Please help me compare iLo DVDRH04 vs Pioneer DVD-533H-S

Discussion in 'DVD Video' started by John Bartley, Oct 2, 2005.

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    John Bartley Guest

    iLo DVDRH04 vs Pioneer DVR-533H-S, both is the same ballpark for price,
    both have same HD capacity.

    Want it to
    a) record DVD from satellite PVR (DISHPlayer 7200) over S-Video
    b) offload recordings from the PVR (due to limited capacity of its HD)
    c) automate off-the-air recordings so I can drop the $84/yr fee for
    local stations

    The iLo uses +R/+RW media, the Pioneer uses -R/-RW, but I don't know
    the significance of that. Which media is superior & why?

    What are other advantages/disadvantges of these units?

    Thank you kindly.
    John Bartley, Oct 2, 2005
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    Baz Guest

    If it's the same price for a similar product why would you even consider
    getting the generic over the brand name?
    Baz, Oct 2, 2005
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    John Bartley Guest

    1. DVD-R vs DVD+R is a clear difference. but I don't know which is
    2. Wal-Mart offers a 3 year warranty extension, which allows me to let
    them gamble with the cost of fixing it, and obligates them to replace
    it if they can't get parts. With modern electronics production runs
    getting shorter & shorter every year, this risk-shifting can be very
    3. I don't know what all else the advantages of one over the other as,
    as I stated before.
    John Bartley, Oct 2, 2005
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    Alpha Guest

    ILO has a terrible reliability record. Just google for reviews on Ilo.
    Alpha, Oct 2, 2005
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