Panasonic DMR-HWT250



Twin Tuner 1TB HDD Recorder with Freeview Play

  • 518 Hours or Standard Definition Recording
  • Full Catch Up with Freeview Play Built-in
  • Twin High Definition Tuners
  • Built In Wi Fi
  • Simple To Operate
  • Easy Settings for All Your Favourite Series with TV Series Recording
  • Enjoy A World of Online Content with Internet Apps
  • Amazon Instant Video
  • Netflix
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Freeview Play

With the newly supported Freeview Play function you will be able to watch TV programmes from the last seven days. You can watch drama, news, sports and other programmes that you missed while you were away from home, without even having to record them. They”re ready for you to watch in your free time.

TV Series Recording

By registering TV programmes such as dramas with the TV Series Recording function, they can be automatically recorded and stored each time they are broadcast. This eliminates the possibility of forgetting to record each programme, and lets you watch the programmes at any preferred time.

Twin HD Tuner Since it has two tuners, the HWT-250 can record two different programmes at once. So there’s no need to worry about missing anything when two programmes overlap.

Smart Networking – Internet Apps, NETFLIX, Amazon Instant Video –

Hook them up to your network and Panasonic HDD recorders can deliver a wide range of online resources, such as video and music streaming services, games and all manner of entertainment and information apps.

TV Anywhere

Many Panasonic HDD recorders can send recordings and live TV broadcasts over the Internet to smartphones or tablets outside the home. You just need a network connection.

* Requires broadband internet. * May not work over unstable networks or with some content. * Only works on one device at a time outside the home.

4K Networking

Your Panasonic HDD recorder can now bring the ever-expanding world of stunningly detailed 4K content* into your home. It lets you record 4K content* onto its built-in HDD and view 4K video by USB connection.

* MP4 (4K 25/30/23.97/29.97p) bit rate up to 100Mbps/Resolution up to 3840×2160.


Hard Disk Capacity 1 TB
Hard Disk Drive 
DR Mode HD (8Mbps) [Approx.] 259 h *2
DR Mode SD (4Mbps) [Approx.] 518 h *2
HG/ HX/ HE/ HL/ HM Mode [Approx.] 157 h/ 235 h/ 353 h/ 472 h/ 684 h
XP/ SP/ LP/ EP Mode [Approx.] 215 h/ 431 h/ 862 h/ 1724 h
Front yes
Rear yes
USB Standard USB 2.0 High Speed
MPEG2/ MP4/ Xvid/ MKV/JPEG/3D Photo(Mass Storage) yes
AAC/ ALAC/ DSD/ FLAC/ MP3/ WMA/ WAV(Mass Storage) yes (Without ALAC, DSD)
Broadcast Stream(External HDD) yes
Mass Storage to HDD MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD 3D, Xvid, MKV, JPEG, 3D Photo, AAC, FLAC, MP3, WMA, WAV
4K Networking (4K 25/30p) yes *4
4K JPEG Playback yes
2D-3D Conversion/ 3D Effect Controller yes
96kHz Surround Re-Master yes
Freeview Play (7days catch up) yes
Freeview HD yes
TV Guide Viewing Operation 
8days future viewing yes
7days back yes
TV Series Recording yes
Pause Live TV & Rewind Live TV yes
Quick Operation – Direct Navigator yes *6
Quick Operation – EPG yes *6
VIERA Link yes
Smartphone Apps 
(TV Anywhere*7*8*9*10*11) Multiroom TV Streaming yes *10
(TV Anywhere*7*8*9*10*11) Remote Recording yes *8*9
(TV Anywhere*7*8*9*10*11) Remote Viewing yes (Without BBC)*8*9*10*11
Miracast™ yes *13
Web Browser yes *9*12
Internet Apps yes *9
as a client MPEG, MP4, AVCHD, Xvid, MKV, JPEG, AAC, Dolby Digital, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, Vorbis, WMA, WAV
as a server MPEG, AVCHD, JPEG
Extra Storage with External HDD yes
Compatible with FULL HD 3D Camcorder yes
Image Sharing from LUMIX yes*14
Wi-Fi Built-in yes
HDMI Output yes
Digital Audio Output yes (Coaxial)
LAN (Ethernet) Terminal yes
Tuner System DVB-T2 x 2
Channel Coverage UHF: 21-68
HDMI Cable Included yes
Power Supply AC 220-240V, 50Hz
Power Consumption 
Normal Use 22W
Standby (Quick Start Off, RF OUT(Aerial Signal) Off) 0.2W
Main Unit 
Dimensions (W x H x D) 300 x 52 x 190 mm*15
Weight 1.6 kg
NOTE *1: Discs recorded and finalized on recording devices. *2: The bit rates are approximate. Recording time of DR mode may vary depending on bit rate of broadcasting. *3: For 4K Up-scaling playback a TV with same resolution is required. *4: MP4(4K/25p,30p) bit rate up to 100Mbps/resolution up to 3840 x 2160. *5: The Freeview service and channels are subject to coverage and may be changed from time to time. Aerial upgrade and/or receiver maybe required. Visit 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. *6: “Quick Start” needs to be set to “ON” and “Power Save for Network Standby” needs to be set to “OFF” to activate “Quick Start”. *7: Requires to download Panasonic Media Center App to use TV Anywhere. Download on the App Store.Download on Google Play™. *8: Smartphone, tablet, in case PC, access URL: *9: Requires broadband internet service. *10: Remote Viewing and Multiroom TV Streaming are not possible for some pay-per-view programs. *11: Access is possible for only one device at a time from outside the home. *12: Recorder’s web browser doesn’t support flash & some characters’ set (e.g. Chinese etc.). Some features of websites may not be available on the web browser. *13: Compatible with Android™ devices, Ver.4.2 and above and Miracast certified. For information on whether the smartphone, etc. supports Miracast, contact the manufacturer of the device. *14: The Lumix camera must support DLNA (DMR) function. *15: 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.
TRADEMARK NOTINE: 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. The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo 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.





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