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Panasonic DMR-EX87 - 250gb Hard Drive DVD Recorder&hellip by Panasonic
177 of 178 people found the following review helpful
I've owned the 160Gb version of this machine (EX77), and sold it to upgrade to the 250GB EX87. It's fantastic. It has great functionality, is very easy to use, plenty of hard disc space and great picture quality in all but the lowest quality mode.

I don't see how a previous reviewer can criticise it for not being multi-region. NO, i repeat, NO DVD players or recorders are multi-region from the factory, so it's unfair to point it out as a negative for this one. Those bought ready-modified have been made so by the retailer, and in the process has voided the 1 year Manufacturer's Guarantee, so keep that in mind when buying one. If it stops working or completely dies as a result of… Read more
Panasonic DMR-EX77EB-K - 160GB Hard Drive DVD Reco&hellip by Panasonic
125 of 127 people found the following review helpful
A previous comment said it doesn't perform like a PVR. that's because it isn't a PVR! it cannot automatically buffer like Sky+ because it was never designed to. and the "Time Slip" function on the Panasonic is nothing to do with Pausing Live TV, Time Slip on this machine is only a fancy name for being able to advance through a recording in 10-minute increments (e.g. if you stop watching a 2-hour movie half way through, instead of fast-forwarding to get back to the point at which you left it, you can jump ahead to 50 or 60 minutes (or however many you want). It doesn't say it can Pause Live TV, so a buyer shouldn't be upset when they discover it doesn't have that feature.

if you… Read more