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Sharp TUT2HR32

Sharp TUT2HR32
alaScore 84

13 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the image quality. The usability is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive views about the size.

price, usability, image quality

size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sharp TUT2HR32 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 13 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sharp TUT2HR32

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 4 user reviews of Sharp TUT2HR32 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk.

value for money, image quality, usability

75% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sharp TUT2HR32 Freeview HD Digital Receiver and Recorder with 320GB Hard Drive

Expert review by:

Sharp TUT2HR32

 

'Interface color\xe9e, facile \xe0 utiliser'

"Bruyant, mise \xe0 jour du Firmware par USB seulement, pas d'affichage des cha\xeenes."

'Le TUT2HR32 joue les bonnes cartes avec son double tuner HD, son disque dur de 320 Go et son interface color\xe9e. Mais malheureusement, son ventilateur est tr\xe8s bruyant.'

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Sharp TU-T2HR32 review

 

Sharp produces one of the best Freeview+HD recorders around

User interface ; HD & SD picture quality ; Highly customisable

Relatively small hard disk ; Poor remote control ; No USB media playback

Sharp has made one of the finest Freeview HD recorders, though it's a one-trick pony; media playback and transfer of files from USB would be a nice addition, as would some kind of media streaming. It has an (presently unused) Ethernet LAN port, after all.

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Expert review by:

Sharp TU-T2HR32 review

 

GUI, HD pictures, speed

Remote, noisy in operation, size of HDD

Lively, colourful pictures from both standard definition and HD channels are an essential part of its allure, but the way it's built around good-looking, easy to use onscreen menus - and the speed of the box itself - makes for an attractive option for...

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Sharp TU-T2HR32 review

 

As always, the cable and satellite boys have already gone one-up in anticipation of this first batch of Freeview+HD recorders - Sky's added 1TB hard drive models to its HD boxes, and Virgin Media's V+HD has had three tuners for yonks.

GUI, HD pictures, speed

Remote, noisy in operation, size of HDD

Lively, colourful pictures from both standard definition and HD channels are an essential part of its allure, but the way it's built around good-looking, easy to use onscreen menus - and the speed of the box itself - makes it an attractive option for...

Expert review by:

Sharp TUT2HR32

 

This digital TV recorder has the ability to pause and rewind TV

User interface ; HD & SD picture quality ; Highly customisable

Relatively small hard disk ; Poor remote control ; No USB media playback

Sharp has made one of the finest Freeview HD recorders, though it's a one-trick pony; media playback and transfer of files from USB would be a nice addition, as would some kind of media streaming. It has an (presently unused) Ethernet LAN port, after all.

Expert review by:

Sharp TU-T2HR32

 

When it comes to fundamental Freeview HD functionality this PVR is hard to fault.

when recording two channels you can’t watch a third. Try to do so and a dialogue box spells out the solutions in clear, practical English – cancel the channel change, stop either of the recordings or watch one of them from the start. These friendly,...

Expert review by:

Sharp TU-T2HR32

 

When it comes to fundamental Freeview HD functionality this PVR is hard to fault.

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Sharp TUT2HR32 review

 

Sharp's TUT2HR32 Freeview+HD recorder ticks the right boxes, with twin HD tuners, a 320GB hard drive and bright, colourful interface. Unfortunately, it also generates more fan noise than a Take That concert.

Colourful interface ; Easy to use

Intrusive fan noise ; USB for firmware updates only ; No channel display

Overall, the TUT2HR32 is a workmanlike PVR, devoid of the niceties offered by rivals such as Toshiba's similarly priced HDR5010. The fact that it also doubles as a Dyson Airblade does not really count in its favour.

Consumer review by:

Poor product best avoided

 

Fan is extremely noisy, and only cuts out 10 minutes after the unit is turned off. Constant problems with recording, I have lost count of the number of times this item has either failed to record a programme, or part recorded one. Also, it will record...

Consumer review by:

SHARP TU-T2HR32

 

I bought this product off the back of a couple of mixed reviews, but have to say i am more than happy with my purchase. a few points made in the reviews i had read were the fan noise and menu after using it for a couple of weeks i have found the fan...

build quality, picture quality, ease of use, clear menu, price

fan noise but no louder than sky hd box

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Product Specifications

Configuration

1080p Upscaling: Yes
Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HDTV: Yes
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: Yes

Connectivity

Ethernet: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: No
Terrestrial:Not Applicable

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 (MPEG4)
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table
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