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DVD-Recorder [Model No: DMR-XW380]
  • Twin HD Tuner. 175 hours of HD quality can be recorded onto 250GB HDD in HM Mode: Record two Digital TV Channels even when watching a or pre-recorded program
  • DLNA certified : Seamless integration into the home network, enabling recorded content to be watched in a different room
  • VIErA Cast online entertainment: Access popular Internet sites YouTubeTM, PicasaTM, Bloomberg and local content coming soon
  • VIErA Link compatibility: Panasonic's VIErA Link offers a single remote control of Panasonic AV devices via HDMI and streamlining operation

Features & Benefits

Integrated Twin HD Digital Tuner

TheDMR-XW380 featuresTwin HD Digital Tunersfor your viewing & recording enjoyment. The integrated twin tuner allows for Digital broadcasting reception without the use of an external tuner incorporated into a set-top box. High quality digital television enjoyment has never been easier with a Panasonic Recorder. The hybrid digital tuneroffers HD/SD recording.

DLNA Home Server Functionality

The DMR-XW380 is equipped with DLNA server functionality. By connecting to LAN and with compatible DLNA client device, the recorded programmes, AVCHD and JPEG files archived on the recorder's hard disc drive can be enjoyed in a separate room.

Using DLNA  technology, Panasonic Blu-ray Disc players and home cinema systems can access files on the DLNA Server High Definition Recordersor compliant PC.

VIErA Cast

TheDMR-XW380 also supportsthe new Panasonic VIErA Cast, facilitating access to popular sites YouTube and Picasa through the DVD Recorder

7 Day EPG

TheDMR-XW380 also supports 7 day Electronic Program Guide where transmitted by each broadcaster, 7 day EPG makes recording a breeze, simply select the program you wish to record by name rather than remembering days, dates and times.

HDMI Connection

With HDMI connection, recorded images are transmitted with no deterioration for high quality reproduction. Both video and audio signals are transmitted over a single cable, so connection is easier and there is less clutter in your home theatre cabinet or stand.

VIErA-Link for easy operation

With a single cable, HDMI enables transmission of not only A/V signals but also control signals. All you have to do to enjoy a new level of operation convenience is hook up to aVIErA or home theatre system withVIErA Linkcompatibility. When you want home theatre entertainment, for example, just press the VIErA-Link button on the remote. Power to all the components switches on, TV input and other settings are automatically adjusted, and the show's ready to begin. It's that easy.

New featuresinclude:

Auto Preset Download - Connect the Recorderto your VIErA TV via an HDMI cable, and the channel setting information is automatically downloaded to the Recorder as well as the aspect ratio of your TV.

Direct TV Record - If you want to record the program you're watching, you can start recording it quickly and easilyby pressing the VIErA-Link button on the VIErA remote control and selecting "Direct TV Record" on the VIErA Link menu, recording starts almost instantly.

Pause Live TV - Pause Live TV lets you freeze TV programs just like pausing a DVD, by selecting "Pause Live TV" on the VIErA Link Menu. The TV programs is temporarily save on the hard disk drive so you can watch the rest of the program , right from the stopped frame, at a later time. Alternatively you can press the "Pause" button on your Recorder remote and the channel you're watching is Paused for up to 8 hours.

250GB Hard Disk Drive

The built-in 250GB Hard Disk Drive lets you record an enormous amount of programming without using a DVD. With a massive442 hours of capacity and editing capabilities, you can have the freedom to store amassive amount of your favourite programs. Should you wish to archive the informattion, you can easily record it to DVD.

2x Resolution in LP Mode

Our recorders provide exceptional recording quality. You can enjoy viewing extended recordings (4 hours, single-sided DVD-RAM/-R) with exceptionally detailed images and2x the picture quality. The virtual multi encode system provides LP recording mode with 500 lines of horizontal resolution - twice the resolution of conventional LP recording mode.

500 Line Horizontal Resolution

4x Natural Gradation (12-bit Analogue to Digital Converter)

Greater natural gradationand amazingly rich pictures are delivered with 4096 steps of grey. The 12-bit analogue-to-digital converter has 4x the gradation found with a conventional 10-bit analogue-to-digital converter. Resulting in a faithful reproduction of details, so you can see for the first time, everything there is to see!

12 bit Analogue to Digital Converter


442Hours Extended Recording Time with EP Mode

The innovative engine inside Panasonic Recorders assures long recording time combined with outstanding picture quality. HM mode recording is available onto Hard Drive Disk(175 hours). Our recorders offer the unique combination of outstanding picture quality and long recording time to either Hard Disk Drive or DVD. You can record up to8hoursof material on a single-sided DVD or 14 hours 20 minutesonto a dual layer DVD.

Super Multi-Format Recording & Playback

Incredible recording versatility with Super Multi-Format recording and playback: DVD-RAM, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DV-RW, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DivX HD.

Digital Camera Linking through USB Terminal & SD/SDXC Memory Card

DMR-XW380is equipped with an SD/SDXC Memory Card and USB terminal. This makes it easy to view photos from any digital camera that uses an SD/SDXC memory Card or USB cable. Just slip the SD/SDXC Memory Card into the card slot or use the cable to connect the camera to the DIGA recorder's USB terminal, and you're ready to enjoy a spectacular big-screen slide show with family or friends.

DV-Input for Easy Transfer from a Digital Video Camera

With theDMR-XW380 transferring material recorded on a Digital Video Camera is Quick & Easy. You can simply transfer digital recording to Hard Disk Drive orDVD while maintaining breaks in your recording. DV-Input is the ideal solution for those wishing to transfer material from a video camera while maintaining the high quality.

Direct Navigator for Easy and Quick Search

With Direct Navigator technology graphical user interface you can find desired material on the hard drive quickly. Just press the direct navigator button to display thumbnails of all the programs on the hard disk drive or a DVD-RAM disc, then, select the one you want and press enter. It's that easy! and with "List Display" you can sort the programs by date or title.

Time Slip Function

Chasing Playback:

Set your Recorder to begin recording, then with Chasing Playback you can commence viewing the program at any stage during recording.

Simultaneous Recording & Playback:

Enjoy watching a pre-recorded program or DVD while recording two programs. You can conveniently catch up on the previous week's episode while recording this week's program.

16:9 Widescreen Recording

The DMR-XW380will record 16:9 Aspect Ratio (Widescreen) when receiving Widescreen input from either HD or SDDigital broadcast transmission. Recording is performed as normal and you will be able to view full 16:9 format for playback.





  DVD-RAM, DVD-RAM (VR), DVD-R (Video), DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW (Video), DVD-RW(VR), DVD+RW, DVD-RAM - 12cm (4.7GB / 9.4GB), DVD-RAM - 8cm (2.8GB), DVD-R - 12cm (4.7GB), DVD-R - 8cm (1.4GB) (for General Ver. 2.0), DVD-R - 12cm (4.7GB) ( for General Ver. 2.0 / 4x Speed DVD-R Revision 1.0), DVD-Video
  DVD-RAM, DVD+R, DVD-R, DVD-R (Video), DVD-RW, DVD-RW (Video), DVD+RW, DVD-Video
  Yes, YouTube, Picasa Web Albums, Bloomberg, Weather
  Yes - 7 Day
  (PAL colour signal, 625 lines, 50 fields)
  MPEG2 (Hybrid VBR)
  Dolby Digital 2ch.
  [1 terminal]
  Audio [RCA]
  Yes - Input Only
  Optical Terminal
  Yes, Output Only
  SD Memory Card Slot
  JPEG conforming DCF (Design rule for Camera File system)
  Video: MPEG4 conforming
  super fine / fine: 320 x 240 (QVGA)
  super fine: 1050Kbps
  SD-Video format conforming (ASF)
  MPEG2 (SD-Video Entertainment Video Profile)
  SD-Video format conforming
  AC 220-240, 50Hz / 60Hz
  10-80 %RH (no condensation)
1 Discs recorded and finalised on recording devices.
2 Discs recorded and finalised on recording devices. This unit can play CD-DA format audio CD-R & CD-RW. It may not be able to play some CD-R or CD-W due to the condition of the recording.
3 For content recorded on CD-R/RW media from CDs for personal use. Playability may vary depending on the conditions and discs.
4 This unit can play back Panasonic DVD-R discs recorded and finalized with a Panasonic DVD video recorder. It may not be able to play some DVD-R discs depending on the disc and the condition of the recording.
5 *This unit can play back Panasonic DVD-R discs recorded with a Panasonic DVD video recorder. A recording may not be able to be played back depending on the DVD-R disc and the recording condition. *It may not be able to play some CD-R or CD-RW due to the condition of the recording.
6 DVD-R discs recorded on the Panasonic DVD video recorder may not be able to be played on some DVD players, depending on the player, the DVD-R disc, and the recording condition.
7 The unit is connected to the Internet when VIErA Cast is used, generating communication charges.
8 EPG view & record is dependent on the transmission of this data from each individual broadcaster
9 1GB = one billion bytes. Useable capacity will be less.
10 In EP mode, you can select either 6 hours or 8 hours recording. The sound quality in 6 hour EP mode is higher quality than in 8-hour mode.
11 In EP mode, you can select either 6 hours or 8 hours recording. The sound quality in 6 hour EP mode is higher quality than in 8-hour mode.
12 Composite and audio (RCA)
13 and S-Video/ Composite
14 DV (IEEE 394) connection standard is capable of transferring data-signal input and output via a single connection. The function is dependent on the software and hardware within the machine being configured for this purpose.
15 and coaxial
16 *Video Recording conversion and transfer is possible from card to HDD or DVD-RAM disc. *After Video Recording conversion and transfer to HDD or DVD-RAM disc the playback is possible.

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