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Replay TV RTV-5504 Replay TV DVR

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Replay TV RTV-5504 Replay TV DVR. The average rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and size. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, image quality, size, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Replay TV RTV-5504 Replay TV DVR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 65/100 = Good quality.

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Review of the ReplayTV 5504


PC Magazine review of the latest digital video recorder from ReplayTV, the 5504, which can store up to 40 hours of programming (which is starting to seem a bit paltry, these days). The new ReplayTVs also lack some of the finer features of the...

Mar, 2004

Expert review by : Bill Howard (

ReplayTV 5504


ReplayTV is a first-rate, networkable DVR with easy recording, multiple ways to jump within programs, and progressive scan output.

All in all, the ReplayTV 5500 series DVR is great for people who jump around a lot within programs. You'll probably want something bigger than our 40GB 5504, though. Consider instead the 5516 (160GB, $450). The earlier 5000 series, still available, has...

Mar, 2004

Expert review by : Brian Kahn (

ReplayTV 5504 DVR


Introduction ReplayTV is working hard to gain ground in the booming DVR (digital video recorder) market. Over the past few years, TiVo has obtained a dominant marketing position, while ReplayTV has had to fight off lawsuits brought by some who feared...

Jan, 2001

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We are making FedEx rich

Another defective box

Feb, 2005

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Don't waste your money

Jan, 2005

Consumer review (

Worst purchase ever


Worked for 10 days

Dont bother asking for help from Replay

Oct, 2004

Consumer review (

Absolutely the Best DVR on the market


Excellent user interface, home network compatible

Remote configuration tool ( delays 1 day

Apr, 2004

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Replay TV RTV-5504 40 H DVR


Product Specifications

The ReplayTV 5504 has everything that makes DVRs great and advance features that make it the best DVR available today. PRODUCT FEATURES: Easy tape-free recording; Pause and instant replay live TV; Progressive Scan for digital TVs; Digital Audio out for Home Theaters.

Dimensions & Weight



Available Services:ReplayTV
Max Recording Capacity:40hour(s)
Upgradable Firmware: Yes


Manufacturer:Digital Networks North America/ReplayTV
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:ReplayTV