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RCA DRC8040N DVD Recorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of RCA DRC8040N DVD Recorder. The average rating for this product is 1.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People really like the design. The image quality is also appreciated. Many are critical about the reliability and price.

usability, image quality, design

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the RCA DRC8040N DVD Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 54/100 = Fair quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for RCA DRC8040N DVD Recorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of RCA DRC8040N DVD Recorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design. Many are critical about the reliability and price. Reviews are divided on the usability.

design

price, reliability

22% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (epinions.com)

scorpio

 

has great picture , records well also, i use memorex dvd+rw discs and they seem to work well . had it lock up once but just unpluged it to reset. i have had problems though , when recording you should be able to watch another channel, i cant , its very...

picture and records well

customer service none

Mar, 2008

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Don't waste your money

 

Has lots of nice features if it would just work.

Don't buy this one to record anything important. You'll undoubtedly miss it.

Nov, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Never worked right

 

Easy enough to figure out programming.

Everything else.

Oct, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

RCA/Thompson DVD Recorder doesn't work at least half the time

 

Easy to use, when it works.

RCA insisted on warranty work when the unit was only 33 days old.

Mar, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Coming of Age ... Tech Style!

 

Tivo was step one of my coming of tech age, and this was step two. Purchasing our recorder became necessary when, as the season finale of LOST came closer and closer, we realized we had used nearly all of our "30 recording hours” of Tivo time, and ...

GREAT DVD quality (friends are floored)! Smart menus. Awesome price.

Signal Delay (see review for fix)

Jun, 2005

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