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JVC DR-M10 DVD-Recorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of JVC DR-M10 DVD-Recorder. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The price also gets good feedback. Comments are divided on the usability. Many are critical about the size and reliability.

image quality, price, design

reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the JVC DR-M10 DVD-Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for JVC DR-M10 DVD-Recorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of JVC DR-M10 DVD-Recorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality, but some have doubts about the size and design.

image quality

usability, reliability, design, size

19% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: JVC DRM10S DVD Recorder/PlayerJVC DRM10S DVD Recorder/Player

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (laptopmag.com)

JVC DR-M10S

 

Digital Couch Potato

Can usually be found for half price Can control cable/satellite box • Terrific picture quality

Doesn't play DVD+ discs No FireWire output

Dec, 2004

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

This is a device designed for a single purpose, and designed to do it well. Users looking for flexibility and multiple features would be better served by another product, but those who are interested in a powerful and to-the-point DVD recorder would be...

Streamlined feature set, heavy emphasis on core functions, DVD-RAM support

No auto-chaptering, no DVD+R/+RW support, limited connections

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Benjamin Russell (goodgearguide.com.au)

JVC DRM10

 

This is a device designed for a single purpose, and designed to do it well. Users looking for flexibility and multiple features would be better served by another product, but those who are interested in a powerful and to-the-point DVD recorder would be...

Streamlined feature set, heavy emphasis on core functions, DVD-RAM support

No auto-chaptering, no DVD+R/+RW support, limited connections

This is a device designed for a single purpose, and designed to do it well. Users looking for flexibility and multiple features would be better served by another product, but those who are interested in a powerful and to-the-point DVD recorder would be ha

Nov, 2005

Consumer review by: 2left (shopzilla.com)

Defective product - research before buying.

 
Mar, 2005

Consumer review by: bigzip (epinions.com)

Don't buy a JVC recorder

 

None I can think of

Unreliable

Oct, 2006

Consumer review by: pcguru1952kid (epinions.com)

PC dub-do it this way!

 

Simple to use once fully installed

Unable to sub divide titles. Philips DVDR 880 can.

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: one800dave (epinions.com)

Flashing Blue light on mine also...

 

Good recordings at all speeds

Too many users with flashing blue "loading" problems.

Apr, 2006

Consumer review by: steelydan228 (epinions.com)

Shop Elsewhere

 

None that I can find.

Difficult to set up.Flawed unit.Bad customer service.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: petben (epinions.com)

Loading error for third time

 

When it works......it's fine

Loading'....'loading'......'loading'.....

Oct, 2005

Consumer review by: Prado001 (productreview.com.au)

Terrible

 

Each yr for 3 yr warranty period its been back to same repairer for same fix. It is now 3 months after warranty expiry and same "loading error" bug occurred again. Repairer states it is a "Power Supply" issue and AUD100- later, could now also be a...

Good machine when it works 3 Year warranty with device upon purchase from WOW

Unfortunately suffers a "loading bug" error.

Jan, 2009
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Product Specifications

JVC DR-M10S records in the DVD-RAM and DVD-R/RW formats, and includes an array of technical innovations that ensure high picture quality and convenience features that make it easy to make the most of the recorder's versatility. It offers true multi-format compatibility on playback, with the ability to play the DVD-RAM, DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW formats, as well as CD, VCD, SVCD, JPEG and MP3 files. Convenience features include live memory, which allows fast forwarding, rewinding and slow replay during recording (DVD-RAM only), and DVD Navigation, which can accommodate information about 1,300 recorded programs, including disc number, title and other details, without loading a disc. Load the disc, and DVD Navigation displays a thumbnail of recorded programs so content can be easily identified, and the thumbnail image can be animated with sound when selected with the cursor. Other features include quick skip for skipping 30 seconds forward, instant/one-touch replay that replays the last seven seconds, natural reverse playback, and a multi-brand remote control. Connections include iLink; front and rear S-Video and composite inputs; component, S-Video and composite outputs; front audio input; and optical, digital coaxial and analog audio outputs.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Sound Effects:Virtual Surround Mode

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Configuration

BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: No
Show View: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.6in
Height:2.8in
Weight:9.9lbs
Width:17.1in

DVD

Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RAM / DVD-RW / SVCD / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / MPEG 1 Audio / MPEG 2 Audio / PCM
Type:DVD recorder

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table

Header

Manufacturer:JVC
Model:DR-M10S
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
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
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No

Recording

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

Sound

DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No