How will Panasonic's DVD-LS84 fare when spun up?
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Instantly setting out its stall, the DMR-EX75 offers upscaling via an HDMI output, up to 720p or 1080i resolution and then fills out one of the most impressive CVs we've seen. As well as the HDMI output, this deck has comprehensive socketry
Panasonic is, arguably, the king of DVD/HDD recording. Many of its machines have passed through HCC's Tech Labs and they've all impressed without exception.Essentially, the brand's success is down to getting the basics right
The transformation of humble DVD players into full-scale entertainment centrepieces continues with machines like the DVD-S97. Panasonic has made a big push to get compatible technologies into a wide range of its products.
At first glance, this is as comprehensive as a combi should be. It has a 250GB hard drive, a DVD recorder, VHS VCR and even an SD card slot
Panasonic has gone all-out on the 1080p upscaling front this year, putting the feature into several of its DVD recorders and this player. The DVD-S53 is no one-trick pony, though, and offers a list of other tempting features
For many people there is a good reason for hanging on to VHS technology - a large library of tapes that they want to either keep watching, or transfer to DVD. The Panasonic DMR-EZ45 is aimed primarily at the latter
The budget end of Panasonic's current DVD range looks to be in good hands if the spec sheet of the DVD-S27 is anything to go by. Despite the price, Panasonic has included multi-format compatibility and an excellent complement of features
For a long time, Panasonic has packed more features, bigger hard drives and wider format compatibility into its DVD recorders than anyone else, but the playing field has recently levelled with other brands matching them spec-for-spec