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Sanyo DRW500 Slim DVD Recorder/Player

Sanyo DRW500 Slim DVD Recorder/Player
alaScore 79

10 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Sanyo DRW500 Slim DVD Recorder/Player is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 10 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Sanyo DRW500 Slim DVD Recorder/Player from 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

71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sanyo DRW500 Slim DVD Recorder/Player

Consumer review by:

DRW-500 Has serious problems with DVD R


Has good Playback, Remote control operates well, Auto Open/Close is nice

Destroys DVDs easily, I spent 6 hours recording a DVD that the unit destroyed

Consumer review by:

sanyo drw-500


easy to use,good price

editing,picture quality


Consumer review by:

Great Value for its price


Cheap and easy-to follow set up directions.

Menus are not easy to find.

Product Specifications

Measuring a mere 2 inches high, this DVD recorder from Sanyo makes a slim, sleek, and convenient addition to any entertainment center. It works with the DVD+R/RW format for recording but has playback compatibility with DVD-R/RW formats. Features include: DVD+R/DVD+RW recordable formats CD/CD-R/CD-RW/DVD Video/DVD+R/DVD+RW/DVD-R/DVD-RW (Video mode) playback MP3/JPEG/Kodak Picture CD compatible Progressive Scan output Thumbnail display English/Spanish on-screen display Auto chapter marking Component Video, Composite Video, and S-Video outputs Optical and coaxial digital audio output Front AV and S-Video inputs Five recording modes (HQ, SP, LP, EP, EP+) Up to 6 hours recording