Hitachi HDR5T01 500GB Freeview+ HD Smart Digital TV Recorder

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Hitachi HDR5T01 500GB Freeview+ HD Smart Digital TV Recorder
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This Hitachi Freeview HD Digital TV Recorder comes with built in Smart TV to make your viewing experiences that much more exciting. A convenient 7 day electronic programme guide keeps you up to date with the upcoming programmes. It has an impressive 140 hours recording time and allows you to pause live TV.

Digital TV features:

  • Digital text.
  • Favourite channels list.
  • Auto setup.
  • Electronic programme guide.

Recording features:

  • Freeview+.
  • Digital tuner.
  • 500GB hard drive.
  • 140 hours recording time.
  • Record 2 channels at the same time.
  • Record 1 channel whilst watching a previous recording.
  • Series record.
  • Pause live TV.

Connectivity:

  • 1HDMI output.
  • 1 SCART socket .
  • 1 USB port.
  • Ethernet connection.

Additional information:

  • Remote control batteries required: 2 x AAA (included).
  • Size H4.3, W23.1, D13.7cm.
  • Weight 1000g.

Energy efficiency information:

EAN: 4902530912920

Additional Information

Set top boxes, recorders and satellite suport

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Customer reviews and ratings

Hitachi HDR5T01 500GB Freeview+ HD Smart Digital TV Recorder 4 5 122 124
Free view recorder Well known make. Excellent value. Easy to set up & use 25 March 2015
Hitachi HDR5T01 Recorder There is a problem with the recorder, it sometimes freezes for a short period when in playback of recorded programmes. I may have to take it back for exchange. Written detail on screen in guide and messages is small and difficult to read if you are seated some way from the screen. 25 March 2015
Hitachi freeview recorder Unfortunately, had to be returned to store after seemingly developing a mind of its own ie:losing volume after fast forward. It then refused to turn off/turn on. The only way yo gain response was to unplug and try again. Exchanged with no hassle whatsoever by Argos for another make. Thank you Argos for brilliant service! 17 March 2015
Faulty Series Link Recording Had to return this product as it won't record anything other than what's on that day. Did the broadcast software upgrade and still it didn't work. Returned it and chose another product. 16 March 2015
DOSEN'T RECORD ANYTHING THAT'S NOT ON THE DAY I've already changed this machine once, this one is no better than the first one. If I record something tomorrow it will not do it - will only record stuff on the actual day of screening ........... I cannot go away for a couple of days and think it's gonna record what I've set ................ very frustrating, not sure if this is a fault in all of them or just some but I am not happy with this product and don't have faith in changing it again .......... will save up for a new one ......again 15 March 2015
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4 days ago
how do I know what we have set to record, does it list the programs anywhere, thank you for any help you can give.
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2 days ago
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Hello, Thank you for your question. The Hitachi HDR5T01 500GB Freeview+ HD Smart Digital TV Recorder has a Timers section. You can access this section by pressing the menu button and selecting Timers, all your programmes that have been scheduled to record will be shown here. More information about this device can be found at http://argos-support.co.uk. Thank you for using Argos Q&A.
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Hello, Thank you for your question. You do not need to connect the Hitachi HDR5T01 to the internet to watch TV or use the recording features. You will only need to connect it to the internet to use catch up services. You can find more information about this Set Top Box at http://www.argos-support.co.uk/ Thank you for using Argos Q&A.
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2 weeks, 4 days ago
does this box have seven day catch up included?
I am connecting it using tv and aerial only as I dont have landline or internet facilites
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Hello, Thank you for your question. You will only be able to access catch up TV features if the Hitachi HDR5T01 is connected to the internet. Thank you for using Argos Q&A.
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3 weeks, 2 days ago
Hi.
Is it possible to use the built-in smart TV facility using a dongle in the usb port rather than the ethernet connection?
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Hello, Thank you for your question. Hitachi do make a Wi-Fi dongle but it is for their TVs only. You will need to connect the Hitachi HDR5T01 via Ethernet cable. If you are unable to do this you can use power line adapters (recommended: T-P-LINK Powerline 109/0930) to connect to your router. Thank you for using Argos Q&A.
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