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Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ47

alaTest has collected and analyzed 383 reviews of Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ47. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Views about the finish and design are on the whole positive. The price and image quality also get good reviews, whereas some have doubts about the size and reliability.

usability, image quality, price, design, finish

reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ47 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ47

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ47 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and price. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

image quality, usability, price, size

reliability

73% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic DMR-EZ47 - DVD Recorder & VCR Combination - With 1080P Up-Conversion & Freeview - BlackPanasonic Original DMR-EZ47VEB DVD Recorder Remote ControlPanasonic DMR-EZ47 - DVD Recorder & VCR Combination - With 1080P Up-Conversion & Freeview - Silver

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ47

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 299 user reviews of Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ47 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and price. The image quality and usability also get good feedback, whereas the size and reliability get critical reviews.

usability, image quality, price, design

reliability, size

62% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic DMR-EZ47V Up-Converting 1080p DVD-Recorder/VCR Combo with Built In TunerPanasonic DMR-EZ475VK Progressive Scan DVD RecorderPanasonic DMR-EZ47VK Up-Converting 1080p DVD-Recorder/VCR Combo with Built In Tuner

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Panasonic DMR-EZ47 review

 

Watch those VHS movies on hi-def

Superb connectivity ; Built-in Freeview tuner ; Accepts almost all formats of DVDR

No analogue TV tuner ; No HDD ; Some picture quality issues

With upscaling from VHS, DVD and Freeview on offer, a hard disk isn't missed on this great value DVD recorder

Mar, 2008
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Expert review by: Tech Staff (techradar.com)

Panasonic DMR-EZ47V review

 

Superb performance and rock-solid operation in one smart box

Picture quality ; Simple operating system ; Versatile features

No SD card slot ; No USB ; Lacks DiVX or WMA playback

Some missing features, but on the whole a magnificent recorder for those who can’t let VHS go

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

Although the DMR-EZ47V is a great option for anyone looking for a DVD/VCR combo, the gradual disappearance of VHS tapes means that this product is really only suitable for those who already have large collections.

Great recording functionality, support for DVD-RAM, DVD upscaling

VHS becoming increasingly rare, no high-definition digital reception

May, 2007

Recommended!

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Panasonic DMR-EZ47V - DVD Recorder/VHS Combi

 

If you're still clinging on to your VHS cassettes then Panasonic's DMR-EZ47V could be the perfect all-in-one solution.

The DMR-EZ47V is a superb solution for those still clinging on to their cassettes. Picture quality is superb - even in the low-bitrate modes - but above all its wonderful operating system makes it one of the most user-friendly recorders we've tested....

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: (whathomecinemamag.com)

Panasonic DMR-EZ47

 

Getting kitted-up for the high-definition age is crucial, but what about all those VHS tapes you're loathe to discard? Combi decks have been around for a while, but Panasonic's newest is aimed squarely at owners of flatscreen TVs

Superb connectivity, Built-in Freeview tuner, Accepts almost all formats of DVDR

No analogue TV tuner, No HDD, Some picture quality issues

With upscaling from VHS, DVD and Freeview on offer, a hard disk isn't missed on this great value DVD recorder

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: rockman_63 (epinions.com)

Undependable; making promises it cannot keep

 

Panasonic's DMR-EZ475V is a fair-priced DVD / VCR recorder. The unit is loaded with features, and presents with a one-stop-shop resume for tape and disk use, including an array CD and DVD formatting and reading options. Unfortunately, the ...

Picture quality is superb

Tuner

May, 2010

Consumer review by: fajar1310 (ciao.com)

Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ475VK

 

Cable. This is my third Panasonic DVD-type recorder and none of them have had major failings. Don't believe the Amazon reports of a bad digital tuner as it just isn't true. The secret to good terrestrial digital reception is the right antenna. If you...

Good

Expensive

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: karya (ciao.com)

Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ475VK

 

Panasonic DIGA DMR-EZ475VK At the company where we have been working for many years we use Panasonic products in providing this service for the comfort of our guest. Product Panasonic very satisfactory either in terms of product durability and the...

Very exellant product

Feb, 2009

Consumer review by: don_m (epinions.com)

Has high points, but kind of a pain

 

We bought a Panasonic DMR-EZ475 DVR/VCR combo about three months ago, and if asked whether we'd do it again, we'd have to say "no." The main problem involves scheduled recordings on the DVR side -- it sometimes decides it's not in the mood, and it ...

Excellent picture quality and sound ; self-contained tuner allows recording while watching different channel

Unreliable scheduled DVR recording

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: befairtoall (epinions.com)

Too much on unit to be user friendly

 

Full Featured, Panasonic quality, customer support.

Manual, poor lay out and index. Remote a real mess. On screen info insuficient.

Feb, 2008

Product Specifications

Bring back special moments and enjoy high-quality images. With a slot for your SD digital image memory card, you can create a slideshow of your favorite photos taken with your digital camera on your Pansonic plasma television. Simply press a button and One-Touch 2-Way Copying lets you transfer material from VHS tapes to DVD discs and vice versa. This means you can easily record your entire video library onto DVD for a collection that takes up much less space. During tape-to-DVD copying, there's also a handy function that reads recording start (VISS) signals on a tape and automatically creates thumbnails on the DVD discs. The Accutune Digital Tuner is a high performance hybrid tuner capable of receiving both digital and analog broadcasts. It uses a signal processor to effectively control noise and distortion, and its proprietary matching circuits allow it to transform and separate digital or analog signals. When digital broadcast signals drop out, generally the picture either disappears or becomes filled with block-noise, but the Accutune Digital Tuner produces a beautiful picture even under difficult reception conditions, such as when there are obstacles interfering with direct signal access. With twice the horizontal resolution (500 lines vs. the 250-line standard of many other DVD recorders) when recording in LP mode, you can fit up to four hours of recordings on one DVD (4.7GB capacity) and still enjoy crisp, vibrant and exceptionally detailed images. 1080p up-conversion with HDMI converts video images to 1080p digital resolution for sharp, high-impact images. Incredibly versatile and multi-format-friendly, you can record to and play back just about any DVD, including DVD-R/-RW/-RAM/+R/+RW discs, as well as DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, DVD-R (dual layer), DVD+R (dual layer), CD, CD-DA and CD-R/RW (including MP3 files). With a Panasonic DVD recorder, never think twice about what disc you need. Panasonic DVD recorders are equipped with a high-precision progressive video processor that handles 30-frame progressive scan images on NTSC discs. This lets you enjoy high-resolution progressive playback of original DVD images. Tired of tangled wires? HDMI Simple Connection lets you connect your components with one cable, while EZ Sync HDAVI Control means you can connect your DVD player to your Panasonic components and control operation with one touch of your remote.

Cassette System

Type: None

CD Recorder

Device Type: None

CD System

Device Type: None

Combined Device

Type:DVD recorder / DVB-T tuner / VCR combo/DVD recorder/ VCR combo

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

Digital TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner Type:ATSC DTV/DVB-T
Tuner Qty:1

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.6in/3.3in
Height:13.6in/3.3in
Weight:11.7lbs/11.9lbs
Width:16.9in

DVD

Type:DVD recorder

Header

Manufacturer:Panasonic
Model:DMR-EZ475VK/DMR-EZ47V/EZ47VK
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic DIGA/Panasonic DMR

MD System

Type: None

Radio

Device Type: None

Television

Television Type: None

TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1
Type:Digital TV tuner

VCR

Device Type:VCR
Media Type:VHS

VCR 2nd

Device Type: None
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