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Philips DTR220

alaTest has collected and analyzed 395 reviews of Philips DTR220. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Media Centers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good reviews, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Media Centers the Philips DTR220 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips DTR220

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 260 user reviews of Philips DTR220 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Media Centers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good reviews, but there are some negative opinions about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

57% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips DTR220 Ultra Compact Digital Freeview Set Top BoxPhilips DTR220 Ultra Compact Digital Freeview Set Top Box

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Daniel Phillips (techradar.com)

Philips DTR-220 review

 

A slim receiver that provides some superb Freeview pictures

Compact design ; Great quality pictures ; S-video output

Questionable build quality

Small, compact and stylish, Philips' Freeview box does all the basics well, with a slick, attractive operating system and cracking pictures

Sep, 2008

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Philips DTR220/05 Freeview Receiver

 

Simple, functional, good value. The three key ingrediants that make up Philips' DTR220/05 Freeview receiver.

The back panel boasts few surprises, with the bread and butter sockets like RF input/output and twin SCART outputs joined by the less common sight of a coaxial digital audio output for piping stereo sound to your amp digitally. If Dolby Digital...

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (channel5.com)

Philips DTR220

 

The Philips DTR 220 provides access to Freeview digital TV and radio channels. The box itself measures 199x95x33mm and weighs just 400g. It has two SCART sockets and a built-in PKC (Pulse Killer Chip) to neutralise interference. The good Almost...

Use this cheapo Philips every day and you’ll soon be shouting at it or pouring Lucozade into its Scart sockets. Stick it in the bedroom, though, and its modest abilities will be less important than its compact, stylish design. Philips DTR220 is tagged...

Sep, 2008

Consumer review by: Mark (ebuyer.com)

Very Happy

 

I only purchased this because we have 1 tv still on an aerial and analogue is shutting off soon.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Anonymous (ebuyer.com)

MR Joshua Campbell

 

good, but a bit sticky at times but overall brilliant!!!!!

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: catweazel (comet.co.uk)

Very impressed

 

I had read various reviews on various websites about the different Freeview units Good and,Bad, I was tempted to go for a cheaper make But in this life you get what you pay for.And to be honest I cannot fault this Philips freeview unit Easy to setup...

brilliant

cannot change channels

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: mrtom85 (comet.co.uk)

Excellent purchase

 

Excellent freeview bought as a replacement for old Alba freeview. Picture quality is superb, installation very easy.

great picture quality

average build quality

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: PHILIP (reevoo.com)

Philips DTR220

 

Showing signal strenth on set up procedure.Easy set up,easy factory reset.

Unit too light in weight.

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: firas (reevoo.com)

Philips DTR220

 

its small, light and perfect receiption

none

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Philips DTR220

 

It does what it is supposed to do. Easy to set up. Great value for the money.

None at this price.

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

Configuration

1080p Upscaling: No
Application Store: No
Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
MHP (Multimedia Home Platform): No
Number of identical Tuners:1
Show View: No
Smart Connect: No
Twin Tuner: No
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No

Connectivity

CI+: No
DLNA certified: No
Ethernet: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Decoding Systems

Betacrypt: No
Conax: No
Crypto Works: No
Free-to-Air: Yes
Irdeto: No
Mediaguard / SECA: No
Nagravision: No
Skycrypt: No
Terrestrial:FTA Non-Upgrade
Viaccess: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Category:Receiver
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2)
DVB-T2: No
Reception Standard:Digital
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