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Pioneer DVR-520H

Pioneer DVR-520H
alaScore 74

175 reviews

Jul, 2014

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pioneer DVR-520H

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of Pioneer DVR-520H from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Pioneer DVD Recorder - DVR-520H-S - with 80gb HDD - Silver

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Amazon.com review summary for Pioneer DVR-520H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 user reviews of Pioneer DVR-520H from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.com.

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: CyberHome CH-LDV 712 7-Inch Portable Progressive-Scan DVD Player , Silver

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Pioneer DVR-520H-S

 

The more you archive video from this unit's 80GB hard drive to DVD-R, the happier you'll be that you bought it. With an 8X DVD recorder built-in, the ...

Fast transfer, high image quality, many features, intuitive interface

Poor remote control design, slow channel switching

Its image quality is stellar, and its dubbing superfast. Aside from a cramped remote, there's little to complain about with this Pioneer.

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Pioneer DVR-520H review

 

Although it lacks a programming guide like that of its TiVo-powered rivals, Pioneer's slim, beginner-friendly DVR-DVD combo boasts some thoughtful features

Excellent recording quality ; Slim design ; Easy-to-use menus ; Good DVD and hard drive dubbing and backup features

No electronic programming guide or IR blaster ; No fit-to-disc or 2.5-hour recording speed

In terms of playback quality, the Pioneer DVR-520H had no trouble with our tests. Using the RGB-video output the player smoothly rendered the tricky haystacks, bridges, and rooftops in our Insurrection test, but there was some motion judder on our test...

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Pioneer DVR-520H

 

This is a slim and appealing little DVD recorder at a very tempting price, but it's a pity that support for all types of common DVD media isn't present.

80GB of hard disc storage ; Slimline design ; High speed disc dubbing

High speed dubbing requires high speed media ; No support for plus media

Remember how we mentioned the catch with high speed dubbing of discs? Well, the catch is that you must have discs that are both rated for up to 8x recording, and recognised by the DVR-520H as such. We tested with some quality media that worked...

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CYBERHOME PRODUCTS

 

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Travellers toy

 

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Piece of Junk

 

i have none

Have had 3 of these and all were a piece of junk

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Skip this brand

 

Inexpensive

Poor quality, battery failures, cheap charging circuit

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DO NOT BUY

 

Looked great, had cables, power adapters, carryng case, etc.

NEVER worked

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Very disappointed

 

Nice complete package with everything you need for car

It broke in 1 day, would not play on battery

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Nice DVD player for teenagers

 

Affordable price and it comes with everything but a case

None (so far)

Product Specifications

DVD to go! The CH-LDV 712 has all the advanced features of today's hottest players, in a size that fits in your hand. Take it with you wherever you go - it's perfect for the car, on the plane or anywhere you want to enjoy personal entertainment. A big 7" LCD screen gives you crystal-clear video in Widescreen 16: 9 format. The screen also adjusts to fit movies recorded for standard 4: 3 TV format. Built-in stereo speakers and headphones jack provide realistic sound. And best of all, a 4-hour battery gives you enough power for two full-length movies. When you're feeling like relaxing at home, connect the CH-LDV 712 to your TV and Home Theater System - it functions just like a conventional home DVD Player, complete with Remote Control. Video and Audio cables are provided so you can quickly take advantage of the 712's Progressive Scan Video and Digital Audio out.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound

Battery

Run Time (Up To):4hour(s)

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder / HDD recorder

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Capacity:80GB
Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.3in/5.5in
Height:1in/2.3in
Weight:1.5lbs/10.4lbs
Width:16.5in/7.3in

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:7in
Diagonal Size (metric):17.8cm
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Type:LCD display

DVD

Form Factor:Portable
Media Load Type:Top-load
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / SVCD / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3
Type:DVD player/DVD recorder

Header

Manufacturer:CyberHome Entertainment/Pioneer
Model:712/DVR-520H/DVR-520H-S
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Cyber Home CH-LDV/Pioneer

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
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