"Bought the box on the Wednesday, it broke the following day (Hogmanay!), locking, showing a FAIL message. TopupTV Tech support confirms its dead. Suppose it could happen to any box, but its a huge disappointment for the kids.
Box does look cheap, but it was quiet when in use, with no noise from fans. Also on the plus side, it found channels no problem, was fairly quick and easy to use, and recorded as expected.
Setting up the topup tv wasn't ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
attractive price, ease of use and facilities up there with sky
"...but got an alternative. The Luxor tutv 2500...
It was easy to set up, gave me trouble free viewing all day and for the money was well worth it. channels that were freezing on my old thomson box worked without fault on this.
All in all if you buy a box at this price, you will get a facility that does what a sky plus box does and also gives you extra channels for a tenner a month. Why pay Murdoch double the money for repeats when you will get a selection ..."
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful