Panasonic 1TB Hard Drive Recorder

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Experience outstanding Full-HD entertainment with HWT260. Featuring 1-TB-HDD and 5-times longer HD recording, you'll never miss your favourite TV programmes with the Series and Keyword recording functions. There's also a wide range of Internet Apps, including Netflix and Youtube.

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Brand Panasonic
Product Type Hard Drive Recorder
Model Number DMR-HWT260GN
  • HDMI
  • LAN
USB 1 x USB 2.0
Hard Drive Size 1TB
  • Freeview UHF
  • Freeview
Height 41.5 mm
Width 430 mm
Depth 179 mm
Product Weight 1.8kg
Manufacturers 12 Months
Panasonic 1TB Hard Drive Recorder is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 108.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful PVR I bought this Panasonic PVR a few weeks ago after my Topfield PVR gave it up after 4 years of faithful service. I have to say that once setup and getting used to the features it is a brilliant little PVR. This new Panasonic has internet connection which is a bonus for me compared to my old Topfield that didn't have the internet connection. The only down note is that my old Topfield had Quad Recording which was very handy but I can live with 'only' a Twin Tuner on my new Panasonic. Very happy with the features, quality and easy to use.
Date published: 2020-03-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from easy to use Easy to set up compact and light. You can watch Netflix while taping which is great. Remote is simple to use but when using large centre button the surrounding buttons are too close and you can easily hit them instead.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Mediocre - "this ain't no Tivo" I bought this to replace my Tivo. It's ok but has a poor interface, doesn't allow watching from USB while recording, actually there are a lot of things it doesn't do while recording. The rewind TV feature can only be used under certain circumstances and navigation is woeful. It's good enough but don't expect to be impressed. However if you have a Tivo that needs replacing it's about as good as it gets but be prepared to be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SUPER Easy to use, Haters just ignoran ! Daily use, great media server, Recorde , playback device etc.. Excellent once you get to know what it is capable of, I encourage anyone struggling to actually have a read and try a few things before sounding like a flog with your negative review.. Solid performer, easily and happily recommend to anyone looking for a media player, Recorder, network and streaming device, plus the obvious blu ray support, along with great mobile apps, it's a great bit of kit for the coin..
Date published: 2019-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great features and easy to set up I have had this for a month and found it very easy to use and to set up. When connected to the internet the default setup includes access to Netflix and Quickflix and to TV options like the ABC iView. My only complaint is that I needed to purchase a separate RCA cable to connect the audio from my older TV. I was expecting that to be included.
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything a pvr neeeds We purchased a Fetch box and returned it because it needs the internet to record shows. Then we bought Panasonic unit is better than we could have expected. The great feature is the word recording & series recording. The quality is great & very easy to use. & yes I would get another one of these units.
Date published: 2017-07-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful My first review rated this machine average as a PVR, ignoring the bloated "extras". After a week's use that needs to be downgraded to awful, especially at the high price. Compared to what it is replacing (no longer available) the machine is positively primitive. It can only record two programs compared to the industry norm of four across two channels. This renders the machine pretty much useless at peak times such as the Australian Open tennis, Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Response time to most buttons,especially the skip buttons is terrible. The skip times can't be adjusted. You can't record two successive shows on the same channel without losing time in between. I could go on, but..... Terribly disappointing from Panasonic, whose products are usually industry leaders. I shall probably buy a second cheap machine to supplement my recording capability.
Date published: 2017-12-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not as good as the earlier Panasonic models Panasonic have made quite a few changes to the visual layout the software on the screen which I think have not improved the operation of this recorder compared to many previous models which we are still using. Yellow light colours are harder to see on the screen, the sounds needs to be turned up significantly, the buttons on the remote are all moved around, only to name a few of the not so good aspects of this new model. The earlier model such as the 2014 DMR-BWT835 model which I still operate along side the new one is much better in many aspects to the new model. Even the models prior to 2014 were much better than the current model which is a big disappointment.
Date published: 2021-10-02
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If you feel your product has failed a Consumer Guarantee (as defined by New Zealand Consumer Law) then don't worry you can easily return it to your local Harvey Norman store. We'll even pay for the postage if you live in an area where there is no store. Our returns policy covers any purchased item ( conditions apply).

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Questions & Answers

I have Freeview tv   UHF.   Can i record. From the tv to the recorder regards michae;

Asked by: Mika 29
Hi Michael. Yes you can use this recorder to record with your TV. The recorder works with UHF. Hope this helps
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2022-05-09

Could this unit record from my basic sky box ?

Asked by: Kenm
Hi there. Unfortunately this model can not record from your Sky box. Out helpful staff in store will be able to assist you with selecting a model that does. Hope this helps with your query.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2022-04-10

I don't have a TV aerial and currently use Vodafone TV connected to our WiFi. Can I use this Panasonic device with Wifi only?

Asked by: Graeme
Hi Graeme, thanks for your question. In order to use wifi only an HDMI cable must be connected to the Hardrive Recorded. You can have the flexibility to stream movies and programs from your phone or a device that is compatible with this drive, I also recommend speaking to a specialist in store who will be able to help direct you into the right direction according to your wants and needs. Hope this helps!
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2022-03-18

(1)can it play-cds sd,hd,blueray,uhd and 3d discs? (2)is it capable of 4 scale upgrading?(3) is there an sd slot?(4)can it receive terrestial and internet deliveries?

Asked by: Vick
Hi Vick, thanks for your question. Our Panasonic DVD & Blu Ray products are region encoded for DVD Region 4 out of the box, but can be multi-zoned to play DVD's from all regions. However this dvd player does not have an SD slot, it only has an HDMI and USB slot available for use. For terrestrial and internet deliveries this DVD does have wifi access which mean its most likely connected through an HDMI chord which can access channels such as Youtube, Netflix, spotify etc. Hope this brings some clarification to your query.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2022-04-09

Do this work of a uhf Ariel or a satellite dish. I view everything through Sky

Asked by: Bruce
Thanks for your question Bruce. Yes, this model does work with UHF. If you were looking for satellite compatibility as well you would look for the DMR-HWT270 model. Have a chat to your local store and they can help you with any other questions you may have. Hope this helps!
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-11-12

Can I add spark sport as an app?

Asked by: Scrumpy
Thanks for your question. Panasonic don't specify if this is downloadable. Apps are subject to vary depending on country, and can change without notice. Confirmed are Netflix, Lightbox, Youtube, and Freeview on Demand. Hope this helps!
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-09-29

I need to replace my existing machine on which I can record two different channels and watch a third channel. My question is does this machine do the same thing? I know it says that it records two channels at the same time, but can one then watch a third?

Asked by: Enid
Thanks for your question Enid. This is a dual tuner and whilst it can record 2 channels at the same time, you are unable to watch a 3rd channel using this system. Hope this helps!
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-09-22

Does this model have dual or single receivers

Asked by: Daryl
Hi Daryl. Thanks for your question. This particular model has one aerial input to connect / receive. Hope this helps with your query.
Answered by: HN Customer Service
Date published: 2021-08-14
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