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Grundig GUFSDTR500HD

Grundig GUFSDTR500HD
alaScore 79

16 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews from magazines and websites.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Grundig GUFSDTR500HD

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 10 user reviews of Grundig GUFSDTR500HD from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Amazon.co.uk.

40% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Grundig GUFSDTR500HD Set-top Box

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Grundig GUFSDTR500HD review

 

An accessible, but expensive hi-def Freesat recorder

Nice design ; Live and recorded pictures ; Simple ease of use

No multimedia functionality via USB ; Poorly designed remote ; Price

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Grundig GUFSDTR500HD Freesat+ HD Recorder

 

A simple, functional Freesat+ PVR.

Also on the rear is a USB port which can only be used to manually upgrade the unit’s software. Sadly you can’t use it to upload files onto the hard disk or dump recordings onto an external HDD as you can on the Humax FOXSAT-HDR, putting this box at a...

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Grundig Satellite Recorder : Grundig Satellite Recorder GUFSDTR500HD

 

Somewhat different from the previous two Freesat units I have looked at from Humax and Panasonic. The first things I noticed are that it has no visible clock on the front and also no obvious means of knowing how far into a program you are.

Doing my Internet searches found the Grundig 500GB Freesat + HD unit at a best price of £299.99 from the links below. They also do similar unit with a 320GB hard disc. It should also be available from Argos

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Grundig GUFSDTR500HD

 

works on sky dish straight from box

not quite as easy as sky plus box

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Grundig Satellite Recorder GUFSDTR500HD

 

Very disappointing product. Reviews seemed good but in reality it is useless. Frequent loss of service messages, unpredictable recordings, unspecific nonsense error messages etc, in short, a total waste of money. Buyers beware !

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Grundig Satellite Recorder GUFSDTR500HD

 

Just bought one of these HD recorders and so far, it's terrible. So far, I have been unable to record anything using the timer, as it tells me the signal was not found. The unit, in standby, comes on at the appropriate time, tries to record twice,...

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: Yes
Terrestrial:Not Applicable

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Category:Receiver
DVB-C: No
DVB-S:DVB-S2 (HD)
DVB-T: No
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table
etilize
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