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alaScore 77

18 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of JVC DR-MH50. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the image quality and design. There are some critical opinions about the usability.

size, design, image quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the JVC DR-MH50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 18 reviews)

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Expert review by: staff (

JVC DR-MH50 review


JVC will forever be associated with the VHS analogue videocassette format that it invented, but it realises that we consumers are demanding DVD recorders nowadays.

Attractive front anel

No RGB inut ; Poor recording quality

Jul, 2005

Expert review by: Guy Cocker (

JVC DR-MH50 review


With smart, funky looks and a massive 250GB hard drive, the JVC is a premium recorder for those who can't get enough space. However, its crippling omission of an RGB Scart input means that recordings look poor at whatever quality setting you use, and...

Sheer size of hard drive ; Component outputs ; Infrared sender ; Nice range of features

Lack of RGB Scart input cripples performance ; No DivX playback

In case we haven't made it abundantly clear already, you shouldn't expect too much when it comes to recordings. They're not particularly detailed and colours tend to bleed into each other, but if you're used to analogue TV and you use one of the higher...

Jun, 2005

Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: Yes


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

General Features

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


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: No
DVD+RW Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes


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


DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No

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