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4.3 out of 10

Lite-On LVW-5005

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Reviews and Problems with Lite-On LVW-5005

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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 2
2.0

Good Disposable Equipment

om67, epinions.com
27 June 2007
  • Summary: Buy it only if you have 20-25 home video tapes to convert to DVD.
  • Pros: PAL support
  • Cons: Use it as a disposable equipment if you just have few tapes to convert.
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 4
4.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 4
4.0

unreliable product!!!

chocpretz4me, epinions.com
5 June 2007
  • Summary: Spend your money elsewhere. Or, buy this unit and be prepared to deal with the consequences.
  • Pros: when it works, it works well
  • Cons: flakey, unreliable, temperamental, proprietary format gives you compatibility headaches
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Sound 10
10
Durability 2
2.0

Frustrating Customer Service

marsha16, epinions.com
11 September 2006
  • Excerpt: I got this recorder for my birthday October 2005. It worked fine for about 6 months, then would not
  • Pros: Great features, good price
  • Cons: Broke after 6 months; customer service on warranty stinks
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 2
2.0

Lite-On 5005 DVD Recorder Prone to Sudden Breakdown and Hidden Manufacturer Warranty Stipulation and Terms

peter092, epinions.com
24 August 2005
  • Excerpt: I bought this item back in March of 2005 and unfortunately it has recently become defective.
  • Pros: Ease of use, great menu options, excellent recording quality, excellent range of playback options.
  • Cons: Rapid breakdown, manufacturer does not honor standard warranty unless purchased their time frame.
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 6
6.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 4
4.0

Sadly, returned my LVW-5005

tyber, epinions.com
22 June 2005
  • Summary: I would shop else where due to the lack of compatibility with other machines. But if this isn't a problem for you, it was a decent machine until it broke.
  • Pros: Low cost, Firewire port, Menu easy to use, Overall for the money it was fine
  • Cons: Stopped recognizing new DVD-R's, Finalized disks not compatible with all players
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 4
4.0
Sound 6
6.0
Durability 8
8.0

Easy to use but low quality

rsud, epinions.com
15 February 2005
  • Excerpt: Very easy to use compared to other models I've tried. However, the preceivable loss in picture quali
  • Pros: Easy to use, nice friendly menus make recording easy and intuitive
  • Cons: Loss of picture quality in HQ (high quality) recording mode
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 10
10
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 4
4.0

Watch DVDs and Record on Them -- All in one low-priced machine

dlstewart, epinions.com
16 January 2005
  • Summary: The Bottom Line is unavailable for comment. It wont move away from this DVD player/recorder. It created a slide show of personal photos ... and has them on continuous play.
  • Pros: multiple play/record formats, auto detects disc type, excellent menu selection, easy to use, quiet
  • Cons: DVDs may not play on all machines -- having problems within a year of purchase
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Durability 6
6.0

LVW-5005 "HELLO" kiss of death

gadbearr, epinions.com
30 December 2004
  • Summary: My recommendation will strongly depend on the service after the sell. If LiteON repairs my bad unit or replaces it for me and I can continue to use it.
  • Pros: Worked great for a little over a month.
  • Cons: HELLO kiss of death lock up.
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Overall 4
4.0

Los hay mejores

Ciao
20 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Para empezar lo califico de malo por lo siguientes motivos, los CDs de vídeo con proyectos de fotografía que grabo en el PC o MAC los tengo que meter igual 10 veces hasta que no me dice "no disc" y me lo reproduce. El sistema de grabación de programas de la TV es bastante lioso y vaciar los DVD regrabables es muy muy lento, hace años que no grabo con el DVD. Los menús tampoco me quedan muy claros.
  • Pros: Lee muchos formato
  • Cons: Casi todo
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Overall 4
4.0
Picture quality 6
6.0

Viele Funktionen doch schlechte Verarbeitung

finodavidoff, Ciao
29 December 2004
  • Summary: Das Gerät hätte eine Menge zu bieten, falls es immer funktonieren würde schreibbare Formate sind DVD +R / +RW, -R / -RW, Audio CD, SVCD, VCD lesen kann er alles ausser DIVX, allerdings ist der Software-Dekoder sehr schlecht (z.B. bei SVCD oder VCD) und gibt viele Grafikfehler aus. Anschlüsse sind akzeptabel ausreichend ( Digital optisch / koaxial und 2 Scart ...
  • Pros: Viele Features
  • Cons: Sehr Unzuverlässig
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