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Samsung SIR-T165

Samsung SIR-T165
alaScore 58

40 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the usability and design, whereas there are some less positive views about the price.

image quality, design, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Samsung SIR-T165 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 58/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 40 reviews)

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Consumer review by: review summary for Samsung SIR-T165


alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Samsung SIR-T165 from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on

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49% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung SIR-T165 HDTV Terrestrial Receiver

Expert review by:

Video Sources & Set-Top Boxes: HDTV Set-Top Boxes: Samsung SIR-T165


The SIR-T165 is unlike any over-the-air set-top box I've ever reviewed. It has more features than any OTA set-top box made to date. In addition to all the features of the entry-level SIR-T151, the SIR-T165 adds DVI/HDCP output, dual FireWire...


Product Specifications

Samsung's award-winning technology leads the industry in flexibility for delivering free over-the-air digital television signals to almost any DTV-ready television or DTV-capable computer monitor. The feature-packed Samsung SIR-T165 easily tunes and decodes all 18 approved ATSC DTV broadcast formats, and directly supports Favorite Channel and Closed Caption functions. You will be able to view HDTV, SDTV, and listen to DTV broadcasts in exciting Dolby Digital Sound.

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital

Built-in Display


Cassette System

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CD Recorder

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CD System

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Combined Device

Type:HDTV tuner

Digital Player (Recorder)

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Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Samsung

MD System

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Television Type: None

TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1
Type:HDTV tuner


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VCR 2nd

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