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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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Hauppage HD-PVR2 - good but can be difficult to get best results.

Advantages: Does what it claims and does it well
Disadvantages: Could involve extra expense and will involve a lot of tweaking to get best results

Hauppage HD PVR2 Personal Video Recorder Copy protection and all that Despite having various possibilities available to record TV programmes, none of these allowed viewing of HD recordings on other devices. Either the recordings are encryp ...

davejbee 03.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Hauppauge HD PVR 2

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Compact, Stylish no non-sense baby!!!

Advantages: Light weight, easy to operate
Disadvantages: no video plus, maybe

...surprised my little side-kick is on ciao! Thank-you Cioa! You do not know how much this means to me! This VCR is the only Sharp product I have ever bought surprisingly enough. I got it for £70, which was a bargain at the time and still is, as far as ...

NEO_TECH 03.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Sharp VCM304

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First VCR, works like a charm.

Advantages: Cheap and cheerful with all the main functions wanted
Disadvantages: Nothing major-aesthetically not too pleasing

Alba VCR6000 Features: On-screen displays, 80 memory for presets, auto TV station search, 2 speed recording/playback, timer recording, one touch timer record, video index search, auto rewind, auto eject, auto power off, zero return, on screen language di ...

jon_turner 30.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Alba VCR6000 SIL

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Great VCR!

Advantages: Looks nice, works!
Disadvantages: For the low price, none that I can see!

I bought the Alba 6000 SIL back in 2004 from Argos for £39.99 if I remember correctly (but it is more than possible that I do not!) to replace an old 1980's VCR we were using that kept blowing fuses and ejecting the VHS straight after inserting! Firstly, ...

jmurray01 15.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Alba VCR6000 SIL

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