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Philips DVDR80 DVD Recorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 85 reviews of Philips DVDR80 DVD Recorder. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The image quality is also appreciated. Some have doubts about the size. Comments about the reliability and price are different.

usability, image quality, design

size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Philips DVDR80 DVD Recorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips DVDR80 DVD Recorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Philips DVDR80 DVD Recorder from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, 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 price. The usability is also mentioned favorably. The design and size get negative opinions.

usability, price

size, design

89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVDR80 DVD RecorderPhilips DVDR80 DVD Recorder

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Philips DVDR80 DVD Recorder

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 user reviews of Philips DVDR80 DVD Recorder from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability, whereas reviews about the reliability and image quality are mixed. Some have doubts about the size.

usability, design

size

21% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVDR80 Progressive Scan DVD Player / RecorderPhilips DVDR80 Progressive Scan DVD Player / Recorder

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Charles Fulton (videomaker.com)

Philips DVDR80 DVD+R/+RW Burner

 

An easy way for hobbyists to get video onto DVD.

Quiet operation, Compatible discs, Ability to hide scenes

No reverse-frame advance button, Slow in playing commercial DVDs

Oct, 2003

Expert review by: HomeTheaterReview.com (hometheaterreview.com)

Philips DVDR80 DVD+RW Recorder Reviewed

 

More than six years ago DVD burst onto the scene, offering the best quality audio and video images available on a new, shiny, five-inch disc, looking very much like a CD. It was predicted that it would replace the aging......

Consumer review by: (nextag.com)

Reproduction is Incredible !!! AAA+++

 
Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: (nextag.com)

Scrap you VCR

 
Nov, 2003

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

Very good overall

 

I've had my Philips DVDR80 DVD recorder for a couple of months now and I've been very pleased with it, especially after reading th...

Apr, 2005

Consumer review by: Ian Calcutt (avreview.co.uk)

DVD RECORDER WITH ON-SCREEN LISTINGS AND EASY TIMER SETTING.

 

A smart looking addition to Philips' range of disc recorders, the DVDR80 extends recording time to eight hours on a disc (at very basic quality) and improves the performance of other settings. It's easy to use and DVD+R/RW discs are compatible in most...

Excellent recording quality and connectivity ; easy to use ; controls digiboxes ; free GuidePlus TV schedules

No progressive scan or built-in hard drive ; limited editing compared to rival formats ; GuidePlus is cumbersome with digital channels

May, 2004

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

Philips DVDR80

 

I have had this Philips DVDR80 DVD recorder for only 24 hours and am very pleased. Picture quality is no problem, even at M6 for h...

Feb, 2004

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

Almost perfect

 

After returning my DVDR880 turkey, Philips replaced it with the brilliant DVDR80 DVD recorder. I record off my Sky tuner via the R...

Jan, 2004

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

Typically Philips...

 

The Philips DVDR80 DVD recorder is a typical Philips product - generally technically superb, but with an abysmal user interface an...

Dec, 2003

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

UK Cable customers Beware!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

I've had this Philips DVDR80 DVD recorder now for about a month and have so far not had the recording problems of other people (fi...

Nov, 2003

Product Specifications

Capture, edit, and preserve your precious memories with Philips DVDR80 DVD Recorder. Create a DVD from any source using the i.LINK digital connection. Transfer your most precious moments captured with your camcorder or archive all your old videotapes straight to DVD.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Sound Effects:3D Surround

CE System

Parental Lock: Yes

Configuration

BD Live: No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):GUIDE Plus+
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Media Player: No
Progressive Scan: No
Show View: Yes
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: Yes
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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:13.2in
Height:3in
Weight:8.8lbs
Width:17.1in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

DVD

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

DVD Features

Picture Zoom: Yes
Picture Zoom Power:1.33x / 2x / 4x

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Recorder
Integrated VCR: No
Static / Portable:Static
Table / Portable:Table

Header

Manufacturer:Philips
Model:80
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Philips DVDR

Playback

Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
DVD-R Playback: Yes
DVD-RAM Playback: Yes
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: No

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: Yes
DVD+RW Recording: Yes
HD-DVD Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No
MPEG4 Recording: No
USB Recording: No

Sound

DTS Decoder: No
Real Dolby: No