Reviews & hands-on

  • Home Cinema 1.5 out of 5

    Mustek DTV407 portable DVD player with Digital TV review

    By 15 May 2006

    With the World Cup just around the corner, you would be forgiven for getting excited about a portable DVD player that also offers a built-in TV so you can watch Freeview television on the go. That's the promise of the Mustek DTV 407, a model that is part...

  • Home Cinema 3 out of 5

    Mustek PL8C70 portable DVD player and PL8D70 portable LCD monitor review

    By 19 March 2006

    If you've got kids then you'll know keeping them entertained on a long journey can be tough. Luckily for me I am not in that position just yet (see Dad Blog at however when Mustek sent this in the to the office, the chap that did...

  • Home Cinema 2 out of 5

    Mustek PL8A90 portable DVD player review

    By 16 November 2005

    At first glance the PL8A90 portable DVD player from Mustek sounds too good to be true. The slim tablet-style portable DVD player with anti-shock protection has a 9 inch active matrix TFT LCD screen with aspect ratio 16:9 and plays DVD, DVD+/-R/RW, CD,...

  • Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Mustek R580 DVD+R/RW Recorder review

    By 4 October 2005

    Sky+ is great, but if you want to transfer your recordings off the digibox on to a DVD you are stuck. Likewise if you want to transfer your camcorder footage, you are stuck. But what’s the solution? Mustek thinks it has it in the shape of the Mustek...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    Mustek PVR-A1 media player review

    By 13 July 2004

    Now here really is a device that wants to be all things to all people. Mustek describes its newly launched PVR-A1 as a personal media centre, which translated, is a hard drive with wings. The acronym PVR actually stands for Personal Video Recorder in...

  • Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Mustek PL408 portable DVD player review

    By 4 July 2004

    The portable DVD player is finding a market in the UK and that means cheaper prices as more manufacturers try and vie for our money. Mustek, a name usually associated with cheap scanners, is the latest manufacturer from the Far East to try and get a piece...

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Mustek DV4000 review

    By 18 May 2004

    The Mustek DV4000 is a low-res pocket-sized camcorder that is ideal for making web videos, playing MP3's or taking still photos. Fitting snugly in the palm of your hand the unit will let you capture those magical moments or merely just have a bit of fun...

  • Home Cinema 3 out of 5

    Mustek DVD R 100B-5 review

    By 1 April 2004

    Reaping awards for its digital cameras, Mustek is hoping that its success within the camera market will apply to its range of DVD recorders. The pitch for the R100B-5 is, ‘records your favourite TV programs to DVD'. A slight change in tack from previous...