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Sony RDR-VX555
4.8 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.
  • 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!
  • 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 4

You can do better IMHO

Anonymous, Newegg
31 October 2007
  • Pros: Clean look, HDMI out
  • Cons: Where to start? I bought mine at Costco. It skips like crazy while playing DVDs. First I thought it was damaged NetFlix rentals but when we played a brand new DVD right out of the box and it skips there is a real design flaw IMHO. Recording is poor also, I dubbed some VHS copies of our home video...
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Overall 10

Excellent unit

Greg T., Newegg
8 September 2007
  • Pros: This unit has been superb. It performs exactly as specified and has been very easy to use, even for my non-technical family members. It has a large mix of advanced features, but the user interface in the on-screen menus is one of the best I've seen and makes the job easy. We have been happily usi...
  • Cons: This is not a con to me at all, but make sure you understand that this unit does not contain a frequency tuner (analog or digital). It is NOT meant to be hooked up directly to your cable/satellite connection and automatically decode the signal for you; it expects your cable/satellite company to p...
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