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RCA DRC 8312N

RCA DRC 8312N
alaScore 58

60 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the reliability and value for money. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the RCA DRC 8312N is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 58/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Amazon.com review summary for RCA DRC 8312N

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of RCA DRC 8312N from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com.

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35% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: RCA DRC8312n DVD Recorder/VCR COMBO

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Problem, probably one in a 1000

 

This doesn't happen to everyone all the time, of course. But, having a dead-on-arrival $230 VCR-DVD recorder has convinced me to review products more thoroughly, from say Consumer Reports. I'm not happy, and it's not simply about time loss, it's the...

Easy to understand manual, good design, very good price

Very poor customer service with RCA; the unit was D.O.A. out of the box: was unable to reset it; have been in contact with Newegg since day one; they are working to resolve the issue. RCA product warranty/support and quality control needs help. I'm not...

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Love RCA

 

For people who want to have nice things but dont have a huge wallet, RCA is the way to go. Currenlty I have this hooked up to my RCA tv & RCA 500 watt surround sound and I have NO Complaints. When recording TV shows in normal format, the picture looks...

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Plays everything well - DVD recording does not work

 

Plays with good quality, Easy menu

Reacts slow to commands, hard to use remote. Does not record to DVDs at all.

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RCA DRC8312N is a Piece of Crap

 

RCA DRC8312N is a Piece of Crap

RCA DRC8312N is a Piece of Crap

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Very Finicky Unit

 

Good Menu. Excellent Price. Works well when on the right DVD Diet.

Lousy Manual. Only records with Memorex Disks.

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Surprised that RCA put their name on it

 

Price was good

Everything but price was bad

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useless

 

playback is great and machine is easy to use

will not record current shows

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Stay away

 

Only the price, I guess

It just doesn't work

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Same experience

 

Cheap

Won't stop copying

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It worked as intended...once--period.

 

The price was right--if it had worked well.

Burned one DVD in a VHS transfer...and that was all she wrote.

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Product Specifications

Thomson provides a wide range of video technologies, products and services to consumers and professionals in the entertainment and media industries. Offering an array of state-of-the-art digital products and services, Thomson adds value to hundreds of millions of consumers around the world every year. PRODUCT FEATURES: DVD Recorder/Hi-Fi VCR combo; DV-input with DV CAM control; One-touch copy VHS to Disc; Time Base Corrector with Digital Noise Reduction; Disc Library; Smart Record.

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder/ VCR combo

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

DVD

Type:DVD recorder

Header

Manufacturer:Thomson SA
Model:8312N
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:RCA DRC

MD System

Type: None

Radio

Device Type: None

Television

Television Type: None

TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1

VCR

Device Type:VCR
Media Type:VHS

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None
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