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Sony DVDirect VBD-MA1

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the reliability and design. The image quality and usability also get good comments, but many are critical about the value for money.

usability, image quality, design, reliability

value for money

On average, users rate this product 83/100.

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No Audio Monitoring

 

Having to wait till a DVD is burned and played back elsewhere to see if your audio is messed up is really not a good workflow.

Everything is spot on, except one blaring omission (no audio monitoring. please add a headphone jack)

No audio monitoring. Please add a headphone jack

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Almost there

 

I just got the unit today, and I very happy with the overall design and layout. I wish these existed 5 years ago! There's a whole bunch of positives, but most everything has been covered already in the other reviews. The unit is actually more compact...

Compact, solid build, easy to use, good picture quality

No Audio Monitoring, 16x9 or 4x3 toggle

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Excellent Tool

 

I am very happy with this burner, it produces flawless Blu-Ray Videos, i have used it with my HDR-FX1 and my HDR-XR160 as an offload device as well as a quick transfer device to Blu-Ray Disk. But I mainly use it with My computer and burn video that i...

Easy to use, Quality Results

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Not compatible with some Sony Cameras

 

I purchased the Sony Cyber-shot HX9V and WX9 cameras for this Chrismas and was looking for a Blu-ray disc recorder to use with them. I was very disappointed to find out that the DVDirect Blu-ray Disc Recorder is not compatible with any of these cameras.

Not compatible with some Sony cameras

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Works great with a Mac

 

I have been archiving my work on DVD-DLs for a while, but now my files have gotten too big so I wanted a Blu-ray burner for my 2011 MacBook Pro to Archive on. Had a hard time finding one as Apple doesn't seem to promote optical backups. Decided to try...

Works immediately upon plugging in

Nothing yet

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A-W-E-S-O-M-E

 

Burns Blu-ray discs from PC or Macintosh--Perfect for MacBook Air - Burns AV without the need for computer, so no capture card needed or CPU-consuming CODEC-based compression - Memory card slot real handy, Sony Memory Stick but accepts SD too (and Sony...

Professional grade Blu-ray burner

HDMI or S-Video out and audio out (jack) missing--would have paid $100 more just for that, the killer Blu-ray player

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Great Blu-ray

 

I recently bought a sony HD camcorder. I needed a Blu-ray recorder in order to get the full HD content onto video. This recorder works great when plugged into a Sony HD camcorder. It uses one touch recording, which is a great perk. This Blu-ray...

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