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Next generation Satellite box

Advantages: Gives Free to View TV without subscribing to SKY
Disadvantages: Not many ENglish Language stations yet

The Fortecstar Passion represents the next generation of Free to Air (FTA) Satellite set top boxes, and packs a pretty mighty punch. My previous review on the Silvercrest SL-65 dealt almost as much on the concepts of FTA as the machine itself, I'll try ...

dobieg 19.04.2008 · Read full review
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Fortec Star Passion HD

Advantages: Free To Air receiver, no contract required. Two CAM slots
Disadvantages: Unstable and unpredictable in my example.

A capable receiver that seems to be, in my case, hampered by problematic hardware and software. Continual software upgrades seemed to eliminate one problem but create another and the receiver could be described as being in a continual phase of develope ...

Glen123 15.11.2008 · Read full review
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Watch & record satellite TV at low cost

Advantages: Low cost way to get Free satellite TV programmes and record them
Disadvantages: You need to connect up some kind of data storage unit

Having recently upgraded my Sky dish to get twin feeds for a FreeSat recorder the aerial guys very helpfully fitted a quad LNB which meant I had spare feeds which I could make use of to install satellite TV in another room. I duly took one of the feeds, ...

laramax 03.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Fortecstar FS-4400

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know how needed

Advantages: One singal paymeent get bbc channels no channel four.
Disadvantages: lots to many to fit in.

I already had a dish then in Maplin is saw the box and bought took it home linked it up to my motorized dish and started putting in the channel lists I thought it was all going too well it was. I shortly discovered that because it was beta it had a lot of ...

davy246 25.11.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Fortecstar BETA FTA

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Fortec Star BETA FTA Satellite Receiver

Advantages: Low cost, good functionality.
Disadvantages: None really, not the best looking box out there.

The receiver offers fair value for money. I have seen better picture quality but for the price it offers value for money. It's certainly not one of the prettiest boxes in the world and has a minimalist approach in appearance. The remote control is reas ...

Glen123 08.01.2009 · Read full review
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