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Sony RDR-HX725

alaTest has collected and analyzed 211 reviews of Sony RDR-HX725. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, image quality, price, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sony RDR-HX725 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony RDR-HX725

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sony RDR-HX725 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the size and design are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some critical opinions about the reliability. Reviews are divided on the image quality.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RDR-HX725 DVD Recorder with 160GB Hard DriveSony RDR-HX725 DVD Recorder with 160GB Hard Drive

May, 2016

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

an excellent machine

 

There is no end to what ...

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

constant HDD Error

 

I bought this Sony RDR-HX725 DVD recorder in Jan 07 and after setting it up, started to test it and was happy with it, however th...

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Very very good recorder

 

I bought 2 of these Sony RDR-HX725 DVD recorders to replace a 250GB Liteon which Amazon very nicely took back after it failed wit...

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

FOR THIS MONEY YOU JUST CANNOT GO WRONG

 

What a FANTASTIC machine!!! I've had this Sony RDR-HX725 DVD recorder about 2 month now.. I dont know why I didnt buy one before...

Jun, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Who wrote the instructions?!?!

 

After much internet surfing and asking mates, I finally invested in this smart piece of gadgetry. Six weeks later and I am still w...

May, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

RDR-HX725 review

 

The Sony RDR-HX725 recorder was fairly simple to set up, although the manual is a bit unclear in places, particularly in showing h...

Jun, 2006

Product Specifications

Configuration

BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):GUIDE Plus+
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: Yes

Connectivity

DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: 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

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

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
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: Yes

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording: 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

Sound

DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No
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