Excerpt: I'm comparing the EH-59 to an old Panasonic E20 that I used for over 12 years, producing over 200 film transfer dvd's a year. The EH-59 finalizes short dvds in about 3 min. The E20 could take 15 min. The EH-59 is MUCH more complicated to operate, of course it provides more options.
Excerpt: I use this machine to record programs and edit them, especially to edit out commercials. The editing feature was easy to learn. With a little practice, the edits can be made with razor-like precision down to parts of a second.Fortunately my husband is qite knowledgeable about electronics, so he...
Excerpt: I am so pleased I purchased this unit. It really does record as promised. My only wish is that if a segment is longer than 2 hours, the machine requires you to record in real time, versus high speed which takes about 3-6 minutes, instead of 2 hours plus for the real time which is a drag to obtain...
Pros: Attractive Design, Compact, Consistent Performance, High Quality Picture
Excerpt: This model replaces my old DMR-HS42. So far I've been pleased with it's ease of use and it's high speed dubbing quality from HDD to disc. I also like the capacity of the 250GB HD. You will need an adapter to convert AC cord to standard US electrical outlet.
Pros: Attractive Design, Consistent Performance, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, High Quality Picture
Excerpt: I use the recorder to copy TV shows from my DVR to the EH59's harddrive, cut out commercials, and high speed copy to DL DVD. Product was shipped setup for NTSC which was great since I live in CA.
Pros: Consistent Performance, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, High Quality Picture
Excerpt: Back in 2005 I bought my first USA Hard-Drive DVD recorder to replace an expensive VHS recorder. I love the Panasonic DMR-EH50 unit and use it daily on a 56-inch wide screen TV. You know if it had legs, I'd take it out for Dinner and a Movie!
Pros: Compact, Consistent Performance, Easy Video editing, High Quality Picture, High Speed DVD-R Dubbing, NTSC Hard Drive recorder, Panasonic durablity, Stable software
Cons: Euro Day-Month date stamp, No AM-PM Clock, No NTSC or Digital Tuner