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alaScore 74

16 reviews

Jan, 2017

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of LG RC389H. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and design. The price and usability are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the LG RC389H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: goodie78 (



DON'T BUY IT! Simple, save the money and buy something with a built in digital tuner. As it it as analogue unit, you can't set it up to record off your HD TV - you will need a set top box to record anything. They are fairly cost savvy, but my overall...

USB input in front (can record to USB device) styling is good. Easy to operate.

No Digital Tuner built in.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: johnfaeaberdeenshire (

Good Value for money


Good quality machine with intuitive controls. My only reservation is that there is not much choice in how to construct menus when recording DVDs. In particular there is no choice of title slide. However this is very well priced and easy to use and the...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: The Creeper (

LG DRT389H Digital DVD Recorder - Black


Very easy to use, quick and easy setup with great on-screen programming and menus.

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: bea (

LG digital dvd recorder


was ok,no arrows to change stations had to use the numbered buttons,did'nt record every time so took it back

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-T2: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Media Player:Audio/Video
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Content Access: No


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

General Features

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


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback:No / 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: Yes


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


DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus