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Diamond review  'Sony' 172 Pages Of Instructions!

Advantages: Goes way beyond just being a TV recorder
Disadvantages: You have to read through 172 pages to find out to what extent!

Like it or not, Freeview TV is coming - that's the over-the-air digital TV that bit by bit will see off analogue TV, and in fact the process has started, with the whole country slated to be 'cut over' by 2012. Just being able to watch it, assuming you ...

BNibbles 09.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Sony RDR-HXD 870

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Another winner from Sony.

Advantages: Large hard drive, music jukebox, price.
Disadvantages: Size of instruction manual.

...my old Dvd recorder which had an 80 Gig hard drive to this Sony RDR-HXD870B with a 160 Gig drive. The fact that i paid nearly £150 more 3 years ago for my older 80 Gig recorder only goes to show how much prices have fallen and now is t ...

eddierog 29.12.2007 · Read full review
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Sony RDR-HXD 870

Advantages: Built in HDD, Plays Alomost All media, Built in Freeview
Disadvantages: none that i can think of

I have always wanted someway to keep all my media and films together and playable from the main TV in my house, and when I saw this I knew that this was the solution to my problem I can now get rid of all those old VHS tapes and have all my favourite cont ...

pfishers 13.08.2007 · Read full review
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Sony DVD/HDD

Advantages: Easy to use with long record time on the HDD
Disadvantages: none

What a piece of kit this is, it is so simple to use and set up. It had lots of really good features and a long recording time on the hard disk. There are lots of different settings for recording quality and time but when you get down to the low end then t ...

skleen 27.06.2008 · Read full review
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Sony RDR-HXD870 - great picture performance

Advantages: Picture quality, series recording, connectivity, editing features
Disadvantages: Software issues, Freeview EPG takes time to populate

Sony RDR-HXD870S We've used the Sony since summer '07 as our sole Freeview box and as a way of archiving TV series and films recorded via our Sky+ system. The only difference between the 870S and the 870B illustrated above is colour - the 870S is silv ...

SvenP 04.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Sony RDR-HXD 870

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Ease of Use

Range of Features

Value for Money