Pioneer DVR-LX60D

The Pioneer DVR-LX60D DVD recorder boasts a 250GB hard drive, 1080p upscaling, PictBridge printing, and looks spanky in its glossy back coat.


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After releasing their first 'LX' product earlier this year -- the Pioneer BDP-LX70, Pioneer has now unveiled a deluge of high end products -- including the new DVR-LX60D DVD recorder.

Upside
The DVR-LX60D has a built-in SD digital tuner and contains a 250GB drive which, with the highest compression rates, can hold up to 711 hours of recordings.

For users with Foxtel and European electronics, the recorder features a SCART port for straightforward connectivity -- and it can then upscale these signals to 1080p. As the device is also a DVD player, it can also upscale disks to 1080p via the HDMI connection.

Multimedia is also well served by the DVR-LX60D -- users can rip CDs or copy MP3s from a USB source straight to the HDD if they wish. It also features JPEG compatibility, which means you can also watch slideshows or even print photographs from the hard disk with a PictBridge compatible USB printer.

Downside
From our experiences with the Pioneer BDP-LX70 Blu-ray player, if you are at all obsessive, a piano-black finish is not for you. Load a DVD and your pristine player will be festooned with prints.

We would have liked to see an HD tuner onboard this player, as the ability to save and replay HD content on the hard disk would be a killer feature. Of course, you can't save HD onto DVD, but surely it would be easy to implement a downscaler for archiving purposes.

Outlook
The DVR-LX60D looks pretty classy in its piano-black coat and has several useful AV features. Upscaling capability is fantastic, but it's something that most DVD players can now do. Nevertheless, the DVR-LX60D could form an integral part of an all-Pioneer system.



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"**** rubbish"

LesleyC1 posted a review   

The Good:it worked once!

The Bad:**** EVERYTHING!!!

Rubbish machine, pioneer should be executed for such a **** product. thing worked for two weeks bfore requiring a **** update!!!! are you **** serious Pioneer?

I'm never buying one of your proucts again!

I'm going to smah this **** with my sledge hammer in one week if you dont fix this **** piece of equipment!

Amigatek
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Amigatek posted a review   

The Good:Great Product!, Has ALL Connectors AV, COMP, HMDI,SCART,USB, Great Editing Software, Looks Great!, Quality Unit, Many Features!

The Bad:Price, SD Tuner, Can't Copy Video Files to USB.

The Pioneer DVR-LX60D is an Excellent Built product with many great features, Setup has many Options, and the Rear of the Unit has a Full implement of Video IN/OUT Connectors. You can record to HDD in Composite, S-Video or RGB, the unit has Component Output but not Input. The Quality of the Product is most impressive, Pioneer has placed priority on the appearance and quality of the unit, but did not allow for Copying Video Files to USB. The LX60D comes with SD Tuner Only and Remote supplied looked cheap and did not have Strong IR, however, the unit does support AnyNet+, this allows your TV Remote to be used to operate the unit.
Overall, the Pioneer DVR-LX60D is excellent, reliable and easy to use, the software is friendly, quick and clean. Burning DVD's is Fast and support for Dual Layer DVD is also provided. The LX60D is a great product to Add to your entertainment unit.

nathan
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nathan posted a review   

The Good:price $640 at store

The Bad:only SD tuner

It's good records well

Betasoft
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Betasoft posted a review   

The Good:USB connect to PC ect....
Tuners
Firmware

The Bad:Price !

Great DVD/HDD recorder

chris B
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chris B posted a review   

The Good:Looks great. Upscaling !

The Bad:Price. Pioneer's compeditors have the same model for 1/2 the price for 12 months. SCART ? SD tuner.

Why on earth would you want to upscale a Foxtel signal ? Its bad in its native format.




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User Reviews / Comments  Pioneer DVR-LX60D

  • LesleyC1

    LesleyC1

    Rating2

    "Rubbish machine, pioneer should be executed for such a **** product. thing worked for two weeks bfore requiring a **** update!!!! are you **** serious Pioneer?

    I'm never buying one of..."

  • Amigatek

    Amigatek

    Rating8

    "The Pioneer DVR-LX60D is an Excellent Built product with many great features, Setup has many Options, and the Rear of the Unit has a Full implement of Video IN/OUT Connectors. You can record to HDD..."

  • nathan

    nathan

    Rating9

    "It's good records well"

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