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Philips DVDR3590H

Philips DVDR3590H
alaScore 72

29 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Philips DVDR3590H. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the price. Many are negative about the reliability and usability.


usability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVDR3590H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Philips DVDR3590H from The average user rating for this product is 1.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Reviewers really like the price, but many are negative about the reliability and usability.


usability, reliability

25% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DVDR3590 - 250Gb Hard Drive DVD RecorderPhilips DVDR3590 - 250Gb Hard Drive DVD Recorder

Aug, 2018

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No Freeview


Cheap but that's because it has no Freeview. Why anyone would want to sell a machine these days without Freeview is beyond me. Luc...

Sep, 2008

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I'll get straight to the point, this Philips DVDR3590 is an AWFUL bit of kit, its painfully slow, records only when it feels like...

Mar, 2008

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Dont buy it - Period!


I bought the Belgian version of the Philips DVDR3590 as it was on special offer, and 100 Euro cheaper than the Samsung one with th...

Feb, 2008

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Good basic dvd recorded with great memory


The Philips DVDR3590 is my first dvd recorder with hard drive, the memory is great but it did seem a bit complicated to get starte...

Jan, 2008

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Philips DVDR3590H/05


Stylish product and fairly easy to use - good pcture quality and good range of features

Slow operation and eidting screen could have been better thought out as it obliterates part of what you are trying to monitor!

Jan, 2008

Product Specifications


Audio A/D Converter (ADC):96MHz/24-bits
Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/96kHz
Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital


Energy Star certified: No

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: Yes
Hard Drive Capacity:250
HDD recording: Yes
HDD to DVD copying: Yes
Maximum HDD recording time:310
Total Storage Capacity:250

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):3.7
Power consumption (typical):28

File formats

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

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:Y
Hard Drive Capacity:250
HDD recording:Y
HDD to DVD copying:Y
Maximum HDD recording time:310
Total Storage Capacity:250

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Programmable events:32 / 40

Management features

Timer: Yes

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 12.8 x 1.69 / 17.1 x 13.4 x 2.64
Disc types supported:DVD+R DL, DVD-R DL
Power Requirements:220-240V, 50Hz

Packaging Content

Cables included:Composite
IFU / User manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:16.3
Package dimensions (WxDxH):20.6 x 5.39 x 16.3 / 22.5 x 4.84 x 16.6
Package height:5.39
Package weight:12.8 / 13.2
Package width:20.6

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video in:1 / 2
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:1.1
RF ports quantity:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):3.7
Power consumption (typical):28


Card reader integrated: No
Disc types supported:DVD+R DL,DVD-R DL
Playback disc formats:CD audio, SVCD, VCD
Playback disc types:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW
Recording disc types:DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW

Technical Details

3D compatibility: No
CD-R playback: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Device type:Recorder
Eco designed: Yes
Form Factor:Set-top
Internal memory:250

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: Yes


Analog signal format system:PAL, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I
Progressive scan output: Yes
Recording modes:EP, HQ, LP, SEP, SLP, SP, SPP
Supported video modes:1080i
Video D/A Converter (DAC):10-bit/54MHz
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:8.38 / 9.7