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Philips DVDR 725H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews of Philips DVDR 725H. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. People really like the size. The design is also mentioned favorably, but the reliability and usability get negative views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVDR 725H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Philips DVDR 725H


alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Philips DVDR 725H from The average user rating for this product is 2.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on People really like the size. The price also gets good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability, and views are divided on the usability.

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33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips - DVDR7250H - DVD RecorderPhilips - DVDR7250H - DVD Recorder

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Benjamin Russell (

Philips DVDR725H


Never before has a product both impressed and infuriated us like the Philips DVDR725H. While Philips has managed to design an incredibly powerful reco...

True PVR recording functionality, effective range of features

Disjointed and confusing interface, no TV to DVD recording, no DVD to Hard Drive recording

The DVDR725H delivers exceptionally powerful PVR-style recording, but is let down by a poorly integrated interface and the omission of a few notable features.

Nov, 2005

Consumer review (

One of the best


I bought this Philips DVDR725H multi-region capable DVD recorder a couple of weeks ago and I could not be more pleased, it has cha...

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/48kHz
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,DTS
Audio dynamic range DVD:90
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, DTS
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):105

Disk Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160
Maximum HDD recording time:256

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):35

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160
Maximum HDD recording time:256

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 13.2 x 2.99
Disc types supported:DVD-R, DVD-RW
I/O ports:1 x i.LINK DV in (IEEE 1394 4-pin);\n1 x S-video in;\n1 x Video in;\n1 x Audio left/right in;\n1 x Scart 1 (cvbs,S-video/rgb out);\n1 x Scart 2 (cvbs,S-video/rgb in,decoder);\n1 x S-video out;\n1 x Video out (cvbs);\n1 x YUV out;\n1 x Audio left/right out;\n1 x Digital audio out (coaxial/optical);\n1 x RF antenna in;\n1 x RF TV out;\n1 x G-LINK (for Sat Mouse);\n1 x Main\n
Optical disc recording:DVD+RW/+R
Power Requirements:200-240 V,50/60 Hz


Power consumption (typical):35

Record Modes

DVD recording modes:M1, M2, M2x, M3, M4, M6, M8
Max DVD recording time:8


Disc types supported:DVD-R,DVD-RW


Video D/A Converter (DAC):9-bit/27MHz

Weight & Dimensions