Excerpt: As with a lot of brands trying to address the UK-specific market of Freeview – and in this case, Freeview HD – Philips has enlisted the help of renowned set-top box maker Pace to deliver its entry-level receiver, the DTR5520.
Excerpt: Sometimes you need a little help from your friends and this is exactly what has happened with the Philips DTR-5520. Philips has enlisted the help of Pace to help it devise a Freeview HD set-top box that can stand out from the crowd. Just to make the point the Philips logo on the top of the unit shares space with a small ‘designed by Pace' logo.
Pros: Appealing looks, performance and build, price
Cons: A little light on the feature front, picture and sound quality can be bettered, no DD 5.1