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5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent performance at a budget price
August PC/Laptop USB Freeview/HDTV Receiver - Silver - Vista Compatible

I bought this as a result of reading the good reviews above after having been very disappointed with a competitor's product at twice the price.

Installed it on a Thinkpad laptop (1.8GHz)running XP with SP3 which went smoothly. However, when I tried to fire up the software I had...
Published on 23 July 2009 by Roger

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2.0 out of 5 stars Good seller, not so good kit.
Well firstly I must commend Daffodil for their EXTREMELY good service. They are very prompt in delivery and I would gladly buy from them again.

The item, however, leaves something to be desired I'm afraid. Let me say that I live in Southport (Granada region) and up here we were amongst the first to be 'switched over'. I mention that because I want you to...
Published on 4 April 2012 by NotLocke


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5.0 out of 5 stars Works perfectly, 17 Nov. 2011
This review is from: August DVB-T205 USB Freeview Tuner Stick - External PC TV Card with Digital (DVB-T) Television Receiver and PVR Style Recorder - Wintv Dongle Supported by Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP for Desktop and Laptop Computer (Electronics)
The product works perfectly, finding all available channels. I received the product quickly despite selecting free postage and packaging. Very happy with the purchase and service.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good, 3 Aug. 2010
This review is from: August DVB-T205 USB Freeview Tuner Stick - External PC TV Card with Digital (DVB-T) Television Receiver and PVR Style Recorder - Wintv Dongle Supported by Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP for Desktop and Laptop Computer (Electronics)
This is a cheap and very good reciever, with on avarage 65 channels with a very good picture. The only negative is the USB stick is not secure in the port. All in all very good .
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4.0 out of 5 stars All good bar the antena, 21 Jan. 2012
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Excellent value for money,easy to use and great quality recordings from the software providing you use an external areial and throw away the one provided which was useless for me
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very very pleased. Amazing for the price, 14 Feb. 2015
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Took it out of the box. Installed without any grief. Worked straight away.
Very very pleased. Amazing for the price.
(the wee ariel is a sweet touch, but useless!)
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5.0 out of 5 stars laptop freeview TV, 8 May 2012
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this probuct worked very well converting my laptop into a freeview TV
it is small, easy to carry, bit slow to detect the channels but overall is well worth the money
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5.0 out of 5 stars TV Tuner, 4 April 2012
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This review is from: August DVB-T205 USB Freeview Tuner Stick - External PC TV Card with Digital (DVB-T) Television Receiver and PVR Style Recorder - Wintv Dongle Supported by Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP for Desktop and Laptop Computer (Electronics)
Brilliant.Works like a dream.I had considered a PCI TV card but this works just as well with W7 64bit.Discovered over 100 stations.This was with anexternal aerial though.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Reasonably crappy, but it does work for TV so long ..., 3 July 2014
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Reasonably crappy, but it does work for TV so long as you aren't interested in changing the channel all of the time. As one of the cheapest on Amazon I suppose its fine.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brill well worth it, 7 Mar. 2011
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This TV is great, works better in an external aerial, but stilll works ok with own.
Well worth getting.
only bad point is, could only just get a channel at airport.
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5.0 out of 5 stars TV usb tuner, 19 Dec. 2010
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This is an excelent usb tuner.
Quality as good as TV
Only problem aerial supplied doesnt provide good reception and remote doesnt work
Overall its still a good buy
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1.0 out of 5 stars Avoid at all cost, 18 July 2014
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This product is a piece of junk not only did it break with in one week, I returned it for a replacement which worked for one day then broke again! avoid at all cost.
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