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Nice compact VCR

Advantages: Small, fast rewind, stereo, very simple to operate
Disadvantages: Rubbish display on front of unit

A good basic VCR at a good price. Ours was purchased from Dixons for under £100 a few years ago. It's taken a bit of a hammering as it has been used to convert old VHS tapes to DVD format, so has had constant cueing, stopping, rewinding and fast forwardin ...

Mr__Steve 27.08.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Philips VR630

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Nice one Panasonic!

Advantages: Great recorder with good clean looks
Disadvantages: Being rapidly overtaken by DVD recorders

If you need a VCR then be quick as they'll not be around for much longer. DVD recorders are quickly replacing them. In fact I recently bought a DVD recorder myself! So why did I also buy one of these? Very simple. I've got lots of tapes with home movies a ...

colinmilne 25.09.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Panasonic NVHV61EBS

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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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Review of Virgin Media V+ Box

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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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Review of Virgin Media V+ Box

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