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Philips DVDR 3305

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the image quality and design. The value for money and usability also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the reliability.

usability, price, design, image quality

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Philips DVDR 3305 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 129 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips DVDR 3305

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 81 user reviews of Philips DVDR 3305 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, value for money, image quality

reliability

37% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD Recorder

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Philips DVDR3305 review

 

Philips has finally made a dual-compatible DVD recorder

p>Good value</p

p>Lack of component outputs</p

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Philips DVDR3305 DVD recorder review

 

With plenty of HOT deals floating around this Christmas, is it wise to opt for the cheapest model? We take a look at Philips' moderate offering hoping to last you longer than up to the January sales. Philips' new entry-level DVD recorder is a...

Excellent recorded images; solid playback images

No progressive scan output; limited editing

Those on a budget should ignore the ultra cheapies and opt for a model like this, which combines value for money with genuine quality

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Philips DVDR3305 review

 

This is the best budget DVD recorder on the market by some margin. It offers excellent quality recordings straight from TV, impressive playback of shop-bought discs and is incredibly easy to use

The price ; The build quality ; The top-notch recordings

No Freeview tuner

There's also good news when it comes to playing back shop-bought DVD discs, with the DVDR3305 proving itself adept at delivering a detailed performance to the screen. Even when the picture is blown up on the image thrown from a relatively high-end...

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Fantastic value for money

 

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Philips DVDR3305

 

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Fine when it works, shame that is not all the time, and it i

 

I bought one of these Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD recorders and have had a variety of reliability problems with it - recording problem...

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Functionality OK, reliability poor

 

I have some of the same recording problems as other reviewers with the Philips DVDR3305/05 I bought: sometimes the machine locks u...

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Don't buy it.

 

The painful slowness of this Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD player could just about be tolerated if it worked but half of the time it doe...

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no problems here!

 

i decided to ignore all the bad reviews given on this Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD player as i have bought all my electricals with the ...

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Randomly fails - just like their earlier model

 

About 2 years ago, I bought a Philips DVDR75, or rather 4 of them since 3 were returned faulty within 3 days. The 4th one worked M...

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Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: No
Type of Memory Stick Interface : No
Type of SD Card Interface : No
UPnP: No
USB Interface: No
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

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
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

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording: No
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

Sound

DTS Decoder:DTS Decoder
Real Dolby:Dolby Digital
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