Peter Johnson

Helpful votes received on reviews: 94% (49 of 52)


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Panasonic DMR-BWT735EB Smart Blu-ray Disc Recorder&hellip by Panasonic
5.0 out of 5 stars I'll give it five, 5 April 2014
I've had this for three months and am very happy with it. Here are some random thoughts:
I left the timer start/finish times at default and haven't missed any starts/ends. If there's a timer set it seems to switch itself on three or four minutes in advance and wait for the programme start signal before starting to record. Series recordings are automatically put into folders. Selecting an SD programme to record it offers an HD version when available - the only difference I notice between SD and HD is that if the lighting's good it is possible too see the pores on someone's face.
It is not possible to record two programmes and watch a third as you can with some devices but it warns… Read more
Cowboy Angels ~ Emmylou Harris
Cowboy Angels ~ Emmylou Harris
7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hot stuff, 30 May 2012
I also saw Emmylou and the Hotband during the 1976 tour, in Leicester in my case. A good part of the audience was there to see James Burton, I recall. I won't tell you what happened when she said she was hot. This contemporary album serves as a good reminder of that tour, with a good mix of Gram Parsons' tracks and material from Emmylou's first albums.
Sony SMPN200 Network Media and Internet Streamer by Sony
18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
This really is a nice little box. Connect it to the TV with HDMI or composite video leads, not supplied, switch on and scan the TV's inputs to see the OSD. (My Sony Bravia BX300 did not detect the feed automatically.) The OSD looks the same as Sony uses on its TVs so if you have one of those you'll know how it works. Scroll to the network setup and tell it if you are using ethernet or wifi connection; there are automatic and manual options. Once you are connected scroll to the network update setting and download the latest firmware. Then you are ready to play. As well as the on-demand TV channels there is a browser built in but if you wanted to make much use of that you'd be advised to use… Read more

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