For S$999, users will get a no-nonsense versatile VCD recorder. Our attractively designed evaluation unit fit snugly a-top the VCR recorder (there are two other optional colors available if sea-green doesn't match your décor), and it worked flawlessly recording and playing back analog video/audio. It's unfortunate we didn't get a chance to test the digital input/output connections this time around. The most time-consuming aspect about the Terapin Audio/Video Recorder will be figuring out how to use all of the 32 buttons found on the accompanying remote-control device. Until DVD-RW/RAM recorders/players become affordable to many consumers (and widely available), the Terapin currently offers a quick way to capture and store video/audio onto CD-R/CD-RW media for storage purposes or replay.
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