Panasonic DMR-E75V DVD/VHS Player At A Glance & Ratings

At A Glance: Panasonic DMR-E75V

Compatible Recording Formats: DVD-R, DVD-RAM, VHS hi-fi
Compatible Playback Formats: DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RAM, DVD-Audio (downmixed to two channels), CD, CD-R/-RW (Red Book, MP3), videoCD, VHS
Possible Recording Resolutions: 480i
Possible Playback Resolutions: 480p/480i
Built-in Decoding: None
Video Digital-to-Analog Converter: 10-bit/54-megahertz
Audio Digital-to-Analog Converter: 24-bit/96-kilohertz
Dimensions (H x W x D): 3.5 x 16.9375 x 13.8125
Weight (pounds): 12.8

Video: composite video (2, DVD/VCR), S-video (2, DVD)
Audio: stereo audio (2, DVD/VCR)
Video: component video (DVD, VCR with proper setup), S-video (DVD), composite video (2, DVD and DVD/VCR)
Audio: optical digital (DVD), stereo audio (DVD), stereo audio (DVD/VCR)
RF input, RF output

Ratings: Panasonic DMR-E75V

Build Quality: 85
Sturdy build
VCR rewind and fast-forward functions are very fast

Value: 88
Can replace separate VCR and DVD sources in your system
Relatively low cost for a combo unit

Features: 80
Single tuner
Severely limited VCR slow-motion capabilities
Plays DVD-Audio discs (two-channel only)

Performance: 89
Progressive performance is excellent
Top record mode lets you record at a 375 horizontal resolution

Ergonomics: 78
Some procedures are complicated and not well explained in the manual
Manually adding and deleting channels is extremely easy

Overall Rating: 86
The Panasonic DMR-E75V provides a low-cost, single- box solution for households that need a VCR and DVD player/recorder to convert VHS tapes.

General Information
DMR-E75V, $450
Panasonic Consumer Electronics
(800) 211-7262
Dealer Locator Code PAN

(800) 211-7262