All-singing and dancing BluRay/HDD combo

Alex Lake

Standard Member
Looking for a new box, preferably from Panasonic (UI familiarity for Mrs!) that can do BluRay, have HDD storage, at least twin tuner, and vaguely decent remote app control (eg. to set programmed record*).
Ideally, I'd like UHD BluRay, but suspect that might be a step too far, and send me into silly money.
Any suggestions?

*I realise that the Panasonic remote app isn't in the same league as Sky's

Currently looking at Panasonic DMR-PWT655EB
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Panasonic DMR-PWT655EB is exactly where my money would be spent,with those requirements.

The PWT550EB might be worth a look,minor differences in the grand scheme of things,mostly just a black case and 500Gb HDD instead of a silver case and 1Tb HDD.

If going disc free is an option the DMR-HWT150/250EB are strong contenders.

More than two tuners,or UHD playback are off the menu for UK recorders,and likely to remain so going forward.

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