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alaScore 71

70 reviews

Dec, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of DMR BS850. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the DMR BS850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 user reviews of DMR BS850 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Blu-ray Players on

85% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic DMR-BS850EBK Twin Freesat Tuners 500GB HDD Blu-ray Recorder

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Panasonic DMR-BS850 Freesat Blu-ray recorder review


Astounding feature list, versatility and ease of use, compressed high-def recordings, Blu-ray pictures, bitstream recording

Can’t copy to USB, limited Freesat high-def content, copy restrictions on HD content, price

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Panasonic DMR-BS850 Blu-ray player


This is the first Blu-ray recorder to be released in the UK but it does a lot more than that

Amazingly versatile; Superb BD record quality; Twin Freesat tuners; Viera Cast internet access

Requires broadcasters to play ball; AVCHD dubs to DVD in SD

The 500GB drive can store approximately 77 hours of HD, or 215 hours of SD. If your hard drive starts to clog up with DR sat recordings, you can compress them on the drive itself. This is a real-time process. So if you have six hours of Nature's Great...


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Panasonic DMR-BS850 review


If Panasonic gets its way, this will be the ‘one box to rule them all' in the front room of the future. The DMR-BS850 is the first box to hit the UK that combines a Freesat+ PVR with a Blu-ray player/recorder. That's right, not just a 500GB hard disk...