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Panasonic DMR-EX769

alaTest has collected and analyzed 226 reviews of Panasonic DMR-EX769. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. Reviews about the design and reliability are generally positive. The image quality and price also get good reviews. There are some critical views about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Panasonic DMR-EX769 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 user reviews of Panasonic DMR-EX769 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on People are impressed by the design and reliability. The image quality and price are also appreciated, but opinions are divided on the size.

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

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic DMR-EX769EB-K Freeview+ 160GB Hard Disc Drive DVD Recorder 1080p Up ConversionPanasonic DMR-EX769EB-K Freeview+ 160GB Hard Disc Drive DVD Recorder 1080p Up Conversion

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Panasonic DMR-EX769 review


No-frills DVD/HDD recorder but it does a fine job of the basics

Smart styling, easy to use ; good tuner, faithful recordings ; decent 1080p DVD over HDMI

Tired interface ; low on frills ; relatively small HDD

We’re struggling to get excited about a no-frills DVD/HDD recorder but this does a fine job of the basics

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Panasonic DMR-EX769 DVD recorder


The DMR-EX769 brings together a range of features that modern lifestyles often demand. It not only gives you all the advantages of Freeview+, but also rolls a DVD recorder into the same box. But is this jack of all trades and master of none? The EX769...

Plenty of options, great DVD playback

Menus a little basic in appearance, single tuner only, power save mode makes it a slow starter

The EX769 excels in DVD playback and in pure simplicity for HDD and DVD recording. Some aspects, perhaps, don't quite measure the options presented by rivals: a glorious high-definition menu structure, or a USB or SD card slot to playback or record...

May, 2009

Consumer review (

Very good


It does everything I expected plus quite a bit more! Particularly liked the fact that it automatically stays recording if a programme runs late.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review (

Panasonic DMR-EX773EBK DVD Recorder with Freeview+ - 160GB


as with all panasonic video equipment, an excellent buy. However the handboook could be a bit more explicit.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review (

Panasonic DMR-EX773EBK DVD Recorder with Freeview+


The best DVD Freeview+ Recorder yo can buy and with the price to match you simply cannot go wrong. Never miss an episode of your favorite soaps again with the series link option and with the freeview+ feature this is a must buy so what you waiting for...

Jun, 2012

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panasonic dvd160gb


very pleased with this item easy to use and quality very good

May, 2012

Consumer review (

A quality bit of kit.


A one box solution to the digital switchover. So one remote and you have freeview, a dvd recorder/player and also a hard disc recorder. Panasonic quality evident throughout.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review (

so far so good


No problems so far but have only had it for a few weeks.Ask me again in 6 months!

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (

Excellent value for money


Very easy to set up. Print and scan quality excellent. A great product at a very good price.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review (

my dvd recorder


over all i must am realy pleased whith this product very user friendly, the remote also can be used with my tv. The program features easy to see and use, best i have seen to date comparied with other dvd recorders. i would really recommend this to alot...

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black

Disk Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160
Maximum HDD recording time:279

Energy Management

Adapter type:AC
Auto power off: Yes
Power consumption (standby):13
Power consumption (typical):30

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160
Maximum HDD recording time:279

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
Disc types supported:DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW
Number of TV tuners:1
Playback formats:CD-DA, Vídeo CD,SVC,MP3,JPEG, DivX
Recording format:MPEG2

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
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
S-Video outputs quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video in:AV1 / AV2 (21 pin), AV3 (pin jack)


Adapter type:AC
Auto power off:Y
Power consumption (standby):13
Power consumption (typical):30

Record Modes

DVD DL recording time (max):14.3
DVD recording modes:XP,SP,LP,EP
Max DVD recording time:8


Compatible memory cards:SD
Disc types supported:DVD-R,DVD-R DL,DVD-RW
Loader type:Front
SmartCard slot: Yes

Technical Details

Device type:Recorder
Disc loading type:Front


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL

Weight & Dimensions