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Competition: Win A Samsung BDC-8200 Blu-ray Freeview HD 250GB HDD Recorder With is giving away a Samsung BDC-8200 Blu-ray Freeview HD 250GB HDD Recorder to one lucky reader. The device is a fantastic Freeview HD Recorder and one of the first to incorporate a Blu-Ray Player. This is one Freeview HD Recorder that is perfect for the living room, the bedroom or even the office.

The Samsung BD-C8200 Blu Ray Disc Player makes use of 1080p DVD Up-scaling and the Blu-Ray Player is the latest in Samsung's new range of Freeview HD Recorders.

Samsung are clearly looking at their Blu-Ray Players and making them take advantage of the recent advancements in Freeview HD technology.

When you consider this along with the integrated Freeview HD Tuner and recorder it means that you can record up to about 67 hours of Freeview HD content and up to around 180 hours of regular Freeview SD Content.

This gives you access to record all the Freeview and Freeview HD channels as they become available.

To enter the competition, simply answer the following question: From which country does Samsung come? (a) North Korea (b) Japan (c) South Korea (d) China (e) USA

Simply pop us an email to with the answer in the subject line: "samsungbdc8200 a" or "samsungbdc8200 b" etc.

You will be added to our smashingly great mailing list by default, just put NO in the subject line if you don't wish to be included.

We will choose the winning entry using our in-house, patented random number generator and the product will be shipped soon after. The competition will close on the 20th of November and the name of the winner will be revealed shortly afterwards.

A few terms and conditions: you need to be 18 to enter our competition and you must be a UK resident. There's only one prize and you will have until the 21st of December to claim your prize.

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.