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Sony RDR-HXD890
6.3 out of 10

Sony RDR-HXD890

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RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Really it is very hard to find fault with this product. As a minor niggle the EPG doesnt display channel number, but how trivial is that if it gives the full name? Given that it is a single tuner machine it will do all reasonable combinations of more than one thing at a time, e.g.
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10

RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: This is an easy recorder to use and has changed our viewing habits. 1 - so easy to set up to record single or series. 2 - now often watch a program 10- 15 min after the start and skip th ads 3 - easy and quick to put HDD recording onto DVD. 4 - good picture quality on Sony 32v4000 tv (non hd).
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RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Ive had this for about a month now, and I am still amazed at the quality of picture it produces from DVDs through the HDMI cable with upscaling. The remote is well designed, and theres a lot which can be done with one touch or a very few button presses.
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RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Im thrilled to bits with this great machine! It was bought as a replacement for our ageing Panasonic VCR, which had started chewing up tapes and becoming less than reliable. I was expecting problems setting up after reading reviews here.
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RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Great DVD HDD recorder, easy to use and absolutely crammed with features. It does take a little while to get your head around all the different functions, but to me this has to be expected due to the fact that this machine can do so much.
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RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Bought this as a replacement for an old DVD player & to replace an ancient VHS-recorder. Since it also had Freeview it gave us more flexiblity when used with our digital TV. We have now lived with the product for 2 months & have had no problems at all with it.
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RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Did exactly what it said on the tin. What was additionally pleasing was that this recorder was able to channel switch our satellite sky box (made by Grundig)via an infra red gadget included, so that recording from the sky box just involves setting the guide plus on the recorder and then leaving the...
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RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: I did a bit of research before buying this item and what swung it for me was the DVI input on the front of the unit. I wanted to put all my dv tapes onto DVD with ease. This was achieved with a few presses of the remote control.
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RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: The recorder is brilliant when set up, and easy to use. The only down side is not being able to change channel through the recorder when a programme is being recorded. The set up however was very frustrating.
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RDRHXD890B

Reviewer, CompareStorePrices
13 January 2010
  • Excerpt: Very nice unit. Simplicity itself to set up and use. Have being doing extensive series recordings and it hasnt let me down yet! Would have no hesitation in recommending this unit to anyone. Playback of DVDs is very good and standard quality recordings are more than adequate for the purpose.
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