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Modern freeview box with timer recording function

Advantages: Plug and play; good price; compact; 9 timer reocrding slots
Disadvantages: Machine left on (not standby) for timer recording; not HD box

Introduction: My bush freeview box had come to its last leg (favourite channel list no longer works). So I was looking for a economical replacement, not necessarily freeview HD as I have bought an i-CAN freeview HD box. So I browsed through Amazon and ...

volcano 26.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Tvonics MDR252

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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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