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Samsung DVD-VR 325

Samsung DVD-VR 325
alaScore 74

59 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 reviews of Samsung DVD-VR 325. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the price and usability.

design, usability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Samsung DVD-VR 325 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of Samsung DVD-VR 325 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The price is also appreciated, whereas comments are divided on the design.

price, usability

59% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung DVD-VR325 DVD/VCR RecorderSamsung DVD-VR325 DVD/VCR Recorder

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Melissa Perenson (

DVD-VR325 DVD Recorder/vcr Combo


Samsung's sleek, black DVD-VR325 pairs a DVD recorder with a VHS videotape recorder, a winning combination that makes copying old videotapes (if they aren't copy-protected) a breeze. Another noteworthy attribute: The $400 DVD-VR325 has HDMI output to...

At $400, the DVD-VR325 costs a little more than most other recorders in our January 2006 roundup. But the model's built-in VCR, HDMI output, and up-conversion capability--along with the high quality of its recordings--make it a strong choice for...

Dec, 2005

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See above - doesn't work and no repair

May, 2006

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Not ready for prime time


Option of a black face to match all my other black components.

Everything put the kitchen sink. Overall, a poorly designed firmware.

Feb, 2006

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Run Away . . . Run Far Away


Don't know, as the units don't work.

The units don't work.

Jan, 2006

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Overall fairly easy to use. Converting formats is super easy with good results.

Does not support DVD+R or DVD+RW.

Jan, 2006

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Digital Dropouts - Amen to that


Looks good sitting under the HDTV monitor

The dropout flaw is a MAJOR problem.

Dec, 2005

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Poor choice for home theater


looks good on paper, many features

major audio problems w/ HDMI

Dec, 2005

Product Specifications

Samsung's DVD-VR325 is a VHS-DVD multi-recording device that lets consumers record between VHS tapes and DVD discs with total ease. With both formats supported in the same machine, consumers can easily convert treasured VHS tapes to DVDs at the touch of a button, with no special wiring required. Users also can record directly from television to either format. But the DVD-VR325 isn't just a recording powerhouse, it's also a top-flight DVD and VHS player in its own right. The player offers High- Definition conversion from both DVD and VHS playback and HDMI out and DVI-in jacks. The device's sleek and clean front panel design ensures it will look at home in all home theater settings.


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):25-bit/96kHz
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,DTS
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, DTS

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None


Color of product:Black

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder/ VCR combo

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight



Type:DVD recorder

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):45

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung DVD


LED Indicators: Yes

MD System

Type: None

Other Features

Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW
I/O ports:Antenna in\nAudio L/R in\nAudio L/R out\n2x SCART\nComponent out\nHDMI out\nDV in
Optical disc recording:DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Power Requirements:220-240V; 50Hz
Recording format:MPEG-2
Zoom capability:x2, x4

Ports & interfaces

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


Power consumption (typical):45


Device Type: None

Record Modes

DVD recording modes:XP/SP/LP/EP
Max DVD recording time:8


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

Technical Details

Device type:Recorder


Television Type: None

TV Tuner

Channels quantity:99
Tuner Qty:1


Device Type:VCR
Media Type:VHS

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None


Video D/A Converter (DAC):10-bit/54MHz