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Advantages: Nice & Simple with controls on VCR Unit
Disadvantages: Heads seem to need cleaning at least weekly

My disabled son had finally demolished his old Matsui VCR and so a replacement needed to be sought. The most important factor would be that it must be possible to opperate the VCR from the front panel of the VCR as he is not capable of using the remot ...

grahamdavidcook 09.12.2004 · Read full review
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Top set top box?

Advantages: Wide range of programmes; easy recording; picture & sound quality; 'free' HD
Disadvantages: Not quite the latest set top box functionality; can freeze and quite slow to reboot

When our combined DVD/VHS recorder finally died a death some time ago we needed to replace it as soon as possible, preferably with something a bit more up to date. Upgrading our existing cable set top box solved the problem; it also had a number of other ...

steves001 27.10.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Virgin Media V+ Box

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Never miss a thing

Advantages: records tv easily
Disadvantages: occassionally misses the end of a programme

...When I switched from Sky to Virgin media, the main reason I switched was because of the quality of the Virgin + box. Without bad mouthing Sky, I simply was not happy with their services and thought that it was time for a change. I think I ended up paying ...

RosesAreRed1207 21.11.2011 · Read full review
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Like A Virgin

Advantages: record 2 shows while watching a third, on demand
Disadvantages: responsiveness to the remote is poor

The Virgin V+ HD box is a great TV service. With this box you can pause and rewind live TV, you can also record up to 2 programmes at one time, while watching another. I also allows you to watch HD channels and this comes at no extra cost with the XL pack ...

bubblepop2 07.09.2010 · Read full review
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Good on paper, in reality it has serious usability flaws

Advantages: some on demand content, can record two programmes at once
Disadvantages: terrible, terrible usability issues when compared to sky

...Having moved from Sky HD to the V+ service, which on paper actually looks better, I'd like to provide the following advice at the V+ box/ Virgin Media shortcomings. Annoyingly, most of these issues could all be fixed if someone could be bothered to issue ...

messymanco 08.10.2010 · Read full review
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