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Sony VRD-MC1

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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 2
2.0

Your typical Sony "over-promise and under-deliver" product

veryatlantic, epinions.com
20 September 2007
  • Summary: It would be unfair to say "Boycott Sony", so I won't.
  • Pros: A perfect substitute for an ordinary DVD burner you could buy for half the price.
  • Cons: A waste of time and money, shame on Sony!
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 4
4.0

Sony DVDirect (VRDVC20) DVD±RW Dual Layer Burner

sandiego2, epinions.com
7 March 2007
  • Excerpt: I bought the VRD-VC20 about one year ago. I upgraded the firmware and began recording from my TIVO,
  • Pros: Great device to create coasters for your coffee table
  • Cons: Avoid this thing at all costs...
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Overall 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0

Solid Unit, Works As Designed

apowell, epinions.com
13 February 2007
  • Summary: If you need what this machine does, it's a good value and will work well. Do your homework and understand what it does and does not do.
  • Pros: Compact, efficient, does what it should, doubles as computer DVD drive!
  • Cons: No monitor circuit; agressive with VHS tape copy protection.
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 2
2.0

Bad unsupported Product

raulgm, epinions.com
17 January 2007
  • Excerpt: The product that I purchased 1 week ago has given me nothing but a headache.
  • Pros: The product can only be used to copy VHS tapes.
  • Cons: This product is over rated and is very costly for it performances.
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 8
8.0

SONY could have done better

kngsys, epinions.com
11 September 2006
  • Excerpt: When using fire wire from my SONY DCR-HC85,(which should be compatible) the audio is out of sinc wit
  • Pros: Good concept
  • Cons: Burning DVD's creates anxiety
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 4
4.0

The suckiest suck that ever sucked

sony_techie, epinions.com
24 April 2006
  • Excerpt: Don't get me wrong the idea of using this DVD recorder as a VCR is great unfortunately the technolog
  • Pros: The blinking lights look like they are doing something cool.
  • Cons: Cons, yes that seems like an appropriate category for this product.
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Overall 4
4.0
Ease of use 4
4.0

Kinda Works

mhopkins619, epinions.com
19 April 2006
  • Excerpt: I recorded from my digital cable box (Tivo) fine using analog inputs, but have not been able to reco
  • Pros: Great concept
  • Cons: Have NOT been able to Record digital via ILink/Firewire
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Overall 10
10
Ease of use 8
8.0

Sony VRDVC20 DVDirect DVD Recorder

videoman22, epinions.com
5 April 2006
  • Excerpt: This DVD recorder works better than any on the market! I use it almost daily and burn hundreds of DV
  • Pros: EASY to use
  • Cons: Needs RF blanket
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Overall 10
10
Ease of use 8
8.0

Great piece of equipment.

prv413, epinions.com
26 February 2006
  • Excerpt: I read many bad reviews on this product, and purchased it retail so that I could return it if it was
  • Pros: Burn video or VCR directly to DVD. Quality speed, good bundled software (Nero).
  • Cons: It can't do your laundry for you.
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 4
4.0

Poorly Conceived and Unsupported Product

potterj, epinions.com
15 February 2006
  • Summary: I would not buy this product unless you are a fan of frustration. The hardware is poor, the software is terrible, and the support is non-existent.
  • Pros: Capable of saving data to DVDs.
  • Cons: Creates viable video DVDs about 50% of the time. Sony support is non-existent.
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