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Panasonic DMREX97EBK HDD DVD Recorder
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MPEG2 (Video) yes


MPEG2 (Video)/ AVCHD/ Xvid/ MKV/ JPEG/ MPO(3D Photo) yes




MPEG2 (Video/VR)/ AVCHD yes

+R*1/ +R DL*1

+VR/ AVCHD/ JPEG/ MPO(3D Photo) yes



+VR/ AVCHD yes





Xvid/ MKV/ JPEG/ MPO(3D Photo) yes



NOTE *1 Discs recorded and finalized on recording devices.

NOTE *2 The bit rates are approximate. Recording time of DR mode may vary depending on bit rate of broadcasting.

NOTE *3 For 4K Up-scaling playback a TV with same resolution is required.

NOTE *4 MP4(4K/25p,30p) bit rate up to 100Mbps/resolution up to 3840x2160.

NOTE *5 Sampling frequency is set to 88.2kHz at CD playback.

NOTE *6 The Freeview service and channels are subject to coverage and may be changed from time to time. Aerial upgrade and/or receiver may be required. Visit For the BWT850, PWT655, PWT550, HWT250, HWT150: Minimum broadband speed of 2mbps required for catch up and on demand services.Watching on demand and catch up programmes will count towards any monthly broadband data allowance.

NOTE *7 "Quick Start" needs to be set to "ON" and "Power Save for Network Standby" needs to be set to "OFF" to activate "Quick Start".

NOTE *8 Requires to download Panasonic Media Centre App to use TV Anywhere. Download on the App Store. Download on Google PlayTM.

NOTE *9 Smartphone, tablet, in case PC, access URL:

NOTE *10 Requires broadband internet service.

NOTE *11 Remote Viewing and Multiroom TV Streaming are not possible for some pay-per-view programs.

NOTE *12 Access is possible for only one device at a time from outside the home.

NOTE *13 Recorders web browser doesnt support flash & some characters set (e.g. Chinese etc.). Some features of websites may not be available on the web browser.

NOTE *14 Compatible with Android TM devices, Ver.4.2 and above and Miracast certified. For information on whether the smartphone, etc. supports Miracast, contact the manufacturer of the device.

NOTE *15 The Lumix camera must support DLNA (DMR) function.

NOTE *16 Including the projecting parts.

WARNING The recording and playback of content on this or any other device may require permission from the owner of the copyright or other such rights in that content. Panasonic has no authority to and does not grant you that permission and explicitly disclaims any right, ability or intention to obtain such permission on your behalf. It is your responsibility to ensure that your use of this or any other device complies with applicable copyright legislation in your country. Please refer to that legislation for more information on the relevant laws and regulations involved or contact the owner of the rights in the content you wish to record or playback./Playability may vary depending on the contents, discs and quality of the recording. For content recorded for your personal use./Specifications are subject to change without notice. All numbers given here are approximate.


Built-in Hard Disk

Hard Disk Capacity 500 GB


Hard Disk Drive

DR Mode [Approx.]-HD (15 Mbps) 129 h

DR Mode [Approx.]-SD (4 Mbps) 258 h

HG/ HX/ HE/ HL/ HM Mode [Approx.] 78 h/ 117 h/ 176 h/ 235 h/ 341 h

XP/ SP/ LP/ EP Mode [Approx.] 107 h/ 215 h/ 430 h/ 860 h


4.7 GB DVD-RAM/ DVD-R/ -RW/ +R/ +RW

XP/ SP/ LP/ EP Mode [Approx.] 1h/ 2h/ 4h/ 8h


8.5 GB DVD-R DL/ +R DL

XP/ SP/ LP/ EP Mode [Approx.] 1 h 45 m/ 3 h 35 m/ 7 h 10 m/ 14 h 20 m



XP/ SP/ LP/ EP Mode [Approx.] 2 h/ 4 h/ 8 h/ 16 h



Slot yes(1)

Front yes

USB Standard USB 2.0 High Speed

Playback Mass Storage - MPEG2/ MP4/ Xvid/ MKV/JPEG/MPO(3D Photo) yes

Mass Storage - AAC/ ALAC/ DSD/ FLAC/ MP3/ WMA/ WAV yes(Only AAC, MP3 )

External HDD - Broadcast Stream yes

Copy(Transfer) Mass Storage - to HDD MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD 3D, Xvid, MKV, JPEG,3D Photo, AAC, MP3

Mass Storage - to DVD-RAM yes(JPEG, 3D Photo)


High Quality Sound

96kHz Surround Re-Master yes*5


Easy Operation

Quick Operation - Direct Navigator yes*7

TV Series Recording yes

Quick Operation - EPG yes*7

Quick Operation - Disc Tray Opening yes*7

VIERA Link yes

Pause Live TV & Rewind Live TV yes



Freeview HD yes

8days future viewing yes(Portrait / Landscape)


Smart Networking

Extra Storage with External HDD yes

Compatible with FULL HD 3D Camcorder yes



HDMI Output yes

LAN (Ethernet) Terminal yes



Tuner System DVB-T2 x 2

Channel Coverage UHF: 21-68


Power Consumption

Normal Use 20W

Standby (Quick Start Off, RF OUT(Aerial Signal) Off) 0.2W

HDMI Cable Included yes


Main Unit

Dimensions (W x H x D) 430 x 59 x 210 mm*16

Weight 2.0 kg


TRADEMARK NOTICE Blu-ray Disc™, Blu-ray™ and the logos are trademarks of the Blu-ray Disc Association./"AVCHD" and the "AVCHD" logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation./DLNA, the DLNA Logo and DLNA CERTIFIED are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance./Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories./DTS, DTS-HD, the Symbol & DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks, and DTS-HD Master Audio is a trademark of DTS, Inc./MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology licensed from Fraunhofer IIS and Thomson./DVB and the DVB logos are trademarks of the DVB Project./"Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in/the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc."/Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc./"Miracast" is a mark or registered mark of the Wi-Fi Alliance./HDMI, the HDMI Logo, and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries./The FREEVIEW words and logos are trade marks of DTV Services LTD. © DTV Services Ltd.