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Toshiba DR430

alaTest has collected and analyzed 454 reviews of Toshiba DR430. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and design are generally positive. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about 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 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 266 user reviews of Toshiba DR430 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People are impressed by the design and reliability. The image quality and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the size.

usability, price, image quality, reliability, design

83% of the reviews on 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

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: (

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: machless (

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 (

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 (

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: Jay (

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 (

excellent for recording


preforms exactly as describe, easy setup and to use.

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Ro9u3 (

Good product for the price


It was a bit sticky getting everything lined out as far as cables needed & hook up options but now that we have had a couple of false starts we are recording good quality dvd's.

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: dave (

My second unit. Difficult to use but ok.


audio & video recordings


Difficult To Use

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: GinoDL (

Great DVD Recorder


This relatively inexpensive DVD recorder appears to be very well made, and hasn't buggered a blank yet. It's relatively simple to operate, and the controls are somewhat intuitive if you've used a dvd recorder before. If you haven't, the manual is easy...

Reliable; convenient controls; easy to operate

None yet

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: kkwlocal (

great unit with aDV control for a camcor


To edit easily from camcorder to DVD unit

Easy To Set Up","Easy To Use","High Quality Picture

Jun, 2013