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4.0 out of 10

Sony RDR-GX315

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Reviews and Problems with Sony RDR-GX315

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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 6
6.0

Very disappointed

skybeater, epinions.com
21 March 2008
  • Excerpt: I have had nothing but problems with this machine. 1) Does not record cable or satellite programs th
  • Pros: Good picture quality and easy programming
  • Cons: more cons then pros. Read my review to find the details.
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 4
4.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Sound 6
6.0
Durability 6
6.0

Expensive for such a mixed bag

nuju, epinions.com
1 May 2007
  • Excerpt: The titleing using the remote is a pain in the neck. The discs take nigh on to forever before they "
  • Pros: Good output quality.
  • Cons: Violates user's legitimate Fair Educational Use copyright entitlements
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Overall 10
10
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Sound 10
10
Durability 10
10

Setting the record straight.

felixderkater, epinions.com
14 March 2007
  • Summary: A fair VCR replacement.
  • Pros: Video quality.
  • Cons: Aggressive copy protection.
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Overall 8
8.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 8
8.0

Not Bad for Price

johnnyusa, epinions.com
25 December 2006
  • Excerpt: I've been using the Sony RDR-GX315 for 5 months now and it's fine.
  • Pros: Size, s-video input in front, universality, multiple speeds/compression, PRICE!, speed.
  • Cons: Kludgy text input, terrible final menu look (very DOS based text).
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 2
2.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 4
4.0

Too complicated

hoffmastertg, epinions.com
24 July 2006
  • Excerpt: Sony DVD Recorder - Not... It will play your dvd's, but it only records onto them when it wants not
  • Pros: Compact, grey color, plays dvd's
  • Cons: Takes to long to format the dvd's, poor customer service.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad picture quality, won't record movies off of satellite

avrob, epinions.com
29 January 2006
  • Excerpt: I needed to replace a $99 Apex DVD recorder and wanted something fairly cheap to replace it until th
  • Pros: Average feature set is about the only "pro"
  • Cons: horrible picture quality won't record movies off of sat feed (timeshifting like a VCR)
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 4
4.0
Picture quality 10
10
Sound 10
10
Durability 6
6.0

great video, bad choice on the chip

cappyx, epinions.com
29 January 2006
  • Summary: In my opinion i would recomend seeking out a unit without this chip otherwise just get a tivo.
  • Pros: Great Video Quality
  • Cons: Restrictive recording no s-video main input at the rear of the machine
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Picture quality 6
6.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 6
6.0

Does NOT Record Movies from Cable or Satellite

sunnydai2, epinions.com
26 November 2005
  • Excerpt: I bought this as a VCR replacement. Much to my complete amazement, every time I tried to copy a movi
  • Pros: Records to many formats.
  • Cons: Does NOT Record Movies from Cable or Satellite
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 4
4.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 6
6.0

Disappointing

out4thecount, epinions.com
16 November 2005
  • Excerpt: I bought this DVD recorder because of its advertised compatibility - I wanted to record DVDs and sen
  • Pros: The DVDs DO fit in the drawer.
  • Cons: It IS a Sony with all that wonderful customer service.
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Overall 6
6.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 10
10
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 6
6.0

An Update

osmium, epinions.com
4 October 2005
  • Excerpt: I have had this unit for a couple of months now. I have recorded on DVD RW, DVD R, DVD-R without any
  • Pros: Easy to use, excellent picture quality.
  • Cons: Takes too long to get going when you put in a disc.
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