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Panasonic DMR-HWT250EB Smart Freeview HD Set Top Box with Freeview Play and 1 TB Hard Drive - Black

Product Specification

Key Information

Dimensions (H)5.2 x (W)30.0 x (D)19.0
3D Compatible Yes
Built-in Hard Drive Yes
Connected Features Freeview Play
Digital Set Top Box / Smart TV Box Yes
Digital Set Top Box Type Freeview HD Recorder
HDMI Output 1
Internet Connection Built-in Wifi
Manufacturer Warranty
AO Aftercare available More info
1 Year
Product Description HDD Recorder with Freeview Play
Scart Output 0
Smart Technology Yes
Tuner Type Freeview HD
Twin Tuner Yes
USB Input 2


2D to 3D Yes


Analog RCA L/R Audio Input 0
Analog RCA L/R Audio Output 0
Component Video Output 0
Composite Video Input 0
Composite Video Output 0
Digital Coaxial Output 1
Digital Optical Output 0
Ethernet (LAN) Input 1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) No
HDMI Input 0
Headphone Socket 0
Scart Input 0

Hard Drive

Hard Drive Size 1 TB

Product Detail

Brand Panasonic
Category Freeview Boxes
Colour Black
Dimensions (H)5.2 x (W)30.0 x (D)19.0

Smart Services

All 4 Yes
Amazon Instant Video Yes
BBC iPlayer Yes
Facebook Yes
ITV Hub Yes
My 5 Yes
Netflix Yes
Twitter Yes
Web Browsing Yes
Youtube Yes

Smart Technology

App / Portal Store Yes
On Demand Services Yes
Smart Phone / Tablet App Available Yes
Smart Remote Compatible No
Social Media Apps Yes
Web Applications Built-in Yes

Sound Technology

Audio Processing Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus

System and Features

Auto Power Off No
Auto Tuning Yes
Built-in Instruction Manual No
Built-in Tuners DVB-T2 x 2
Digital Text Services Yes
DLNA Certified Yes
Energy Saving Mode No
EPG 8 Days
Languages 1
Number of Tuners Twin
On-mode Power Consumption 22 Watt
Parental Control Yes
Pause, Record and Rewind Live TV Yes
Recording Hours in HD 259 Hours
Recording Hours in SD 518 Hours
Scroll Back Compatible EPG Yes
Scroll Back EPG 7 Days
Series Link Yes
Standby Power Consumption 0.2 Watt

USB and Media

Supported Audio Formats AAC/ ALAC/ DSD/ FLAC/ MP3/ WMA/ WAV
Supported Image Formats JPEG/3D Photo
Supported Video Formats MPEG2/ MP4/ Xvid/ MKV /AVCHD
USB File System FAT16 / FAT32 / Exfat
USB Playback Movie, Music, Photo

What's In The Box

Aerial Cable No
HDMI Cable No
Manual / Quick Guide Yes
Remote Control Yes
Remote Control Batteries AA x 2

Wireless Connectivity

Miracast Yes
Multiroom Compatible No
NFC (Near Field Communication) No
WiFi Yes
WiFi Direct No

Panasonic DMR-HWT250EB Smart Freeview HD Set Top Box with Freeview Play and 1 TB Hard Drive - Black

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Key Features

  • Freeview play tuner for catch up TV
  • 1 TB hard drive - record 500 hours
  • Pause, rewind and record live TV
  • Smart technology - access catch up TV services
  • Built-in Wifi Internet connection

Product Overview

Store an incredible 684 hours of HD recordings on this Panasonic Freeview Play compatible recorder with an enormous 1TB hard-drive. Watch live TV, record two shows simultaneously or catch up on programmes from the last 7 days. And, when connected to the internet, you can stream Netflix or Amazon Instant content straight to your TV. The TV Anywhere feature means you can wirelessly stream live or recorded content to smartphones or tablets when you’re out and about – keeping you entertained no matter where you are.

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Customer Reviews

4.5 / 5 2 Reviews
100% would recommend to a friend
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Brilliant purchase

Exactly what we wanted without being tied to monthly fees. Easy to set up for basic use and only using for basic watching and recording at the moment as one of the children will give us a crash course in the other functions. Really pleased with our choice.

Pros: Ease to use, Good build quality, Looks good, Quiet, Value for money Cons: None

Where's the mute button

We replaced our Sky box with this and are reasonably happy - I think the main thing is having to learn new procedures which we're picking up quickly. I'd like a quicker way of going from guide to HDD, I'd like a mute button on the remote. I'd like the volume button to be more responsive. I'd like the guide pages to be more colourful and not white writing on a pale grey background. I'd also like to be able to scroll through the guide page by page not one channel at a time - these are all things we miss from the Sky box. Having said all that it doesn't keep cutting out as the sky box did, I certainly enjoy not paying the Sky money and as we get used to it we getting quicker at moving through the different screens and knowing which button to press, we've only had it set up for a week. I like it.

Pros: Good build quality, Looks good, Quiet, Value for money

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