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alaScore 75

11 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of JVC TH-R3. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the JVC TH-R3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 11 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by: staff (

JVC TH-R3 review


This undeniably stylish system from JVC comes with a beguiling price tag and a promising feature count,so why do we approach it with caution? Quite simply, it's because every DVD recorder we've yet seen from the company...

DVD layback ; DVD recording

Awkward oeration ; Average sound

Dec, 2005

Expert review by: David Smith (

JVC TH-R3 Home cinema system review


JVC's latest home cinema offering is the first, rather strangely, to include an RGB Scart. This attractive system has that vital input, which means that digibox users will be able to record their favourite programmes in all their RGB glory. This is...

Good recording and playback

Fairly average sound; some operational foibles

A system that fails to deliver in all areas

Oct, 2005

Expert review by: Alex Rothwell (



The TH-R3 is one of JVC's biggest guns, coming armed with a clever DVD recording unit that boasts more connections than Max Clifford's address book.

Great audio and video playback, DVD recording option, loads of connections

Lightweight floorstanders, overly busy remote

Apr, 2006

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: Yes
UPnP: No
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
iPod Control: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): Yes
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Wireless Music System: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
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: Yes
DVD-RW Recording: Yes
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS