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Panasonic DMR-BWT850

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of Panasonic DMR-BWT850. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People are impressed by the size. The image quality also gets good feedback. There are some mixed comments about the price. Some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, image quality, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Panasonic DMR-BWT850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Panasonic DMR-BWT850 review


Blessed with a wealth of features, this Blu-ray recorder is an impressive box of tricks...

It does everything


Panasonic’s Blu-ray recorder is an impressive, but expensive, box of tricks

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Selenepb (

If only it would connect to the Internet


This looked like a dream recorder. Yes, a bit expensive, but worth it? I have Sky so I wanted a recorder that would connect to the internet once my trusty LG recorder died. Unfortunately, I had to return the first one as the unit would not connect. I...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: BAAAA (

A solid do-everything Freeview & DVD/BluRay Disk recorder


The main thing to say is it does A LOT. * Freeview HD hard drive recorder and * Copy-to-DVD/BD disk recorder * Media centre that plays its recordings around the house to compatible TV's * Built in Wifi * Player for USB drive music and videos * Top...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Number12 (

Great piece of kit


Really pleased that the quality of this unit is up to Panasonic's normal excellent standard. I had read reviews saying it was difficult to set this unit up. Thankfully I had no problem whatsoever, allowing auto install do it's stuff. As is the norm...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Nick51geq (

Good, but a bit slow to respond


I bought this to try as a replacement for sky plus Works well and excellent picture quality (Much better than sky), but it slower to respond / load menus and TV guide than sky which is slightly frustrating. The menus / layout is also less...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: PHH47 (

Simply Brilliant!


DVD hard-drive recorders seem to be going out of fashion theses days, but I wanted one to replace my previous unit, whose tuner had failed. I do not have a set-top box or a separate DVD player, so I wanted a unit with two TV tuners, a DVD/Blu-ray...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Frank (

Panasonic DMR-BWT850


All round excellence in its general functions, quality of build and performance.

Little slow when polling through the Channel guide. Helps if you know which Channel you want to go to! Also little disappointed they have not increased the number of channels you can simultaneously record, but freeview play can get round that.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Barry (

Panasonic DMR-BWT850


Being able to record two programs at the same time. Picture quality excellent, able to copy to DVD.

It wont play VCDs, have had to convert all my VCDs to DVD.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Beverley (

Panasonic DMR-BWT850


Very easy to set up and use. I can transfer all my photos from my phone to the hard drive for viewing and then can also copy them to a dvd. I like the way series recordings are all grouped together so they are easy to find.

Can't find anything I don't like about it so much better than our old one.

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: gloryer (

dual recording


I was excited to think that I can record 2 programmes at the same time BUT when I went to set up some recordings from the TV guide it then says that the programmes overlapped so I am a bit confused and I dont see where in the instructions are rectifies...

Aug, 2017

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