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6.6 out of 10

Magnavox ZV420MW8

DVD Type: DVD Recorder / VCR Combo Progressive Scan: With Pr Read more

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Overall 10
10

It's worked fine for me

Tammy2trueblue, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I normally wouldn't have purchased this, but I had a DVD recorder that I just loved that had stopped working after a power surge (no storm).. well I was so disappointed cause this DVD recorder was a very expensive machince, if I remember correctly is was about $150 and it was just outside warranty so I was just so let down that I wasn't really intending on purchasing another, but as luck would have it, I got this mail order magazine that had this Magnavox DVD recorder...
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Overall 6
6.0

Magnavox recorder is very nice to have!

law11rpw, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I have had this recorder for 2 years now and I have found many uses for the recorder. I have been able to burn all my home movies onto dvd. It is fairly easy to run. It is very easy to hook up to the tv. I love that I can play either vhs tapes or dvds with this machine. I also like how there are buttons on the unit in the front in case you do not have the remote handy. You can still press play and are able to watch your movie. The remote is fairly easy to understand.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not a very good buy

DJPayton1, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: I purchased the maganavox dvd recorder/vcr combo a couple of years ago and I must say that it was a waste of money. It played fine for about six months to a year and then suddenly, it would cut off while I was in the middle of watching a dvd. I would lierally have to play with it for twenty minutes before it would come back on only to have it cut off again. At first I assumed it might have been dirty so I purchased a lens cleaner and tried that to no avail.
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Overall 8
8.0

Magnovox dvd recorder/vcr combo is convenient

backer, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Our ancient VCR player quit working so we replaced it with a new Magavox DVD recorder / VCR combo which we purchased at our local Walmart for around 70 dolllars, We thought the price reasonable for the combination of the two players. The quality of the picture and sound seems fine for both DVDs and VCR tapes.
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Overall 4
4.0

Don't try to record DVD's with this one

aldphckam, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: We bought the Magnavox DVD/VCR Combo player because we had several VCR tapes left over from when my children were little and they still watch them sometimes.  My plan was to record them onto DVDs so that I could prolong their playing life.  It was very difficult to record anything onto a DVD from this player.  If it would record, the DVD would not play on another DVD player.
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Overall 10
10

Execellent product. Easy to use and very efficeint.

Razor, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Product works exactly as advertised.  Very simple to setup and use.  This item was the cheapest around and being from Magmavox it is a highly reputable company.  The functions are extremely user friendly and the instructions a simple but very detailed.  Highly recommend.
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Overall 6
6.0

mostly good

rbdew1, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: This is a fairly good combo unit. It does not have HDMI for high definition, or a coaxial. It has several recording options, and it lets you add titles. It also allows you to transfer more than one tape to DVD. The only problem i've had is some tapes won't transfer. Reviewer is an employee or otherwise affiliated with the brand.
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Overall 4
4.0
Performance 4
4.0
Sound quality 6
6.0

DVD's made with this product will not reproduce.

trixxxus, Viewpoints
2 November 2011
  • Excerpt: DVD/S MADE WITH THIS PRODUCT WILL NOT REPRODUCE...AND IF THEY DO IT'S NOT SIMPLE. I'M A MAC USER. THE DVD APPEARS TO COPY BUT WILL NOT PLAYBACK. I have now tried to reproduce a very important DVD to me, to no avail. It copies contents but when loaded into a computer or new dvd will only show files and will not pay.
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Overall 10
10

I love my dvd recorder

prindall, Viewpoints
10 October 2011
  • Excerpt: I have a Magnavox dvdrecorder/vcr combo and I love it. I love those old hard to find movies that are not on dvd yet, like 80's classics. (I'm a product of the 80's) I've been able to put lots of 80's movies on dvd. It's alot cheaper than buying the movies from a retail store. You can record at least 3 movies on one dvd. I buy a box of 10 blank dvds for about $11.00 from Wal-mart, which is not a bad buy. I record alot of movies from Directv movie channels.
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