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Panasonic DMR-EX773

Panasonic DMR-EX773
alaScore 83

388 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 388 reviews of Panasonic DMR-EX773. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Panasonic DMR-EX773 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 388 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 251 user reviews of Panasonic DMR-EX773 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Feb, 2018

Consumer review by: John (

Panasonic DMR-EX773


Does what it says. This is a replacement machine as a virtually identical just stopped working

Previous one just stopped working

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Richard (

Panasonic DMR-EX773


Comprehensive Manual. Menu system relatively straighforward

Does not automatically switch to enable one to play NTSC DVDs. You have to go through a complicated procedure change over, and, if one is timer recording TV programmes to HDD, you have to remember to change back after playing the DVD. My previous LG...

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: Malcolm (

Panasonic DMR-EX773


Easy set up ,easy to record to HDD. All round excellent product


Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: RickS (

Good but very quirky!


This replaced a very similar earlier model, which suffered hard drive failure after 4 years use.

good picture quality

not easy to get used to operation, liable to software problems

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Bob (

Panasonic DMR-EX773


Really easy to use, well made

Can't think of any, could do with a second tuner

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Stuart (

Panasonic DMR-EX773


Good manual. Easy to set up timer recordings

When playing CDs the unit does not display track information - you have to have the TV on

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Maxine (

Panasonic DMR-EX773


Does what you need - records TV. Being an older model makes it cheaper

As everyone's said, slow to start. Handset missing a mute button. Manual heavy going

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: William (

Panasonic DMR-EX773


Divide is on one folder

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Leslie (

Panasonic DMR-EX773


Picture quality excellent. Ability to make permanent dvd copies of recorded material. Hopefully the long term reliability for which this brand is recognised

This has to be the most user unfriendly piece of kit, but I knew that prior to purchase by reading user reviews. My previous hard disc recorder had 'locked up' denying me access to lots of programmes that I wished to keep, and so that drove me to...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Roy (

Panasonic DMR-EX773


Very satisfying. Does everything that I'd hoped it would

There aren't any

Feb, 2012

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: Yes
Hard Drive Capacity:160

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):31

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:DivX

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):10 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:10 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 40

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 11.3 x 2.32
Power Requirements:AC 220-240V, 50Hz / AC/220-240V, 50Hz
Recording format:DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW / DVD-R, DVD-R DL,DVD-RW

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
S-Video out:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):31

Record Modes

DVD DL recording time (max):14.3
Max DVD recording time:8


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD
Playback disc formats:CD video, DVD-VR, SVCD
Recording disc types:DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW

Technical Details

CD player: Yes
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Device type:Recorder
Form Factor:Set-top

TV Tuner

Channels quantity:68
TV tuner integrated: Yes
TV tuner type:DVB-T


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 576i, 576p, 720p

Weight & Dimensions