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.
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.
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.
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.
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!