VCR for Grandma... Looking for recommendations.

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  1. zak

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    Hello,

    My Grandmother needs a new simple to run VCR.
    I know that the quality on VCR's has taken a dive so I'm hoping that someone can recommend a standalone VCR that's actually pretty good.
    She does not want a combo DVD/VCR so that rules out quite a few.

    The price point seems to be similar for all standalone VCR's so it really comes down to which brand still offers a good VCR.

    Thanks to all,
    Zak
     
  2. John S

    John S Producer

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    About the best you do are JVC SVHS Players...

    I bought one a few years ago for around $100.00 new at a big box retailer.
     
  3. Jesse Sharrow

    Jesse Sharrow Supporting Actor

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    Yeah the SVHS are suppossed to be better video quality. I personally use a Mitsubishi and love it. Its great for my son because it rewinds really fast, less than a minute usually.
     
  4. zak

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    Thanks for the replies.

    I ended up buying her the Panasonic PV-V4525S
    4-Head VHS Hi-Fi Stereo VCR with Commercial Skip.

    It seems like a fairly good unit, the rewind speed is lightning fast, it has big buttons and an oversized display which is perfect for seniors.

    She was like a kid on Christmas when I showed her the commercial skip function for her soap operas.

    Thanks again,
    Zak
     
  5. Jerome Grate

    Jerome Grate Cinematographer

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    Nothing like a happy customer, good job[​IMG]
     

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