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Sony RDR-HX 525

Sony RDR-HX 525
alaScore 72

32 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Sony RDR-HX 525 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 32 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analysed 27 user reviews of Sony RDR-HX 525 from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on

63% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony RDR-HX525 DVD Recorder with 80GB Hard Drive

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not dable to watch other programmes whilst recorder is functioning

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Worth the extra


We tried the HP DVD recorder which was difficult to use and very noisy - gave up and spent a little more on this Sony RDR-HX525. I...


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Sony DVD Recorder HX525


The handbook for the Sony RDR-HX525 hard drive DVD recorder is daunting-was it written first in Japanese ,translated in Slovakian ...

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Just bought and spot on!


Having put up with a Philips DVD recorder which has been junk since I bought it, I finally bit the bullet and bought the Sony DVD ...

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Great functionality, easy to use


It has all the latest mod c...

Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):GUIDE Plus+
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: No
Show View: Yes


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

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: No
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: No
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


DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No