Written on: 21/11/2009
when i first bought this item it was fine,but after about a month the screen would go blue and the hard drive would need initialising. this problem got worse and worse and because it is out of warranty i could not send it back so i opened it up and disconnected the hard drive, it now works fine but without the record and playback function which obviously defeats the purpose but i now use it in the spare room just as a receiver. (read more)
Written on: 13/10/2009
as a retailer selling this product over 200 sold every single one has now been returned unrepairable fault on machine i can't belive some places are selling this product still try humax pvr 9150 as an alternative seems excellent so far touch wood (read more)
Written on: 30/07/2009
Daewoo DSD9503T If your having problems with looping on and off keeps resetting. This works for me try this unplug box and remove the aerial from the back power on the box again now go to menu down to setup click OK down to configuration click OK go down to receiver upgrade click OK click right arrow change to disable now press menu and press menue again to come out next play a recording that runs for one hour at the end reconnect your aerial again if you still have the problem unplug the... (read more)
Written on: 09/02/2009
Disk initialised numerous times per night.
Screen suddenly went blue
Didn't record as programmed.
When playing what it did record, on a couple of occasions, the screen pixelated and repeated the same scene for about two minutes.
Daewoo help desk was good in arranging to have the first unit exchanged, unfortunalely the replacement was far worse! (read more)
Written on: 15/01/2009
My Daewoo DSD9503T keeps locking up and has a high pitched hum some times
changes channel randomly
If it works reliably its a good product - but mine seems to have a software fault
Written on: 08/05/2008 by fatpeter
If Daewoo fixed these problems it would be great. I have now returned mine and await a refund. (read more)
Written on: 29/01/2008
was working fine for 1st eleven months, now in hard drive initilisation loop (seems to be lots of people with same issues) daewoo sent local engineer who says cannot be fixed, awaiting return and refund. (read more)
Written on: 16/01/2008 by ronjo94 (2 reviews written)
Very good value - have had this in use for 7 months.
This is my second Daewoo product - had a video recorder prior to this - again good value. (read more)
Written on: 08/01/2008
I have never had a problem with mine, but bought one for my parents which goes into the 'hard disk needs initialising' never-ending loop which disables all recording functions and means it is little more than a very expensive freeview box. Has been replaced twice so now 'm giving up and going with another manufacturer (read more)
Written on: 06/04/2007 by aristocat (1 review written)
We have had this machine for just over a month, and it has broken down already. The only message we have on the screen is that the hard drive is being initialised. This has taken all evening so far! Daewoo customer service is closed, presumably for the whole of the Bank holiday weekend, so we will be without a recorder for several days. (read more)
Written on: 05/03/2007 by gillianskerritt (7 reviews written)
The Daewoo DSD9503T hard drive recorder is a great piece of kit to rival skybox for freeview customers. Can record one channel whilst watching another and pause live TV up to two hours. Great electronic programme guide with really simple instructions. (read more)
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