Pros download tape to computer
Cons dvd and hd doesn't work with computer
Summary So far, I have troubles making dubbing between the units (dvd-hd-minidv).
Maybe,handling isn't to friendly
"Caveat Emptor"on by Technician B
Pros Does a good job recording
Cons High Failure rate.
Summary JVC has had a high failure rate with these. (I have installed several of these and all have failed.) JVC has admitted this and working on the problem. They do a good job with the repairs but to lose it for weeks is not worth the price tag.