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 more)
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 more)
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... (read more)