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Sony RDR-GX3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 65 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The usability is also appreciated. Some have doubts about the value for money.

image quality, usability, design

value for money

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 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 65 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for Sony RDR-GX3


alaTest has collected and analysed 21 user reviews of Sony RDR-GX3 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on

usability, image quality, design

90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony RDR-GX3 DVD Recorder

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Sony RDR-GX380B


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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

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DVD recorder


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


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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...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : 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