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Zinwell - ZAT-970A

alaAverage 2.7

3 reviews

Jun, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Zinwell - ZAT-970A. The average rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. People really like the image quality. Reviews are divided on the usability. There are some negative views about the reliability.

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On average, users rate this product 53/100.

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Consumer review by: ashl1801 (

An ok inexpensive product


For what it is, it works especially if one was able to use the government coupon provided before the digital switch. However, it doesn't stand up to long term use.

easy to set up

After a week of using it, it stopped working. It would flash a green light instead of a steady stream of green. Then after unplugging it, I couldn't even get it to turn back on. Instead the red light appeared but no signs of "life" in the converter

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: bgnick (

It has a mind of its own


I bought 2 of these machines, both have the same error. The manufactures web site is useless. I contacted the retail store for support upgrading the converter. There are two choices in the settings to update the software. The vendor was not aware of...

The idea of programing in recording time is wonderful, if it worked. Pass thru works

Uncontrollably changing frequencies. In the middle of a program the channel changes. Often to the last channel in the programing. Not reliable for programing

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: coolrice4me (

Makes High Quality ”


After reading some of the reviews, I was unsure with this item with the fear that it was going to malfunction. But after getting it and playing with it,it has worked well so far. In terms of a tuner, this Zinwell one is pretty fast, it allows...

Mar, 2011

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