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Sony RDR GX257

Sony RDR GX257
alaScore 73

46 reviews

Aug, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 46 reviews of Sony RDR GX257. The average rating for this product is 2.6/5, 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 Sony RDR GX257 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 user reviews of Sony RDR GX257 from The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on

45% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

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Don't plan to record most movies, etc.


Do not purchase a Sony to record. They come with their "copyright protection" which does not allow recording of most movies and shows. Since I purchased to record & watch later it was a "Big Waste of Money"!

Nov, 2009

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I've only had one other dvr and it finally broke, BUT...I did NOT have to "finalize" my disc. This dvr took 8 minutes to finalize about 30 megs worth of content and now I can't use the disc to record more stuff. It's a waste of gigs on the disk. If I...

Nov, 2009

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Finalize Disc before playing it on a another DVD player.


Sony RDRGX257 - Note to the author of the previous review. You will need to finalize the Disc before playing it on another DVD player. Read page 33 of the Operating Instructions. This is a necessary step, common with most DVD Recorders, regardless of...

Aug, 2009

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Not worth the trouble if used in conjunction with cable DVR


If you burn a dvd with this item, you not be able to play that dvd on any other dvd player.

Jul, 2009

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