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Sony RDR-GX3

Sony RDR-GX3
alaScore 73

85 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 reviews of Sony RDR-GX3. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and design. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the size and price get critical views.

usability, image quality, design, reliability

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sony RDR-GX3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 85 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Sony RDR-GX3 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Reviewers really like the design and reliability. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably, but comments are divided on the size.

usability, price, image quality, reliability, design

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RDR-GX3 DVD RecorderSony RDR-GX3 Replacement DVD Remote Control by RemotesReplaced

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Ian (

Sony RDR-GX380B


Reviewer left no comment

but dose have a bad side to it as i`ve try to fix it the software you can not get it as it dose not fin the dvd disk off .try to resete it but still dose not work

May, 2010

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

DVD recorder


Especially good at preserving old VHS and camcorder tape...

Mar, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Good all rounder


Since there still aren't that many DVD Recorders on the market, the Sony RDR-GX3 makes a great replacement for your video. The pic...

Dec, 2004

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Fantastic quality! But it is a Sony!


I eventually ended up with one of these Sony RDR-GX3 DVD recorders after my Philips 880(grrr!) broke in 9 months - as they all do ...

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

So far.......


Having decided to splash out on a DVD recorder instead of buying a VHS recorder, I waded through reviews, specs, and information t...

Feb, 2004

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

At last- some quality kit!!!!


After trying out other dvd players, i was pleasantly suprised by the overall build quality of the Sony machine. Im not normally th...

Jan, 2004

Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan:No / Yes
Show View:No / Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:No / Yes
DVD-R Recording: Yes
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: Yes
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No


DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No