JVC DR-MX1

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The DR-MX1S delivers the ultimate in recording conveniences. Twin Tuners lets you record two different shows at the same time. With its 160GB Hard Drive capacity, you can record 72 hours of your favori...

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Excellent

Everything in one package

The manual is useless.

As you may have noticed this is not a short review, however I have tried to include many of the features of this product so please try not to give up before the end. Please bear with the abbreviations too. I have tried to explain their meaning on first use and hope you can keep with it. Enjoy...

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Not for me

“expensive mistake”

published 03/09/2006

auto dub of whole vhs tape to hard drive

unreliable unpredictable

I already had the DRMV1 - same as the later MX1 but no HDD drive. Manuals are typically US/far east a different version of the English language with which I am not familiar. Eg altho at pp36/39 covers video recording mode - does not cover audio recording mode . Still this appalling quality of...

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Satisfactory

“Could do a LOT better”

published 03/05/2006

Edit out the commercials

Dense manual, poor menus, etc

The combo states it will record anything from the HDD to either VHS or DVD. Not strictly true. If your TV channels come digitally by cable or satellite this machine is not for you. Any digital sourced material can only be recorded in VR mode (incompatible with most DVD players and some other...

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