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Toshiba D-R550

Toshiba D-R550
alaScore 74

86 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews of Toshiba D-R550. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, 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 Toshiba D-R550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 86 reviews)

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Consumer review ( review summary for Toshiba D-R550


alaTest has collected and analyzed 81 user reviews of Toshiba D-R550 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

70% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba D-R550 1080p Upconverting Div-X Certified DVD Recorder with Built In TunerToshiba D-R550 1080p Upconverting Div-X Certified DVD Recorder with Built In Tuner

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (

This DVD Recorder is a good buy.


1080p DVD playback, built in ATSC tuner, chase playback

Initial config - had to change a lot of settings

Sep, 2007

Consumer review (

Don't buy this paperweight


Chase viewing

Will not keep digital stations in memory, needs 2nd tuner

Jul, 2007

Consumer review (

wrongly listed


This does not have an HD-tuner. It has a digital tuner. It will only display digital broadcast signals in analog not in 1080i HDTV.

Feb, 2008

Consumer review (

Toshiba DR550 DVD Recorder


Looks good in all black and records sharp picture.

Defective circuitry causes Fan motor to turn on, sometimes.

Feb, 2008

Consumer review (

Watch the Warranty


Plays many video formats including AVI on many types of DVDs including DVDRWs

90 day labor warranty

Nov, 2007

Product Specifications

The D-R550 takes your existing DVDs to a new level, complementing today's best high definition TVs.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Sound Effects:Virtual Surround Mode

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RAM / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / Video CD
Search Speed:20x / 2x / 40x / 5x
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WMA
Type:DVD recorder with TV tuner

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Toshiba

TV Tuner

Reception System:NTSC