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Sony RDRDC205B

Sony RDRDC205B
alaScore 74

99 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the finish and value for money. The design and image quality also get good feedback.

usability, image quality, design, value for money, finish

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sony RDRDC205B is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 99 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony RDRDC205B

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 69 user reviews of Sony RDRDC205B from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, image quality, value for money, design, finish

42% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RDRDC205B 250GB Digital HDD DVD Recorder with Integrated Digital TunerSony RDRDC205B 250GB Digital HDD Recorder with Integrated Digital Tuner

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Sony RDR-DC205

 

just the looks,and the basic dvd opperations

takes too long to boot up,no high speed dubbing,when selecting dubbing mode it does't automatically dub in the order of selection,overall dissapointed

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flawed

 

It works well for all other functions except dubbing a film to a DVD from the hard drive. It only has one speed 1X dubbing even thought the instruction manual mention high speed dubbing this is NOT for use with the DVD dubbing. I phoned sony to...

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Excellent Product

 

We had previously bought a DVD recorder from Comet for a lesser value which we were not happy with for a long list of reasons. Comet kindly agreed that we could upgrade and we decided to go for the Sony as we had a Sony TV. We are extremely pleased...

Product Specifications

Configuration

BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2) / DVB-T (MPEG4)
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):No / Yes
HDTV:No / Yes
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP:NO UPNP
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
3D Ready: 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: Yes
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 / Yes
UPnP:NO UPNP

Recording

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 / Yes
MPEG4 Recording: No
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