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Pioneer DVR-545H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews of Pioneer DVR-545H. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Opinions about the reliability and finish are overall positive. The design and image quality also get good comments.

usability, image quality, design, finish, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Pioneer DVR-545H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pioneer DVR-545H

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Pioneer DVR-545H from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability. The image quality is also appreciated.

image quality, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer DVR-545HX-S, 160GB HDD Multi-region Capable DVD Recorder - SilverPioneer DVR-545HX-S, 160GB HDD Multi-region Capable DVD Recorder - Silver

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Pioneer DVR-545HX review

 

A combi recorder that ticks all the boxes with real style

Video upscaling ; Excellent audio quality ; Great picture quality

Picture deteriorates after 3.5 hours

A fantastic and fully specified recorder that combines the latest technology superbly

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Richard Arrowsmith (avreview.co.uk)

Pioneer DVR-545HX

 

The boxy design appears slightly oversized but clean finishing and solid build quality enhances an attractive sense of style. And the contemporary remote deserves a mention for its easy to use simplicity supported by a straightforward menu system and...

Substantial build quality; extremely easy to use; convergent connectivity; video upscaling

Redundant recording quality modes; average broadcast images; poor motion tracking

Apr, 2007

Expert review by: (whathomecinemamag.com)

Pioneer DVR-545HX

 

This is an imposing looking recording platform that manages to tick all the boxes for AV enthusiasts.The 160GB hard disk is enough for 34 hours of highest-quality recording, or 455 hours at the lowest setting

Video upscaling, Excellent audio quality, Great picture quality

Picture deteriorates after 3.5 hours

A fantastic and fully specified recorder that combines the latest technology superbly

Feb, 2007

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Pioneer DVR-545HX

 

The PVR is extremely easy to use and the EPG is fantastic. Ease of use continues with the remote control layout, which is simple and uncomplicated. The capacity of the hard drive means that you can store 60 hours worth of recordings! You can pause live...

Contrary to the description of this product, it only has 1 digital tuner. The other tuner is analogue. This means that you can't record 2 digital programmes at once through the EPG... something I was hoping it would be capable of. I have not changed it...

Feb, 2007

Product Specifications

Color

Color of product:Black, Silver / Silver

Disk Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160
Maximum HDD recording time:455
Total Storage Capacity:160

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.61 / 0.98
Power consumption (typical):40 / 52

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, WMA

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160
Maximum HDD recording time:455

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.5 x 12.5 x 2.72 / 16.5 x 12.5 x 3.11
Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW
I/O ports:1xSCART in/out\n1xRCA in/out\n1xS-Video in/out\nComponent Video out\nHDMI out / 1xSCART in/out\n1xRCA in/out\n1xS-Video in/out\nComponent Video out\nHDMI out\n / 2 x RGB Euro-SCART, 1 x RCA in/out, 1 x Component out,1 x HDMI out
Optical disc recording:DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-R dual-layer, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R double layer, DVD-RAM
Power Requirements:AC 220 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz / AC 220 - 240V, 50/60 Hz
TV tuner formats:Analogue

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2

Power

Power consumption (standby):0.61 / 0.98
Power consumption (typical):40 / 52

Record Modes

DVD recording modes:XP, SP, LP, EP, SLP, SEP, 32step + 1 (LPCM) / XP, SP, LP, EP, SLP, SEP, Manual

Technical Details

Device type:Recorder

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Video D/A Converter (DAC):10-bit/108MHz

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.5
Height:2.72
Weight:10.6 / 9.7
Width:16.5

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