Out of 19 Ratings

Owner's of the Sony DVD Recorder VRD-MC5 gave it a score of 4.1 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    4.15 out of 5
  • Durability

    4.17 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    4.11 out of 5
  • Performance

    4.1 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    4.06 out of 5
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Additional Information
Operation and storage conditions
Avoid using or storing the DVDirect in hot
or humid locations, or places where it might
be subject to severe vibration or direct
Please repack the DVDirect in its original
carton when shipping by itself.
If the DVDirect is to be shipped, remove
any disc beforehand.
Moisture condensation
Do not expose the DVDirect to sudden
temperature changes. Do not use the
DVDirect immediately after moving it from
a cold to warm location or raising the room
temperature suddenly, as condensation may
have formed within the DVDirect. If the
temperature changes suddenly while using
the DVDirect, keep the power on, but stop
using it for at least an hour.
Handling discs
Handle discs only by the edges. Never
touch the recording surface.
Do not affix labels on discs.
Do not store discs in dusty or humid
locations, in direct sunlight, or near heat-
generating devices.
To protect important data, always keep
discs in their cases.
Do not wipe writable discs using a disc
cleaner before recording data. Instead, use
a blower to remove any dust.
Data may not be recorded properly if there
are scratches or dust on the unrecorded
area of writable discs. Handle discs very
Handling memory cards
Do not drop, bend, or submit the memory
cards to external shock.
Do not disassemble or modify the memory
Avoid touching the terminal of a memory
card or touching it with a metal object.
Avoid getting liquids on a memory card or
using them in areas subject to high
Avoid using or storing a memory card in a
location subject to:
extremely high temperature, such as the
interior of a car, outdoors exposed to
direct sunlight, or near a heater.
direct sunlight
high humidity
corrosive substances
excessive dust
electrostatic or electronic noises
magnetic fields
When storing or carrying a memory card,
keep it in its original case to ensure
protection of important data.
Avoid removing a memory card from its
slot or turning off the power button while
the DVDirect is accessing it, as data may
be rendered unreadable.