PHILIPS 500GB HDD Freeview HD digital TV recorder (HDT8520)

500GB HDD Freeview HD digital TV recorder


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"Watch and record your favorite TV shows in HD. Pause and resume live TV. Don't miss a thing with the Philips HDT8520 500GB HDD Freeview HD digital TV recorder with twin tuners. Not only does it integrate the latest audio-visual technology, it also boasts remarkably low power consumption in both active and standby modes, and has been designed to function almost silently."
Tuner / reception / transmission
  • DVB: terrestrial, DVB-T2, DVB-T, MHEG with interaction channel
  • Demodulation type: MPEG-2 DVB compliant, MPEG-4 DVB compliant, network: MFN / SFN, COFDM 1K / 2K / 4K / 8K / 16K / 32K
  • Input frequency range: 474 to 850MHz
  • Loop through frequency range: 47 - 862MHz
  • Number of TV tuners: 2

    Video recording
  • Recording enhancements: one-touch record (OTR), erase

    Storage media
  • HDD recording enhancements: pause Live TV, instant jump, instant replay, time shift buffer, time status bar, hard disk space used
  • Extra hard disk technology: pause Live TV, simultaneous record & playback, auto resume, trick mode, fast forward-rewind (x128), slow motion (x1 / 4)
  • HDD type: 3.5" HDD
  • Hard disk capacity: 500GB
  • HDD video recording capacity: in HD up to 125 hours

  • Terrestrial antenna interface: RF in, IEC 169-2, 5V - 50 mA antenna powering, RF out, (bypass) IEC 169-2
  • Video output - digital: HDMI
  • AUX scart out: audio L/R, CVBS, PAL, RGB
  • Audio output - analogue: audio L/R (cinch)
  • Audio output - digital: coaxial (cinch), optical (TOSLINK)
  • USB: USB 2.0 (for software update only)
  • Network connection: RJ45

  • User convenience: electronic programming guide, audio description, auto resolution adjustment, auto power off, automatic overheat warning
  • Display type: 16 digit VFD display
  • Ease of Installation: auto install, auto search, network installation wizard
  • Parental control: child timer, lock with PIN code
  • Signal strength indication
  • User interface: automatic program list update, multiple subtitles supported, local software update via USB, software upgrade over the air, TV and radio mode, on-screen display on TV

    Video decoding
  • Compression format: MPEG-2 MP@ML (std definition), MPEG-4 (SD), MPEG-4 (HD)
  • Resolution: up to 1920 x 1080 progressive
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9, 4:3 letterbox
  • Video bit rate: up to 20 Mbit/s
  • Copy / content protection: HDCP on HDMI

    Audio decoding
  • Compression format: Dolby Digital, MPEG4 HE-AAC, multi-channel down-mixing, MPEG layer I / II, Dolby Digital Plus
  • Sound system: Dolby Digital, stereo, mono

  • Mains power: 230V, 50Hz
  • Power consumption:
    Dimensions & weight
  • Product dimensions (W x H x D): 235 x 70 x 210mm
  • Weight: 1.75kg

    Supplied accessories
  • Included accessories: remote control, 2 x AAA batteries, HDMI cable, RF antenna cable, mains cord, mains adaptor, user manual, quick start guide
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