Visit our Business Solutions website >>

LG LRY-517

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews of LG LRY-517. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Opinions about the design and image quality are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, image quality, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the LG LRY-517 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 31 reviews)

User Reviews  

Showing 31 review(s)

Expert Reviews User Reviews

Disclaimer:

Below is a list of reviews for this or similar products. If you think this grouping is wrong please click here to flag.
Read more on our FAQ’s page.
Showing 1 - 26 of 31 Show Reviews: in English

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for LG LRY-517

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of LG LRY-517 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. Comments about the design and price are overall positive. The image quality and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, image quality, price, design

reliability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG LRY-517 Super Multi Format DVD Recorder / VCR Combo LRY517LG LRY-517 Super Multi Format DVD Recorder / VCR Combo LRY517

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Died within a year and could not be fixed!

 

When it worked, accepted all formats, easy interface.

Terrible reliability history for many users. Inept service.

Dec, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Died with a $217+ repair bill

 

The unit was purchased from Best Buy on December 15, 2005 and given to me as a Christmas gift. The DVD side broke shortly after Christmas 2006. I returned it to Best Buy for repair. After an initial $39.62 diagnostic charge, I was told the parts alone ...

While functioning, the unit produced acceptable VHS to DVD copies.

The unit did not last and required an unrealistic repair cost.

Apr, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Died with a $217+ repair bill

 

While functioning, the unit produced acceptable VHS to DVD copies.

The unit did not last and required an unrealistic repair cost.

Apr, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

LG LRY-517 Mixed

 

Easy to record lot of formats

Doesn't always play disks.

Mar, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Does not support/display anything higher than 480p!!

 

Good at copying stuff

480p display limit!

Dec, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

The Last Model of DVD Player I'll Own

 

Multi-format DVD recording. Plays DIVX movies. Plays PAL

Pricey and can be hard to find in retail stores.

Sep, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

So far, so good

 

Multiple formats and played movies that I've downloaded in Divx perfectly.

None so far. I just hope it stays that way.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Enjoying my player

 

Ability to directly use photo memory cards and display a slide show

So many features I have to keep the manual nearby

Dec, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Stay away, far away.

 

Lots of features.

Dies within 6 weeks.

Sep, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

LG LRY-517 (8.5 GB) DVD Player / VCR Combo

 

Easy to use, great value. Supports many formats, providing comfort about future decisions concerning standards.

None as of yet.

Sep, 2005
1
2

Product Specifications

LG Electronics is one of the world's largest electronics manufacturers, producing a large range of consumer electronics and IT products. LG has created reputation for progressive technology and innovation with the latest technological developments in consumer electronics, home appliances and IT products. PRODUCT FEATURES: Super multi format disc recording DVD

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder/ VCR combo

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.9in
Height:3.1in
Weight:15lbs
Width:16.9in

DVD

Type:DVD recorder

Header

Manufacturer:LG Electronics
Model:LRY-517
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:LG

MD System

Type: None

Radio

Device Type: None

Television

Television Type: None

TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1

VCR

Device Type:VCR
Media Type:VHS

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None