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published 06/03/2004

ProAll in one, price, good looks

Conshave to replace DVD+VHS if one breaks down

I had been looking for a DVD/VHS combi machine for my parents who wanted something small and compact, who wouldnt play too many DVDs. I searched on the net through Kelkoo and stumbled across this unit for £138.99 from EmpireDirect.co.uk which included Lord of the Rings 1+2 on DVD!!.(offer has now...

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“Video/DVD All-in-one!”

published 15/06/2004

ProConvenient/ Reliable/ Good picture quality

ConsIf you need to send it in for repairs you can't pl...

I've had this Video/DVD combi for well over a year now and I couldn't be happier! No longer must my room be constantly rearranged to fit in numerous new appliances as this does everything you could possible want it to do! Firstly - Video features are fairly standard, play, rewind, fast-forward...

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ProVCR and DVD!!

Cons1 year warranty

I think this is a great buy, because it conveiently has both a VCR and DVD, and saves having to buy either both a VCR and DVD player, or just having one and not being able to play the other. I think I am one of those people who can't handle handle having too many gadgets and wires around so this...

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“A bargain to be had.”

published 11/09/2004

ProAll-in-one, Popular make. Good price

Consconfusing remote control!

I purchased my unit from Sky.buy for £110 so i was already happy with the all-in-one combi before i even took it out of the box. It is a standard 'Region-2' dvd player althgouh, after much searching, i managed to find a disk which unlocks it to 'Multi-region' and is RCE compatible. In general...

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Product Information : JVC HRXV2

Manufacturer's product description

Are you someone who wants to buy all of the latest DVD releases and also has a collection of favorite movies on VHS tapes? Well, JVC has the perfect solution for you - the HR-XV2 DVD/CD Player Hi-Fi VHS Video Cassette Recorder - a DVD/CD Player and VHS Video in One Deck. This 2-in-1 deck gives you the best of both worlds! The HR-XV2 lets you enjoy a variety of digital media including DVD Video and Video CD. You can play all of your favorite DVDs - a format that is becoming the predominant choice for rental software. Moreover, it performs brilliantly as a versatile and comprehensive audiovisual center unit for any home cinema system. But that's not all. This deck is also a comprehensive audio disc player, compatible with CD Audio, CD-R, CD-RW, as well as MP3/JPEG files (on CD-R/RW). So by installing the HR-XV2, you can enjoy your favorite tunes whether it's on a store-bought music CD or a home-burned MP3 disc, high quality DVD material, and view your JPEG holiday photos! The VHS side of the 2-in-1 HR-XV2 offers a broad array of features that many video users will find familiar and convenient such as NTSC playback, VideoPlus and 1 month/8 program recording. The VHS recorder allows off-air recording and continued enjoyment of your accumulated tapes. Equipped with RGB-compatible SCART and S-Video outputs, the HR-XV2 can be connected to a wide variety of TV sets and the latest video projectors. The deck's 2-in-1 design also provides unique advantages, like watching a DVD while recording a TV program on VHS tape, or even dubbing from DVD to VCR (non-copyrighted material only) without any cables. The HR-XV2 provides an ideal space saving solution for those who want to enjoy the latest DVD releases but don't want to be cut off from their favorite VHS recordings, in a single easy-to-use deck.

Product Details

Manufacturer: JVC

DVD Player / Recorder: DVD Player

Blu Ray Playback: No

MPEG4 Recording: No

PCMCIA Interface: No

DVD-RAM Recording: No

DVD+RW Recording: No

DVD-RW Recording: No

DVD+R Recording: No

DVD-R Recording: No

Compact Flash Card: No

Smart Media Card: No

Multimedia Card: No

Memory Stick: No

Show View: with Show View

Super Audio CD Playback: without Super Audio CD Playback

MP3 Recording: No

DivX Playback: Without DivX Playback

Table / Portable: not Portable, Static

DVD Audio Playback: without DVD Audio Playback

Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes, No

Integrated VCR: with Integrated VCR

Real Dolby: without Real Dolby

HDMI Interface: Without HDMI Connection

xD-Picture Card: No

Width in mm: 435

EAN: 4975769260018

DVI Interface: Without DVI Connection


IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No


DVD+RW Playback: with DVD+RW Playback

DVD+R Playback: DVD+R Player

Height in mm: 98

3D: No

DLNA certified: No

Type of SD Card Interface: No

Type of Memory Stick Interface: No

Ethernet: No

DTS Decoder: without DTS Decoder

MP3 Encoding: No

HD-DVD Recording: No

HD-DVD Playback: No

Blu-ray Recording: No

DVD-R Playback: DVD-R Player

Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No



BD Live: No

DVD-RW Playback: DVD-RW Player

Product Description: JVC HR XV2EK - DVD/VCR combo, JVC HR XV2E - DVD/VCR combo

Dimensions (WxDxH): 43 cm x 29.3 cm x 9.8 cm

Weight: 4.8 kg

Power: AC 230V ( 50/60 Hz )

Product Type: DVD / VCR combo

Remote Control: Universal remote control - infrared

DVD: DVD player

VCR: VHS - 4 head(s), VHS - 4 head(s) - PAL

Audio: Stereo

TV Tuner: Analogue tuner

Localisation: English / Europe

MP3 Playback: without MP3 Playback

Photo CD Playback: without Photo CD Playback

Built-In Modem: No

Colour: HRXV2 EKL


Included Accessories: Universal remote control


Power Consumption Operational: 23 Watt

Voltage Required: AC 230V ( 50/60 Hz )


Media Type: CD-R, CD-RW, SVCD, DVD, CD, Video CD

Type: DVD player

Media Load Type: Tray

Supported Digital Audio Standards: WMA, MP3

Search Speed: 100x, 16x, 2x, 4x

Slow Motion Speed: 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1/16

Video D/A Converter: 10bit / 27MHz

Audio D/A Converter: 24bit / 96kHz

CD Playback Modes: Programme play, A-B repeat, random play / shuffle, all tracks repeat, one track repeat

DVD Repeat Modes: A-B repeat, all, title, chapter

Picture Modes: Pan and scan, widescreen, letterbox

DVD Features

Multi-Language Select: Yes

Multi-Subtitle Select: Yes

TV Screen Saver: Yes

Multi-Camera Angle Select: Yes

Picture Zoom: Yes

DVD Additional Features: JPEG photo playback


Media Type: VHS

Features: One-touch recording/playback

Device Type: VCR

Recording Speed: SP, LP

Search Modes: Zero search, skip search

Indexing Functions: Automatic indexing

Playback Speed: SP, LP

Video Head Qty: 4

Auto Tape Speed: Yes

Programmability: 7 events / 1 year, 7 events / 1 month

Media Format: PAL

TV Tuner

Stereo Reception System: NICAM

Analogue Channel Presets: 88

Type: Analogue tuner

Reception System: PAL

Video Features

Programme Guide Features: Timer Programming

Electronic Programme Guide: VideoPlus, Showview

NTSC Playback on PAL TV: Yes

Commercial Skip: Yes

S-VHS Playback Capable: Yes

Remote Control

Features: Multi-brand compatibility

Type: Universal remote control

Technology: Infrared

Remote Control Technology: Infrared


Connector Type: Composite video/audio input ( RCA phono x 3 ) - front ¦ Antenna ( IEC connector ) - rear ¦ 2 x SCART ( 21 PIN SCART ) - rear ¦ Component video output ( RCA phono x 3 ) - rear ¦ S-Video output ( 4 PIN mini-DIN ) - rear ¦ SPDIF output ( TOS Link ) - rear ¦ SPDIF output ( RCA phono ) - rear ¦ 2 x audio line-out ( RCA phono x 2 ) - rear ¦ RF output ( IEC connector ) - rear

Clock & Alarm

Clock: Yes (digital)



Product Type: DVD / VCR combo

Width: 43 cm

Depth: 29.3 cm

Height: 9.8 cm

Weight: 4.8 kg

Localisation: English / Europe


Parental Lock: Yes

Parental Control Type: Front Panel Block, Password

A/V System Recommended Use: Home

Audio System

Response Bandwidth: 8 - 44000 Hz

Signal-To-Noise Ratio: 100 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion: 0.008%

Digital Audio Format: Dolby Digital output, DTS digital output

Dynamic Range: 100 dB

Surround Sound Effects: 3D Surround

Output Mode: Stereo


Coaxial Digital Output: Yes

Optical Digital Output: Yes


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