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3.8 out of 10

Sony RDR-VX515

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Reviews and Problems with Sony RDR-VX515

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Overall 3

"Locks frequently, weak laser, low quality tuner"

krusemarks, CNET
31 January 2009
  • Pros: The remote controls my Sony tv
  • Cons: Locks frequently on DVD's that play in other players. When it has problems reading it often will not respond to pressing the eject button. The tuner strength is weak on NTSC(analog) channels.
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Overall 9

"Great if you learn how to use it!"

Scooby7301, CNET
4 November 2007
  • Pros: One-touch dubbing is convienent, easy to edit out commercials in VR mode
  • Cons: Instruction manual is very difficult to understand, no upconversion (HDMI out)
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Overall 1

"Do not buy this DVD Recorder...look elsewhere!"

take my computer ..please, CNET
5 February 2007
  • Pros: It looks pretty and comes in a nice box...that's about it.
  • Cons: Doesn't work .Takes forever to load disc information. Disc compatibility issues. Problems ejecting DVD's no manual eject. DV dubbing from camcorder HQ mode jittery.
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Overall 7

"Good DVD quality, VHS not worth the extra price"

JohnC770, CNET
4 September 2006
  • Pros: DVD quality, title & chapter editing
  • Cons: VHS, Price,no HDMI
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Overall 1


redzcar, CNET
9 August 2006
  • Pros: Makes great DVDs off the air
  • Cons: Very, very poor VHS to DVD dubbing, no S-VHS input
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Overall 10

"I guess mine is the only one that works correctly!"

generalpdw, CNET
30 July 2006
  • Pros: Sony quality, price, easy-of-use, menu options, stylish, frontal controls
  • Cons: Remote is a little too big, slow motion not frame-by-frame, LCD screen a little small
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Overall 1


bbmt52, CNET
9 July 2006
  • Pros: Ease of dubbing from VHS to DVD
  • Cons: Constantly breaks down
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Overall 2

"You can't view recorded DVDs on computer!"

henlin, CNET
17 June 2006
Overall 1

"Don't buy this!"

14 June 2006
Overall 1

"This is a dud."

eileen2031, CNET
21 May 2006
  • Pros: Can't find any.
  • Cons: too expensive for useless technology.
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