Philips HDTP-8530 500GB Freeview+ HD Digital TV Recorder

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This understated digital TV recorder from Philips combines the best of free-to-air entertainment and smart functionality. Enjoy subscription-free HD TV channels and radio stations though Freeview, or catch up with your favourite TV shows thanks to BBC iPlayer.

A huge hard drive even lets you record for hours, as well as pause and rewind live TV. Complete with media streaming over your home network, the HDTP-8530 is as versatile as it is easy to use.


  • Take pleasure in watching 1080p Full HD content that delivers images five times sharper than a standard definition broadcast. Thanks to crisper pictures and superior colour resolution, the details will bring your favourite TV shows to life.
  • Dual Freeview HD tuners mean you can also watch and record one channel while recording another. Recording is easy: just select the programme from the programme guide and let one-touch recording do the rest. You can record the programme as a one-off or select series link to record every episode.
  • There's more than just TV in this clever box: TV on Demand and Catch Up TV services from BBC iPlayer mean that there’s even more content to keep you entertained.
  • The 500GB hard drive lets you record up to 300 hours of TV at the touch of a button, as well as rewind live TV so you never miss a second of your favourite programmes.
  • DLNA compatible for effortless media streaming. Upload or select files via the USB port or even establish a home network with other DLNA compatible devices so you can access media files from a PC or server around the home.
  • Storing your recorded programmes is simple. Personalised folders allow each member of the family to have their own folder, making it quick to find and ensuring nothing is deleted by mistake.
Audio Quality Information Different manufacturers use different sound systems to improve your audio experience
Dolby Digital
Built-in ethernet connection
Ethernet (RJ-45) port
Analogue and Coaxial Audio Out, AUX scart out, USB, HDMI, RJ45 Ethernet connector
H4.7 x W34 x D20cm
DLNA Information Digital Living Network Alliance compatible - lets you build a digital network around the home with other DLNA devices
Eligible for International Delivery
Freesat built in
freesat HD
freesat Receiver
freesat Recorder
Freeview built in
Freeview HD
Freeview Recorders
2 years
Hard drive Information Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
Internet Ready Information Internet enabled devices allow you access to a wealth of online content through Wi-Fi, dongle or Ethernet connection.
Yes - via Ethernet connection
Model name / number
SCART sockets
USB ports
1 x USB 2.0
Weight Information Unpackaged weight
YouView Freeview HD


  • International delivery not available


If you’ve changed your mind about keeping your purchase, please return it in its original condition with proof of purchase and we’ll exchange or refund it. Unless faulty, this should be within 35 days of receiving your order. By original condition, we’d expect this to mean that you’ve kept packaging and labels, and that the item is undamaged and unused.

You can return for free in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+ or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454

You’ll find returns information on your delivery note. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy

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