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Philips DVDR3355

Philips DVDR3355
alaScore 69

74 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 74 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas views are divided on the value for money. Many are negative about the reliability.

usability, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Philips DVDR3355 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Philips DVDR3355

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 user reviews of Philips DVDR3355 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money

reliability

34% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVDR3355/37 DVD Recorder with 6 Hour Digital Video RecordingPhilips DVDR 3355 - DVD recorderRemanufactured Philips DVDR3355/37 DVD Recorder with 8 Hour Digital Video Recording

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Even though Philips is one of the companies behind the DVD+R format, the DVDR3355 can record to DVD-R/RW discs as well as to DVD+R/RW. This gesture toward detente in the DVD wars doesn't seem to have extended to the manual, however: While DVD+R...

At $250, the DVDR3355 costs significantly less expensive than most of the recorders we tested at the same time. The CyberHome DVD1600 is cheaper, but the Philips is far easier to use; and the vendor's inclusion of VCR Plus+ codes makes this model a...

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Product Specifications

Record your favorite TV programs in digital quality, play any movie format including DivX on this unique DVD Recorder. TV Recording made simple! VCR Plus+ uses a single code to program the timer. With the VCR Plus+ system, all you need to do to program your video recorder is to enter the 'Pluscode' - a single code of up to nine digits (but usually less) that is printed next to each TV program in most TV guides. VPS/PDC records the program exactly when it starts. With 'VPS' (Video Programming System) and 'PDC' (Program Delivery Control), the TV station controls the beginning and the length of the programmed recording. This means that your recording device switches itself on and off at the right time even if a TV program you have programmed begins earlier or finishes later than expected. Record from multiple sources in perfect quality. i.LINK enables perfect digital camcorder copies. Also known as IEEE 1394 and FireWire. i.LINK is the worldwide standard for connecting digital video devices, used on digital home video equipment such as DV and D8 camcorders, as well as PCs. Conveniently, it carries all audio and video signals via a single cable. With i.LINK Digital Video input you can copy your home videos in their original digital picture quality. 2.0 Dolby Digital Encoding for quality audio recording. Dolby Digital is an advanced digital audio encoding technology that is used on all DVD-Video discs. Philips DVD Recorders store audio in the same format, so it is fully compatible with any DVD player. The quality surpasses that of analog video recorder.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:11.2in
Height:2.6in
Weight:8.6lbs/8.8lbs
Width:17.1in

Display (Projector)

Type:LED display

DVD

Built-in Audio Decoders:Dolby Digital
Form Factor:Tabletop
Media Load Type:Tray
Media Type:CD / CD-R / CD-RW / DVD / DVD+R / DVD+RW / SVCD / Video CD
Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3
Type:DVD recorder

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:1.5x / 2x

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Manufacturer:Philips
Model:3355
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips DVDR
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