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Pioneer DVR-520H

Pioneer DVR-520H
alaScore 77

95 reviews

Nov, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 reviews of Pioneer DVR-520H. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, 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 Pioneer DVR-520H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pioneer DVR-520H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Pioneer DVR-520H from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Pioneer DVR-520H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Pioneer DVR-520H from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Ben Patterson (cnet.com)

performance

 

Pioneer DVR-520H

Excellent recording quality; slim design; easy-to-use menus; good DVD and hard drive dubbing and backup features.

No electronic programming guide or IR blaster.

Although it lacks a programming guide like that of its TiVo-powered rivals, Pioneer's slim, beginner-friendly DVR-DVD combo boasts some thoughtful features.

Feb, 2005

Expert review by : Jon L. Jacobi (goodgearguide.com.au)

Pioneer DVR-520H-S

 

The more you archive video from this unit's 80GB hard drive to DVD-R, the happier you'll be that you bought it. With an 8X DVD recorder built-in, the ...

Fast transfer, high image quality, many features, intuitive interface

Poor remote control design, slow channel switching

Its image quality is stellar, and its dubbing superfast. Aside from a cramped remote, there's little to complain about with this Pioneer.

Dec, 2004

Expert review by : CNET Australia (cnet.com.au)

Pioneer DVR-520H

 

This is a slim and appealing little DVD recorder at a very tempting price, but it's a pity that support for all types of common DVD media isn't present.

80GB of hard disc storage ; Slimline design ; High speed disc dubbing

High speed dubbing requires high speed media ; No support for plus media

Remember how we mentioned the catch with high speed dubbing of discs? Well, the catch is that you must have discs that are both rated for up to 8x recording, and recognised by the DVR-520H as such. We tested with some quality media that worked...

Nov, 2004

Consumer review (epinions.com)

CyberHome should be sued.

 

None.

This is the worst piece of junk that I have encountered.

Jun, 2006

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Excellent machine for recording TV on hard drive, editing and archiving onto DVDs

 

I purchased a Pioneer DVR-520H digital video recorder about two weeks ago at a steeply discounted price. While there are features I wish it had, and things I wish it did better, I am very happy with it. It was worth every penny. PROs: The ...

Can edit out commercials before archiving video onto DVDs. Also fast. 80 gig hard drive

Interface could be better. Editing ability is limited. No support for DVD+

Jun, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

You get what you pay for!

 

Good picture. That's about it!

It hasn't worked long enough to find out!

May, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Works like a dream!

 

Until very recently I hadn't even considered the purchase of a DVD recorder. I'm not much of a TV watcher and I don't own a camcorder. Most of my time is spent watching DVDs. I have neither cable nor satellite and I probably only watch about five ...

Cool design. Ease of use. Great picture and sound.

No remote channel changing.

Apr, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Don't buy Cyberhome

 

can't think of much.

warranty, cheaply made

Apr, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Pioneer DVR-520H (80 GB) DVD Recorder

 

HDD, Two-way recording HDD-DVD-HDD, editing functions, simultaneous recording and playback, easy menu use

HDD could be bigger( This is not a big deal)

Mar, 2005

Consumer review (epinions.com)

Near Perfection!! I love this Machine!!

 

I have been doing 2 months of extensive research on buying the right type of recorder, and the Pioneer DVR-520H did not disappoint. At the beginning, I had absolutely zero knowledge of what a dvd recorder did, other than record dvds. Sounds simple ...

HDD, Two-way recording HDD-DVD-HDD, editing functions, simultaneous recording and playback, easy menu use

HDD could be bigger( This is not a big deal)

Mar, 2005

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