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alaScore 81

6 reviews

Aug, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of LG RH399D. The average rating for this product is 1.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the LG RH399D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Alex Kidman (



LG's DVD recorder offers plenty of recording space and an in-built digital tuner, but the lack of HD capability really hurts.

Integrated Digital Tuner ; 320GB of storage capacity ; DivX playback ; HDMI connectivity

Tuner is SD only ; Recording options aren't clearly explained ; Some visual fidelity problems ; Not region free

If the RH399D were a touch cheaper, it would be a passable option for the cash-strapped, but for AU$649, we'd expect a little more — certainly HD playback, and perhaps more transparency in the recording set-up — to compete with simpler and/or more...

Jan, 2009

Consumer review (



What a DUD !!! My 399D started simply getting jammed at Hello and doing nothing but the store simply suggested I yurn it off at the power and back on to reset it. This worked for long enough to get it past my 12 months Warranty. Being $600 + I didn't...

Jan, 2011

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Iv'e had mone for 15 months and fortunately took out the extended warranty. As luck would have it, the unit began having problems after the initial 12 months warranty expired. Ive had to get the unit repaired three times in the past three months and...

When it works

constanly breaking down

Nov, 2010

Consumer review (



OK, same review as before. Sorry for the duplicate post. Anyway, just wanted to correct one thing: the LG does in fact archive from the HDD to DVD. LG calls this process "dubbing". Anyway, I will re-rate this product as a "6" given my earlier error...

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Jul, 2009

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I bought my LG yesterday to replace an older (analogue) based HDD recorder (Philips) that failed after a approximately 3 years use. The old Philips was analogue only, but the great thing was that (1) you could back up HDD footage to DVD and (2) It had...

Inexpensive, easy to use, decent size HDD, time slip (but with limitations)

Channel decoder weaker, can't do many things my old unit could

Jul, 2009

Consumer review (



I've had one for 5 weeks. I live in the ACT. 3rd time back in for repair now.

Easy to use. Large HDD

SD Only ; Closed captions do not work on most channels in the ACT

Feb, 2009

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