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Sony RDR-DC100

Sony RDR-DC100
alaScore 78

135 reviews

Dec, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 135 reviews of Sony RDR-DC100. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, 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 Sony RDR-DC100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 user reviews of Sony RDR-DC100 from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other DVD Players on

42% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RDRDC100B DVD Recorder with 160GB Hard Disk DriveSony RDRDC100B DVD Recorder with 160GB Hard Disk Drive

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Richard (

Sony RDR-DC100


Good storage capacity. The dual record and watch is also great along with the fact that it stores programs that you have recorded as a series and lets you know when they are back on again. Very good at letting you know if you have overlapped recordings...

Dubbing takes ages and isn't the most reliable. Image quality for the best of DVD's at the highest recording quality isn't that good either and then only lets you record one film at the most

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Michael (

Sony RDR-DC100


Simple to set up

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Richard (

Sony RDR-DC100


Smart, stylish & easy to set up or use day to day. Excellent picture / sound quality from disc or hard drive

A little on the slow side to 'start up' when you're in a hurry to instantly record something & if you go back to watch a previously loaded dvd after switching it off you have to go through the copyright protection statement each time, which is slightly...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: constantine (

Sony RDR-DC100


ease of use. Reliable

Can't watch Didital TV while recording. Painfully slow in deleting recordings. During switch on of the system, it goes to Analog, so you have to wait 2 mins to go to Digital

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: patrick (

Sony RDR-DC100


you can erase adverts plays div x fornat

is not compatible with my sky+ antenna

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: Paulo (

Sony RDR-DC100



inpossible watch and record HD

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Neil (

Sony RDR-DC100


can record to dvd

cant record straight to dvd

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Peter (

Sony RDR-DC100


The initial setting-up is easy and straightforward. The machine does everything that it is supposed to do and does it well. Unlike some, I find the programme guide invaluable and it is simple to use

To keep the programme guide up to date requires that the recorder be left on standby - this is a nuisance but would appear to be unavoidable. A minor niggle is the number of operations required to delete a recording when it is no longer required. Note....

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Jim (

Sony RDR-DC100


good picture

Doesn't do as much as you would hope. I cannot stop recording once I've started for example

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony RDR-DC100


Very easy to set up & Operate


Jun, 2011

Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No


CI Plus: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
3D Ready: No
4K Upscaling: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: Yes
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording: Yes
DVD-R Recording: Yes
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: Yes
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No


Real Dolby:Dolby Digital