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5.1 out of 10

Sony RDR-VX555

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Overall 10

love it!

Cameron, pcRUSH.com
17 October 2008
  • Summary: Comments about Sony RDR-VX555 DVD/VCR Combo: I didn't want to have to buy all my vhs movies on dvd. Now I don't have to. this was the best purchase I've made in a long time! It is working great, dvd or vhs either one looks great and works great.
  • Pros: Consistent Performance, Durable, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, High Quality Picture
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Overall 10

Digital upscaling is amazing.

Orson, pcRUSH.com
9 June 2008
  • Summary: Comments about Sony RDR-VX555 DVD/VCR Combo: My dad still watches his old movies in VHS. I'm surprised they still work. A lot of them seemed to have began deteriorating with static on the bottom half of the screen. I thought it was all of the tapes getting old, but after I bought him this player...in an effort to transition him to dvds... it turned out his old VHS movies still play pretty well.
  • Pros: Attractive Design
  • Cons: Confusing Set Up
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Overall 10

2 in 1

Consumer Kellie, pcRUSH.com
1 June 2008
  • Summary: Comments about Sony RDR-VX555 DVD/VCR Combo: If you are looking for something that you can use to watch both DVD and VHS tapes with this is the product you need! Don’t waste all that space with two separate machines when you can have one machine! This is the best deal my husband has ever talked me into and believe me he has some crazy ones! Playback is amazing, we love it!
  • Pros: Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup, Simple Controls
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Overall 6

It's only OK.

Chris, pcRUSH.com
29 May 2008
  • Summary: Comments about Sony RDR-VX555 DVD/VCR Combo: This DVD/VCR combo is decent, but it is too big. Who uses VCRs anymore anyways? I don't really recommend buying this.
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Overall 2

Freezes/hangs on playback

kcolivier, epinions.com
26 February 2008
  • Summary: There are probably better DVD/VHS Recorder combos. I would not recommend buying this one.
  • Pros: Not too hard for a geek to operate
  • Cons: Freezes or hangs during playback of about 10% of commercial DVDs I've tried
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Overall 4

Seemed like it would have been a good product but...

glassfish, epinions.com
7 January 2008
  • Summary: Unless you have every conceivable brand of DVD-R you're willing to throw away, I'd probably look elsewhere.
  • Pros: Easy to use interface for copying between DVD and Video and Video to DVD.
  • Cons: Not as straightforward as the interface made it seem.
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