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Panasonic TUCTH100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the reliability and design. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the finish and value for money.

usability, image quality, design, reliability

value for money, finish

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Panasonic TUCTH100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 22 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic TUCTH100

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 9 user reviews of Panasonic TUCTH100 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk.

usability, reliability

value for money

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic TUCTH100 Set Top Box Panasonic TUCTH100 Set Top Box

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Panasonic TUCTH100 review

 

Panasonic's hard-drive Freeview recorder is the first of its kind from the major manufacturers, resulting in a solidly built machine that's slightly too expensive when compared to the competition. It's still the reference Freeview box, with features...

Physical design ; Menu system ; Twin tuners ; Dubbing system

Hard drive should be bigger

Picture quality was also very good. We've no doubt that Panasonic is utilising decent components inside the box, but there's very little perceivable difference from box to box these days. With dual tuners, the box is able to offer Picture in Picture,...

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Panasonic TUCTH100

 

Panasonic is probably the most recognizable of the manufacturers here, and with their excellent reputation for midrange gear, our hopes were high. The TUCTH100 is solidly and attractively built, holding the design of a conventional DVD player with a...

Slick design; sophiticated EPG

Very loud fan even in standby; software problems; no record from standby

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Freeview PVR

 

We all know some software and even devices get released before they are finished but our test of the Panasonic Freeview PVR showed a few more bugs than normal.

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Disappointing and wish I had bought something else

 

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Just swapped it for a Humax PVR9200T - which sums up what I think about the Panny

 

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Awful, awful

 

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NICE LOOKING BUT ABOUT AS USEFUL AS A BRICK WITHOUT CEMENT

 

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Panasonic TUCTH100

 

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GREAT BOX FOR THE PRICE, EXCELLENT PICTURE

 

Great product at a good price. Great as a VCR replacement.

Price (now around 160). Ease of use. So far reliable, with decent build quality.

Only 80GB HDD.

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Not as bad as people make out

 

This Panasonic TUCTH100 is quite a nice little set top box. The price has dramitically fallen (probably due to the bad press!) I b...

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Product Specifications

Configuration

Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
MHP (Multimedia Home Platform): No
Twin Tuner: Yes

Connectivity

Ethernet: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No

Decoding Systems

Betacrypt: No
Conax: No
Crypto Works: No
Free-to-Air: Yes
Irdeto: No
Mediaguard / SECA: No
Nagravision: No
Skycrypt: No
Terrestrial:FTA Non-Upgrade
Viaccess: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Category:Receiver
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2)
Reception Standard:Digital
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