Summary: I bought this piece of junk a year ago. I ended up giving it to a friend,who ended up throwing it in the garbage. 1. The cassette player always played the tape faster than what it should have. Always sounded like I was like I was listening to the chipmunks. 2. The cd recorder always left off the first few seconds of the song if I pushed split track. 3. It didn't matter what remote I was using. It would end up turning on.
Summary: I don't recommend this product to anyone. It is easy to use, however, the sound is horrible. It is noisy and has a loud humming sound to the finished CD. Also, the background is horrible. The first one I bought I returned because I couldn't even hear the songs on the CD. the second one is a tiny bit better, but it still very disappointing. I am not planning on using it much. I haven't even tried the cassette player yet. It has one thing for it. The cabinet is pretty!
Summary: This player was a Christmas gift that was opened Christmas morning. The player had a bunch of screws or something rolling around inside the sealed player when we took it out of the box. There was a larger component rolling around inside the player also. Must have been where the screws came from. We still tried out the player hoping that we would not have an electrical blow-out when we plugged it in because of the components rolling around inside the player.
Summary: I ordered the Crosley Songwriter CD Recorder for my mom for Mother's Day. She has about a million records that we wanted to put on CDs. And I've got to say that over the last week, I've recorded about 25 CDs (and also a few cassette tapes), and absolutely love this unit! Cassettes, records, and CDs all play equally well, as does the radio. My experience with the Crosley has been such that I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone.
Summary: this crosley songwriter looked very nice but didn't perform well at all. i had to keep pushing the buttons to get it to run and when I tried to record an album onto a cd at first it didn't want to start it kept telling me there was no cd then when it did say it was recording it only recorded 2 songs from the album i returned it and will be looking for another recorder other then crosley
Summary: The songwriter arrived inoperable. Crosley tech support told me to return to seller. The seller did not have another in stock, so I ordered from a different seller. This one also arrived inoperable. The 3rd one arrived with only a missing stylus; Crosley tech support is sending me a new stylus, and I believe this will solve the problem...but as of this date the product still does not work. Either I am jinxed, or quality control at Crosley stinks.
Beautiful. But came with missing needle and 45 converter.
Raquel T. Michelena, Amazon
29 February 2008
Summary: This is a beautiful equipment. But it came with missing parts. Contacted amazon and the told me They could refund me if I sent the item back. Since I had already broken the box I decided to buy the needle and the 45 converter at an electronics store and got it with no problem. After this it works great.
Summary: In theory, this gizmo sounds pretty awesome and great, right? Wrong! Granted, it does what it says it does, and is pretty user-friendly, but that's where the bargain ends. The sound is very tinny and 'Mickey-Mouse' and, on the one we ordered, one of the CD channels didn't play at all. When we tried to patch this thing into our higher quality stereo system, we still got an awful sound quality because it records based on the sound quality the component itself produces.
Summary: I bought this because I wanted something with which to listen to my vinyl and which could be put in a home office. And while I was at it, record that vinyl to CD. However, it has all the fidelity of a AM transistor radio from the 70's, and while the resulting CDs sound good on a different system than when the vinyl is played, the CD recording process requires you to sit by the machine in order to manually enter the track breaks and to stop the recording process manually.
Summary: While the cabinet is beautiful, the "brass finish" on the face plate looks to be made of cheap pot-metal. The dials and buttons feel cheap and tacky. But that wasn't the real problem. Once I got it set up, I was amazed at how out-of-balance the turntable was. The whole turntable assembly is cheaply made from plastic that I was afraid to put an album on (no pad - just bare-naked-cheap-plastic).