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Yamaha CDR-HD1300 DVR

Yamaha CDR-HD1300 DVR
alaAverage 3.1

4 reviews

Apr, 2018

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Yamaha CDR-HD1300 DVR is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 61/100 = Good quality.

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Yamaha CDR-HD1300

Jul, 2003

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I agree that one can use a computer to perform the functions of this machine, however I would not wish to connect a mains powered computer to my delicate Hi-Fi equipment. Also those devices that are available tend to rely on low quality connections,...

Ease of use. No compression. Copies produced by this machine are legal due to the use of CD-R Audio blanks.Radio can be recorded very easily to the HD and edited later without waste of blanks. Superfast method of duplicating CD's. Can use Yamaha's high...

Uses SCMS copy protection, hence only CD R Audio discs can be used. Editing recordings on the Hard disc takes a while due to the lack of a fast search function.

Jul, 2004

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Yamaha CDR-HD1300 CD Player/Recorder with built-in hard disc


If you just want to make CD compilations this may be over the top. Then again, it is, as CD recorder/players go, a very good one. But where it really shines is in recording long items, for example a radio broadcast of which you don't necessarily want...

Dead handy for off-air recording and making your own compilations ; Easy to use

A little expensive given you can buy a PC for the same that will do all this and more

May, 2004

Product Specifications

The versatile, convenient CDR-HD1300 is a CD recorder plus hard disc drive for compiling, editing and recording your own CDs. 80GB memory capacity holds up to 120 CDs. Ultra-fast access and editing, high-speed and high-performance ripping and recording.

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