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Presidian DVD Recorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Presidian DVD Recorder. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and image quality. The design and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, design, image quality, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Presidian DVD Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Presidian DVD Recorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Presidian DVD Recorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and usability.

usability, image quality

56% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Presidian DVD RecorderPresidian DVD Recorder

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Rome (radioshack.com)

good recorder except for one tiny flaw

 

can't play back discs made on this machine on another company's machine otherwise great for off air recording!

Fast Recording, Simple Controls

Discs Load Slowly

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: Justice70 (radioshack.com)

Nice n Easy!

 

I had a recorder that cost alot more and was far worse! this is crazy cheap priced! and works great!

Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup, Simple Controls

Slow loading some dvds

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: DVD Dude (radioshack.com)

excellent product

 

This is a really nice machine. It is very easy to transfer your old home videos onto a disc. Just hook up the vcr or camcorder to one of the line-ins and press record on the DVD recorder. If you format a blank disc in the "video" mode and then finalize...

Beautiful clear picture, Can use 2x or 4x disks, Easy to use, Fast Setup, Simple Controls, Works exactly like a VCR

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: MoosePort (radioshack.com)

I thought I was buying a throwaway but..

 

The clock can't be adjusted properly for daylight savings time despite the manual saying otherwise. A lot of the functions aren't intuitive and unfortunately the manual sucks. Having said the above stuff, the thing works great. I bought it for a third...

Fast Recording, Really quiet burns

Clock and manual suck, Confusing Set Up

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: pinkflashlight (radioshack.com)

dolly

 

easy to hook up. if you have comcast. would buy another one. wish it would take + and - dics. good for the buck.

Good for the price

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: Austin the braniac (radioshack.com)

Best recorder Ever

 

I had a magnovox just like it for three months and it messed up and when i bought this product it was the best thing i had ever did. It has way better picture and it has a more sleek design.

Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup, Good picture, Simple Controls

NONE

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: Jimmy (radioshack.com)

only accepts DVD-R discs

 

It seems to be just like the Magnavox that I purchased for twice the price. However, the Magnavox supports all types of DVDs, whereas this one only supports DVD-R.

Simple Controls

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: Kelly, the transcriber (radioshack.com)

Great product

 

There are features either not explained or not clearly explained, but, overall, for the price, you can't beat it.

Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup

Some features not explain

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: Mel (radioshack.com)

Great Value!

 

I bought this system at [@] more than two years ago and the recorder still works! Great for recording TV shows 4 or 6 hours. Great performance for the money even back then when it was [$]. Now for [$] bucks! I'd probably get another one.It'll be nice...

Fast Setup, Simple Controls

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: goodharbor (radioshack.com)

Great unit ... great quality recordings

 

Great quality for the price ... recording at Standard Definition (SD) (2 hours on a standard DVD-R)are fine in quality ... no digital artifacts, no macroblocking. I am successfully using off-branded DVD-R ...

Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup, Simple Controls

Sep, 2007

Product Specifications

This Presidian DVD Recorder features dual - format disc writing and the ability to play most disc formats. Also includes an easy guider on - screen guide for simple 1 - touch record. Includes a RCA cable,RF cable,power cord,remote control,DVD + RW blank disc and the owners manual.