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GoVideo R6530 DVD Recorder

GoVideo R6530 DVD Recorder
alaScore 47

98 reviews

May, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of GoVideo R6530 DVD Recorder. The average rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People really like the price. The size and design get negative opinions. There are some mixed comments about the image quality.


usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the GoVideo R6530 DVD Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 47/100 = Fair quality.

Review analysis

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 user reviews of GoVideo R6530 DVD Recorder from The average user rating for this product is 1.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Views about the reliability and price are on the whole positive. Opinions are divided on the image quality, while many are negative about the usability.

price, reliability


8% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: GoVideo R6530 Progressive-Scan DVD Player/RecorderGoVideo R6530 Progressive-Scan DVD Player/Recorder

May, 2015

Consumer review by: ross1 (





Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: columbonet2 (

don't waste your money


unit won't read most store bought movies. Also it won't record properly. you'll lose your data half way though disc recording. customer service will not respond when contacted

absolutely none

everything doesn't work

May, 2007

Consumer review by: busy91360 (

a 9.9 pound paper weight


I don't know how a company in the US is able to make and market a product that does not work. I received this as a gift. It only records on DVD+R/RW, however it is apparently very picky as to the media it likes. Including their own DVD+RW included in...

absolutely none whatsoever

if you buy it to burn dvds, you've just been had

Mar, 2006

Consumer review by: (

Bad Product, Don't do it!


Play quality of a recorded DVD seems pretty good. That is about it

Remote control is worst I've ever owned. You have to pound the buttons and most of the time the player does not respond. You have to be within about 5 feet of the recorder and pointing straight at it. Many of the buttons don't even work as far as I can te

Jul, 2004

Consumer review by: (

Go-Video R6530


Consumer review by: nogovideo (

GoVideo has terrible customer service



Poor customer service

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: nogovideo (

GoVideo has terrible customer service


If you care about customer service, don't buy the GoVideo brand. I've been waiting nearly a month for their customer service to respond to my request for help without luck.


Poor customer service

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: jeremers (

Horrible Service


Coax jacks on the back of the unit

Too many to list

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: jeremers (

Horrible Service


Not only did the product not meet my expectations, the service was just as bad. I had been working with a customer service rep from GoVideo. Well, I talked with him for about 2 weeks and thought we were all squared away. I never received any info on...

Coax jacks on the back of the unit

Too many to list

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: speedymous3 (

Not very happy


Why does this company still produce this model of DVD recorder? Or is it that they produced so many and could not sell them? Hence the cheap price. Write your Better Business Bureau and maybe they can keep this company from doing business here in the...

Sorry, all I can say is that it does record on limited media. Sometimes

Only media recognized is one provided. Cheesy outfit,run them out of country

Nov, 2005

Product Specifications

Create and edit your own DVDs directly from your TV or camcorder. Archive valuable memories from VHS tapes or record your favorite television shows to high-quality, long-lasting DVD discs. The new GoVideo R6530 DVD recorder easily and conveniently records your favorite television programs to higher quality DVD discs, enabling you to never have to lift a VHS tape again! GoVideo has made it simple - whether recording TV programs, archiving family videos, or just playing back DVDs and CDs in a wide variety of today's hottest formats, the R6530 DVD Recorder does it all.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / Kodak Picture CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:DVD recorder

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:GoVideo

Service & Support

Type:90 days warranty

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