SONY.......PANNY........or Pioneer

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  1. mercman1969

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    what is best buy for sub £200

    Want to be able to play my recordings on any machine in the house (DVD -R/RW) is this right?

    Any help

    Cheers

    :lease: :lease:
     
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    In which case you should avoid the Panasonic range as their re-writeable media (DDV-RAM) will not play in most DVD players. The Sony and Pioneer both use DVD-RW which will play in most - but not all - DVD players. All three brands also record to the universally compatible DVD-R.

    Which one for you depends on numerous factors dependant on what is more important: recording quality or DVD playback, what sources do you want to record from etc etc!
     
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    Panasonic=incompatible
    Sony=overpriced
    Pioneer=The mutts nuts
     
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    what will you record from? Sky, cable analogue etc?
     
  5. mercman1969

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    unsure as this is the top prize in our xmas draw

    only concerned about giving them as many options as possible!!

    cheers

    Pete :lease:
     
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    JVC????
    SONY will get the most Joe bloggs eye apeal.....
     
  7. mercman1969

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    which model

    where to buy it from please for best price

    like i said dont think it will go to an AV guru, so features arnt an issue....just got to be functional with the best range of uses

    cheers

    Pete
     
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    Pity the person who follows your advice Phelings and uses DVD-RW VR mode - he ends up with a disk just as incompatible as a DVD-RAM only recorded with worse PQ than the Panasonic.
     
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    And what about the Toshiba?....
     
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    It would be the Panasonic E55 for me every time. I don't care that DVD-RAM is incompatible (which it isn't, see below), it's much more versatile. If you're really worried about compatability, get one of these to fit in your PC for £13 :) It's more the case that your PC isn't up with the latest technology, not the Pannie :laugh:
     

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