Written on: 10/10/2013
I had 2 of these from Argos, first one ran really old software but that didn't matter as the hard drive was faulty. Got a second unit and this was running the latest version of their software but kept locking up, screen went blank all the time and failed/lost recordings. Soooo! unreliable. Would not go with Sagemcom and and would not recommend at all. All there freesat units play up. (read more)
Written on: 22/10/2012
i only bought this because it was recommended by freesat. it's proved completely useless, freezing constantly and requiring frequent resets, which entail the loss of programmes, channels and settings. the USB port doesn't work, and sagemcom have given up any active support of this machine, although it's not very old. when even the maufacturer can't be bothered, you know it's time to look elsewhere. if this hasn't put you off completely, a very short review of online consumer feedback will... (read more)
Written on: 26/04/2012 by numenius (10 reviews written)
Sagemcom DTR94 Freesat (HD Digital Freesat recorder) Quick intuitive setup, good features and nicely laid out EPG. Nice looking unit. Easy to add non-Freesat channels once you know how too. I'd be very pleased with this except for one *big* problem which they could presumably easily resolve (like other manufacturers manage to): The software constantly jams up freezing the box, locking you out if you dare to record or use the live T.V pause feature or failing to show picture and sound (it... (read more)
Written on: 27/02/2011
Bought the SAGEM DTR94 unit about 6 weeks ago to replace the Sky+ Box but only just started using it after Sky contract ceased.
Fitted to existing satellite cables and got 90% signal strength & 100% signal quality, pictures are superb in both HD & SD.
Network connected and BBC iPlayer is great, waiting for other services to be added.
Now the bad bit based on three days use:
first problem is it thinks its recording 2 progs when it isn't, also got stuck in the programme guide, only way to... (read more)
Written on: 30/01/2011 by lizseddon (7 reviews written)
Took about 10 minutes to set up including taking it out of the box. The cables that come with it are standard and the picture is not quite as good as with my normal freeview TV picture, but that could be an issue with the cables?
Its easy and straightforward to use. I had sky plus before and this just plugged straight in to the same satellite dish cables etc. The menu is smaller to read than the sky one, but otherwise essentially it does all the same stuff and I'm not having to pay a monthly... (read more)
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