Excerpt: Having decided to chose freesat because of the channels unavailable on freeview, I decided to buy this model as it was the first freesat product that had the recording capabilities. When I opened the packaging, I was really pleased with the look and build quality of the box.
Excerpt: 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 - are free.
Pros: Record/rewind is great when it works . Huge hard drive .
Cons: Software bugs can be very annoying . iPlayer doesn't always work .
Excerpt: 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 course required a monthly reoccurring payment which at the time...
Pros: Easy fast setup, very simple to use, pause, play, rewind, over 100 channels, records .
Cost recouped in saved monthly subscriptions in less than a year.
2 May 2013
Excerpt: This is the first time I've moved away from providers like Sky and Virgin and struck out on my own, and I am so pleased to have taken the plunge. After sadly waving goodbye to my V+ box I got one of these. It isn't really £11 like it says at the top of the page - that's just for a remote!