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Coby DVD-R1280 5.1 Channel DVD Recorder with 80 GB HDD & Progressive Scan

Coby DVD-R1280 5.1 Channel DVD Recorder with 80 GB HDD & Progressive Scan
alaScore 76

160 reviews

Sep, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 160 reviews of Coby DVD-R1280 5.1 Channel DVD Recorder with 80 GB HDD & Progressive Scan. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Coby DVD-R1280 5.1 Channel DVD Recorder with 80 GB HDD & Progressive Scan is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 160 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Coby DVD-R1280 5.1 Channel DVD Recorder with 80 GB HDD & Progressive Scan

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 user reviews of Coby DVD-R1280 5.1 Channel DVD Recorder with 80 GB HDD & Progressive Scan from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.com.

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Coby DVD-R1280 5.1 Channel DVD Recorder with 80 GB HDD & Progressive ScanCoby DVD-R1280 5.1 Channel DVD Recorder with 80 GB HDD & Progressive Scan

Sep, 2017

Consumer review by: aol (shopzilla.com)

horrible coby dvdr1280

 

hard drive is big

audio is horrible

Sep, 2007

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Good for the money

 
Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: knoxy (newegg.com)

COBY DVDR1280 DVD RECORDER W/80GB HDD - Retail

 

This thing started skipping/pausing on the first DVD I played.

Mar, 2007

Consumer review by: Zaphod (newegg.com)

generally happy

 

Purchased as a basic VCR replacement for time shifting and other basic work.

I'm not wowed by the recording quality, but it is servicable on the highest quality setting.

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: BigJim (newegg.com)

Good Unit, Just Basic Software

 

Great unit for the price, lots of recording space on HD (mine was shipped with 160GB drive), does what it's supposed to do

I wanted a unit to copy old VHS home movies, edit (crop and clip) them on the HD and send the edited clips to the DVD+R. This unit only allows me to clip and crop on the DVD so when recording from VHS I have to sit there the entire time to edit my...

Apr, 2006

Consumer review by: dewbob (newegg.com)

Not bad for the price

 

Performs surprisingly well. I have set it to record several programs directly to the hard drive and its recorded them all without any problems. Quality of recordings is much better than I anticipated. It record from the hard drive to dvd in about a 1/4...

Even though it says you can edit content on the hard drive, I've been unable to do so. Very little support found online

Dec, 2005

Product Specifications

Coby Electronics is a manufacturer of quality consumer electronics products designed to deliver outstanding performance for value conscious consumers who do not compromise on product performance. Coby incorporates new designs with innovative technologies to produce great looking and great performing consumer electronics products. PRODUCT FEATURES: One touch recording from any video source; One touch dubbing from HDD to DVD+RW/+R Disc; Schedule recording; Time shifting & editing; High resolution progressive scan DVD recorder/player; 5.1 channel system; Multiple subtitles/viewing angles; Convenient on screen display.

Built-in Display

Type:Fluorescent

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder / HDD recorder

Digital Storage Media

Capacity:80GB
Type:Hard disk drive

DVD

Type:DVD recorder

Header

Manufacturer:COBY Electronics
Model:DVD-R1280
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:COBY

MD System

Type: None

Radio

Device Type: None

Television

Television Type: None

TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1

VCR

Device Type: None

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None