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Philips DVDR 70

alaTest has collected and analyzed 296 reviews of Philips DVDR 70. 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. Reviews about the design and image quality are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas the size and reliability get mixed views.

usability, price, image quality, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Philips DVDR 70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 63/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 194 user reviews of Philips DVDR 70 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on People are impressed by the image quality and price. The design and reliability get less positive opinions, and opinions are divided on the size.

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70% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVDR70 Multi Region Capable DVD RecorderPhilips DVDR70 Multi Region Capable DVD Recorder

Jun, 2018

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Another piece of rubbish from Philips!!!



Mar, 2005

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A very good buy


I held back on buying a dvd recorder as I had quite a few region 1 discs. However, I took the plunge when Amazon advertised the Ph...

Feb, 2005

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No Going Back To VHS


I bought this Philips DVDR70 multi-region capable DVD recorder in May, but have delayed putting a review on because I did see some...

Dec, 2004

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Wonderful Kit


Just got one of these Philips DVDR70 multi-region capable DVD recorders today. It was a toss-up between this and the Panasonic. Ok...

Nov, 2003

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Great DVD recorder at great price


Bought the Philips DVDR70 multi-region capable DVD recorder a couple of days ago, and within 10 minutes of switching it on, I was ...

Nov, 2003

Product Specifications

Philips DVDR-70 is a DVD Recorder with great sound and picture quality. Make digital quality copies on DVD from TV and camcorder tapes and play DVD, CD, CD-R/RW or MP3-CD. Index Picture Screen gives you visual read-out of disc table-of-contents.Naturally, you'll want to share your DVDs with all of your family and friends. For this reason, every Philips DVD Recorder offers you two-way compatibility. This means they can play all of the DVD and CD discs you already have, while the DVDs you create will play on virtually all DVD-Video players.An intuitive onscreen menu that makes it easy to keep track of all the picture-perfect digital recordings you've stored on the disc. This enables you to make simple scene selections at the touch of a button - just select the scene you want and press 'Play' to watch it instantly.Only DVD can bring an authentic cinema-style home entertainment experience into your living room. And thanks to the latest range of DVD Recorders from Philips, the picture quality of the DVDs you create at home can be just as good as the DVDs you currently rent or buy.Audio is digitally encoded in Dolby AC-3 (USA) or MPEG Audio (Europe). As a result, the sound quality of a recording, like the picture quality, is comparable to that of pre-packaged DVD-Video discs.The Philips DVD Recorder uses the same discs as DVD+RW drives in PCs. What's more, the discs you record will play on existing DVD-ROM drives. And with the right software/hardware package for your PC, you can make sophisticated video edits on your DVD+RW discs.Thanks to Variable Bit Rate technology, this Philips DVD recorder gives you a choice of 6 recording modes. This ensures there's a mode that's right for anything you want to record.


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/96kHz
Audio decoders:DTS
Audio dynamic range DVD:85
Built-in audio decoders:DTS
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):95

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 2.99 x 13.2
Disc types supported:CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW


Analog signal format system:NTSC
Video D/A Converter (DAC):10-bit/27MHz

Weight & Dimensions