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Sony RDR-HX 525

Sony RDR-HX 525
alaScore 74

54 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 54 reviews of Sony RDR-HX 525. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, 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-HX 525 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 54 reviews)

User Reviews  

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 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 4.1/5 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

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (

Sony RDR-HX525


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not dable to watch other programmes whilst recorder is functioning

May, 2007

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

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...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

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 ...

Jun, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

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 ...

May, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Great functionality, easy to use


It has all the latest mod c...

May, 2006

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