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LG introduces digital Freeview Playback DVR with HDD

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Jul 2008 13:38

LG introduces digital Freeview Playback DVR with HDD LG has announced the introduction of its inaugural line of digital Freeview Playback DVD recorders with built-in HDDs.
The three DVRs, dubbed the LG RHT399H, LG RHT398H and LG RHT397H can receive up to 40 digital channels and offer time shifting allowing users to record, as well as pause and rewind live TV.

The RHT399H offers the largest built-in HDD, 320GB. The company says that should allow for 935 hours of recording time.

The DVRs also offer a "series link" function which allows you to record full seasons of TV shows with ease. Each also offer "high speed copying mode" which gives users the ability to copy 60 minutes of video to a DVD or the HDD in about 27 seconds.

The high end RHT399H also offers 1080p upscaling through HDMI, Super Multi DVD recording ability, DivX movie playback and "optical output to get digital audio directly to a home cinema system." Each also offers LG's SIMPLINK to easily connect the setup to other LG products in the house.

The other two models will offer 250GB and 160GB HDDs respectively. There was no word on pricing, but the DVRs should be available by the end of the month.

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