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Lite-On unveils DVD recorder
with 160GB hard drive
January 6, 2005; 3:56 p.m.
The prospects: Lite-On's previous aggressively priced DVD recorders have helped lower the pricing for the whole market. Unfortunately, the company didn't include an electronic programming guide on a earlier model we reviewed--the Lite-On LVW-5005--making it difficult to schedule recordings easily. The LVW-5045 includes VCR Plus+, which is an improvement (and it's free), even if it's not as capable as TiVo's programming guide.
By Sean Portnoy, senior associate editor, CNET Reviews
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