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Topfield TRF-7170 PVR

We really like the Topfield TRF-7170 as a recording device. It can record up to four shows through its two HD tuners and its EPG and recording features are very useful. However, its menu interface and media features could use some updating to make them more enjoyable, and its remote control could use more comfortable buttons and a better layout.

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  • 9th March, 2012
  • Elias Plastiras
  • Topfield
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  • Pros:
  • Strong recording features
  • 1TB storage
  • Two USB ports
  • Cons:
  • Menu and system features need modernising
  • Remote control could be better
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