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Old 19-01-2013, 20:45
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is there a device out there with

Freesat HD & Freeview HD & Blu ray & HDD

Wifi and smart functions may be a little too much ..... lol

Your help will be much appreciated.
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Old 19-01-2013, 21:13
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Panasonic DMRPWT520EB has just freeview HD tuner.

dont think there's a device that has both freesat &
tuners.
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Old 20-01-2013, 01:01
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Panasonic DMRPWT520EB has just freeview HD tuner.

dont think there's a device that has both freesat &
tuners.
I'm sure I've seen a Panasonic recorder with both freesat and Freeview in the past. But looking at their website it looks like they have slashed the model range.

I am sure they did many more than are currently listed. And as far as I recall they were one of the very few doing freesat recorders with DVD/Blu-Ray drives.
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Old 20-01-2013, 11:21
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I don't think Panasonic ever did a PVR with both Freeview and Freesat tuners, but they certainly had a model or two of TV with both types of tuner.

They did a Freesat PVR/BluRay recorder and a Freeview PVR/BluRay recorder, but not a PVR that had both tuners I don't think, but I could be wrong.

I did see one box advertised in a satellite magazine a year or so ago. It was a non certified PVR that had two satellite tuners, but had space for a third tuner and you could choose a third Freesat or a Freeview tuner. I can't find any further info on it now though, and of course it had no BluRay section.

So, OP, I am afraid the answer is no such machine exists unless you are prepared to build your own HTPC.
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Old 20-01-2013, 12:26
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I'm sure I've seen a Panasonic recorder with both freesat and Freeview in the past. But looking at their website it looks like they have slashed the model range.
I don't think so, they did both - but not a combined one.


I am sure they did many more than are currently listed. And as far as I recall they were one of the very few doing freesat recorders with DVD/Blu-Ray drives.
And it's gone really badly for them, sales were too poor.
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Old 20-01-2013, 15:24
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Panasonic did/do make one of each type, but not both tuners in one box. Even the ones they do make r not popular. Most people went down the pvr route, linked to one platform (sky, freesat, freeeview) and no dvd/bluray burner/ player built in. Recordable discs r really more or less a dead technology now.
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Old 22-01-2013, 11:39
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Panasonic did/do make one of each type, but not both tuners in one box. Even the ones they do make r not popular. Most people went down the pvr route, linked to one platform (sky, freesat, freeeview) and no dvd/bluray burner/ player built in. Recordable discs r really more or less a dead technology now.
There is only a single Freeview Panasonic Bluray recorder now being produced for the UK. (DMR - BWT 720 EB)
The first they produced was available only as Freesat a few years back when Sat. was the only way to get HD pre DSO.
The current model is much more reasonably priced than the earlier units.
They may not be "popular"in the general sense but they are certainly very well received by their owners.
Their functionality is unmatched and are proving to be reliable.
If time shifting programmes is the only requirement then a PVR is obvious choice.
I do not agree that recordable discs are "dead"
The Blu-ray Disc capacity allows copying of broadcast quality HD and SD to a removable media if required.
HD camcorder material can be edited and archived to Bluray and then distributed as desired in full quality.
All of this can be achieved without going near a computer!
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Old 22-01-2013, 14:25
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I do not agree that recordable discs are "dead"
The huge lack of DVD/BD recorders for sale would tend to disagree with you

Panasonic are probably the only main manufacturer still making them?, but they even make VCR combi's still (or did last time I looked).
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