Digital TV recorders rated

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87 products

  1. EE TV review

    EE TV review

    9 Great Value award  

    EE is now offering TV, broadband and mobile bundles for a monthly fee and the set-top box is surprisingly excellent.

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    Pure Avalon 300R Connect review

    Pure Avalon 300R Connect review

    7  

    Is access to iPlayer and YouTube, the ability to record two shows at once and a polished user interface worth the high price?

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    Humax Freesat+ HDR-1000S review

    Humax Freesat+ HDR-1000S review

    7  

    The UK's subscription-free satellite service gets an overdue makeover with Freesat Freetime. Is it better than YouView?

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    View21 VW11FVRHD50 review

    View21 VW11FVRHD50 review

    6  

    We've got no arguments over picture quality, HDD size or its core apps, but this Freeview+HD recorder's novelty 'watch recordings anywhere' app stumbles amid a lacklustre performance

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    Humax DTR-T1000 review

    Humax DTR-T1000 review

    9  

    Move over Freeview! The next-generation, internet connected juggernaut know as YouView has finally arrived.

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    YouView review

    YouView review

    8  

    With TV schedules now meaningless to most and catch-up dominating, YouView combines apps to re-invent the living room.

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    YouView review

    Hands on: YouView review

     

    Three years is a long time to wait for anything but in the world of technology it's an eternity.

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    Toshiba HDR5010 review

    Toshiba HDR5010 review

    8  

    Toshiba's well-mannered hi-def PVR shares some DNA with its TVonics rival

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    Humax PVR-9150T review

    Humax PVR-9150T review

    6  

    Can this SD only TV recorder hold a candle to it's HD brethren?

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    Samsung BD-DT7800 review

    Samsung BD-DT7800 review

    8  

    This networkable PVR has taken its cue from the brand's Blu-ray players and is feature-rich

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    Vu+ Solo review

    Vu+ Solo review

    8  

    Budget receiver with good performance, plug-in support and media playback

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    Technomate TM-800 HD review

    Technomate TM-800 HD review

    8  

    This budget HD-capable Linux box has some interesting features - but still needs work in some areas

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    Golden Media Unibox 9080 review

    Golden Media Unibox 9080 review

    8  

    HD satellite and SD terrestrial tuners, a Conax smart card reader, PVR via USB and broad multimedia playback make a reasonable combo

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    Panasonic DMR-BWT700 review

    Panasonic DMR-BWT700 review

    8  

    This PVR demands some patience, but entices with Freeview HD, 3D, Blu-ray archiving, Skype and streaming

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    Samsung SMT-S7800 review

    Samsung SMT-S7800 review

    8  

    Samsung's first Freesat PVR comes with some multimedia extras, but can it rival the Humax Foxsat HDR?

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    Panasonic DMR-BWT800 review

    Panasonic DMR-BWT800 review

    8  

    As expensive as it is ambitious, Freeview HD, 3D, Blu-ray, Skype and streaming are appealing features on this 500GB PVR

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    AC Ryan Playon! DVR HD review

    AC Ryan Playon! DVR HD review

    8  

    A 1TB twin-tuner DTT PVR/media server for around £180? We are mostly impressed

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