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CyberHome CH-DVR1600 DVD Recorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 766 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the design and image quality are generally positive. The usability and value for money are also appreciated, whereas reviews are divided on the reliability. There are some negative reviews about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the CyberHome CH-DVR1600 DVD Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for CyberHome CH-DVR1600 DVD Recorder

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 49 user reviews of CyberHome CH-DVR1600 DVD Recorder from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, image quality, usability, design

51% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: CyberHome DVR 1600 Multi-region Capable DVD RecorderCyberHome CH-DVR 1600D DVD Recorder (with DivX and Camcorder input)

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Amazon.com review summary for CyberHome CH-DVR1600 DVD Recorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 458 user reviews of CyberHome CH-DVR1600 DVD Recorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com.

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31% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: CyberHome CH-DVR 1500 Progressive-Scan DVD+R/+RW Recorder and Player , SilverCyberhome CH-DVR1600 DVD RecorderCyber Home CH-DVR 1600 - DVD recorder with TV tuner

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DVR 1600 DVD Recorder

 

The CyberHome DVR1600 is measures just over 13.7 by 9 by 1.7 inches. And at a mere $115, it won't take a chunk out of your wallet, either.

We wouldn't recommend the DVR1600 for general use, but its low cost and small size make it adequate as a second recorder for light use. Just don't expect to be able to set up recordings quickly with the awkward remote

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CyberHome DVR 1600 review

 

German electronics company CyberHome has built a solid reputation for itself in the UK for producing very affordable DVD players that also have a touch of flair about them. It's no real surprise then that at under £100...

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cyberhome 1600

 

cheap price

quality of player, misreads blank discs, not able to record

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TOTALLY MAD

 

NONE

EVERYTHING

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Stay away from Cyberhome products!

 

None, wouldn't work out of the box

You name it

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High priced player - Will not record

 

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15 months not a problem

 

if you ever run into any problems with the display on the machine it's self just unplug it for a few seconds and it reboots and works just as good as new, have only had to do this twice in 15 months. not a big deal.

does what it says it will do, not fancy but a great deal for what it costs

little or none, there is a hiss but I record mostly sporting events so that is not that noticable

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dvr

 

easy to install

Stopped working after just a few movies were played ; No contact through phones or e-mails ; no return to store ; it was a big & costly mistake

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DO NOT BUY CYBERHOME!!!

 

NONE

The phone number for CyberHome has been disconnected ; There is no phone number listed on the web site ; I suggest you DO NOT BUY any cyberhome product. There is a high failure rate. Google with CyberHome as the search term

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Save your money - DO NOT BUY THIS

 

I bought this to "tape" my wife's shows off the TV every week and this experience has been a dismal failure. I am starting to see this unit selling for $xx. Maybe the manufacturer is getting the hint - IT DOES NOT WORK.

is a more than adequate player - fully featured remote. Plays my downloaded avi's although this is not documented

have had problems burning DVD's from the start. Emailed support and they told me I wa susing the wrong media and software. I changed both with vary sporadic results. If all you want to do is transfer VHS tapes and then watch the output once, then maybe...

Product Specifications

CyberHome's DVR 1600 Personal DVD Recorder lets you record to inexpensive and reliable DVD+R/RW discs from the built-in TV Tuner or any video source! Choose from Super High-Quality mode or additional modes for continuous recording on a DVD+R/RW disc. Connect your VCR and transfer your VHS movies to DVD discs and share with family and friends. Do you have a camcorder? You can also connect your camcorder directly to the DVD recorder's DV connector, IEEE 1394, and put your home movies onto DVD discs to share with family and friends.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.1in
Height:1.8in
Weight:4.6lbs
Width:13.8in

DVD

Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / SVCD / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:DVD recorder/DVD recorder with TV tuner

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:4x

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Manufacturer:CyberHome Entertainment
Model:1600
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Cyber Home CH-DVR
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