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Toshiba D-R570

alaTest has collected and analyzed 630 reviews of Toshiba D-R570. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and reliability. The image quality and price also get good opinions.

usability, price, image quality, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Toshiba D-R570 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 519 user reviews of Toshiba D-R570 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People really like the design and reliability. The image quality and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, image quality, reliability, design

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

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba DR570 DVD Recorder with Built in Tuner, BlackToshiba DR570 DVD Recorder with Built in Tuner, Black

Jun, 2018

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Toshiba DR570


If you're looking to purchase a DVD recorder, you might want to consider the DR570 as an option. It as enough I/O to allow you to put your existing VHS collection with your VCR on to DVD, and doesn't cost that much more. It operates much like a VCR...

Built in ATSC/NTSC/QAM tunerFully programmable1080p upconversion of DVDsWealth of I/O

Disc loading can be slow

The DR570 can store up to 12 programs spread out over 1 month, features...

Feb, 2010

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Basic DVD recorder with tuner


Users say the Toshiba DR570 is a great DVD recorder for most people. It includes a built-in tuner for receiving over-the-air signals as well as unscrambled cable channels without a box. Features include chasing playback, which lets you watch a program...

Built-in tuner, features, divX support

Image quality at lower speeds could be better, remote control could be better

Mar, 2011


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Toshiba DR570


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Good Product


Since dvd recorder choices are slimming down, this is a good deal. I would have liked a hard drive also. You have to use RCA jacks to record since hdmi is blocked. Just make sure you remove hdmi cable when recording or it will block it on the RCA jacks...

Mar, 2013

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I have owned 3 Toshiba DVD recorders and this one works just as great as the other 2. I've had it about a month now and no problems to report. Highly recommend it.

Jan, 2013

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A new work-horse


This DVD burner takes place of 60 min video tapes when doing video productions. I can use all 4 cameras with the mixer and pre-edit directly to DVD. My final edits are made quick and easy. I have quality and a great work-horse in the business. Great...

Oct, 2012

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Displays an excellent picture


Was looking for HDMI connection and this unit had that feature.

Oct, 2012

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Good unit


This works great for wife to keep up on some of her shows she misses. The seek time is a little slow but the great video more than makes up for that.

Aug, 2012

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Great product !


I used Samsung and Sony DVD Recorder bfore, this works out really well. The control and setting are easy to use. Very happy !!

Aug, 2012

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Great p;icture


I haven't used this for recording yet, but the picture quality with DVD's is amazing. I put in Safe House last night and while not blue ray quality, it was really close. My last player was supposed to upscale DVD's to 1080 quality, and while it was...

Jul, 2012

Product Specifications

Enjoy the freedom of recording directly to DVD with the DR570. Convenient and versatile, this unit offers a built-in digital tuner and 1080p upconversion via HDMI.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes


Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight


Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No




Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RAM / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / Kodak Picture CD / SVCD / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / PCM / WMA
Type:DVD recorder with TV tuner

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Image formats supported:JPEG XR

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1


Card reader integrated: No
Playback disc formats:CD audio, CD video, DVD audio, DVD video, SVCD, VCD
Playback disc types:CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW
Recording disc types:DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW

Technical Details

3D compatibility: No
Device type:Recorder
Form Factor:Portable

TV Tuner

Reception System:NTSC
TV tuner integrated: Yes


Analog signal format system:NTSC
Progressive scan output: No
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions