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Panasonic-dmr-bwt800.32961980
7.6 out of 10

Panasonic DMR-BWT800

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Channel5
1 June 2011
  • Conclusion: We love the Panasonic DMR-BWT800, but feel it has come out too soon and at a price that is prohibitively high, however, if you are looking for a future proof device and have throwaway cash, this is the best of the best in PVRs.
  • Pros: Where to start… There aren’t many gadgets out there that blow us away, but the Panasonic DMR-BWT800 is one of them. It’s goes without saying that the features are what make this device, but it is backed up by brilliant software and a top-notch build quality. We were surprised by the silence of the box too. With such a strong feature list, you wouldn’t blame it for getting a little hot, but throughout testing it remained cool calm and collected.
  • Cons: We can’t actually fault the box in any way, however there are two distinct downsides to something as technologically advanced as the DMR-BWT800. The first is price. The Panasonic DMR-BWT800 is set to retails at just under £900; now that’s a lot of money by anyone’s standards. The second is availability. At the time of writing there are only a handful of 3D Blu-Rays available, and whilst the HD Freeview is great, the 3D Blu-Ray will be one of the main reasons for purch...
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