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Philips DVDR7250H

Philips DVDR7250H
alaScore 81

16 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Philips DVDR7250H. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews. People really like the image quality. The price is also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the usability, and comments are divided on the reliability.

price, image quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Philips DVDR7250H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Philips DVDR7250H from The average user rating for this product is 2.4/5, 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.


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Jul, 2018

Expert review by : staff (

Philips DVDR7250H review


The first DVD recorder capable of recording 5.1 broadcasts?

5.1 input for the first time ; Well-specified for the price

Usability issues ; Weak lower quality recording modes

Almost revolutionary but it needs to build a stronger foundation on basic features before we can whole-heartedly recommend it

Nov, 2006

Expert review by : Ian Calcutt (

Philips DVDR7250H


This recorder's range of connections is pretty good, with RGB Scarts and component video, however its progressive scan performance is not great so it's best to stick to the RGB or interlaced component picture here. There's also no HDMI output for a...

Low price; set-top box control; i.Link input

No HDMI out; limited editing and copy features; record mode setting is tricky; sluggish to use; lower recording modes and progressive scan are poor

Sep, 2006

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


Color of product:Black

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: Yes
Hard Drive Capacity:160
HDD recording: Yes
Maximum HDD recording time:180 / 250
Total Storage Capacity:160

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):3 / 3.7
Power consumption (typical):28 / 38 / 50

File formats

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

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:Y
Hard Drive Capacity:160
HDD recording:Y
Maximum HDD recording time:180 / 250
Total Storage Capacity:160

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Programmable events:25

Management features

Timer: Yes


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 12.8 x 1.69 / 17.1 x 13.4 x 1.69
Disc types supported:CD, DVD
I/O ports:- Front / Sides: 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, SCART1 (CVBS, RGB out), SCART2 (CVBS, RGB in)
Power Requirements:220 - 240 V / 220-240V, 50Hz
Recording format:PAL
Set weight:0.181
Set width:17.1

Packaging Content

Cables included:AC, SCART
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:17.4
Package dimensions (WxDxH):22.5 x 16.2 x 4.84 / 22.5 x 16.6 x 4.84
Package height:6.3
Package weight:0.286 / 13.2 / 17.9
Package width:21.6

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1 / 2
Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video in:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports:1
G-Link interface: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
RF ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
S-Video out:1
S-Video outputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):3 / 3.7
Power consumption (typical):28 / 38 / 50


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

Technical Details

3D compatibility: No
Device type:Recorder
Internal memory:160
Karaoke: No
MP3 playback: Yes
Slide show: Yes

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: Yes
TV tuner type:Analog, DVB-T


Analog signal format system:PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM L / PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K
Progressive scan output: Yes
Recording modes:EP, HQ, LP, SEP, SLP, SP, SPP
Video D/A Converter (DAC):10-bit/54MHz / 13-Bit/54MHz / 9-bit/27MHz

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:0.181 / 11.3 / 7.94 / 9.7