The HR-S2902U offers high quality and high performance features as Super VHS Resolution, Super VHS ET Recording, Hi-Fi VHS Stereo with MTS Decoder, Active Video Callibration and Picture Control. The HR-S2902U offers easy installation and operation by utilizing Plug&Play, Shuttle Plus, Express programming plus more.
Product Title: JVC HR-S2902U S-VHS Hi Fi VCR
Power Score: 4.0 | 4 Reviews
URL: Manufacturer Link
Base Warranty: 90 day(s)
Depth: 11.125 in
General Features: Auto Clock Set, Auto Tracking
Height: 3.75 in
Input: A/V (Composite), Front A/V (Composite), S-Video
Number of Heads: 4
Programmable Events: 8
Remote Control: Same Brand Remote
Width: 17.125 in
Frequency Band: Pro-Cision 19 Micron Width EP Heads 1 Year / 8 Event Timer
Channel Coverage: 181 - Channel Tuner
Heads: 2 x Audio
Recording Modes: EP
Audio Decoding: MTS
Front Panel Controls: Picture Control
OSD Controls: Multi Lingual Color On Screen Menu
Product Reviews (4)
Use for VHS to DVD transfers
Strengths: S-Video Out
Weakness: Lightweight materials
I ordered this as it was one of the few VCR's to have an S-Video out for slightly better quality to my DVD recorder. Works just fine for me.
By Bill5925 - Feb 9, 2006
Perfect VCR for quality picture needed for hdtvs
Strengths: simple, easy to use, good picture quality, s-video
Weakness: wish it was slimmer
I bought this vcr because we just bought a new hdtv, and we wanted the best vcr to show on the screen, since i heard any video source from a composite source looks worse on hdtvs than regular tvs. So, this was my first choice since it wasn't the cheapest vcr with an s-video and it did not disappoint. Although i wish it was slimmer, considering its been ages since the first vcr came out, but...
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I bought this vcr because we just bought a new hdtv, and we wanted the best vcr to show on the screen, since i heard any video source from a composite source looks worse on hdtvs than regular tvs. So, this was my first choice since it wasn't the cheapest vcr with an s-video and it did not disappoint. Although i wish it was slimmer, considering its been ages since the first vcr came out, but that's me being picky.
By sammy18700 - Nov 28, 2005
Good for VCR->DVD transfers
Strengths: picture quality SVHS, S-Video
Weakness: cheap platic chassis
When I received my unit, the rear chassis was cracked. It is a fairly flimsy plastic case on this unit.
The unit was returned and the second one has worked very well. I may be the last person to convert their old VHS home movies to DVD, and this unit gets a superior picture to my previous standard VHS decks. It will even track some older, tricky deteriorated tapes.
By Spektre - Jul 31, 2005
Sure you can pay more for a VCR,...
Strengths: Good solid features for a reasonable price. SVHS, hi-fi, S-video and audio in/out.
Weakness: Kinda flimsy feeling, but once it's setup you really can't tell.
Sure you can pay more for a VCR, but do you need to? This VCR is a hi-fi, SVHS unit with s-video and audio in/out. If you're looking to capture higher video resolution source or better audio quality source, VHS technology is probably not where you want to invest anyway.
By dhom88 - Apr 20, 2004