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LG RH-188 160GB

LG RH-188 160GB
alaScore 81

67 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of LG RH-188 160GB. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Comments about the size and usability are on the whole positive. The design and price also get good feedback.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the LG RH-188 160GB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Large HDD, VFM, RAM DVD Capability, Time Slip, Chasing Playback On HDD (Not tried DVD Ram yet), Can watch DVD while recording on HDD, Digital Camcorder Port (Not tried yet), Quieter than expected, Enhances your TV viewing habits/ experience.

Have to press Timeslip Button (no auto buffer), Fan can be heard if TV is off, Tricky to set up/link to Amp & Cable box etc (all other makes are probably similar)

Apr, 2007

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So very easy to use

Apr, 2007

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Ease of use & Reliable (Up to now)

Mar, 2007

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The controls are very easy to use - something you don't know until after you buy.

Hard drive motor can make a hum on a hard wood surface.

Mar, 2007

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Seems to be a great machine and does everything i want it to .

Cant think of any.

Mar, 2007

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,DTS
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, DTS


Color of product:Black, Silver

Disk Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160
Maximum HDD recording time:360 / 400

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):35

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA
Video compression format:DIVX, XVID
Video formats supported:DivX,XviD

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160
Maximum HDD recording time:360 / 400

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 10.8 x 2.13
I/O ports:- DV Terminal(Input, 1394).\n- S-Video input.\n- Composite-Audio L / R.\n- Analog Audio L / R Output. \n- Analog Audio L / R Input.\n- Digital Audio Output [Optical / Coaxial]. \n- Analog Video Output [Composite, S-Video, Component, Progressive Scan, RGB / Component Switch].\n- Analog Video Input [Composite,RGB]. \n- Scart 1 [Composite - RGB Switchable]. \n- Scart 2.\n- Terrestrial RF Input / Output.\n / - RGB In.\n- DV IN.
Recording format:MPEG4

Packaging Data

Package weight:13.7

Ports & interfaces

Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1


Power consumption (typical):35

Record Modes

Max DVD recording time:11

Technical Details

Device type:Recorder


Analog signal format system:PAL, Secam
Progressive scan output: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:9.04 / 9.26