The Which? Best Buy award is given to
products with high total test scores that perform consistently well in
our rigorous lab tests and excel in all key areas.
We award the Energy Saver logo to
products that our testing shows are very energy efficient, meaning
they'll cost you less to run.
The Which? Don't Buy logo alerts you
to the products that performed extremely poorly in one or more key
areas of our tests.
Versatility and features of each box.
Energy efficiency of the PVR
Ease of use
This score includes ratings for ease of recording, playing back and using the EPG.
New models will be widely available whereas older models may be harder to track down - but you may find a bargain.
TV service received
Choose the digital TV service that you want the PVR to operate with
High definition TV
These models can receive and record high definition channels from either the Freeview HD, Freesat, Sky or Virgin services
Those PVRs that allow you to record two programmes and watch a third live channel.
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