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RCA Lyra X2400 Digital A/V Recorder and Player (512MB)

RCA Lyra X2400 Digital A/V Recorder and Player (512MB)
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3 reviews

Mar, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of RCA Lyra X2400 Digital A/V Recorder and Player (512MB). The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers really like the sound. The usability also gets good reviews.

usability, sound

On average, users rate this product 57/100.

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Consumer review by: asimrabbani (

I Like it coz I got it for $40.


It's a little deceptive in the product description that it plays all formats of audio and video. It does not. You need to convert each audio file, each video file, even pictures to be able to play on this player. The software takes long time to...

Video Recording. It does support my 4GB CF card. It may support higher Capacities

You MUST convert each media file to play on it. The firmware is very basic. Online support is almost non-existent

Feb, 2008

Consumer review by: prberg (

Slick little media player!


This is a neat little gadget. not sure if I really need one but it's cool. Can record from DVD or TV so you can use it like a VCR. The RCA support is very poor. Their website and user manual are not very detailed. From what they told me on the phone,...

Big screen, can record from Tv or DVD, uses CF cards

1GB maxium?, can't run off of AC, Poor technical support

Dec, 2006

Consumer review by: swilvin (

spend same amount of money or less and get something better


Display very easy to read

Buttons on side of unit make it hard to navigate

Nov, 2006

Product Specifications

Thomson provides a wide range of video technologies, products and services to consumers and professionals in the entertainment and media industries. Offering an array of state-of-the-art digital products and services, Thomson adds value to hundreds of millions of consumers around the world every year. PRODUCT FEATURES: LYRA Personal Multimedia Recorder with 3.5" Full Color TFT Display - Stores audio and video as well as being a data storage device; Record Video Direct From Source - Record your favorite TV shows and movies direct from source (DVD, TV, set-top box, camcorder, VCR) to MPEG4 file so you can watch at a later date; CF Card Slot - CF Card Slot with CF Card Included for one hour of video recording; Video Playback (MPEG-1, 2, 4/DivX Certified) - Plays movie and videos encoded in different audio and video formats; Audio Playback (mp3/WMA /WAV) - Download and listen to music; Photo Playback (JPEG, Bitmap, TIF, GIF, PNG) - View photos or images. You can also zoom and rotate as well as create slideshows with audio playback; Audio Record (WAV) - Record direct from source (CD player, mp3 player, radio) from analog input source to WAV format; Starter Kit Included - CF Card with FREE videos; Rechargeable Battery - Battery charges from both AC adapter and USB cable; Transcoding Software - DivX Create Bundle is included in the device so you can make your video files (downloaded or recorded) smaller and compatible with just the click of your mouse; Schedule Timed Recordings - Like a pocket digital video recorder (DVR), this device will record on timer. Just set the time and date you want to record and it will turn on and record without you being there; Built-in Speaker - Listen without headphones.


Rechargeable Battery:Rechargeable

Digital Audio

Supported Audio Formats:ADPCM / MP3 / WAV / WMA

Digital Multimedia Devices

Autonomous Use: Yes
Device Type:Digital AV recorder
Key Features:Digital audio player / Digital audio recorder / Digital photo viewer / Digital video player / Memory card reader / Video capture from external source / Voice recorder
PC Interfaces:USB

Digital Storage

Flash Memory Cards Supported:CompactFlash Card
Included Flash Memory Card Capacity:512MB

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:3.5in
Diagonal Size (metric):8.9cm
Display Type (JK):TFT
Output Type:Color


Manufacturer:Thomson SA
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:RCA Lyra


Color:Black / Silver

Motion Video

Video Capture Formats:MPEG-4
Video Playback Formats:MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 / XviD

Still Images

Supported Still Images Formats:BMP / GIF / JPEG / PNG / TIFF