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Tvonics DTR-Z250

Tvonics DTR-Z250
alaScore 75

23 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews from magazines and websites.

Review analysis

(Based on 23 reviews)

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TVonics DTR-Z250 review

 

A competent twin tuner PVR that packs a 250GB hard disk

Ease of use ; Well designed ; Twin tuners

Limited connections ; Picture noise

Expert review by:

TVonics DTR-Z250 Freeview PVR

 

Watch and record digital TV with TVonics DTR-Z250 Freeview PVR.

Humax PVR-9300T.

Expert review by:

Stuff magazine

 

Twin digital tuners and a 250GB hard drive, and all for under £180. Is this Freeview+ PVR too good to be true?

A great value PVR that combines the required functionality with top-notch performance

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Consumer review by:

DO NOT BUY THIS MACHINE!!!!

 

What ever you do - do not get this machine! If I could have gotton away with giving no stars, I would have! I have bought two in the last year and both of them stopped working after a relatively short amount of time. The first one, after 7 and 1/2...

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Probably the best and most frustrating machine !

 

I'm surprised Comet allow me back into their shops as Ive taken three of them back. I keep hoping the next will be ok. I've experienced all the problems listed by others but I still think its the easiest product to use ever, quiet fan. Love it, but it...

so easy to set up, quiet fan

tapes programmes that you've not asked it to do., not being able to cancel the alternative timer, could do with a search facility to find programmes, willful

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lasted 3 1/2 months

 

Yep, after 3 1/2 months it now won't start up. All LEDS are lit but nothing output to TV and doesn't respond to remote control. Tried power down a few times but nothing changes. Luckily Comet have a policy of testing it in store and exchange for new if...

Consumer review by:

Freeview Upgrade problem?

 

Purchased 2 months ago. Initially very pleased, but has gone done hill rapidly over last few weeks. Anything to do with freeview changes that required everyone to re-tune I wonder?!?

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GOOD REPLACEMENT

 

HAVING LOST MY LOGIK VERSION OF THIS UNIT,DUE TO LIGHTNING STRIKE,I WAS GUTTED BUT AFTER DOING SOME HOMEWORK ON THE NET,WENT FOR THIS UNIT,TWO WEEKS IN AND VERY,VERY PLEASED.

very quiet

non so far

Consumer review by:

bad buy

 

experienced all the previous probs like freezing etc. also kept splitting recording sometimes 3mins and then 55mins for the same programme or 240 mins for an hour episode which was really annoying. If you went to play something from library while...

idiot proof menu and neat looking

too many gliches, very annoying to miss vital minutes of prog's

Consumer review by:

Bad Purchase TVonics

 

TVONICS TDR-Z250 250GB I had two of the earlier models for 2 years until they both packed up within days of each other with faulty discs, so I knew about TVonics machines. I bought this from Comet on 29/08/09 and it was returned to store for refund...

good design easy to operate

just too many glitches dont buy it

Product Specifications

Configuration

1080p Upscaling: No
Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HDTV: 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:FTA Non-Upgrade

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Category:Receiver
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2)
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table
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