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Panasonic DMR-EH57

Panasonic DMR-EH57
alaScore 79

286 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 286 reviews of Panasonic DMR-EH57. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the reliability. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas there are some critical opinions about the price.

usability, reliability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Panasonic DMR-EH57 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: Jon1812 (



Great EXCEPT for the reliability and the cost of repair. Repair cost should be investigated before buying. Given that the HDD is a standard computer HDD (although formatted differently), the repair cost should be way less and the reliability should...

Very easy to use. Did everything well. Editing feature (to manually get rid of ads before copying from HDD to DVD) very useful.

HDD gave up the ghost after less than 3 years of not very intensive use. Cost of repair ($670) more than the original cost of the item, so I'm junking it.

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: amrlspm (



I'm a first time user of DVD recorders and I was impressed by the quality of the recordings and the ease of use. Its a great little machine if you don't want to record High Definition TV shows.

It is easy to use. There is a choice of five recording modes and the quality of the LP (Long Recording Mode) is so good that you can easily use this all the time and by using LP you get 138 hours of recording time on the EX77 Model [160 GB], and the...

can't record high definition digital TV

Jan, 2009

Product Specifications


BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):GUIDE Plus+
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: Yes


DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

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


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: Yes
DVD Audio Playback: No
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 Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: Yes


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


DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital