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Good: Excellent if not worried about putting HD to DVD
Bad: Seems to need powering down and restarting every so often. Don't know why.
Comment: Excellent machine, especially the twin tuners. Bought to replace a single tuner model which died. So fingers crossed with this one then.
Panasonic user interface is better than Sony's
Good: You can record 2 channels at the same time or watch one channel whilst recording another. You can also record from the hard drive to dvd
Bad: Nothing. It works a treat
Comment: Having recently bought this machine I am more than pleased with its performance & its features. It has a twin tuner. Recording onto the hard drive or dvd is straightforward & you CAN record from the hard drive onto dvd. I know i've done it!!
I bought it for £300 having dithered about the cost & it is worth every penny.
250gb is more than ample for me since I record programmes which I want to watch later whilst I am watching another programme which is on at the same time, which often happens. If I wish to keep a recording I simply record it from the hard drive onto a dvd. Simple. I do not fill up the hard drive with programmes I am never likely to have the time to watch & I delete as I go along.
I am used to Panasonic machines & am therefore used to the manuals which are well laid out & do not have to be read from cover to cover. You can simply choose the relevant pages for your requirements.
Finally I have read that some people think it is slow to respond & the adverts on the left hand side when viewing the channels to record are a problem?? I have found neither a problem & instead of nitpicking enjoy your Panasonic dvd/hd recorder for what it is - a useful, well built & pretty nifty looking piece of machinery.
Comment: Cannot record HD to DVD
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