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Sony VRDMC5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 312 reviews of Sony VRDMC5. 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 really like the size and image quality. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the reliability. There are some less positive reviews about the finish.

usability, price, design, image quality, size

finish

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sony VRDMC5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony VRDMC5

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 307 user reviews of Sony VRDMC5 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and image quality. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. Comments are divided on the reliability, and many are critical about the finish.

usability, price, design, image quality, size

finish

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DVDirect DVD Recorder VRDMC5Sony DVDirect DVD Recorder VRDMC5Sony VRDMC5 Dvdirect Recorder + Kit

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: Tim Smith (rakuten.com)

Tim Smith

 

I found it very easy to hook up to it with my camcorder as well as hooking up a VCR. If there is an easier way to transfer VHS to DVD I would like to see it.

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Sony VRDMC5 Digital Video Recorder

 

I love my new toy. It's easy to use and works great.

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Consumer review by: stoneblue (rakuten.com)

stoneblue

 

Very happy so far with the Sony VRDMC5. I have been worried the last few years about losing all my old VCR and Hi 8 tapes shot from expensive vacations, tours of my aging parent's country house back in the 80's, footage of long dead dogs and other...

Consumer review by: Jerry (rakuten.com)

Jerry

 

This product has worked very well for its intended purpose. I record services at my church for review and analysis by the worship leaders. The camera's A/V patch cord connects as intended. The first of two shortcomings I found is that the finished...

Consumer review by: jdziados (rakuten.com)

jdziados

 

If you own an AVCHD (High-Def) Sony camcorder, this recorder makes a lot of sense in order to catalog high-def video. Unfortunately, the process (and the documentation) to down-convert high-def to standard-def and record to DVD is not quite as...

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