Excerpt: Currently priced around: £280 - £300 ( August 2006) Although the 80GB hard drive may be a little small for most users, this does not incur a problem asmost programs you can watch and afterwards erase.
Excerpt: This model is clearly quality. Since the recordable DVD players overtook the VHS market, people have been looking for a solid replacement to their VHS. In this model i believe they have found it. Affordable in comparison to other models, this player is clearly one of the best available.
Excerpt: Sony RDR-HX510 ============== After much research I had narrowed down the selection to 2 products - 1 from Panasonic and this 1 from Sony. Both were similarly priced when I bought the Sony RDR-HX510 at £320.
Excerpt: I was looking around for a DVD/HDD Recorder for some time, and came across the Sony RDR-HX510, which seemed to have all the features I needed and good write ups. On receiving it, it was easy to setup and I connected my freeview box without problems.
Pros: Wide range of features/formats, read + record to HDD/DVD simultaneously
Excerpt: I finally made the decision to get a digital recording device. There are a few options around, so I had to decide what I wanted. The main thing was that I didn't want to get caught out by the + vs - battle (like with VHS and Betamax).