We use this VCR/DVD Combo at our church and it works great, have had it for years. Working in the audio/visual department, it is important that we have equipment that is both reliable and lasts. The Philips DVD/VCR Combo has fit that description. I've used everything from video CD's, burnt DVD's, movies, and they all work great. We have everything set up to a projector, which plays on a screen directly behind the pulpit. The audio is hooked up to our soundboard and the sound is amazing. When playing movies it feels like your in an actual movie theater! At one point, we also hooked it up to our video camera and recorded each service directly to a VHS tape. That worked great until we upgraded to a hard drive capable of digitally recording each service. When that doesn't work, we have this system as a backup, which is much needed in ministry, you never know WHAT is going to go wrong during church service, I've seen it all! Great product, does what it is supposed to do, is durable and lasts.