DR275 http://www.stuff.tv/lg/dr275/all en-GB LG DR275 http://www.stuff.tv/lg/lg-dr275/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> This DVD recorder sports an outrageously low price tag – but is it worth even this meagre ask? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="800" height="600" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/c_big412113_0.jpg?1364300038" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/LGdr275_0.jpg?1364300038" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="173" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/LGdr275a.jpg_0.jpg?1364300038" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Home cinema prices have dropped like Didier Drogba in a penalty area this year, but we still had to do a double take when we saw how little the DR275 DVD recorder costs. </p> <p>So what witchcraft has LG employed to get the price this low? The ancient practice of cutting out features, sadly. That there’s no hard-drive is forgivable at price, but the lack of a digital tuner restricts you to just five channels. </p> <p><strong>Noisy picture</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £70.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">4 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Incredibly cheap but, compared to other budget recorders, it’s a false economy. Look elsewhere for your recording needs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/lg-dr275 </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/lg/lg-dr275/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/lg/lg-dr275/review#comments Blu-ray and DVD DR275 LG Thu, 15 Nov 2007 06:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 8462 at http://www.stuff.tv