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Philips HDTP8530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 112 reviews of Philips HDTP8530. The average rating for this product is 2.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. Opinions about the design and size are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the image quality, while some have doubts about the energy efficiency and remote control.

usability, price, size, design

reliability, sound, remote control, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Philips HDTP8530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Philips HDTP8530

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Philips HDTP8530 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the design and size. The price and usability also get good reviews. Many are negative about the image quality and reliability.

usability, price, size, design

reliability, image quality

44% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Philips HDTP8530 High Definition Freeview RecorderPhilips HDTP8530 High Definition Freeview Recorder

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: Steven (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

Keeps crashing.Have to switch off at the mains,leave for 2 mins and reboot.Often will not take any commands from remote.Keeps coming up with error codes I have to reboot yet again.Skips instructions to record.Will never buy another Phillips product...

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: John (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

the box keeps switching itself off, i am about to return it

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: C (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

Ability to record

Very slow starting up!

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Philip (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

I have a sagem freesat recorder also connected for use when I operate the Philips freeveiw reorder it also operates the sagem recorder but not with the same functions .Areal problem ,have accidently deleted some recordings on the sagem

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Graham (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

Very compilcated too many useless features would not find channels in proper order

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Elizabeth (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

Easy to use

Stops/starts frequently. Freezes a lot

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Con (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

Cant receive all channels from free view TV ! & tried to contact customer services on phone No. given only to be given 3 other No.s & told I had the wrong department,a total waste of time !

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Melanie (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

You don't have to pay to record freeview tv

It's slow to playback but when it gets there the playback is good.

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: Alan (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

screen go blank remote not respone it stops

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Kenneth (reevoo.com)

Philips HDTP 8530

 

price

the first device started at channel 6, no bbc1,bbc2 ,itv etc and the sound was poor. the second device was even poorer ,no channels 1 to 6 and no sound I then bought a humax -no problems

Dec, 2016