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Panasonic DMR-BS880EBK

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 reviews of Panasonic DMR-BS880EBK. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the finish and design. The image quality and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the size and price get less positive opinions.

usability, image quality, design, finish

price, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Panasonic DMR-BS880EBK is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Panasonic DMR-BS880EBK from 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 Reviewers really like the finish. The image quality is also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the size and price.

usability, image quality, finish

price, size

80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic DMR-BS880EBK 500GB HDD Blu-Ray Recorder with Twin Freesat HD Tuners

Apr, 2015


Expert review by: Danny Phillips (

Panasonic DMR-BS880


A pricey yet feature-rich Blu-ray and hard disk recorder with twin Freesat tuners.

Like its esteemed predecessor, the DMR-BS880 commands respect with a jaw-dropping amount of Blu-ray and Freesat features, flawless picture performance and a wonderful-looking operating system. Our experience with it was slightly marred by some problems...

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: Mike (

Panasonic DMR-BS880


Excellent easy set-up, and timer recording is also easy to program. Overall picture and sound quality is superb. Once connected to the internet, access to iPlayer is quick and again the quality, over a fast broadband circuit, is amazing

Remote control is difficult to navigate and it takes ages for the recorder to boot and then go into record mode. Also, using Vera link adds to the confusion, owing to the fact that response time is so slow you tend to click off and onto the option...

Product Specifications


BD Live: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No


CI Plus: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
3D: No
3D Ready: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table


Blu-ray Playback: Yes
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: Yes
DVD-RW Playback: Yes
DVD+R Playback: Yes
DVD+RW Playback: Yes
HD-DVD Playback: No
PC Streaming: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes


Blu-ray Recording: Yes
Double Layer Recording: Yes
DVD-R Recording: Yes
DVD-RAM Recording: Yes
DVD-RW Recording: Yes
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No


Real Dolby:Dolby Digital Plus / True HD