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Hauppage HD-PVR2 - good but can be difficult to get best results.

Advantages: Does what it claims and does it well
Disadvantages: Could involve extra expense and will involve a lot of tweaking to get best results

Hauppage HD PVR2 Personal Video Recorder Copy protection and all that Despite having various possibilities available to record TV programmes, none of these allowed viewing of HD recordings on other devices. Either the recordings are encryp ...

davejbee 03.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Hauppauge HD PVR 2

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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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Stylish, Reliable, Value-for-Money Video Recorder

Advantages: Cheap, Reliable, Easy to use
Disadvantages: Poor instruction manual, Noisy

If you want a good, simple, value-for-money video recorder then this might just be the one for you. It won't win any prizes for state of the art technology or superior quality, but it has all the functions that your average user needs: play and record ...

stuartrider 13.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Philips VR 550

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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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