Written on: 27/10/2004 by davegy (2 reviews written)
The Toshiba RD-XS30 recorder gives excellent recording quality, both to DVD media and directly to hard disc.
Basic operation is straight forward although the editing menus are complicated and you will need the instruction book close by. Some functions are not clearly explained.
My main problem with this recorder is it's inability to play many discs. I have access to 2 other recorders (Panasonic DMR-E20 & Pioneer DVR-3100) and one dvd player (Sharp DV-740) all of which will play most of the... (read more)
Written on: 10/10/2004 by 321sshrah123 (2 reviews written)
I don't know about you but I get annoyed when after all their efforts companies still churn out R2 recorders. Don't they understand we are film fans and may import DVDs! Sorry, just letting off my frustration from when the Toshiba helpline said 'No kind of firmware upgrade exists to make the player multiregion and if it did it would make the warranty void'!!
DO NOT BUY! (read more)
Written on: 11/05/2004 by puffpod (2 reviews written)
If you're like me, and video tapes with post-it notes on are driving you mad, buy one of these RIGHT NOW !!
The Toshiba RD-XS30 DVD Recorder is an absolute godsend: set it to record with no messing around looking for space on tapes; find your recordings quickly and easily using the thumbnail views; delete them when your finished.
If you want to keep them, dump them to DVD-R - you can even edit out the irritating adverts.
Bit late with your supper but your program is starting? Set the... (read more)
Written on: 27/03/2004 by chemer (1 review written)
I received my Toshiba RD-XS30 DVD Recorder today and it is certainly well worth the money. I managed to aquire the machine for 478 pounds and that included virtually next day delivery. You could pay up to 600 pounds, so shop around.
Now to the machine. Mine came in Silver, but I am sure you can get a black finish one as well. It looks rather like the old Video Recorders. I like this as it makes it easy to record programs without fiddling around with the remote. Also if you lose the remote... (read more)