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alaScore 63

36 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the size and design are on the whole positive. The image quality and usability also get good views. Some have doubts about the value for money.

usability, image quality, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the JVC DR-MX1S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 63/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: review summary for JVC DR-MX1S


alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of JVC DR-MX1S from The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on

usability, image quality, design, size

value for money

64% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: JVC DR-MX1S DVD Player/Recorder, Hi-Fi VCR, and Hard Disk Recorder

Expert review by:



Having looked at Video and DVD, DVD and Hard Disc, it seems a logical progression to look at a unit that has all three and that is what the JVC DR-MX1S is, now if only the name was something catchy.

Consumer review by:

DVD burner non-functional, as-received.


Product Specifications

JVC is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of sophisticated audio, video and related software products. Building upon a wealth of technologies the company is moving decisively to offer appropriate solutions for the multimedia age. To remain at the forefront of the audiovisual industry in the 21st century, JVC is marshalling its resources to create the ultimate in appealing, cost-competitive products. PRODUCT FEATURES: 80GB hard disc/DVD/VHS recorder combination deck; Playback formats: HDD, DVD Video, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW, DVD-R, CD Audio, SVCD, VCD, CD-R/RW, WMA, MP3, JPEG Digital still playback (CD-R/RW); QSVHS, VHS; Recording formats: HDD, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW (VR & Video format), DVD-R, VHS; Motion adaptive progressive scan output (for video source); DVD digital direct progressive scan output; Live memory (HDD) and live memory dubbing (HDD to DVD).

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder / HDD recorder / VCR combo

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight



Type:DVD recorder


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:JVC

MD System

Type: None


Device Type: None


Television Type: None


Device Type:VCR
Media Type:VHS

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None

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