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Strong, reliable set top box

Advantages: Cheap, easy to use
Disadvantages: No external buttons on the box, no volume control on the box

BUYING I was a bit anxious about buying a freeview box firstly by just looking at the line up of channels, nothing really appealed to me at all. Once I was sooo bored with nothing on the 5 terrestrial channels I decided to go online and buy myself one. ...

Tomcoolthegreat 07.08.2005 · Read full review
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Bush DFTA1000/TECHNOSONIC SA201

Advantages: Freeview without a set-top box, cheap and cheerful
Disadvantages: Doesn't have the functionality of more expensive solutions

I needed a freeview box. Unfortunately the one I want hasn't been invented yet. The one I want needs to have a hard drive (160GB+). It needs to have twin tuners. It needs an optical output for Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound. It needs to support High Defin ...

Soundsexciting 03.04.2006 · Read full review
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Does exactly what it says on the tin

Advantages: All the features you'd expect from a low-spec freeview adapter
Disadvantages: Occasional crashes

I find that reviewing a freeview box is somewhat difficult, as there's not an awful lot of discerning features between low-end boxes. It decodes digital, it has audio and features text. So those aside I'll try and go into a bit more detail... The DFTA1 ...

mr_lee_06 24.08.2007 · Read full review
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What A Lovely Box

Advantages: Cheap, easy to use, reliable
Disadvantages: The EPG is a bit of a drag

I’ve pretty much always had Sky (or Virgin) but in 2010, the year the proverbial hit the fan, I decided I needed to cut some costs, first thing out the window was Sky. Towards the end I really never felt like I was watching the channels that cost so much, ...

sghawken 03.01.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Bush BFSAT01HD

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Bush Freesat BFSAT01HD

Advantages: HD channels with no subscription
Disadvantages: Two identical models with different faults. Boxes get very very hot.

The Bush BFSAT01HD is very easy to install. As well as an instruction manual, there's also an easy setup sheet. It takes literally less than five minutes to connect it to your TV and to your satellite dish. All that's left then, is to plug it in and tu ...

TheSnore 15.07.2010 · Read full review
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