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Altech DSD4121

Altech DSD4121
alaScore 67

51 reviews

Sep, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Altech DSD4121. The average rating for this product is 1.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Altech DSD4121 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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Poor product


Glitchy from the start. The unit was always slow to respond, constantly rebooted right when you wanted to change channel, experienced freezing and pixelation and dropped out easily if there was rain about. The upgrade to get recording features was not...

Jun, 2017

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Has worked fine.


Does have problems through storms(loosing reception) and we did have recording issues recently feb 2017 ( wasn't taping movies and after rebooting it wasn't keeping any recordings or retaining any new ones) but e contacted...

Apr, 2017

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Does not always record the 2nd recording, and freezes at times it seems to happen with the show you much want to watch.

Feb, 2017

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Works Just Fine


We have had VAST TV installed for about 6 years now and the VAST box has worked just fine up until about a week ago when we had to replace the power supply. Apart from that, we have had no issues. The service person said a storm could have caused the...

Jan, 2017

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The system was working fine then the next time a switched it on (2 hrs latter) it went into a reboot phase and has never recovered the unit is less then 12 mths old this is a major fault the hand held controller will not work either so the fault is in...

Sep, 2016

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Record shows and make mp4 not so great!


I record shows onto an external hard drive with $30 remote, purchased later, .rec file can be changed to .ts and then encoded on computer to mp4 if needed, crashes sometimes when recording bit unreliable but to be able to save shows is major bonus so...

Jul, 2016

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Defective power supply


There appears a design defect in the power supply. Purchased DSD4121 3 years ago. After power outage the unit fails to regain power. At first it took several hours and then power returned. Now it fails to repower after one day. (Note this is total...

Jun, 2016

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OK .......But


Installed in caravan. No probs worked great. Was going to use it but was locked in standby and can't unlock. Local electronics bloke could not fix. Alteck say needs software upgrade and has to be downloaded to computer and installed via usb. Great when...

Feb, 2016

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Worst Setup Box Ever Made


I;ve had this junk since we got VAST about 2 years ago. From the very start there was problems. The signal strengths is far less than what our Fortex gets on the same test channel . There are serious bugs in its operation that where never fixed,...

Jan, 2016

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Altech DSD4121 very solid product after change out of power supply


years ago) and he said our set top box was cactus and ordered her a new SatKing unit (around $400.00). I arrived home after my roster and found we were rebooting the SatKing unit every night and it pixilated badly with the slightest bit of rain. It...

Nov, 2015

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