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Sony DTX-D500U Freeview?

Discussion in 'Freeview & YouView' started by garyc, Sep 20, 2005.

  1. garyc

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    Hi,

    Does anyone have any opinion on whether these are any good?

    cheers

    Gary
     
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    Now that's an old box:)

    A quick look over at DS indicates it hasn't had any software updates for a couple of years and even then wasn't considered a good DTT receiver.
    Even at a tenner (ebay listing) it may not be a good choice especially in regards to reception and EPG/Interactive use.
     
  3. garyc

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    cheers for the info - cross that off my list!!

    any other recommendations for a good freeview box with digital audio out?

    cheers

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    Well the old Sony may not be a great STB, but the newer VTX-800U is. This is a very popular STB and even the reviews in the mags rate it. Somebody recently posted in another thread that you can buy it for £79, but not sure if that is the best price around.

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