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Thomson DTI6300-16

Thomson DTI6300-16
alaScore 76

8 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Thomson DTI6300-16 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 8 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by:

Thomson DTI 6300-16 review

 

Let's face it, Top Up TV was never cool. With Sky subscribers watching brand-new episodes of 24, the idea of paying for a subscription to UKTV Style looked as enticing a proposition as the Last of the Summer Wine DVD boxset

Well styled ; Easy to use ; 250 GB hard drive

No HDMI outut ; Not certified for freeview layback

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Thomson DTI6300-16 review

 

The Thomson DTI6300-16 Freeview PVR is the model currently being used to promote the Top Up TV Anytime service, which is no surprise as the DTI6300-16 is packed with features

Loads of features ; Good looking ; Time-shifting works well

Unreliable erformance ; Colours lack quality

Expert review by:

Thomson DTI 6300-25 review

 

Our previous opinions of Top Up TV Anytime last May were mixed. We liked the accompanying PVR (or 'Top Up TV+ DTR' as Top Up TV prefers) but found the on-demand TV offerings to be lukewarm unless you were a Setanta Sports fan or just wanted cartoons on...

14-day EPG ; Dual recording ; Series linking

Not Freeview Playback ; Variable on-demand icture quality

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Expert review by:

Thomson DTI 6300-16 - Top Up TV Anytime

 

TV on demand the Freeview way. Should Sky start to worry?

The box has an impressive 14-day programme guide and you can do all the usual things you can with a Sky+ box: pause, rewind and playback live TV, watch a programme from the beginning while it's still being recorded, and set it to record whole TV series...

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Thomson DTI 6300-16 review

 

A good quality Freeview PVR that will satisfy the needs of most people and offers decent value for money -- the 160GB hard drive will fill up quickly, though

Price ; Picture quality ; Sound quality ; Availability of extra services ; Series link

Styling ; Menus can sometimes be slow

In terms of picture quality and functionality it's hard to beat the Thomson -- the only player that offers more is the similar 160GB Humax PVR-9200. The Humax has the slight edge on ease of use, but the Thomson does manage to turn Top Up TV into a...

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Digital Television Recording with Top Up TV Anytime : Top Up TV / Thomson DTI6300-16 DTR

 

The demise of VHS video tape has left a big hole in convenient TV recording not filled by the promise of DVD.This Thomson box from Top Up TV offers a rich set of features at an unbeatable price.

Hard disk recorders have been around for a little while - most famously pioneered by Tivio and then, in the UK, by the Sky+ box. Great if you're a Sky subscriber. With the advent of FreeView based Digital Television Recorders (DTR) this facility is...

Expert review by:

Thomson DTI6300-16

 

The Thomson DTI6300-16 Freeview PVR is the model currently being used to promote the Top Up TV Anytime service, which is no surprise as the DTI6300-16 is packed with features

Loads of features, Good looking, Time-shifting works well

Unreliable performance, Colours lack quality

The DTI6300-16 has enough features to make it the terrestrial equivalent of a Sky Plus box, but pictures are mediocre

Consumer review by:

Easy to operate, good system for beginners.

 

We are very pleased with this overall, the video recorder has taken a back-seat now.

Can adjust timer recordings if a programme over-runs.Can record 2 progammes at once and you can start watching a show from the beginning while it is still recording.

Have had this for 4 months and have had problems with the set freezing on the library and unable to watch or delete shows. The helpline was excellent and soon sorted the problem. We have just had an update from Top Up TV to stop the problems so I will...

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