Summary: I bought this player to record TV programs for my daughter. It works great. It took no time to setup and I was able to record right away. And unlike my Sony recorder that I purchased earlier there is no restrictions on recording TV programs. So we're very happy with the unit.
Excerpt: So, by this time next year pretty much the whole country will have switched over to digital TV, a small town in N.Ireland to see the end of analogue on October 24th, 2012. Whether everyone will have a digital signal by that day is another story. We know from the amount of older people who haven't yet switched their gas and electricity bills to get cheaper deals it's unlikely. New technology and modern ways to pay bills are intimidating and worrisome for some.
If all you want is a DVD recorder/player and a freeview box it's perfect!
3 August 2010
Excerpt: I have had this product for a few years and it has been very reliable. The product is multi-functional, acting as a freeview box and a DVD player/recorder. The built in freeview box works just as well as the set top box I previously had, and provides a TV guide feature so you can see what is on any particular channel that day, and what is on every channel at one particular time. From the TV guide, you can select programmes to timer record.
Excerpt: I've recently had to leave the domain of Sky television, and was getting extremely bored with the terrestrial offerings. I therefore decided to get a freeview box, but then decided I rather missed my old DVD recorder. I therefore decided to purchase a DVD recorder that incorporated freeview, not having a great deal of money to spend (<£200) I knew that a hard drive was out of the question, but I did want as much flexibility as possible and so I chose the Panasonic...