that has been produced and fully tested by the masses. Recording From Cable or SAT, Dubbing VHS to DVD. It has a longer term excellent reliability factor than any other DVDR. What the naysayers fail to recognize is that it out sold every other hard drive standalone model 10 to one. Yet the idiots pick up on the much smaller E-80 percentage that went bad when the competition in percentage far exceeded it in duds.. Do not let the scare tactics of the lobbyists for other brand models fool you. They use personal agendas and personal attacks. That is their program. The E-80 is still the paradigm.