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PVR comparison and roundup


My parents’ Freeview box died this week. They wanted a PVR (Personal Video Recorder) similar to ours (Sony RDR-HXD870) but didn’t know where to start. Obviously they didn’t want to pay for features they were unlikely to use. Wisely, they asked me for help. 😉

As I’ve been laid up with my arm in a sling after a suspected broken arm (it’s actually only bruised), I’ve had some time for some one-handed Googling and researching.

The fruits of my labour can be found at the following Google Spreadsheet: It may be of help for those in the process of researching which Freeview PVR is best for them. I’ve made some suggestions! 🙂 Continue reading “PVR comparison and roundup”