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Advantages: Easy to install
Disadvantages: Video playing shuts down machine therefore cannot copy them to DVD

When trying to play or record from the video, the machine shuts down completely. I have tried other videos and also gone down' the restore to factory settings' route have seen other complaints where people have had the same problem shame i didnt see them ...

Tailored1 30.08.2014 · Read full review

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GO away from SONY RDR-VX410 or VX500

Advantages: No one
Disadvantages: Doesn't work

...This combo DVD / HVS is not good at all. VHS very poor quality in reading VHS tape, I also have Video recorder from SONY and I can see very clearly the difference of quality in reading the same tape on both equipments. Nearly impossible to transfer Tape ...

didierbzh 23.01.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Sony RDR-VX 410

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Diamond review  'Sony' 172 Pages Of Instructions!

Advantages: Goes way beyond just being a TV recorder
Disadvantages: You have to read through 172 pages to find out to what extent!

Like it or not, Freeview TV is coming - that's the over-the-air digital TV that bit by bit will see off analogue TV, and in fact the process has started, with the whole country slated to be 'cut over' by 2012. Just being able to watch it, assuming you ...

BNibbles 09.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Sony RDR-HXD 870

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Another winner from Sony.

Advantages: Large hard drive, music jukebox, price.
Disadvantages: Size of instruction manual.

...my old Dvd recorder which had an 80 Gig hard drive to this Sony RDR-HXD870B with a 160 Gig drive. The fact that i paid nearly £150 more 3 years ago for my older 80 Gig recorder only goes to show how much prices have fallen and now is t ...

eddierog 29.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Sony RDR-HXD 870

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Sony RDR-HXD 870

Advantages: Built in HDD, Plays Alomost All media, Built in Freeview
Disadvantages: none that i can think of

I have always wanted someway to keep all my media and films together and playable from the main TV in my house, and when I saw this I knew that this was the solution to my problem I can now get rid of all those old VHS tapes and have all my favourite cont ...

pfishers 13.08.2007 · Read full review
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