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Be warned since the digital switch over somethings you need to know.
on 14 March 2013
I'm not going to knock the product is quite a nice portable TV but there are somethings that you need to know that the manufactures and the advertisers aren't telling you. Remember the analog signal where you used to be able to get a signal twenty to thirty miles away from a transmitter, well although digital is wonderful that isn't the case anymore. With the best and I do mean the best portable aerial currently nine miles is the best that you can hope to get (big down side for portable products as transmitters are typically forty miles apart). Lets make this simple for more than half the country, probably as little as one eighth this product and any other portable product will not get a signal, so think very hard about about what you want from this product and where you live in respect to transmitter locations! If your camping, out in the garden, caravanning etc are you going to be camping near or under a transmitter?
What is the solution? For manufactures and advertisers to come clean about the likely hood of you getting a signal! Or to boost the power of the network! Increase transmitter numbers (imagine the planning problems with that, "not in my back yard") But at least I've been honest with you and told you the critical information you need to know. Anyone inclined I would suggest contacting the freeview network and asking them when they intend to provide the coverage previously available for portable devices.