Sony RDR-VX530 DVD Recorder

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  • Not up to Sony's standard

    Feb 22, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Worked OK for the first year
    Cons: Falls short of expected Sony quality

    Summary: I purchased the Sony RDR-VX530 and installed it in our family room, replacing a DVD player, primarily to be able to copy a few VHS tapes to DVD.  I only used it occasionally for copying tape to DVD, and it did a decent job.  However, shortly ... read more

  • Good for occasional recording

    Nov 22, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: DVD/VHS combo, all DVD formats, easy to use.
    Cons: slow to load/eject discs

    Summary: It's nice that this unit records on all sorts of DVD media, +R, -R, +RW, -RW. I found the best flexibility with +RW discs, maybe because most devices are +R compatible. Also if you use the +RW format, you never need to spend minutes to finalize the DVD. ... read more

  • VHS be gone! It's not as difficult as it seems...

    Mar 21, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quality of recording; Convenience of single unit operation
    Cons: Need to familiarize self with equipment to become an expert.

    Summary: I have boxes of VHS tapes sitting around the house. Marching band videos, special occasions, etc. I went to Best Buy looking for something to take care of the task. This DVD recorder was recommended by the staff at Best Buy, I had some gift ... read more

  • Do You Copy? Better Know what you are doing with this one

    Dec 21, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good Quality VHS to DVD dub.
    Cons: Not for the technophobe or someone who does not like reading the comprehensive manual.

    Summary: Overview : This review covers my brief, but intensive time with the Sony RDR-VX530. It will mostly cover my experiences and some technical specifics. If you want the full tech details, please go to the Sony Website. The Purpose: I have quite a few ... read more

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