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Sony RDR-HXD890

Sony RDR-HXD890
alaScore 73

250 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 250 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Sony RDR-HXD890 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 250 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by:

Sony RDRHXD890S

 

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Expert review by:

Sony RDR-HXD890 review

 

Slimline by design and serious in appearance, Sony's latest 160GB HDD/DVD recorder will doubtless attract plenty of shop window admirers, and it has the specs to match.

Loads of features ; Excellent recordings ; Slick oerating system

No USB DivX suort ; No Gracenote ; Single Freeview tuner

Expert review by:

Stuff magazine

 

It might not be blessed with the biggest hard-drive but this DVD recorder could have the quality and compatibility you're after

A great performer that does everything you could hope for from a DVD/HDD recorder

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Expert review by:

Sony RDR-HXD890

 

This does everything we hope for from a DVD/HDD recorder and in fine style – no more than we've come to expect from Sony

Smooth interface ; good disc compatibility and functionality ; fine TV images, recording and DVD playback

Not a lot

Expert review by:

Sony RDR-HXD890

 

In addition to the six 'preset' recording modes is a 'manual' setting that can be tweaked in 32 steps, and thus tailored to one of the many sources that can be attached to the machine. And as if such flexibility wasn't enough, the 890 gives you a bank...

Performs exceptionally well, masses of useful features

A read of the manual is essential

Consumer review by:

Sony RDR-HXD890

 

Reviewer left no comment

unreliable

Consumer review by:

BRILLIANT

 

I wanted a budget machine to record from Freeview and this is perfect.

Setting timer from programme list

Couldn't work out how to replay from beginning of recordings easily

Consumer review by:

Wasn't that impressed

 

I feel bad about going against what others have been saying but Im just not that impressed by this box. For a start its really dif...

Consumer review by:

ITS A REAL BEAUTY

 

One of Sony's best I cannot fault this machine it does everything its ask to do.

Recording quality and audio is excellent

Jaggies

Consumer review by:

Come back VHS!

 

Not long purchased this Sony RDR-HXD890, wish i hadn't! If you are over 50 (like me) and NOT a scientist then DON'T bother with th...

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Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: No
BD Live: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2)
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):GUIDE Plus+
HDTV: No
Internet Radio: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Number of Output Channels:2 + Subwoofer (2.1)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: Yes
RDS/EON: No
Show View: Yes
UPnP:NO UPNP
WiFi Connectivity: No

Connectivity

Docking System: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:2 + Subwoofer (2.1)
PMP Docking: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP:NO UPNP
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
3D Ready: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): Yes
Integrated VCR: No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table
Wireless Music System: No

Loudspeaker

Wireless Speakers: No

Playback

Blu-ray Playback:No / Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: Yes
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording: Yes
DVD-R Recording: Yes
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: Yes
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS
DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus
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