Product Type: Philips set top boxes
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Philips DTR220, Thank Heaven's I didn't pay for it!
Member Name: Mollygirl
Advantages: Good picture if you can sit and watch.
Disadvantages: Only allows recording in black and white.
I have to admit, I won this box on a competition site and everyone tells me I should be grateful. Why? It was easy to attach, it was easy to load, it was easy to work out all of the instructions. Great. I set it with my vcr so that I could go out only to find when I got home that it only allows recording in Black and White. I am not kidding. In the book it says that it can happen and you can correct it. No, you can't. And you just try calling Philips and asking for help. Not a chance, they don't want to know. You've got it, you're stuck with it. I can't take it back, and the site doesn't want to know, either. I expect that's why they had so many to give away, not enough people out there were willing to buy them. I just wish that I could send it back and get a refund, I'd go get a box that works. I will never buy another Philips anything, their service stinks.
Summary: Jeremy Clarkson can blow it up for all I care!
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