This does lots of stuff and sounds good. I think it is good value seeing as is does DAB, wireless, FM and serves as a good music player for my walkman. There are some annoying things about it though. 1) It is very light and flimsy compared to a classic yorkshire-built Roberts, which were made out of Bentley dashboards and Centurion tank tracks. 2) It has a horrible (very) bright blue display that you can't turn down or off. This makes the set infeasible for bedroom use because it'd be like having a fluorescent light on all night 3) If you do turn the radio off at the mains to put yourself out of the misery of the blue display, they you lose your WAP key for the internet radio and have to re-enter it each time you turn the set on - my key is 11 letters and digits, so no fun there. 4) Wireless reception isn't that great, it doesn't work upstairs in my house, although my PC connects fine up here. 5) DAB reception is generaly fine, though can be a bit wobbly - would be nice to have an external aerial input. Generally, though, I'm glad I bought this set despite a few little niggles.
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Good but not great – and that’s not quite enough at this hugely competitive price for AV receivers
The Caterthun has strengths but we expect a more rounded product at this price
The Panasonic TX-P42GT60B TV shows that reports of plasma’s demise have been greatly exaggerated
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