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A Box of Tricks

Advantages: Versatile - enables you to record and watch programmes at the same time, HD capability
Disadvantages: Very noisy - needs to be powered off when not in use really

I have had multi-channel TV for 20 years now, first embracing cable TV via the long defunct Videotron and then moving on to Sky when I moved in with my husband. Although I am a big fan of Freeview, I appreciate that satellite TV offers a good signal in a ...

rosebud2001 26.02.2011 · Read full review
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Slow to respond - Freesat Box

Advantages: cheap, records TV
Disadvantages: slow response on menu

I bought this box from Currys when buying a load of things to furnish a new house. It was the cheapest available in the shop at the time that incorporated free sat and a recording function. The Box The box is slimline and stylish enough for ...

Chrisheels 24.10.2012 · Read full review
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Pros, Cons and a mind of its own!

Advantages: Simple, Fast and Easy Installation
Disadvantages: Temporamental Recording Issues

Having had a Sky package for some time, and then Virgin too, we realised that for the monthly fee we were paying it was not worth keeping either package. It was on looking around after this that we came across Freesat. After looking at a few models, we de ...

philkent 30.10.2012 · Read full review
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Philips SHP2500 Headphones - Feel & Look Cheap, But Sound Amazing

Advantages: Outstanding Audio Quality
Disadvantages: Feel & Look Cheap & Poor Build

After having a pair of Philips SHP 1900 Headphones for a couple of months, I got addicted to the vibrancy of the music I was hearing, basically getting the full 320kbps of music awesomeness pushed through my skull and enjoying the music like it was meant ...

Shellshocker 17.01.2010 · Read full review
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Best value TV headphones

Advantages: So cheap - Sound nice, long (6m) cable, comfortable, quite well built
Disadvantages: So cheap - and feel like it in parts, not for critical listening, hard to drive

First, the conclusion: I highly recommend the SHP 2500s for the uncritical TV listening for which they were intended. They're robustly built even if they don't hide their budget origins and the closed design stops sound from escaping and disturbing oth ...

bab_f4 30.10.2007 · Read full review
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