Choosing a dvd recorder with hard drive

Having spent the last week reviewing what dvd recorders are available in Ireland that offer value for money, I have shortened the list to two contenders
LG RH-7500 80 GB 320 Euros in Dixons

The LG RH-7500 supports a variety of formats including + and – R. My one gripe is that is does not have EPG.
The 80 GB drive can always be upgraded in the future as its a maxtor ide drive.
Optical Digital Output Yes
Coaxial Digital Output Yes
Media Type CD-R, CD-RW, SVCD, DVD-R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD+R, Kodak Picture CD, DVD, CD, Video CD
Recordable Media DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD+R
Recording Mode HQ, LQ, SQ, EQ
Supported Digital Video Standards DivX, XviD
MP3 Compatible Yes
DVD Additional Features Progressive scanning, JPEG photo playback
Pioneer DVR-530H-S 160 GB driver 447 Euros incl delivery from pixmania

One comment

  1. James says:

    Great review, I was looking at the LG RH-7500 IN Currys Galway and it looked like the best buy. Thanks for the info on the inter Maxtor drive. The one thing I’d love to see on these recorders is a USB interface, so the recorded data could be transferred to PC and vice versa. If you come across the likes please send me a mail.

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