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Toshiba HDR5010

Toshiba HDR5010
alaScore 81

117 reviews

Sep, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 117 reviews of Toshiba HDR5010. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Toshiba HDR5010 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 117 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 user reviews of Toshiba HDR5010 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Satellite Receivers on

77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Toshiba HDR5010KB 500GB Freeview+ HD Digital TV Recorder

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Steve May (

Toshiba HDR5010 review


Toshiba's well-mannered hi-def PVR shares some DNA with its TVonics rival

Good HD performance ; HDMI switcher ; Large hard drive ; Extremely quiet

USB media playback for photos only

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: (

Toshiba HDR5010KB


The Toshiba HDR5010KB features a 500GB hard drive, which allows for up to 125 hours of HD recording or an equally impressive 250 hours of SD programming. Built into a piano black, gloss case this PVR bears a striking resemblance to a high end DVD or...

If you are looking for a box that will deliver a great feature set at a decent price, you can’t go far wrong with this PVR. At a shade under £200 it can add a new lease of life to an old LCD TV and gives a feeling of technological excellence well above...

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Mikeoff (

Toshiba HDR 5010 - A missed opportunity


Sound and picture quality are good. Power consumption is commendably low, less than 1 watt in standby and only 10 to 12 when in use. It is absolutely quiet in use. Unlike the case with a number of other DTR's, including those from Humax and Digital...

good sound and picture, low energy use, arial feedthough even in standby, easy to set up, very quiet

poor remote control, very slow at channel switching, poor front display, inadequate skip function, poor technical support

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Not as good as expected


I bought this a week go and have found both good and bad pionts, it is very easy to set up, the picture is outstanding even though there is no access to BBCHD yet where I live.

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: David (



Easy recording,excellent library features(instant access),superb picture quality

Fast forward/rewind a bit fiddly

Product Specifications


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


DLNA certified: No
Ethernet: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: Yes
Terrestrial:Not Applicable

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

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