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Sony VRD-MC3

Sony VRD-MC3
alaScore 80

3 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Sony VRD-MC3. 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. People are impressed by the usability, but there are some critical views about the price and size.


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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sony VRD-MC3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Felisa Yang (

Sony DVDirect VRD-MC3 review


Sony DVDirect VRD-MC3

Makes transferring video footage a breeze; lots of connection options; built-in media card reader; can connect directly to PictBridge printer for photo printing; built-in display lets you preview discs; menus are straightforward and functional.

Requires a Sony camcorder to take full advantage of features; can't edit videos; works with limited number of photo file formats; can't rearrange photo order prior to burning a slide show.

Although it's pricey, the Sony DVDirect VRD-MC3 is a boon for anyone who has lots of old videotapes but less time or tech skills to digitize them using a computer. Even better, it doubles as an external DVD burner, so you can use it with your PC long...

Apr, 2007

Expert review by : Stuart Miles (

Sony DVDirect VRD MC-3 DVD burner


For those who've got a digital camera or camcorder but don't want to be fussed with a computer, Sony offers its DVDirect VRD MC-3 device that aims to make saving video and images from a camcorder to a DVD much easier. For those not wanting to get a...

Burn directly to DVDs without a computer, LCD screen so you can see what is going on, plenty of connectors, memory card reader

Can be slow at times, rather large for what it is

For those not wanting to get a computer, but at the same time not miss out on the benefits of a digital camera the Sony DVDirect VRD MC-3 will certainly fit the bill.

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : PC Authority (

Sony DVDirect VRD-MC3


It works well, but that didn't stop us from forensically ripping the guts out of it.

Jun, 2008