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Panasonic DMR-ES20K

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 reviews of Panasonic DMR-ES20K. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Opinions about the design and image quality are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Opinions about the finish and size are mixed, and many are negative about the reliability.

usability, price, image quality, design


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Panasonic DMR-ES20K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 65/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 84 user reviews of Panasonic DMR-ES20K from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Opinions about the size and design are on the whole positive. The image quality and price also get good feedback. There are some critical views about the reliability, while opinions are divided on the finish.

usability, price, image quality, design, size


64% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic DMR-ES20K DVD Recorder BlackPanasonic DMR-ES20K DVD Recorder Black

Jun, 2018

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Schedule Problem


Records Flawlessly with high quality, thumbnails, DV input, DVD-RAM

When using scheduled recording, if recurrent schedulings exist, unit will see these first even when they come later in chronological order than other schedulings, it will then allocate disk space for these later recurrent schedulings. After this often...

Dec, 2005

Product Specifications

Panasonic's vision of the digital future is driven by the needs and aspirations of its business customers and millions of consumers around the world who use its products every day. The company shares their dream to live a fuller life by providing ways of working smarter and enjoying the rewards of technological advances.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD-Audio / DVD-R / DVD-RAM / DVD-RW / DVD+R / DVD+RW / SVCD / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3
Type:DVD recorder


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Panasonic DIGA



Video Output

Analog Video Format:NTSC / PAL
Analog Video Signal:Component video / Composite video / RGB / S-Video