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Digital TV recorders rated

In-depth reviews from TechRadar's team of experts. To find out how we review products and calculate our scores, check out our reviews guarantee.

82 products

  1. Humax DTR-T1000 review

    Humax DTR-T1000 review

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    Move over Freeview! The next-generation, internet connected juggernaut know as YouView has finally arrived.

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    YouView review

    YouView review

    8  

    With TV schedules now meaningless to most and catch-up dominating, YouView combines apps to re-invent the living room.

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    YouView review

    Hands on: YouView review

     

    Three years is a long time to wait for anything but in the world of technology it's an eternity.

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    Toshiba HDR5010 review

    Toshiba HDR5010 review

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

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    Humax PVR-9150T review

    Humax PVR-9150T review

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    Can this SD only TV recorder hold a candle to it's HD brethren?

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    Samsung BD-DT7800 review

    Samsung BD-DT7800 review

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    This networkable PVR has taken its cue from the brand's Blu-ray players and is feature-rich

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    Vu+ Solo review

    Vu+ Solo review

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    Budget receiver with good performance, plug-in support and media playback

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    Technomate TM-800 HD review

    Technomate TM-800 HD review

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    This budget HD-capable Linux box has some interesting features - but still needs work in some areas

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    Golden Media Unibox 9080 review

    Golden Media Unibox 9080 review

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    HD satellite and SD terrestrial tuners, a Conax smart card reader, PVR via USB and broad multimedia playback make a reasonable combo

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    Panasonic DMR-BWT700 review

    Panasonic DMR-BWT700 review

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    This PVR demands some patience, but entices with Freeview HD, 3D, Blu-ray archiving, Skype and streaming

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    Samsung SMT-S7800 review

    Samsung SMT-S7800 review

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    Samsung's first Freesat PVR comes with some multimedia extras, but can it rival the Humax Foxsat HDR?

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    Panasonic DMR-BWT800 review

    Panasonic DMR-BWT800 review

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    As expensive as it is ambitious, Freeview HD, 3D, Blu-ray, Skype and streaming are appealing features on this 500GB PVR

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    AC Ryan Playon! DVR HD review

    AC Ryan Playon! DVR HD review

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    A 1TB twin-tuner DTT PVR/media server for around £180? We are mostly impressed

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    Ross 22300HD-R review

    Ross 22300HD-R review

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    If you want HD satellite from scratch at the lowest possible cost, this dish and box system has much to offer

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    Dreambox DM800 HD SE review

    Dreambox DM800 HD SE review

    8  

    Could the successor to the DM800 HD be the world's smallest self-contained PVR?

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    TVonics DTR-Z500HD review

    TVonics DTR-Z500HD review

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    This Freeview+ HD recorder with HDMI switching is as slick as they come

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    Virgin Media TiVo review

    Virgin Media TiVo review

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    Virgin Media powered by TiVo has been a long time coming, with the cable giant finally taking the plunge and updating some ageing hardware with an exciting, fresh and powerful set top box that takes advantage of the growing world of on demand video and internet television and provide credible competition with Sky.

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    Dreambox DM500 HD review

    Dreambox DM500 HD review

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    The venerable DM500 gets a hi-def reboot but welcome Linux-based flexibility comes at a price

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