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Philips HDTP-8540 1TB PVR reviews: 1 Freeview Tuner HDR with HDMI

This understated digital TV recorder from Philips combines the best of free-to-air entertainment and smart ... See full description.
  • Freeview HD
  • HDMI

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product description

This understated digital TV recorder from Philips combines the best of free-to-air entertainment and smart functionality.
Enjoy subscription-free HD TV channels and radio stations though Freeview, or catch up with your favourite TV shows thanks to BBC iPlayer.

A huge hard drive even lets you record for hours, as well as pause and rewind live TV. Complete with media streaming over your home network, the HDTP-8540 is as versatile as it is easy to use.

Full HD
Take pleasure in watching 1080p Full HD content that delivers images five times sharper than a standard definition broadcast. Thanks to crisper pictures and superior colour resolution, the details will bring your favourite TV shows to life.

Dual Freeview HD tuners
mean you can also watch and record one channel while recording another. Recording is easy: just select the programme from the programme guide and let one-touch recording do the rest. You can record the programme as a one-off or select series link to record every episode.

Catch up TV
There’s more than just TV in this clever box: TV on Demand and Catch Up TV services from BBC iPlayer mean that there’s even more content to keep you entertained.

Record, rewind
Record up to 600 hours of TV at the touch of a button, as well as rewind live TV so you never miss a second of your favourite programmes.

Stream and share
Select files via the USB port or even establish a home network with other DLNA compatible devices so you can access media files from a PC or server around the home.

Simple storage
Storing your recorded programmes is simple. Personalised folders allow each member of the family to have their own folder, making it quick to find and ensuring nothing is deleted by mistake.

product specification
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview HD
Connections HDMI
Connections Scart
Connections USB 2.0
Connections Ethernet
Number of scart ports 1 Scart
Hard disk capacity 1000GB Storage
Width in mm Width: 26.0mm
Height in mm 4.8
Depth in mm 16.0
Weight (kg) 0.850