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LG RC797T

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews of LG RC797T. The average rating for this product is 2.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People really like the usability. There are some negative comments about the design and image quality. Opinions are divided on the price.

usability

reliability, image quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the LG RC797T is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for LG RC797T

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 61 user reviews of LG RC797T from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the usability, but the design and image quality get negative comments. Comments are divided on the price.

usability

reliability, image quality, design

33% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Matthew Moskovciak (cnet.com)

LG RC797T review: LG RC797T

 

LG RC797T

Records video to DVD or VHS; HDMI output up to 1080i; digital and analog tuner for over-the-air TV reception; IR blaster for cable/satellite box control; FireWire input for camcorder dubbing; USB port for digital media playback.

No S-Video input; ATSC tuner cannot deliver full HDTV resolution; lack of EPG makes timer recordings a hassle; LP mode doesn't compare to Panasonic's; no flexible custom recording speed.

The LG RC797T is a competent DVD/VHS recorder with some attractive extra features, but it doesn't quite stack up to the competition.

Jun, 2007

Expert review by : Matthew Moskovciak (cnet.com.au)

LG RC797T review: LG RC797T

 

LG RC797T

Records video to DVD or VHS; HDMI output up to 1080i; digital and analog tuner for over-the-air TV reception; IR blaster for cable/satellite box control; FireWire input for camcorder dubbing; USB port for digital media playback.

No S-Video input; ATSC tuner cannot deliver full HDTV resolution; lack of EPG makes timer recordings a hassle; LP mode doesn't compare to Panasonic's; no flexible custom recording speed.

The LG RC797T is a competent DVD/VHS recorder with some attractive extra features, but it doesn't quite stack up to the competition.

Jun, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Faulty Design that LG does not wants to admit

 

I bought this DVD recorder and VCR Combo with the intention of someday transferring my old tapes to DVDs. I was not in any hurry to do that so i did not connect it right away... waited long enough to run out of warranty period or and return. once i ...

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Class action lawsuit candidate 

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (epinions.com)

A solid combo dvd recorder/vcr

 

A compact combo that does +DL recording exceptionally well.

No flexible record mode and limited support for +rw media.

May, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

A solid combo dvd recorder/vcr

 

This unit has a ATSC tuner for high definition TV, a NTSC tuner for standard broadcast, and a QAM tuner for receiving unencrypted, high definition TV from basic analog cable. Cable companies must provide free local HD channels on basic analog cable by ...

A compact combo that does +DL recording exceptionally well.

No flexible record mode and limited support for +rw media.

May, 2007

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