Pros HP support was decent
Cons same electronic failure on two separate units
Summary after only recording several videos the power connection failed. The first time this occurred the unit was still under warranty and HP replaced it. The exact same thing happened to the replacement unit after warranty and HP will not replace; the unit is junk. We use Monster surge protectors so I know it is not a power quality problem on our end. The unit is cheaply built and designed. You're better buying a digital video converter and using a DVD burner in your PC to create videos.
Pros *It is a great idea - a video capture card built into a DVD writer.
Cons * I had to reinstall all the software every time it was plugged in. * Setting up the drive fails about half the time * Writing DVD's stalls most of the time * Although advertised as a way to backup VHS tapes, you need 6 DVDs for every tape. (Each can only
Pros Copies VHS tapes to DVD easily.
Cons Doing anything else but copying VHS to DVD. I absolutely would NOT recommend this drive. Way too expensive for what it can actually do.
Pros great concept. I paid the extra money for the "all in one" concept. Glad I was able to get a full refund from a reputable chain store!
Cons I purchased this product at the start of Thanksgiving holiday 2003, and returned it at the end of the holiday week. Talk about an unproductive week!!!! The Arcsoft OEM is pure garbage. I spend endless days and days (not hours and hours) trying to burn s
Pros On the surface from the perspective of the ease of use and features for someone new to movie editing ShowBiz 2 is one of the best video editing software around BUT!!!!
Cons You will encounter lots of actual problems when you try to use this software. I.e. after spending 45 minutes capturing video (this is easy and it works well) you go on to the next step of editing, all appears to be going well and the software appears to