Fevzi Turkalp - The Gadget Detective joins Mike Mendoza
On Friday mornings from 3.00 to 5.00am to answer your tech questions
and take a look at the latest from the world of Gadgets and Technology.
Gadget Detective on
Gadget of the Week
Pinnacle PCTV 60e computer based Freeview receiver and recorder
Receives Freeview TV
Receives Internet Radio
Comes complete with remote control unit
Can record digital TV and Radio shows to computers hard drive
Pause live TV and radio
Small and novel
Can shut off computer after recording
Requires a PC to function
Freezes up in operation could be down to poor reception area
Many users may need to use an external aerial
Electronic programme guide has to be paid for after initial 30 trial period
Supplied software not quite as good as Microsofts Media Centre interface
Price: c £45 inc. VAT
Star Rating: 6 Stars Novel, but not as easy to use as a stand alone Freeview box with built-in hard drive.
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