Excerpt: Bought this hoping for a simple way to record to a hard drive, series recording, TV pause, rewind etc. The DvD recorder was an extra for keeping things that you wanted, the odd good film and such like as the hard drive would eventually fill up. I have a BT Vision box and it is a pleasure to use.
Excerpt: I received mine today and will probably be sending it back. I am reasonably technically minded and fairly competent at reading and understanding English but this has me defeated. I though most things like this were simply plug and play now.
Excerpt: The Sony 'RDR-HXD890' is both a Freeview Hard Drive recorder, and a DVD recorder, which has a current price of £174.80 from Amazon. The capacity of the hard drive is 160GB, which equates to roughly 23 hours in the high quality recording mode, and 455 hours on the lowest quality setting.