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On the whole good, but laggy interface

Advantages: Great for Freeview and hard disk recording
Disadvantages: Wifi dongle extra, at times laggy interface

This machine was our first foray into the world of hard disk recording and also freeview having moved back to the UK from abroad in 2013. Our requirements were a machine that handled all the freeview channels, and enabled hard disk recording, BBC iplaye ...

furblesnick 06.01.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Panasonic DMR-HWT130EB

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Hit Me with Your Rhythm Stick

Advantages: Easy to install and use. Lots more view choice.
Disadvantages: Yet another remote

A few weeks before Christmas, my daughter asked me what I might want as a gift. I’d heard so many good things about it, that I quickly asked for the Breaking Bad box set. Christmas Day duly arrived with a little box under the tree from Miss P. It was t ...

Pointress 07.01.2015 · Read full review
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Why are people always 'going on a journey' ?

Advantages: Avoid idiots like Kerry Katona and the bloke from Hollyoaks, Lots of Sci-Fi!
Disadvantages: Interferance with Freeview

A great way to avoid reality TV nonsense I am not going to beat about the bush. I utterly despise reality TV. In fact, there are many other words on top of the word despise that I would like to use to describe reality TV. I don't understand it. I ...

sirodar 30.12.2014 · Read full review
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Diamond review  PC meets a video recorder...and you get this..remarkable

Advantages: Easy to set up, simple to use, records a lot, deletes in seconds... and more pros too
Disadvantages: none really, well, none worth moaning about

When it comes to watching television I’m not the biggest of fans of most shows. I try my hardest to avoid those reality show, which is difficult at the best of time due to the fact that they seem to be plastered all over the media every single day. ...

blissman70 03.10.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Goodmans GD11FVRSD32

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Finally joining the digital age

Advantages: HD, can record 2 things, can pause live TV, no subscription fee
Disadvantages: Doesn't work where I live (bad aerial)

The Sagem digital television recorder is a box that lets me watch and record (or both at the same time) freeview channels in high definition by using the regular roof mounted aerial and without needing to pay any subscription fees. As a bonus, I can pause ...

beckyXX 27.12.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Sagem DTR 67320T

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