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Written on: 30/07/2015 by Cruzg380 (1 review written)
I am so dissapointed with this item, I'm finding it hard to write this review without throwing the device out of the window right now! I have had all the problems with the device that has been mentiioned before in this site and more but what has been most infuriating was the attitude of the manufacturers, Hitachi and the retailers Argos. No one seems to want to take some responsibility for this obvious 'dud' product. Hitachi, in particular have clearly washed their hands of the item and don't… Read Full Review
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
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
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
" Bargain of the decade " Read More
" Cheap Clunky Rubbish - avoid like the plague! " Read More
Written by nathanh
" Freeze problems on some programmes since switchover " Read More
" Listen to the advice you have just read!!!!!! " Read More
" One to avoid " Read More