NEWS: Bag a Goodmans 80GB HDD Freeview recorder for just £49.99!

Here's a hot little bargain to look out for. On Monday December 10 from 10am, Goodmans will offer its 80GB HDD recorder with twin Freeview tuners at half price online for just £49.99.

You'll have to be quick though, as only 50 are available on a first come, first served basis and the offer expires the next day. Full details will be posted on the homepage of the Goodmans website.

The GHDD1785DVBT (!) can record one channel while you're watching another, and has a new seven-day programme guide. It can store up to 40 hours of standard TV, and has one-touch recording and a Picture-in-Picture function.

Heres' the technical specifcation in full:

  • Stores up to 40 hours of TV
  • Dolby digital 2 channel audio output
  • Chapter skip/ search repeat (1/ all/ a-b)
  • Multi-chapter/ track programmable
  • Zoom and slow motion/ step function
  • Twin Free-to-View digital (FREEVIEW) tuners
  • Record and watch separate digital channels
  • Picture in Picture (PIP)
  • Once, day, week repeat recording
  • Simple one touch digital set-up
  • One touch recording from 7 day EPG
  • Full digital Text
  • Full digital recording capability
  • Audio output: RCA, coaxial, optical, SCART
  • Video outputs: 2x SCART, composite
  • NTSC/ PAL auto detection
  • Favourite channels list
  • Aerial loop through
  • Remote control
  • Product Dimensions - HxWxD(mm): Main Unit:48 X 360 X 280
  • Weight: 2.5Kg
Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.