Summary: Panasonic DMR-HW220 is an ace bit of kit packed with all the necessary features and more. If you’re looking for a hard disc recorder with lots of space, DLNA skills and built-in Wi-Fi, the Panasonic DMR-HW220 gets the thumbs up.
Excerpt: What the Panasonic DMR-HW220 lacks in cosmetic Va Va Voom, it more than makes up for in bloody-minded functionality. This Freeview HD recorder’s feature-cup runneth over, offering an instant viewing upgrade for those not yet ready to buy an internet connected Smart TV. It faces off against the Echostar HDT-610R ultra-slim PVR and the Sony SVR-HDT1000.
Pros: Outstanding image quality, Generous 1TB hard drive, Lots of ‘net TV services
Cons: Bulky old-skool design, Button-festooned remote, Limited file support on LAN