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Goodmans GDB300HD

Goodmans GDB300HD
alaScore 77

20 reviews

Sep, 2014

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Goodmans GDB300HD

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 7 user reviews of Goodmans GDB300HD from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Goodmans GDB300HD Set-top Box Goodmans GDB300HD Set-top Box

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Goodmans GDB300HD review

 

High design and Freeview HD, but this budget box still struggles

Good HD pictures ; Easy initial setup

Awkward user interface ; Poor SD performance

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Goodmans GDB300HD receiver review

 

With the World Cup rapidly approaching and Freeview HD expanding its reach across the country, many are looking to bring this goodness to their existing HD television, purchased in the last few years, but before anyone had made a firm decision about...

Does the job, EPG looks good

Too expensive, Remote is too sensitive, doesn't like weak signals, potential confusion over audio compatibility

Whilst the delivery of the HD content is great, the price looks too high and no other features are on offer here. With a box like this we'd expect the price to be under £100, so it is a case of wait and see how it stands once it hits the shops

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Goodmans GDB300HD review

 

The Goodmans GDB300HD is a good Freeview HD box that does the job for a pretty small sum of money. At around £70, we think it represents a great deal.

Cheap ; Attractive menus ; Good picture quality

Slow to respond to remote commands ; Build quality isn't brilliant

The Goodmans GDB300HD may not be all that fast, and it's not made from the highest-quality materials, but it only costs £70. For the price, we think it's a steal. With BBC One HD launching soon, and ITV1 HD, 4 HD and BBC HD already available, there's...

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Goodmans GDB300HD

 

A box that offers good value but suffers from operational flaws

Modern looks; well designed menus; bold, colourful picture

Lethargic remote control; average sound quality; no DD 5.1 sound

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Audio

 

Same issue as above! Wish I had read the reviews first!

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Goodmans GDB300HD Freeview HD HD Box Grade A

 

Same problem here. Can hardly hear it and unusable. I assume this was the fault they were originally rejected for and aren't being properly tested before sending out again.

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Goodmans GDB300HD Freeview HD HD Box Grade A

 

Useless audio with HDMI, have to turn TV volume to max and still not loud enough.

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GOODMANS GDB300HD FREEVIEW HD BOX

 

Do not buy, this unit keeps switching off I have had it replaced once and the new one is the same it makes it impossible to go out and leave anything recording or it will turn off before the recording even starts.

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Auto Standby - Be Warned!

 

Whilst this box might suit people who are looking for a relatively cheap box for High Definition television reception and used to channel hopping, it is of no use if you wish to record television for more then 3 hours, because this unit TURNS OFF AFTER...

easy to install, stylish looks

turns off after 3 hours inactivity, system hangs quite easily, remote control a little over-sensitive

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Can't believe it's a Goodmans

 

Finally got my Goodmans Freeview HD box after the delivery was delayed for a few days due to the heavy snow we've had recently, and it was well worth the wait.

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