Excerpt: So Humax, the workhorse of set top box recorders in the U.K, the respected Korean brand dominating the market as digital TV became compulsory here. After being forced off VHS recording because of that shift (a method I was perfectly happy with!), I never really enjoyed the switch to recording on to disc (or, indeed, watching rental films on disc) my recordable DVD player recently becoming obsolete during the staggered switch off because it was analogue and so time for an...
Excerpt: These sort of boxes are great for those of us who cannot afford the luxury of Sky, Virgin etc. It is essentially a digital box with video recording ability. It has 160MB of hard drive which equates to roughly 100hours of recording time Setting up is fairly straight forward, once you've got it connected to the aerial, plugged in, and switched on, the box does a automatic channel search.
this is a great designed freeview plus box, just has a few flaws that almost ruin it
13 June 2010
Excerpt: This is our second freeview plus box, the first one we had, had to be sent back, it was a lesser known brand. We went for Humax, as it is the big player in the freeview market at the moment. The box looks good, it's unobtrusive, with clear indicator lights for statuses. The menu's, epg, recorded programmes, etc is easy to use, but isn't entirely intuitive.