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Tvonics DTR-HV250

Tvonics DTR-HV250
alaScore 82

9 reviews

Dec, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of Tvonics DTR-HV250. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and image quality also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

usability, image quality, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Tvonics DTR-HV250 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Tvonics DTR-HV250 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on

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This summary is based on the product: TVONICS RM-110 TV DTV DVD REMOTE DVR-250 DTR-HV250

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Daniel Phillips (

TVonics DTR-HV250 review


A user-friendly, feature-packed PVR let down by gauzy pictures

HDMI switching ; Picture-in-picture ; Two USBs ; Design ; Ease-of-use

Picture quality is below par

Flawed pictures, but in all other respects the DTR-HV250 is a very impressive Freeview PVR

Feb, 2010


Expert review by: Danny Phillips (

TVonics DTR-HV250 Freeview PVR


The TVonics DTR-HV250 is a class act through and through.

The DTR-HV250 is a class act through and through. The combination of rock-solid build quality, generous features, glitch-free pictures and a straightforward operating system makes it the perfect PVR for newcomers and old hands alike. It’s also...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Alun Taylor (

TVonics DTR-HV250 DVR


A fine and capable Freeview+ DVR that ticks all the standard-def boxes and produces a very fine on-screen image.

As a standard definition Freeview recorder, the HV250 is hard to fault. It's well made, attractive, easy to use and does everything you would want it to do and we can see the three HDMI ports coming in very handy. Not the cheapest of devices though and...

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: keith0948 (

Don't Buy One


This is an up date to my previous review.

nice looking machine

unreliable when recording

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: lanerider (

well made sturdy product


very easy to use and well made i like the shape as it fits better on my stand

good piece of kit


Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: twingo (

Tvonics DTR-HV250


Excellent product. Bought this to replace my Digifusion pvr which was very simple to use and this one is just as easy to use. Sets up very quickly, picture is excelllent. I like the way it remembers where you have got to when watching a recording and...

small size

only one scart socket

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: greengrass (

excellent pvr


This pvr is simple to use ,and built to a very high standard.The picture quality is first class .I have the tvonics dtr z250 also bought from comet ,and still works perfectly two years on.I felt now was the time to upgrade to hd and i have not been...

very simple to use

no cons

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: Ed (

TVONICs Freeview DTR-HV250 250GB With HDMI


Looks good has lot sof features

Changes channel by its self BUT reception is bad here in the Purbecks and maybe the change -over dosen`t help ??? the next day or two will tell-- I have just re -tuned it ---today is the 7th March I beleive I need to re-tune again on the 21st -- bought...

Product Specifications


1080p Upscaling: Yes
Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: Yes


Ethernet: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: Yes
Terrestrial:FTA Non-Upgrade

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table