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HDD recorders

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by pcAnywhere, 4 May 2006.

  1. pcAnywhere

    Hitman

    Joined: 8 Mar 2006

    Posts: 909

    OK - I know we are supposed to be talking about HTPCs and other "all in one" solutions but does anyone know if you can buy *just* a HDD recorder?

    I don't want to be able to watch freeview (which counts out loads), I don't want to be tied to paying £10 every month (so no Sky+), I don't want a screen and portability (so not iPOD video or Archos) and I've got a great DVD player already (so not a combo system).

    Any suggestions? Or I'm best just getting a HDD with a freeview attached.

    Thanks
     
  2. pcoltrane

    Hitman

    Joined: 18 Sep 2005

    Posts: 945

    I doubt there are many non freeview HDD recorders out there. It's 2010 they plan to phase out analogueTV right? it doesn't give the product a massive lifespan. Do you have freeview reception problems?

    Marc
     
  3. pcAnywhere

    Hitman

    Joined: 8 Mar 2006

    Posts: 909

    Not they I know of - I've got standard Sky digital and just don't like paying for things I don't need or desire...
     
  4. Werewolf

    Commissario

    Joined: 17 Oct 2002

    Posts: 28,936

    Location: Panting like a fiend

    there are quite a few HDD freeview/analogue PVR's out there.

    IIRC you can get dual freeview HDD recorders from about £180 now, and HDD/DVDR recorders from about the same price