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Panasonic DMR ES40VS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 82 reviews of Panasonic DMR ES40VS. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Views about the design and image quality are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, but the size and reliability get critical comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Panasonic DMR ES40VS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 64/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic DMR ES40VS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 user reviews of Panasonic DMR ES40VS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the design and image quality. The price and usability also get good feedback. Many are negative about the size and reliability.

usability, price, image quality, design

reliability, size

57% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (epinions.com)

We love our Panasonic DMR-ES40V DVD Recorder: from a non-techie

 

Wonderful unit for VHS and DVD viewing and dubbing.

Might be considered pricey at first.

Jan, 2007

Consumer review (epinions.com)

OK DVD player, otherwise clunky

 

Basic DVD and VHS playback works wellPerfect copies of TV shows and old tapes

Slow to start DVD playbackInserts chapter-stops every 5 minutes9 month lifespan

Aug, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Excellent unit

 

VERY easy to use. Quick start and advanced instructions.

Editing and finalizing a little tricky.

Aug, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Haven't seen it in 2 months

 

When it's working I liked it OK. nothing really special about this unit.

One disk fills up quick. Locks up periodically, sometimes with fatal results

Aug, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Model DMR ES40V

 

Picture quality, DVD's easier to store than tapes, pause button, ease of operation

Limits on dubbing (might be my fault) occasional freezing when finalizing.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Good deal for the money

 

Ease of operation. Picture quality.

Chaptering. Occasional freezing when trying to power off.

Jul, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

It's a mixed bag, but a pretty nice bag...

 

Compatible with all single layer formats including DVD-RAM,Good Value, Easy Dubbing, Loaded with features.

Automatic dubbing only, no editing. Locks up periodically, sometimes with fatal results.

Apr, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Garbage DVD recorder

 

Nothing

Don't buy this garbage recorder its a stinker 2 thumps down on this junker.

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

I'm Happy With My Choice

 

Ease of use (especially dubbing), price

Manual, remote

Feb, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Where are Automatic Chapters every 5 minutes?

 

I have absolutely no problem dubbing from VHS to DVD with excellent results.

Will not recognize a a CD formatted for TV slide show with musical background

Feb, 2006
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