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Old 10-20-02, 05:44 PM
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Just curious is anyone planning on buying a recordable DVD player?

Does anyone plan on buying a recordable DVD player? With the much confussion with the 3 formats for the average person, the high cost for players, and the high cost for the disc's, I would think the market would be real selected- For now I have a satellite receiver with PVR, a DVD player, and a 4-head VCR. I was planning on using the recorder for programs that are not available on prerecorded DVD.
What is everyone elses opinion on recordable DVD players?

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Price is too high for me @ the moment; but I'm interested. Even if I had one, I'd still get the pre-recorded DVD of a program/movie I really liked though.
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In the future when prices are reasonable......I have to concentrate on the important things for now such as purchasing my new HDTV Rear Projection TV along with a progressive scan dvd player.
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I'm gonna pick the new sony DVD burner. Does everything under the sun: DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DVD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW.

It even starts your car on a cold winters day.
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I just picked up another computer, which had a DVD+RW drive in it. Haven't used it yet, though lol.
But from what I've seen internal PC drives can be had for under $300, hardly what I'd call too expensive, but that's just me. I know some people prefer standalone units to PC, but if the end result is the same I don't see the difference. Laziness maybe .
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I'm definately interested. I have a whole slew of home videos I want to trash after I convert them over.

I agree with DVD_O_Rama, I'd get a PC drive first, probably when they run around $100. For the TV, I'd be happy enough with a Tivo. I'd just want DVD for archiving home movies, etc.
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Old 10-20-02, 07:27 PM
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I have 2 Panasonic DMR E20 dvd recorders and couldn't be happier.Just ordered some blank dvd-r discs from meritline.com for .88 cents apiece.As far as price is concerned its -not that bad -comparing it to the first home cd recorders and the first MD recorders.
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I have one in a computer at work but haven't really used it/had much of a need for it yet. As far as the stand alone ones I'll wait until they come down in price and the standards get worked out a little more.
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Lots of these threads are around and current. Something for everyone, really.

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