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Philips DTR-1500

Philips DTR-1500
alaScore 67

75 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of Philips DTR-1500. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews. People really like the price and usability, whereas there are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

usability, price


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Philips DTR-1500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 user reviews of Philips DTR-1500 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Views about the price and usability are overall positive, whereas many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price


80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Rubbish - avoid


Have spent long hours on phone with Philips, who are probably v...

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Excellent set top box


I bought this Philips DTR1500 set top box after recomendation from an assistant in Comet. I had three other set top boxes on my sh...


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Absolutely delighted


I had assumed that you would need an outdoor arial to use a Freeview box, but I read some comments on Internet forums by people wh...

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Much Improved


I have been a digibox user since the days of On-Digital and thought it time to change my old Pioneer set top box. I have to say th...

Product Specifications


1080p Upscaling: No
Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
MHP (Multimedia Home Platform): No
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: No


Ethernet: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: Yes
Terrestrial:FTA Non-Upgrade

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table