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Goodmans GDB3

Goodmans GDB3
alaScore 65

26 reviews

Feb, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Goodmans GDB3. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Goodmans GDB3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 65/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 26 reviews)

User Reviews  

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Goodmans GDB3 from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Satellite Receivers on

61% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Goodmans GDB3 Freeview Box with Interactivity

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Goodmans=Good Product


I was attracted to this Goodmans GDB3 Freeview model by the write up in 'Computeractive' Magazine. The GDB3 was extremel...

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Excellent value product


I am happy to recommend this Goodmans GDB3 freeview box to anyone seeking good value for their money. I bought it for the TV in my...


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Good box


We've had this Goodmans GDB3 set top box since last Christmas (2004) and it occasionally freezes on the subtitles, but apart from ...

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Unbelievably Good


Finally I have found a Freeview box that works! I have a very bad weak reception and I bought this box after a recommendation in '...

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It's got a mind of its own


As a previous reviewer has indicated this Goodmans GDB3 set top box is pretty hopeless. It freezes, turns on and off randomly and ...

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If only it worked


I concur with the reviewer who suffered technical problems with their Goodmans GDB3 set top box. I have had to return two of these...

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Too Many Problems


I've had this Goodmans GDB3 set top box for just over a year now and have had numerous problems with it. It switches itself on and...

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Excellent for the price, no significant caveats



Product Specifications


Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
MHP (Multimedia Home Platform): No
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: No


Ethernet: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: Yes
Terrestrial:FTA Non-Upgrade

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table