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EchoStar HDT-610R - The World’s Slimmest DVR

EchoStar has introduced the world’s slimmest DVR for the UK’s Freeview service. Dubbed as the EchoStar HDT-610R, the DVR offers consumers subscription free TV with access to 50 high quality digital channels plus 4 in HD (BBC One HD, The BBC HD Channel, ITV1 HD and Channel 4 HD). The EchoStar HDT-610R is equipped with a high capacity 500GB hard disk disk drive that stores up to 300 hours of video, an internet connectivity, a couple tuner and an HDMI connection for crystal clear picture quality. The EchoStar HDT-610R is currently available for pre-order on Amazon. [Engadget]

Buffalo DVR-1C/500G Expandable DVR

by Johan on June 29, 2011

Buffalo DVR-1C/500G Expandable DVR

Buffalo Japan has rolled out the DVR-1C/500G digital video recorder that comes equipped with a 500GB hard disk. The device provides a USB port for connecting an external hard disk drive to add more recording time. FYI, the 500GB HDD is able to record up to 81-hour of digital terrestrial broadcasting. What’s more, it comes equipped with an HDMI port and regular composite connectors. The Buffalo DVR-1C/500G will be released in July 2011. No word on pricing at this time. [Buffalo]

Sarotech aBigs D7 Personal Video Recorder

by Johan on April 1, 2011

Sarotech aBigs D7 Personal Video Recorder

Sarotech will release the Personal Video Recorder (PVR) namely the aBigs D7 in South Korea. Priced at 360,000 Won ($329), the gadget comes equipped with a 1TB hard disk drive, allowing you to record HD videos and enjoy several DVR features like Time-Shifting. The Sarotech aBigs D7 PVR can also be used as a NAS with support of SAMBA, FTP, NFS, BitTorrent and UPnP. The PVR is compatible with MKV, DivX H.264, DVD ISO, MP3, FLAC, APE and OGG files. [Sarotech]

Panasonic Introduces A New Blu-ray Recorder

by Isaiah on October 20, 2010

Panasonic has introduced their newest Blu-ray recorder for the Japanese market called the DIGA DMR-BF200. Measuring only 65mm x 210mm x 194mm and weighing 2.2kg, this compact device supports for BD-R/RE discs and features a 320GB hard drive, a built-in digital HDTV tuner and an SD card slot. Not to mention, it also comes with a number of connectivity ports including HDMI, Ethernet and composite. The DIGA DMR-BF200 will become available in Japan from November 15th for around $860. [Panasonic]

Apricorn DVR Expander Gets Fresh New Look

by Johan on August 4, 2010

Apricorn today introduced a new look for its popular DVR Expander, the largest-capacity DVR external hard drive on the market. The gadget is perfect for recording and viewing the latest high definition channels. The Apricorn DVR Expander 2TB can add up to 1053 hours of standard programming or 234 hours of high-definition programming to your DVR. The DVR Expander is also the perfect companion for your media system. It is able to deliver the same smooth high definition viewing experience with game consoles, Blu-ray Disc and media players. Available in 500GB, 1TB, 1.5TB and 2TB models, the new Apricorn DVR Expander are priced at $99, $129, $169 and $249, respectively. Read more