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Philips DVD-R3480

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 reviews of Philips DVD-R3480. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Opinions about the image quality and reliability are generally positive. The design and price also get good reviews, but some have doubts about the size.

usability, price, design, reliability, image quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Philips DVD-R3480 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of Philips DVD-R3480 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and reliability. The price and usability also get good comments, but some have doubts about the size and design.

usability, price, reliability, image quality

design, size

68% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVDR3480 - DVD Player & RecorderPhilips DVDR3480 - DVD Player & RecorderPhilips DVDR3480 Replacement DVD Remote Control by RemotesReplaced

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: imkidd57 (

Philips DVDR3480 review


We check out the Philips DVDR3480 DVD recorder.

Apr, 2008

Product Specifications


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


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

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: 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: No
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: No
DVD-RW Recording: Yes
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No


DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No