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LG RC-278

LG RC-278
alaScore 74

13 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of LG RC-278. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability and price. The image quality and usability also get good opinions.

usability, image quality, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the LG RC-278 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of LG RC-278 from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Reviewers are impressed by the price and usability.

usability, price

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Jun, 2018

Consumer review (

waste of money


fine for 15 months,now will not play any type of dvds.chewed up one of my videos so will not try again.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (

LG RC278


ease of use, does what it says, a very handy piece of machinery, much better than the Samsung equivalent,which was sent back.

Not found any yet.

Nov, 2007

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Built-in audio decoders: No


Color of product:Black, Silver / Silver

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):23

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Programming period:1

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 10.2 x 3.09
Disc types supported:CD
Number of TV tuners:1
Playback formats:DVD, DVD+/-R(W), DVD+R DL, Audio-CD, VCD, SVCD, DivX
Power Requirements:200-240V(±10%) 50/60Hz
Recording format:AVI, DIVX
TV tuner formats:Analog

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
RF ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2


Power consumption (standby):1
Power consumption (typical):23

Record Modes

Max DVD recording time:11


Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1

Technical Details

Device type:Recorder

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes


Analog signal format system:PAL I
Recording modes:EP, LP, SP, XP
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit/108MHz