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Philips DVDR 3305

Philips DVDR 3305
alaScore 69

125 reviews

Jul, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 125 reviews of Philips DVDR 3305. The average rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People are impressed by the design. The image quality is also mentioned favorably. Many are critical about the size and reliability. There are some mixed opinions about the usability.

price, image quality, design

reliability, size

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 69/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 125 reviews)

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips DVDR 3305

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 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. People are impressed by the image quality. The price also gets good views. Views about the design and usability are different, while some have doubts about the size and reliability.

price, image quality

reliability, size

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

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: David Smith (pocket-lint.com)

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

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

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...

Jul, 2006
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Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

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...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

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...

Jul, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

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 ...

Jun, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

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...

Mar, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Records well, but editing problems

 

I've found the set up and recording to be excellent on this Philips DVDR3305/05 dvd recorder - using the manual to set up SCA...

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Philips DVDR3305

 

very satisfied with the DVD

Reviewer left no comment

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Excellent DVD Recorder

 

This Philips DVDR3305/05 dvd recorder is an excellent piece of equipment. It does exactly what Philips claim it does, simply and e...

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (reviewstop.co.uk)

Recommeded

 

This Philips DVDR3305/05 DVD recorder is perfect for archiving from a Sky+ box or similar digital recorder. Crucially, it will tak...

Nov, 2005
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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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