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Pioneer DVR-233-S

Pioneer DVR-233-S
alaScore 70

20 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Pioneer DVR-233-S. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People really like the price. The usability also gets good views. Many are critical about the design.

usability, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Pioneer DVR-233-S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Pioneer DVR-233-S from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People are impressed by the price. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas many are negative about the design.

usability, price


90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer DVR-233S DVD RecorderPioneer DVR-233S DVD Recorder

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications

You just found the replacement for your VCR! The DVR-233-S is a perfect way to create your own movies on DVD, or to record your favorite TV programs. It records up to 10 hours of video, enough for your vacation movies or an all-day marathon of your favorite TV show. Using a DVD-RW (in VR Mode) you can do some basic editing, such as erasing a title or making changes to chapters within a title. You can also set up a Play List - for example, a title for each of your child's birthdays - and then move a title or combine it with another. It gets even better. Using a memory buffer, Chase Play lets you watch, stop, or pause a TV show that you're recording to a standard DVD-RW (in VR Mode). So, while the show is recording, you can watch it, pause it, go get a snack, come back, and continue watching. The DV-233-S is a versatile media player, compatible with DVDs, DVD-R/RWs, CDs, CD-R/RWs, and MP3s. Plus, its Disc Navigator feature makes it easier to browse and view the JPEG picture files of your digital photos on CD-R/RWs. And its audio performance is superb, thanks to a high-end 24-bit/192kHz D-A converter.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Dimensions & Weight



Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:DVD recorder


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pioneer DVR

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty