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Zenith XBR716

Zenith XBR716
alaScore 74

11 reviews

Nov, 2015

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Zenith XBR716. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People are impressed by the image quality. The usability is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the reliability.

usability, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Zenith XBR716 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: Disney lover (

Can't copy disney movies from VHS to DVD


Easy to setup up but can't record copyrighted material. So if you are trying to turn you VHS into DVD's this isn't the option for you.

Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use

Not able to copy all VHS

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: DJ the video man (

Really Love it !!


great for copying old VCR tapes to DVD's

Consistent Performance, Durable, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, High Quality Picture

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: db from bklyn (

Good Product...however...


Bought this unit 6 months ago...worked great, easy set up and playbacks a snap[...]

Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: speedmeister (



in terms of overall performance,this one BEATS EVERYONE BY A 'ZILLION LIGHT YEARS.

Consistent Performance, Durable, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, High Quality Picture

Jul, 2008

Consumer review by: Russ (



Please unstand that to record with this system you will NEED a Cable Box,

Difficult To Set Up, Difficult To Use, NEED Cable Box

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: Dianna (

I love it


No problem hooking up. Does a nice job of recording from our satellite and copying movies from VHS to DVD. This is our first DVD recorder and the manual is easy to follow. A must-have for me is a time display (telling me how much time has elapsed on...

Consistent Performance, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, Understandable Manual

Jun, 2008

Consumer review by: SoundmanRazeed (

very nice deck but no tuner


got this deck after a JVC combo deck died. It says on the back this is actually made by LG, I knew zenith was bought out a while ago. I like the usb input for connecting a digital camcorder. The vcr mechanism feels solid when I insert a tape. It was...

Consistent Performance, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use

No tuner

May, 2008

Consumer review by: AT HOME RECORDING SHOWS (

I Strongly recommend this product


I have bought and retunred many of these and this was the easiest and best quality I have ever seen.

Consistent Performance, Easy one touch recording, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, High Quality Picture

Mar, 2008

Consumer review by: Rod (

High Quality


I almost did not buy this product because of the reviews. Got it home and it works wonderfully with high quality. Made DVD's for all the family of old VCR tapes.

Consistent Performance, Durable, High Quality Picture

Jan, 2008

Consumer review by: Deb/Chris (

Can't Fast forward making VHS onto DVD's


I bought this for my daughter who is 24 yrs old for Xmas and she loves it!! The only thing that she didn't like was she cant FF the dubbing onto the DVD's so in other words she has to watch the videos over and over from start to finish to make them...

Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use

Dec, 2007

Product Specifications

Zenith Electronics is focused on the digital future, building on a proud heritage of leadership in entertainment products for the home and professional markets. PRODUCT FEATURES: Superior recording format flexibility: DVD

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder/ VCR combo

Digital Player (Recorder)

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Digital Storage Media

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Dimensions & Weight



Type:DVD recorder


Manufacturer:Zenith Electronics
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Zenith

MD System

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Device Type: None


Television Type: None


Device Type:VCR
Media Type:VHS

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None