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Presidian DVD Recorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of Presidian DVD Recorder. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and image quality are on the whole positive. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, design, image quality, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Presidian DVD Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 68/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Presidian DVD Recorder


alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Presidian DVD Recorder from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People really like the image quality. The usability is also appreciated.

usability, image quality

56% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

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good recorder except for one tiny flaw


can't play back discs made on this machine on another company's machine otherwise great for off air recording!

Fast Recording, Simple Controls

Discs Load Slowly

Jan, 2008

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Nice n Easy!


I had a recorder that cost alot more and was far worse! this is crazy cheap priced! and works great!

Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup, Simple Controls

Slow loading some dvds

Jan, 2008

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excellent product


This is a really nice machine. It is very easy to transfer your old home videos onto a disc. Just hook up the vcr or camcorder to one of the line-ins and press record on the DVD recorder. If you format a blank disc in the "video" mode and then finalize...

Beautiful clear picture, Can use 2x or 4x disks, Easy to use, Fast Setup, Simple Controls, Works exactly like a VCR

Nov, 2007

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I thought I was buying a throwaway but..


The clock can't be adjusted properly for daylight savings time despite the manual saying otherwise. A lot of the functions aren't intuitive and unfortunately the manual sucks. Having said the above stuff, the thing works great. I bought it for a third...

Fast Recording, Really quiet burns

Clock and manual suck, Confusing Set Up

Nov, 2007

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easy to hook up. if you have comcast. would buy another one. wish it would take + and - dics. good for the buck.

Good for the price

Nov, 2007

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Best recorder Ever


I had a magnovox just like it for three months and it messed up and when i bought this product it was the best thing i had ever did. It has way better picture and it has a more sleek design.

Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup, Good picture, Simple Controls


Oct, 2007

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only accepts DVD-R discs


It seems to be just like the Magnavox that I purchased for twice the price. However, the Magnavox supports all types of DVDs, whereas this one only supports DVD-R.

Simple Controls

Oct, 2007

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Great product


There are features either not explained or not clearly explained, but, overall, for the price, you can't beat it.

Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup

Some features not explain

Sep, 2007

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Great Value!


I bought this system at [@] more than two years ago and the recorder still works! Great for recording TV shows 4 or 6 hours. Great performance for the money even back then when it was [$]. Now for [$] bucks! I'd probably get another one.It'll be nice...

Fast Setup, Simple Controls

Sep, 2007

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Great unit ... great quality recordings


Great quality for the price ... recording at Standard Definition (SD) (2 hours on a standard DVD-R)are fine in quality ... no digital artifacts, no macroblocking. I am successfully using off-branded DVD-R ...

Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup, Simple Controls

Sep, 2007

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