Product Type: Amstrad set top boxes
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Member Name: HoppyHops
Amstrad DRX890 Sky Plus HD Digibox
Advantages: Stylish, easy to use
Disadvantages: Unreliable, noisy
This box is basic and at times unreliable, we've had it a few years and it has done the job it's supposed to but I'm not overly impressed with it, it makes a constant whirring sound even when switched off on to Standby and sometimes vibrates which is very annoying, memory is not massive and sometimes when playing things back it gets stuck, shudders or restarts, it's annoying when recordings fail for no reason and it's very easy to delete things accidentally,
It's not bad, it's just not that great! If your looking for something basic than its fine, but don't expect too much from it, the styling is nice, it looks modern and tidy and is very easy to use, my young daughter uses it with no problems at all, overall, you get what you pay for I guess, it's good value for money, but not the best quality item out there,
Summary: Not the best, but probably not the worst!
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