PHILIPS HDTP 8530 Freeview+ HD Recorder - 500 GB

Product code: 004824

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Product features

  • Up to 300 hours recording
  • BBC iPlayer
  • Pause & Rewind & Record
  • Series Link - record an entire series
  • Ethernet

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Product information
Enjoy more channels, pause and rewind TV and TV recording with the Philips HDTP 8530 Freeview+ HD Recorder.

Enjoy more entertainment

The HDTP 8530 gives access to over 50 channels including 4 HD channels so you'll never be short of something to watch. With HD quality you can view TV content in sharper and crisper detail.

Bringing all your entertainment together, the HDTP8530 recorder even features a media player so you can play other media content such as photos, videos and music through the TV.

Internet connection

For further entertainment options, you can connect this set-top box to your home network via Ethernet and access BBC iPlayer and enjoy more from the catch-up TV service.

Recording your entertainment

With a large 500 GB hard drive you can record up to 300 hours of TV. You can also record the whole series by selecting Series Link and it will record every episode for you!

The HDTP 8530 can even record two programmes at the same time while you watch TV or a recorded programme.

Organise your recorded content through folders, so each member of the family can record their favourite shows in their own folder.

The easy-to-use Philips HDTP 8530 Freeview+ HD Recorder brings entertainment together for the whole family.



Technical specifications for PHILIPS HDTP 8530 Freeview+ HD Recorder - 500 GB

Tuner type Freeview+ HD
Number of tuners Twin
Built-in hard drive 500 GB
Recording time 300 hours
Electronic programme guide Yes - 8 days
Pause and Rewind Yes
Series link Yes
Sound type Dolby Digital
Parental controls Yes
Subtitles Yes
TV standards PAL I
USB file playback 1 x USB 2.0
Other features - Picture in Picture
- Home Networking with DLNA
Internet connection Ethernet
Minimum internet connection speed 2 Mbps
Catch up TV BBC iPlayer
Video connections - HDMI
- Scart
Audio output AAC and Dolby Digital AC3
Box contents - PHILIPS HDTP 8530 Freeview+ HD Recorder
- Remote control
- 2 x AAA batteries
- Mains adapter
- HDMI cable
- Quick start guide
- User manual
Power consumption 13 W
Colour Black
Dimensions 48 x 260 x 160 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 857 g
Customer reviews

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(7 out of 10)


conwy GB single male retired
pause live tv
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 23 April 2015
Published on: 21 May 2015
(4 out of 10)


it looked good and had the features that i wanted
it would not work from the moment i plugged it in. no matter what i tryed, it failed and i wasnt prepared to pay £4 per minute to phone the helpline - what a rip-off
Confirmed purchase: 11 March 2015
Published on: 12 April 2015
(1 out of 10)


blackpool GB
set it's up as instructed.... Faulty..... Just doesn't work. Tried it with 4 TVs just in case it was the TVs or aerial... Still dint work. Taking it back!!!
Confirmed purchase: 10 March 2015
Published on: 31 March 2015
(8 out of 10)


preston GB buy currys i do
Confirmed purchase: 03 February 2015
Published on: 08 March 2015
(9 out of 10)


Cam GB Nothing
Managed to install it myself with very good instructions
Reviewer left no comment
Confirmed purchase: 16 January 2015
Published on: 03 March 2015
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PHILIPS HDTP 8530 Freeview+ HD Recorder - 500 GB