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Sanyo DRW500 Slim DVD Recorder/Player

Sanyo DRW500 Slim DVD Recorder/Player
alaScore 75

10 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of Sanyo DRW500 Slim DVD Recorder/Player. 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.

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 75/100 = Good quality.

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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

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Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: kthatcher (

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

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: adam_g (

sanyo drw-500


easy to use,good price

editing,picture quality

Nov, 2006

Consumer review by: akok116 (

Great Value for its price


Cheap and easy-to follow set up directions.

Menus are not easy to find.

Jan, 2006

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