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  Reply # 1607165 9-Aug-2016 18:29
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The Dish 2200 looks the business, its a pity it seems bereft with issues




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  Reply # 1607184 9-Aug-2016 19:02
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The Dish 2200 looks the business, its a pity it seems bereft with issues

 

 

 

 

Where ever I look the Dish offerings seem to generate a lot of complaints. Now I now complaint are what get published, folks with correctly working stuff post to that extent, but the Dish products scare me.





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  Reply # 1607185 9-Aug-2016 19:03
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What happened to the Magic TV box?





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  Reply # 1607389 10-Aug-2016 08:46
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I have had 2 Vu+ boxes, the older Duo and now a Solo2 , do so much more than I can do,

 

easy to use. no netflex, have Hbtv, but not compliant for nz (pfft) can do series recordings, ITV


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  Reply # 1608526 10-Aug-2016 13:00
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Im an AV installer for multiple retail stores in my area and we stopped touching DishTV products about 2 years ago as there were (and continue to be) way too many faults with their products.

 

 

 

Will recommend the Panasonic recorders though - much better reliability, stability and ease of use


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  Reply # 1610247 11-Aug-2016 18:20
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I also recommend the Panasonic units. I have been using them for years.

 

The menus are a bit clunky. But they ate networkable, and mine have been rock-solid in terms of performance.




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  Reply # 1611127 13-Aug-2016 17:17
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I purchased a Panasonic DMR-BWT760GN. Very easy to setup and no issues so far.




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  Reply # 1611129 13-Aug-2016 17:30
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MikeB4: I purchased a Panasonic DMR-BWT760GN. Very easy to setup and no issues so far.

 

Cool - I believe that's the replacement for the model I have. Let us know how you get on with it.





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  Reply # 1611130 13-Aug-2016 17:32
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MikeB4: I purchased a Panasonic DMR-BWT760GN. Very easy to setup and no issues so far.


Nice Mike. I've got a 700 I'll check yours out. Mine doesn't have Freeview plus or apps. It's ok. Loading can be slow but it's ok. I'm more about what I watch than how I watch it. But keen to check yours

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MikeB4: I purchased a Panasonic DMR-BWT760GN. Very easy to setup and no issues so far.


Cool - I believe that's the replacement for the model I have. Let us know how you get on with it.


I recall you also have a 700?



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MikeB4: I purchased a Panasonic DMR-BWT760GN. Very easy to setup and no issues so far.


Cool - I believe that's the replacement for the model I have. Let us know how you get on with it.



I will




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  Reply # 1611135 13-Aug-2016 17:53
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MikeB4: I purchased a Panasonic DMR-BWT760GN. Very easy to setup and no issues so far.

 

 

 

Cool - I believe that's the replacement for the model I have. Let us know how you get on with it.

 


I recall you also have a 700?

 

I've got an 840GZ, but I was under the impression the 760 superseded it. It doesn't record to disc like the 840, but who wants to do that these days?





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  Reply # 1611176 13-Aug-2016 19:12
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I haven't looked closely but it would seem to have record the disc but it's not something I would need.





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  Reply # 1611326 14-Aug-2016 10:45
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I am looking to buy a Panasonic DWR-HWT260LN to replace MySky.  Can anyone confirm that, like MySky, it is possible during a record to start watching the programme from the beginning, with FF/FR available, while the recording continues? I set the news to record every night then, 30 mins into the programme, start watching from the beginning so that I can FF through ads and asinine new stories. I find it takes about 20-25mins (and 15 of those minutes are sport and weather) to watch what the producers cleverly jam into an hour!


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  Reply # 1611343 14-Aug-2016 11:54
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I am looking to buy a Panasonic DWR-HWT260LN to replace MySky.  Can anyone confirm that, like MySky, it is possible during a record to start watching the programme from the beginning, with FF/FR available, while the recording continues? I set the news to record every night then, 30 mins into the programme, start watching from the beginning so that I can FF through ads and asinine new stories. I find it takes about 20-25mins (and 15 of those minutes are sport and weather) to watch what the producers cleverly jam into an hour!

 

 

My BWT720 does that OK. Very handy for bypassing the ads.


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