from their brochure whether you have to use their particular starter in order for it to work. It had also said that there are different instructions if you use probiotics, which is my point for making yogurt, but these instructions were not covered in the instruction book. I would call them, but it's the weekend, and my yogurt maker just arrived so I really wanted to try it out tonight!
Thanks in advance for your help!
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