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Sony-rdr-vx560.3302655
6.0 out of 10

Sony RDR-VX560

The RDR-VX560 DVD Recorder/VCR combo is just what your cable box Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony RDR-VX560

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Overall 2
2.0

"SOny should be ashamed"

rcastardo, CNET
7 February 2011
  • Pros: Remote is easy
  • Cons: Cannot record more than 1 hr on a DVD no matter what I set the REC MODE to.
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Overall 2
2.0

"don't waste your money"

beagle3, CNET
11 June 2010
  • Pros: like how it could convert vcr tapes to dvds, easy to set up
  • Cons: directions to convert were all over the manual - not easy to follow the dvd motor has died after a year of intermittent use. Not worth the price we paid
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Overall 1
1.0

"DON'T BUY THIS"

FORDDIESEL2000, CNET
23 May 2010
  • Pros: IT PLAYS JUST FINE AS LONG AS IT IS A BOUGHT DISC LIKE IN STORE BOUGHT MOVIES
  • Cons: WHEN YOU BURN THEN FINALIZE IT NEVER PLAYS BACK YOU WILL GET ERRORS OF NOT READABLE NOR PLAYABLE
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Overall 10
10

amazing DVD recorder-I am very impressed

Nicky the echoman, pcRUSH.com
25 November 2009
  • Summary: Comments about Sony RDR-VX560 DVD/VCR Combo: When you look at the titles that you have recorded u would be amazed with the professional quality and presentation of the recorded movie or show; it plays the movie even though you are just scanning the different title video that you have recorded; I highly recommend this DVD recorder to anybody; you would not regret it.
  • Pros: Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup, Simple Controls
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Overall 4
4.0

"Exteremely Difficult to setup to home theater system"

steelersfanlisa, CNET
23 November 2009
  • Pros: It is easy to record DVDS from comcast cable box. It does play DVD and VHS tapes easily.
  • Cons: Can't work the box without the remote, the remote is not programmed to be used with the unit, you have to figure out the complex command mode option on the remote to get into the system setup screen. Major pain!
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Overall 10
10

Big bang for the bucks!

JK, CompSource
10 November 2009
  • Pros: Attractive Design, Fast Recording, Fast Setup, Simple Controls
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Overall 4
4.0

"Freezes on playback"

mrbillhol, CNET
26 April 2009
  • Pros: USB input, all DVD formats, versatile Great for recording, USB input is unique to sony as far as I can find. Title feature is great. I use it for record only now and use a Panasonic bluray for DVD playback.
  • Cons: Occasionally freezes on playback of commercial DVD's, apparently RDR-VX535 has the same problem, no fix from sony to my knowledge.
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Overall 8
8.0

"very versatile with great video quality"

vintagedrummer, CNET
23 October 2008
  • Pros: multiple inputs, plays all formats of DVD. Very easy one-touch dubbing from DVD to VCR and vice-versa. No tuner makes it simple and an easy pass-through for home theater installation. Remote is full function, yet intuitively marked.
  • Cons: Maybe I'm old school, but there's no advanced search/program features on the VCR side. My old Sony VCR could be programmed for a NASA launch.
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Overall 10
10

Simple dvd/vhs player-recorder !!

barry1955, PriceGrabber
21 June 2008
  • Summary: This model is extremely easy to use. I was able to make a dvd copy of an old vhs tape in afew minutes by pressing a single button !! I purposely bought this product because it has no tuner, I am afraid of complicated products and this omission simplified the machine alot. I simply wanted a dvd/vhs player which would allow me to play a dvd or a vhs tape, or make copies of old home movies currently on vhs tapes and this machine fit the bill perfectly.
  • Pros: Easy to use, records as well as plays
  • Cons: Front panel DV and USB inputs only work with certain late model Sony products, other manufacturers products do not seem to be recognized.
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