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On the whole good, but laggy interface

Advantages: Great for Freeview and hard disk recording
Disadvantages: Wifi dongle extra, at times laggy interface

This machine was our first foray into the world of hard disk recording and also freeview having moved back to the UK from abroad in 2013. Our requirements were a machine that handled all the freeview channels, and enabled hard disk recording, BBC iplaye ...

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Review of Panasonic DMR-HWT130EB

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Record, Pause and Rewind HD for Free

Advantages: Subscription free Satellite TV, High Definition for Free
Disadvantages: Not many HD Channels Yet

*** ALERT Very long review, hope you can make it through and I do appreciate it if you do :O) *** I am a former Sky TV customer but after some serious cost-cutting a few years ago I did not see the need to pay for a multitude of channels I did not hav ...

jupiter28 02.02.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Humax Foxsat-HDR

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Small box, but brings to you a big world

Advantages: enter free Satellite TV with High Definition pictures.
Disadvantages: a little expensive.

In April 2009 I bought a set of LG HD TV and really enjoyed it. As I wrote on my review about the TV the picture and the sound were very good. However I was told I can't watch HD programs without a HD receiver. After some serious search on internet I deci ...

happysh2009 22.04.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Humax Foxsat-HDR

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Pause, Rewind, Play all your Favourite Shows :)

Advantages: Easy fast setup, very simple to use, pause, play, rewind, over 100 channels, records.
Disadvantages: None

Price I remember purchasing mine from eBay a couple of years ago for around £180, however it looks be more cheaper now pricing from the £109 mark. My Experience I remember purchasing mine when sky/Virgin prices were quite high and of cou ...

taz123456 23.08.2013 · Read full review
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A Potentially Great Box let Down by its Software

Advantages: Record/rewind is great when it works. Huge hard drive.
Disadvantages: Software bugs can be very annoying. iPlayer doesn't always work.

I bought the Humax because of three main features. 1. It’s free! Once you’ve paid just over £100 for the box itself anyway. There’s no hideously expensive Sky contract or anything here. The humax lets you watch freesat channels which - funnily enough - ...

MatP2 23.10.2013 · Read full review
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