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Hitachi HDR505

“Front Clock”

Written on: 22/08/2013

Can not seem to keep the clock on the front of the unit it shuts down after 2 hours tried the menu- configuration - auto power down but still the same can any body HELP… Read Full Review

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Hitachi HDR505

“Hitatchi rubbish”

Written on: 17/06/2013 by bruceseaman (1 review written)

Biggest load of rubbish I have ever bought, freezes more than once a day. Have to unplug it to reset every day, when trying to fast forward recordings (adverts) it keeps going to the end of the recording. Want to throw it out of the window. Please don't buy one it's garbage… Read Full Review

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Hitachi HDR505

“Poor”

Written on: 08/06/2012 by JackCrack (1 review written)

Just a poor quality build machine, slow, temperamental, the supplied remote doesn't work well at all (has to be twisted and manipulated to work) Hitachi will not help, Argos will not help, they all seem to know it's a lemon. DO NOT WASTE THE CASH… Read Full Review

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Hitachi HDR505

“Wish Never purchased”

Written on: 17/02/2012

Only had my HDR505 digital TV recorder for 6 months and has started to go slow and freeze. To delete or chose a recorded programme from the library it freezes and it has started to miss set recordings… Read Full Review

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Hitachi HDR505

“disapointed”

Written on: 13/02/2012

worked well for 12 months then started not responding and freezing still works but takes a long time to do anything shall have to replace it soon thought it should last longer than 15 months… Read Full Review

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Hitachi HDR505

“The Hitachi HDR505 digital TV recorder is excellent...”

Written on: 28/11/2010 by paulmatthewssurv (3 reviews written)

The Hitachi HDR505 digital TV recorder is excellent value for money (on offer at Argos for £110 when I bought it, with a £10 Argos voucher, so actual price £100 really). Its hard drive is 500 GB - impressive!

It's extremely user-friendly including the set-up process, although when you switch it on for the very first time it takes about 5 minutes to boot up and display the menu and you think it's not working! Once that's done it takes about 30 seconds to start from standby so I tend to leave… Read Full Review

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