Toshiba DVR20 Freeview DVD and VCR Recorder Combi.

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Toshiba DVR20 Freeview DVD and VCR Recorder Combi.

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This Toshiba Digital DVD Recorder and VCR combo allows you to record programmes directly to DVD discs whilst allowing you to watch VHS video tapes that are still in your collection. The DVR20 has built-in Freeview and also a HDMI port allowing for upscaling to near HD quality.

DVD recorder with VCR

  • DVD region 2.
  • Digital tuner.
  • 8 day electronic programme guide (EPG).
  • Upscales to 1080p.
  • Playback compatibility: DVD, DivX.
  • Recording compatibility: DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW.

VCR features:

  • 12 programme events timer.
  • Auto tuning.

Sound quality:

Connectivity:

  • 1 HDMI port.
  • 2 SCART inputs.

Additional information:

  • Remote control batteries required 2 x AA (included) .
  • Size H10, W43.5, D38.8cm.
  • Weight 4.9kg.

Energy efficiency information:

  • On mode power consumption 35 watts.
  • Standby power consumption 5 watts.

EAN: 5017151624974

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This item incorporates copy protection technology that is protected by U.S patents and other intellectual property rights of Rovi Corporation. Reverse engineering and disassembly are prohibited.

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Toshiba DVR20 Freeview DVD and VCR Recorder Combi. 4.4 5 101 110
Toshiba Freeview DVD/VCR Combi Good make, easy to use and good all round quality. 16 September 2014
Another great Toshiba product. This unit is perfect for those of you out there that still have a VHS collection, It has a VCR and DVD recorder which is perfect, and built in freeview. The freeview is easy to use, and playing of VHS and DVD is also easy to use. The instructions for the recording side of things need a bit of time to understand, be patient!, took me 4 hours...but once read, this machine is fantastic! works perfectly, Great quality and design, good purchase, i would recommend. 16 September 2014
good purchase Bought to replace my combo that had an unrepairable VCR - that was five years old 16 September 2014
Toshiba DVD/VCR Recorder Excellent quality,I bought this recorder to transfer a lot of old video tapes on to discs.It can record on both disc and tape so its very versatile.However,I actually use it to transfer tapes from its VCR deck to another DVD recorder! It's a lot easier editing wise than doing it on the one machine,hence 4 stars for ease of use.This of course is only my opinion and preference.I would still recomend it if you want a versatile recorder. 11 September 2014
Excellent in some ways, frustrating in others Plays tapes very well, makes good quality DVDs, and is very easy to use once you find out how (some functions are not at all obvious until you find the right part of the manual). There are problems though (e.g. the DVD title editing dialogue is awful). It's particularly good at archiving old videotapes to DVD (which is what I bought it for), but has quite a few restrictions on what it allows you to do. It won't copy NTSC tapes, for example, and it won't write to 8xDVDs (16x worked fine). 16 July 2014
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1 day ago
As the question above, all i want is the machine to transfer old vhs tapes to a disc. with the push of a button. I read in a comment on the issue and they said the manual to get started was heavy reading
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2 days ago
I notice the manufacturer has ceased production; what happens if i need to get this fixed If it goes wrong ?
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2 days ago
My current machine has now broken so I can no longer finalise the DVDs to enable them to be used on any machine.
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Location: Evesham, Evesham, Worcestershire WR11, UK
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6 days ago
Is this machine easy to use and is the quality you get on the disc good. I have lots of family videos that we took and do not want to loose them. Is it a case of putting the VHS tape in a disc in and pressing record are any other leads necessary. Thank you
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Hi Patti,
Yes it does what you are asking, transfer from VHS to DVD, and the quality is generally good.
The playing of DVD's and VHS is easy, as is freeview.
This machine is good quality and works well and is a good buy, however the only thing i would need to advise you is, the recording side of things are difficult to understand on first time use, the instruction manual is big! and needs alot of time.
But if you give it the time and be patient, it works great, but not quite plug and play.
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Easy to use, just follow the directions in the start up manual.
The quality will depend on the video used to do the transfer to a disc.
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