Panasonic DMR-BWT850 – A PERFECT MACHINE.

I am really delighted with my new blu ray/ dvd recorder it ‘s packed with options , and it related to the world wide web straight absent it can be an all in 1 amusement system nicely accomplished panasonic amazing .

A bit slower than older design.

A terrific picture, but there is no searchable epg with the means to lookup for future programmes and films – that would have been a offer breaker for me and experienced i researched this machine far better, i most likely would not have procured it. It all seems to be about catching up on previously broadcast programmes. I was spoiled rotten by the venerable tivo collection one with its great epg, which is successfully no lengthier supported unless of course you are excellent with personal computer programming (i’m not), and we are unable to receive virgin tivo. The panasonic epg also extreeeemely gradual to refresh.Here are the specifications for the Panasonic DMR-BWT850:

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  • This Freeview Play back compatible BD Recorder lets you enjoy a wide variety of content. With TV Anywhere, you can watch and record programmes both at home and while you’re away. In addition, a host of image-enhancing functions include 4K Upscaling and 4K Networking.
  • The twin HD TV Tuners allow simultaneous recordings onto the 1Tb hard drive. The large hard drive will allow up to 259 hours of storage at HD broadcast resolution and up to 518 hours of standard definition TV broadcasts. HDD recordings can then be archived to Bluray Disc.
  • You can play back DVDs brought from anywhere in the world as well as Bluray with 4K upscaling ability.
  • Scroll back through EPG Guide for 7-day catch up – Freeview Play • 4K Video playback & archiving – 4K ULTRA HD Up-scaling & 4K Networking • Easy settings for all your favourite series – TV Series Recording
  • 1TB HDD • Twin HD Tuner • TV Anywhere • amazon instant video/ NETFLIX/ BBC iPlayer • Internet apps • Wi-Fi built in • Miracast • TV series recording • USB / SDXC

Beware even though check you are heading for the freeview perform model,no optical connection for surround audio or dts ,unusually lacking.

At initial i could not connect to the web but by introducing a bt wifi hotspot package it is ideal.

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  • Ideal for my Requirements
  • i am really pleased with my new blu ray/ dvd recorder it ‘s
  • but by adding a bt wifi hotspot kit it’s perfect

I had a three 12 months old sony hdd box that was proving unreliable for switching on for recordings together with the monitor abruptly going blank even though looking at programmes. Our tv only has 2 hdmi factors so each in use demanding needing to swap the hdmi’s to check out from the blue-ray player. The panasonic dmr-bwt850 arrived within 2 times of buying and so considerably has proved to be trustworthy with recording and viewing playback because receiving it. It’s also resolved the challenge of needing to swap the hdmi plugs to watch blue-ray with it made up of a blue-ray participant.

Acquired this item from ‘magicdiscounts’. Shipping was incredibly brief, and the product by itself is incredibly very good. Notable options are the multiregion dvd ability, which is receiving exceptional to purchase, and works beautifully with my non-european dvds. Also, the functioning sounds of the machine is near-silent, which is a blessing soon after my preceding hoover-like 2012 panasonic device.

I determined to acquire this recorder as it is comparable to the 1 i have and i realised that is receiving tough to get dvd recorder. This just one is more or a lot less the very same as my existing panasonic but with extra feature these as any area, value hdd push, seven day catch up and additional, double the price of my aged a person but i am glad i bought it.

As standard for panasonic,a perfect machine.

This is a review for the pictured design – the latest (c2015) panasonic dmr-bwt850 smart 3d 1tb hdd/blu-ray/dvd recorder with freeview perform. I say that due to the fact, at the time of creating, amazon them selves (and many others) offer this device on an additional web page but the specifics for the merchandise are to some degree missing – they haven’t even mentioned the design number in the title . Nonetheless, you can see/ensure the product or service in the ‘product details’ segment or by on the lookout/zooming at the product or service pictures as the product selection is on the facia of the machine. [this is also significant as some of the assessments on that webpage are clearly for a diverse machine, as criticisms of it are incorrect and, even if legitimate, some observations evidently refer to a unique product.here is the link to page where amazon themselves sell this item (although it is not dvd multiregion) :panasonic blu-ray recorder with freeview play and 4k ultra hd up-scalingi already own a bwt700 and bwt740 which are earlier ‘iterations’ of this panasonic genre and have a similar range of features, but with each model new (often very significant ) features are added but usually a feature or 2 is removed – and (of course ) it’s usually something i found useful i try and stick to panasonic units as i use panasonic cameras/camcorders, so playback via their sd cards is easy and these blu-ray units, for example, support the fantastic quality ’50p progressive’ avchd video footage i can take on them. A good ‘rule of thumb’ for panasonic hdd/blu-rays units is ‘bdt’ is a player only, ‘pwt’ is a player and hdd recorder but does not record to blu-ray/dvd disc and ‘bwt’ are the ‘biggie’ units which play/record to most media (with differing/occasional limitations eg no support for dvd-ram, record to hdd requires disc ‘registration’ which limits the ability to play recordings elsewhere). It’s important to ‘spot’ those differences as sometimes the product description can include the terms hd/blu-ray and then ‘recorder’/’player’ without being 100% clear which of those media can or can’t be recorded to. So, to check the unit specification/features/’desirability’ for you it is essential to download/peruse the user guide – that way you can confirm, for example, the connections it has, what media it supports and whether the functions are all you require/expect. The basics of what this (surprisingly small/light) unit will do are :1. Play blu-ray and dvds – including 3d blu-ray. ]

This is an improve of previous models of the similar type. It has some improved characteristics, this kind of as you can now stream on the net while it data television set demonstrates (which earlier models could not do). But commonly it includes the same interface style and design, not the most interesting in comparison to some other dvrs, but the reality this is a panasonic very fantastic quality equipment compensates for this. My bwt 720 from five yrs back is however doing the job high-quality. But the largest disappointment with this product is that they have taken off the adjust programme form element. It was essential when recording from a dvd to the hdd, so you could allocate your recording on the hdd a style. Now your recording is misplaced in a sea of recordings. Also it does not look to recall the halting issue on a dvd when you move involving the hdd menu and the dvd player. This was not the scenario on my more mature model.

Outstanding choices of twin channel recording plus blu-ray. Also documents to panosonic ram.

Summary
Review Date
Reviewed Item
Panasonic DMR-BWT850 (Multiregion DVD player) Smart Network 3D Blu-ray DiscTM Recorder with Twin HD Recorder - 4K Upscaling & Recording etc.
Rating
2.0 of 5 stars, based on 17 reviews
Price
£495.95
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