Published: 2011-12-01, Author: Steve May , review by: T3.com
Good recording quality, 3D compatibility, Slick design
Uneven streaming media, Miserly hard drive, Limited IPTV portal
While we’re not sure if Panasonic’s faith in 3D is misplaced or inspired, having it built into this PVR at least ensures you’ll be ahead of the curve come London’s 3D-centric Olympics. As a regular PVR it’s comparable with the best, although its IPTV
While some 3D features offered by the DMR-HW100 have little practical use - Frame Width can only be construed as the height of madness - its support for MPO snaps and 2D-to-3D conversion make it an interesting proposition. However such 3D frippery is ...
Lots of superb features, Flexible recording and editing functionality, Easy to use, Versatile multimedia capabilities, Smooth picture quality
No builtin WiFi, Poor EPG, Viera Cast's comparatively limited content, No Scart output, Hesitant video streaming
The DMR-HW100 is a formidable PVR proposition, melding all the essential Freeview HD features with a generous range of networking features and web content.The only PVR that matches this level of functionality is Samsung's BD-DT7800, but the Panasonic's ab...