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Philips DVDR3300H

alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 reviews of Philips DVDR3300H. 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. Reviewers really like the size and image quality. The price and design also get good views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVDR3300H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Not a product I would recommend to a friend.


Cannot make +RW discs compatible.

Feb, 2007

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Philips DVDR3300H


Easy to pause TV & set-up timers

Quality not excellent unless using top quality setting. Can be confusing when trying to record from buffer - some handy things are NOT mentioned in the book. Playback from series on DVD can be a pain as title menu options not easy to use.

Oct, 2006

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Philips DVDR3300H


With a lively 2 year old, the ability to pause live t.v is invaluable. Hubby has enjoyed the Commonwealth Games by doing this alot. Also being able to watch a DVD and record on the HDD for up to 6 hours is also very good.

If you want to record something on timer, you have to make sure that the machine is switched off, otherwise it will keep asking you if you want it to start recording. If you are not there to tell it to record, it wont. This causes a problem if you want...

Apr, 2006

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Quite good but could be even better


It is relatively inexpensive, well built, nice looking bu...

Mar, 2006

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Philips DVDR3300H


Takes too long to become ready after turning on.

Feb, 2006

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Good unit but not very user friendly



Nov, 2005

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/96kHz

Disk Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160 / 80

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):3
Power consumption (typical):28 / 50

File formats

Audio formats supported:MP3, PCM, WMA
Video compression format:MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4 / MPEG2
Video formats supported:MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4 / MPEG2

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Capacity:160 / 80

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 13.4 x 1.69 / 17.1 x 13.4 x 2.56
Disc types supported:DVD+R DL / DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R
I/O ports:- Front / Side: i.LINK DV in\n(IEEE1394, 4-pin), Audio L/R in, S-video in, CVBS in\n- Rear: Analog audio Left/Right out,\nDigital coaxial out, SCART1 (CVBS, RGB out),SCART2 (CVBS, RGB in), S-Video out,\nComposite video (CVBS) out, RF antenna in / TV out / - Fronts: Audio L/R in, CVBS in, i.LINK DV in (IEEE1394, 4-pin)\n- Rear: Analog audio Left/Right out, RF antenna in / TV out, HDMI output, SCART1 (CVBS, RGB out), SCART2 (CVBS, RGB in) / Audio L/R in, \nCVBS in, \nS video Y/C, \ni.Link (DV-input) \nSCART 1 / 2 \nCVBS \nS-Video out, \nRCA l/r, \nDigital coaxial out, \nDigital optical out, \nRF antenna in / TV out
Power Requirements:200 - 240 V, 50 Hz / 220 - 240 V

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):17.2 x 20.3 x 6.1 / 20.3 x 17.2 x 6.1 / 22.5 x 16.2 x 4.84
Package weight:13.2

Ports & interfaces

Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):3
Power consumption (typical):28 / 50

Record Modes

DVD recording modes:DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW


Disc types supported:DVD+R,DVD+RW,DVD-R
Number of Discs:1
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1

Technical Details

Device type:Recorder


Analog signal format system:PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K / PAL, Secam
Video D/A Converter (DAC):10-bit/54MHz

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:7.94 / 8.82 / 9.48