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Sony RDR-HX715

Sony RDR-HX715
alaScore 70

45 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 45 reviews of Sony RDR-HX715. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, 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-HX715 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony RDR-HX715


alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Sony RDR-HX715 from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

62% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony RDRHX715 DVD RecorderSony RDRHX715 DVD Recorder

Jul, 2018

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A Design Flaw or Intentional Fopaw


Remote, Menus, Simple Timer, Simultaneous Record and Play

Can't Copy Manually Created Chapters from HDD to DVD

Mar, 2007

Consumer review (

Two horrible experiences is the best I can say about this product.


Fairly easy setup.

Horrible product. Obviously not made to last. Gave me a new outlook on Sony.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review (

Sony RDR-HX715 (160 GB) DVD Recorder


A while back, I reviewed the Sony HX315 dvd recorder. It went back and for several hundred dollars more, the RDR HX715 came home with me. Sony, that first dvd recorder was so bad, that I'll just give you the benefit of the doubt and say it was ...

Once you understand SonySpeak, it's easy to operate with good results.

SonySpeak, TV Guide HUH?

Nov, 2005

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Sony RDR-HX715 DVD Recorder


Once you understand SonySpeak, it's easy to operate with good results.

SonySpeak, TV Guide HUH?

Nov, 2005

Consumer review (

I paid $625 for this?


If there is one thing the Sony RDR-HX715 DVD Recorder doesn't to properly it is recording DVDs! I bought it this week and transferred about 10 DV tapes and VHS tapes to the hard drive. Picture looks really nice. I edited them, created chapters, looked ...

Picture quality is very good. Component input for regular TV. I could return it.

Chapter marks, thumbnails DONT write to DVDs. Ridiculous! Bad editing features, confusing menus, VERY expensive.

Sep, 2005

Product Specifications

The RDR-HX715 DVD recorder is the perfect addition for any avid television fan. Featuring a 160 GB hard disk drive, you can record and store up to 260 hours of your favorite TV shows allowing for viewing on your schedule. The RDR-HX715 also features a DVD recorder features DVD+RW/+R, DVD-RW/-R DVD recording compatibility, and up to 64x High-speed Dubbing from Hard Disk Drive to DVD. The On-screen TV Programming Guide (EPG) eliminates the hassle of manually recording your favorite TV programs on a constant basis. This DVD recorder also provides seamless integration through its front panel i.LINK interface for DV & Digital8 Camcorders connection for easy tape to disc content transfer. Never miss a laugh or a touchdown with the RDR-HX715 DVD Recorder & Hard Disk Drive (HDD) Combo from Sony.

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder / HDD recorder

Digital Storage Media

Type:Hard disk drive

Dimensions & Weight



Type:DVD recorder


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony

TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1