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Magnavox H2160MW9

Magnavox H2160MW9
alaScore 78

152 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 152 reviews of Magnavox H2160MW9. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The image quality and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, image quality, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Magnavox H2160MW9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 142 user reviews of Magnavox H2160MW9 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Comments about the size and design are on the whole positive. The image quality and price also get good feedback. There are some negative reviews about the reliability.

usability, price, image quality, design, size


83% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: MAGNAVOX H2160MW9 HDD and DVD Recorder with Digital Tuner, BlackMAGNAVOX H2160MW9 HDD and DVD Recorder with Digital Tuner, BlackMagnavox HDD and DVD Recorder - H2160MW9

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Magnavox H2160MW9 reviewed by ConsumerSearch, which notes pros and cons, along with reviews and ratings for the Magnavox H2160MW9 and comparisons to other DVD Recorders

Easier to use than most; Stores up to 180 hours of video; Built-in tuner; Can pause live TV

No program guide; Must be programmed manually; Disc finalization can be tricky

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Great product (Maganvox HDD DVD Recorder)


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Better Than a TIVO and Without The Subscription Fee


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Failed for timer recording with a digital cable box


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Excellent VCR replacement


1st let me say that the same unit is available from website for $ cheaper. This is an excellent VCR replacement which does a good job of recording TV programs and let's you write the programs to DVD. You can record one show at the same time that you...

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The cooling fan comes on even when unit is turned off.


I got this to replace my Pioneer DVR-520H that lasted 4 years then broke. The Pioneer was nicer in every way (and the same $... as this one back when I bought it), but then again, the Pioneer broke. This Magnavox is slow to load discs and the user...

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Great Recorder - No More Rental Fees. Buying a Second One


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No problems yet....


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Buying This One!


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Best and only recorder of its kind on the market!


Product Specifications

DVD Recorder with Hard Drive with MP3 player.Single-Disc Player.Virtual Surround Sound For Movie Sound Experience

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder / HDD recorder with digital TV tuner

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Digital TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner Type:ATSC DTV
Tuner Qty:1

Dimensions & Weight



Type:DVD recorder


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Magnavox

MD System

Type: None


Device Type: None


Television Type: None

TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None