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Pioneer DVR-RT500S VCR/DVD Recorder

Pioneer DVR-RT500S VCR/DVD Recorder
alaScore 77

14 reviews

Jun, 2018

  • Positive

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Pioneer DVR-RT500S VCR/DVD Recorder. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Many are critical about the usability.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Pioneer DVR-RT500S VCR/DVD Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Pioneer DVR-RT500S VCR/DVD Recorder 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 Some have doubts about the usability.


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Jun, 2018

Product Specifications

The Pioneer DVRRT500 DVD VHS Player Video Recorder Combo provides 2-way recording of VHS to DVD or DVD to VHS. Enjoy all the DVD playback diversity you'd expect from a stand-alone DVD player with PureCinema Progressive Scan, digital audio output, WMA (Windows Media Audio) and MP3 playback. The built in 4 Head Hi-Fi VCR handles your tape collection with hi-quality video and stereo audio. Everything is at your fingertips with a easy to use unified remote control for both DVD and VCR decks. Pioneer s DVR-RT500 is a full-featured combination player/recorder that offers one-button transfer from VHS to DVD. More importantly, once those old VHS tapes are converted to DVD, the DVR-RT500 will record new programming directly to DVD-R or DVD-RW discs. It offers a DVD-R/RW burner as well as a four-head hi-fi VCR for playback and recording of VHS tapes so consumers can still watch their favorite movies that have not yet been released on DVD. Many consumers are still looking for an easy way to transfer their old VHS tapes to DVD, and Pioneer is delivering a solution with the DVR-RT500, a combination VCR with DVD recorder. With the proliferation of DVD players, most people recognize the advantages of DVD in picture quality, ease-of-use and longevity. They just don t realize how easy it can be to convert their archives of VHS to DVD.