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Panasonic DMR-EX89E

Panasonic DMR-EX89E
alaScore 80

73 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the reliability and design are overall positive. The value for money and usability also get good comments.

image quality, usability, value for money, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Panasonic DMR-EX89E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 73 reviews)

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Panasonic DMR-EX89 review

 

The Panasonic DMR-EX89 is a sturdy machine that's a pleasure to use. It's expensive, though, and only offers a single Freeview tuner. That said, if you're happy to splash out for it, we doubt you'll be disappointed

DVD recorder adds virtually unlimited storage capacity ; Appealing styling ; Decent picture and sound quality

Pricey ; Lack of second Freeview tuner

Conclusion We love the way Panasonic's DMR-EX range works and looks. We're much less crazy about the prices, though, and the DMR-EX89's price tag is the most outrageous of all, given that it only adds an SD card reader and a larger hard drive to the...

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Panasonic DMR-EX89

 

If you're after this sort of one-box solution, the Panasonic is a good option, but for the cash we'd like to see better functionality

400GB hard disk drive ; good tuner and faithful recordings ; 1080p upscaled DVD looks solid ; Gracenote database on-board

DVD images should be punchier and sharper ; operation could be smoother

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Amazon review summary for Panasonic DMR-EX89E

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 64 user reviews of Panasonic DMR-EX89E from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk.

image quality, usability, value for money, design, reliability

94% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic DMR-EX89EB-K Freeview+ 400GB HDD DVD RecorderPanasonic DMR-EX89EB-K Freeview+ 400GB HDD DVD Recorder

Product Specifications

Configuration

BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2)
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Progressive Scan: Yes
Show View: No

Connectivity

DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
HDMI: 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

Playback

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: No
UPnP:NO UPNP

Recording

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
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