Excerpt: If you're in the market for a DVD recorder, you should opt for one with a built-in hard disk drive. Prices are dropping, hard drive capacities are increasing and the top recorders now represent fabulous value for money. On paper, the DVD-SH875M is an enticing proposition. For a little more than £200 you're getting a recorder with a 250GB hard drive – good for around 33 hours recording in the Samsung's highest-quality recording mode.
Pros: Large hard drive, looks, price
Cons: Average Freeview tuner picture quality, average DVD playback