Sagem launches HDMI digital TV recorders

Sagem Communications has announced the availability of its new "top-of-the-range", HDMI digital TV recorders.

The new DTR 67320T Eco and DTR 67500T Eco offer hard drive memories of 320GB and 500GB respectively, with the claim of recording capacities of 160 and 250 hours.

With an 8-day electronic programme guide, the PVRs let you pause, rewind and record live TV, boasts series recording and the ability to record two channels at the same time plus watch a recorded one, as well as picture-in-picture functionality.

Offering HDMI upscaling, Sagem claims the units can improve the quality of your picture to 1080i or 720p.

The new products also boast a USB transfer function that lets you side-load recorded content onto a USB memory stick, as well as play MP3 files and view pics on a USB stick on your telly.

The "Eco" tag comes in with the device's energy consumption of less than 2W in standby mode. The DTR67320 Eco will be priced at £149.99 and the DTR 67500 Eco at £179.99.