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Toshiba DR430

alaTest has collected and analyzed 731 reviews of Toshiba DR430. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and design. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the size.

usability, price, image quality, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Toshiba DR430 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba DR430

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 556 user reviews of Toshiba DR430 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. People really like the design and reliability. The image quality and price also get good feedback, but opinions are divided on the size.

usability, price, image quality, reliability, design

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba DR430 DVD RecorderToshiba DR430 DVD Player/Recorder - 1 Disc(s) - Dolby Digital Virtual Surround DTSToshiba DR430 DVD Player/Recorder - 1080p - DQ2752

May, 2016

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com)

Toshiba DR430

 

The Toshiba DR430 is an excellent option for anyone who wants to make permanent DVD copies of valued content in their VHS library before that technology becomes completely obsolete and unusable. It's also a great way to dub from other DVDs or to make a...

Easy one touch DVD recording, Dolby Digital audio and automatic finalization of DVDs are strong features offered on this player

There is no memory card slot

If you are looking for a DVD Recorder Player so you can create a home library of old videos, take a look at the Toshiba DR430 and the features it offers.

Consumer review by: Verne C. (newegg.com)

Toshiba DR430

 

I'm using this to back up previously recorded shows on my satellite dvr (before age and obsolescence make the shows irretrievable). Also, it allows me to watch previously recorded shows in another room without having to pay for "whole house" dvr...

This is an upscale version of the good ole fashioned vcr. It has plenty of basic features to transfer media files from other sources. It's primary function is to act as the DVR your cable/satellite company wants to charge you extra for. Like a VCR, you...

The "One Touch Recording" has some limitations inthat you get to chose recording times in 30 minute increments. So if your program you are "hot recording" goes 1 hour and ten minutes, you get to chose if you want to chop off the last 10 minutes or...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: Anonymous (newegg.com)

Toshiba DR430

 

It works! Recorder and remote are clean, manual was included.

Newegg site says 90 day warranty but sheet from refurbisher with unit says 30 days!

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: machless (newegg.com)

Toshiba DR430

 

It works! Recorder and remote are clean, manual was included

Newegg site says 90 day warranty but sheet from refurbisher with unit says 30 days

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Saint (newegg.com)

Works great

 

Another site gave this it's top rating for burners due to cost and simplicity. If that is what you need, can't beat it.

Converting vhs to this dvd burner, and works as advertised

No problems at all, exactly what I expected

May, 2014

Consumer review by: elisabeth m. (newegg.com)

Works great

 

Another site gave this it's top rating for burners due to cost and simplicity. If that is what you need, can't beat it.

Converting vhs to this dvd burner, and works as advertised.

No problems at all, exactly what I expected.

May, 2014

Consumer review by: joerunner (tigerdirect.com)

Just what i needed

 

For the price, it's everything i wanted it to be. I wanted to be able to record off of TV and also change over my hours of VCR tapes to DVD's and it works great !

May, 2014

Consumer review by: Mike N. (newegg.com)

Good recorder priced right

 

Considering that they (Toshiba) are about the only player left in DVD recorders you don't have much choice. But I think it was worth the money and easy to program..

Setup in minutes. Great HDMI output

SLOW to finalize

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Jay (tigerdirect.com)

Very happy with product

 

It took me a little while to set it up, but once that was done it was a simple operation to record TV shows and movies. Would recommend product.

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: marketmaker (tigerdirect.com)

excellent for recording

 

preforms exactly as describe, easy setup and to use.

Mar, 2014