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Just Bought Sony RDR HX900

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by bodders, Oct 7, 2004.

  1. bodders


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    I have so far spent the day evalulating this wonderful
    machine.Hooked up via component on my panny 6
    plasma the picture quality is outstanding.My cambridge
    audio dvd57 in progressive scan compared to the sony
    lacks clarity and detail,the picture on the sony is also
    more 3d like.

    A huge bonus is the player acts as progessive scan
    converter and sky digital via the machine in progressive
    video mode(best chosen for sky)outshines my js
    scart to vga adapter box by miles.The picture quality
    is just awesome.

    Recording on to the hard drive ,the picture once again
    in hq+ mode looks outstanding and indeed you can switch to progressive auto mode instead of video mode
    for a picture that is even better than when watched.

    Thats as far as i got so far ,i understand that some
    people have complained about the fan noise but mine
    was fine.I had a philips dvdr1000 before this and
    this is a world away from a machine that gave me
    nothing but trouble from day 1.

    I intend to do some recordings next week and see
    if the sections of a vhs tape record perfectly on this machine where they did not on my dvdr1000
    causing the picture to slow down and speed up.

    So far im really happy and payed under £600 for
    a multi region version.
  2. Rasczak

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    Apr 3, 2002
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    A design limitation of the Philips DVD+RW machines means they lack time-base correctors hence the problems you had with the DVDR1000. Your new Sony is fully TBC equipped and therefore should not suffer the same problems.

    Glad you happy with you new machine. :)

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