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Reasonable Quality VHS recorder at moderate price

Advantages: Moderate price, range of useful features. BEST system
Disadvantages: Inteligent rewind - kicks in more often than required, 7 second delay on recording while BEST checks tape.

I was looking for a reasonable quality VHS recorder, so that the kids could wach their existing videos, and for us to record TV. Lets face it, with the cost of DVD players and all their benefits you are not buying a VHS as your only method of watchi ...

mike_ciao 02.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of JVC HRV 605

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quality VHS

Advantages: small
Disadvantages: remote

I was looking for a reasonable quality VHS recorder, so that the kids could wach their existing videos, and for us to record TV. Lets face it, with the cost of DVD players and all their benefits you are not buying a VHS as your only method of watching ...

jan-y2k4 08.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of JVC HRV 605

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Nice one Panasonic!

Advantages: Great recorder with good clean looks
Disadvantages: Being rapidly overtaken by DVD recorders

If you need a VCR then be quick as they'll not be around for much longer. DVD recorders are quickly replacing them. In fact I recently bought a DVD recorder myself! So why did I also buy one of these? Very simple. I've got lots of tapes with home movies a ...

colinmilne 25.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Panasonic NVHV61EBS

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Panasuperb

Advantages: Digital compatability
Disadvantages: VCR's are being phased out.

...i have probably had it for almost 8 years or so and in this time it has never let me down. It is black in colour so matches my black panasonic tv i bought it to be used with. It is a NICAM vcr so when i play videos ...

wildtinsey 13.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Panasonic NV-HD 640

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Nice compact VCR

Advantages: Small, fast rewind, stereo, very simple to operate
Disadvantages: Rubbish display on front of unit

A good basic VCR at a good price. Ours was purchased from Dixons for under £100 a few years ago. It's taken a bit of a hammering as it has been used to convert old VHS tapes to DVD format, so has had constant cueing, stopping, rewinding and fast forwardin ...

Mr__Steve 27.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Philips VR630

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