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Pioneer DVR-560

Pioneer DVR-560
alaScore 83

24 reviews

Apr, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the design. The image quality is also mentioned favorably.

usability, image quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Pioneer DVR-560 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 24 reviews)

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Pioneer DVR-560HX review


Cool in appearance, the DVR-560HX (the black variant, certainly) has clearly been designed to complement Pioneer's other AV components.

Excellent AV erformance and features sread ; Networkability

PC jukebox reliant on Windows Media Player

Expert review by:

Pioneer DVR-560HX


This beautifully built unit comes with a built-in digital tuner, 1080p upscaling via HDMI, built-in CD ripping with Gracenote and a 160GB hard-disk that can hold up to 455 hours of TV. The hard-disk can also store thousands of MP3, WMA, DivX and JPEG...

Features, build quality, media compatibility, recording quality

Not for novices

Consumer review by:

Amazon review summary for Pioneer DVR-560


alaTest has collected and analysed 5 user reviews of Pioneer DVR-560 from The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on

image quality, usability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer DVR-560HX-S - 1080p DVD Recorder with 160GB Hard Disk, Digital DVB-T and Analogue Tuner and Connect PC by USB (Silver)Pioneer DVR-560HX-K - 1080p DVD Recorder with 160GB Hard Disk, Digital DVB-T and Analogue Tuner and Connect PC by USB (Black)


Consumer review by:

Pioneer DVR-560HX


ease of use,good quality recordings/playback


Product Specifications

It's a one-stop shop for watching DVD movies, recording TV shows and home movies onto a Hard Disk Drive, then watching or recording them to DVD. Here's what makes it so fun to use: The built-in160GB Hard Disk Drive lets you record lots of home movies and TV shows for temporary storage. Once they're recorded you can watch them whenever you want, edit them, delete them, or burn them to DVD. DivX Certified Records To - DVD+R/W and DVD-R/W PAL and NTSC

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder / HDD recorder with TV tuner

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight



Type:DVD recorder with TV tuner


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pioneer

MD System

Type: None


Device Type: None


Television Type: None

TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1


Device Type: None

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None