Panasonic DMR-ES40 DVD Recorder / VCR Combo
Enjoy the convenience of a VCR and a DVD recorder rolled into a single unit. You have the freedom to record and play back your treasured home movies and favorite shows in stunningly clear digital format
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Jan 28, 2007
We love our Panasonic DMR-ES40V DVD Recorder: from a non-techie
Pros: Wonderful unit for VHS and DVD viewing and dubbing.
Cons: Might be considered pricey at first.
We've had our Panasonic DVD Recorder for almost a year and it has provided us with excellent service. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 23, 2006
Panasonic DMR-ES40VS DVD Recorder / VCR Combo with FireWire (DV) Input
Pros: Price, build quality, performance, features, ease of use, connectivity, DV input
Cons: No digital audio input
The Panasonic DMR-ES40VS is an excellent DVD/VCR recorder. I like its high feature content, build quality, excellent performance, format... Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 5, 2005
The best rated DVD Recorder, only better!
Pros: Easily, and beautifully, converts VHS to DVD.
Cons: An occasional lock-up needing a reboot.
I highly recommend the 40V for VHS to DVD conversion. It's easy to use and produces great results. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 6, 2006
I'm Happy With My Choice
Pros: Ease of use (especially dubbing), price
Cons: Manual, remote Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 10, 2006
Pros: VERY easy to use. Quick start and advanced instructions.
Cons: Editing and finalizing a little tricky. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 31, 2006
Model DMR ES40V
Pros: Picture quality, DVD's easier to store than tapes, pause button, ease of operation
Cons: Limits on dubbing (might be my fault) occasional freezing when finalizing.
Would recommend this unit, does what it says it will do. Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 14, 2006
Very good BUT
Pros: Easy to use for the basics.
Cons: Weak manual for more advanced features. NO CHAPTERS? Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 29, 2005
Pros: Works as advertised, and instruction book is complex but understandable
Cons: Not ideal if you need to use an RF converter Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 5, 2006
Good deal for the money
Pros: Ease of operation. Picture quality.
Cons: Chaptering. Occasional freezing when trying to power off. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 1, 2006
Where are Automatic Chapters every 5 minutes?
Pros: I have absolutely no problem dubbing from VHS to DVD with excellent results.
Cons: Will not recognize a a CD formatted for TV slide show with musical background Read More at Epinions.com
Apr 3, 2006
It's a mixed bag, but a pretty nice bag...
Pros: Compatible with all single layer formats including DVD-RAM, Good Value, Easy Dubbing, Loaded with features.
Cons: Automatic dubbing only, no editing. Locks up periodically, sometimes with fatal results.
DVD recording technology seems to be a little rough around the edges but the DMR-ES40V makes a strong showing at a great price. If only it would have held up. Read More at Epinions.com