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Hitachi HDR255

Hitachi HDR255
alaScore 79

110 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 110 reviews from magazines and websites.

Review analysis

(Based on 110 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analysed 61 user reviews of Hitachi HDR255 from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers on

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

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freeview box


great freeviews box, good to record. sometimes is a little slow but overall very good.

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Hitachi HDR255 250GB Digital TV Freeview+ Recorder


Very satisfied, it has lived up to all the positve recommendations made by other buyers.


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Hitachi HDR255 250GB Digital TV Freeview+ Recorder


Recorder is ok but can be very slow to respond to requests

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Good product


We've been very pleased with this product. It's easy to set up & use. Fits in easy as it's not too bulky. Overall we're very pleased we bought it.

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great buy


This item has been a pleasure to use after having to return three of a different make as epg didn,t work .it takes about 30 seconds to load after switching on which you can live with

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After my second Thompson box broke and after returning my second Bush Freeview box to Argos I bought this Hitachi one. Although the memory is slightly smaller it is brilliant. Has never given me any problems. It can be a bit slow sometimes but that is...

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Not Bad, Not Great


Nice clear picture and fairly easy to use.

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After reading the reviews I decided to go for this product after someone who worked with TVs had recommended it. I have been very pleased, does everything I wanted, works a treat.

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ageing young man (68)


Excellent valu for money and simply could not be easier. Perfectb for the wife!!!!

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Poor when it worked and bust after 7 months


I'd strongly advise you not to buy this product.

Product Specifications


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


DLNA certified: 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