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Digital Stream DHR8203U

Digital Stream DHR8203U
alaScore 78

152 reviews

Sep, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 152 reviews of Digital Stream DHR8203U. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Digital Stream DHR8203U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 149 user reviews of Digital Stream DHR8203U from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Satellite Receivers on

81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Digital Stream DHR8203U Freeview+ HD, 320GB HDD, 3 x USB, Set-top box with CI SlotDigital Stream DHR8203U Freeview+ HD, 320GB HDD, 3 x USB, Set-top box with CI Slot

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Jamie Carter (

Digital Stream DHR8203U review


A slow EPG blights this Freeview+ HD recorder's otherwise impressive performance

User interface ; HD pictures ; SD upscaling

Slow EPG ; Crowded remote ; No DivX support

Jun, 2010

Expert review by: Jason Denwood (

Digital Stream DHR8203U Freeview HD recorder - Pocket-lint


Freeview HD has hit the headlines, but as for "World Cup recorders" there's scant few available on the new platform, making Digital Stream's debut DHR8203U

GUI, high-def & standard-def pictures, quality of recordings

Poor remote, sticky EPG

This large machine's touch controls and subtle red and blue display lend a classy feel that's carried over into an easy to use interface. And though the 8-day EPG can be sticky and slow to navigate and the remote control is poor, the quality of both...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: Tim (

Digital Stream DHR8203U


Reviewer left no comment

picture is not as good as standard Samsung tv picture

Product Specifications


1080p Upscaling: No
Application Store: No
Built-In Modem: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of identical Tuners:2
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: Yes
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No


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

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air:No / Yes
Terrestrial:FTA Upgradeable

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
DVB-T2: Yes
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table