Sony RDR-HX900 DVD Recorder
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Sony RDR-HX900 DVD Recorder

  • Features: Letter Box Conversion Pan & Scan Conversion Parental Lock Progressive Scan
  • Built-In Combo Features: VCR DVR/Hard Drive Recorder
  • Playable Disc Formats: DVD CD DVD+R CD-RW CD-R DVD-RW DVD-R
  • Number Of Discs: 1
  • Type: DVD Recorder
  • Playable File Formats: MP3
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Sony RDR-HX900 DVD Recorder

Product Review Summary

Based on 8 user reviews
63% recommend this product
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Consumer Reviews


AWESOME Machine!

bystellstarr Jun 26, 2008
6 Helpfuls 7 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Huge 160 GB hard drive, easy to use the TV Guide, compatible with other players
Cons cannot watch a different program while recording
Recommended it? Yes

I've owned this DVD recorder for over 3 years now and I absolutely love it! The TV Guide works fine for me and I have digital cable. It is not hooked up to the cable box, though, just from the wall. The TV Guide will reset itself once in awhile to update itself. If you have a power failure, make... Read full review »


Easy to use, efficient and powerful

bymahelf Aug 6, 2005
6 Helpfuls 7 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Easy to use, very good pictures, improves quality of VHS transfered to DVD.
Cons Impossible to : saveguard purchased DVDs / split 1 recording towards 2DVDs / unlock zones
Recommended it? Yes

Only 24 hours after I purchased what for me was a real discovery (I knew almost nothing about digital video recorders), I'm very satisfied with this product that I'm already using as if it had been here for many weeks.
I could easily connect each of my previous equipments as sources for the... Read full review »


Sony RDR-HX900 DVD Recorder

byjonhaine Apr 25, 2005
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Uses most blank disks. Does high speed dubbing. Neat looking.
Cons Worthless TV Guide feature. Noisy when off.
Recommended it? No

In many respects this is a great device. It makes very good DVDs using almost all kinds of blanks. Using it is not nearly as tedious as using a computer. However there are two serious drawbacks which have prompted me to ask the seller to accept its return.

The TV guide feature is less... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Release Date November
Exterior Color Silver


Depth 13.58"
Height 3.5"
Weight 17.64 lb.
Width 17"

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Capacity 160 GB


Recording Formats MPEG1 • VBR Supported
Recordable Disc Formats HDD • DVD+RW • DVD-R
DVD Recoeding Time 6 hours
Recording Speeds HQ • HSP • SLP • EP • LP • SP


Remote Control Multibrand
Parental Control Yes
Instant Skip/ Replay -1 Sec Skip /-1 Sec Replay
Record And Play Features Chasing Playback • Playlist Playback • Simultaneous Record and Play • One Touch Recording


Front Panel S-Video Input • Composite Input • iLINK DV Input • Audio Input
Inputs Component x 1 • RF (TV) x 1 • S-Video x 2 • Composite x 2 • Analog Audio x 2


Surround Sound DTS (Digital out only) • Virtual Surround • Dolby Digital (Digital out only)
Audio DAC 24 bit / 96 kHz
DVD Dynamic Range 103 dB(DVD)


Video DAC 12 bit / 108 MHz
Video Output System NTSC
Picture Control Zoom

Key Features

Features Letter Box Conversion • Pan & Scan Conversion • Parental Lock • Progressive Scan
Built-In Combo Features VCR • DVR/Hard Drive Recorder
Playable Disc Formats DVD • CD • DVD+R • CD-RW • CD-R • DVD-RW • DVD-R
Number Of Discs 1
Type DVD Recorder
Playable File Formats MP3
Progressive Scan With Progressive Scan

Product Identifiers

UPC 027242644328

Other Features

Brand Sony

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