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Manhattan Plaza HDT-700
Manhattan Plaza HDT-700

Freeview (DVB-T); Integrated Modules / Features: EPG, HDTV

There is no display on the Plaza HDT-700, it doesn't have media playback, and there are minor niggles with the remote. Tech Radar, however, found the picture performance to be favourable, the …

1 review | 16 opinions (Above average)


Manhattan Plaza DT-100+

Freeview (DVB-T); Integrated Modules / Features: PVR (Sky+ / Freeview Playback)

The ultra-cheap asking price of the Plaza DT-100+ doesn't buy you PVR capabilities, upscaling, streaming or HDMI, but what little it does it does superbly, say FiveFWD. Image quality is …

2 reviews | 8 opinions (Above average)


Panasonic DMR-EX769

Hard disk drive capacity: 250 GB; External Ports: USB, Card Reader

"For: Smart Styling, easy to use; good tuner, faithful recordings; decent 1080p DVD over HDMI. Against: Tired interface; low on frills; relatively small HDD."

3 reviews | 98 opinions (Above average)


DSI86HD Freesat Set Top Box
Sagem DSI86HD

Freeview (DVB-T), Satellite (Freesat & Sky); Integrated Modules / Features: HDTV, PVR (Sky+ …

"For: Easy setup. Upscaling works well. Good HDMI pictures. Against: Scart pictures could be better. Multimedia features not enabled. Limited non-Freesat support."

2 reviews


DTR94250S HD
Sagem DTR94250S

Satellite (Freesat & Sky); Integrated Modules / Features: Hard Drive, HDTV

"Pros: Solid spec in most areas, plus considerable value. Good image quality. Cons: Some remote buttons are too small. Minor grumbles about upscaling spec."

2 reviews


LT 105
EZBox LT-105

Freeview (DVB-T); Integrated Modules / Features: EPG

Although this is a very simple unit and lacks PVR, the EZBox LT-105 does have some nice qualities, such as the ability to display nine screens in one while allowing you to switch the sound from one …

1 review | 4 opinions (Above average)


Digital Stream DHR8202U

Freeview (DVB-T); Integrated Modules / Features: Twin Tuner, Hard Drive, PVR (Sky+ …

"For: Price; mammoth 500GB HDD; solid all-round picture quality. Against: Recordings aren't as pristine as the original; a few operational issues niggle."

1 review


Icecrypt S4000 (320GB)

Satellite (DVB-S2); Integrated Modules / Features: Twin Tuner, HDTV, EPG, Hard Drive

"... Changing to a SD channel yields the expected drop in quality, but the S4000 puts up a good fight. Upscaling works well – a more significant contribution to picture quality would be the …

1 review | 2 opinions (Average)


Azbox Premium HD Plus
Opensat AzBox Premium HD+

Satellite (DVB-S2); Integrated Modules / Features: Hard Drive, HDTV, Twin Tuner

TechRadar's enthusiasm for the AZBox Premium HD+ is easy to understand considering that it offers more features than any other PVR for a price that can only be described as a bargain, although …

1 review


BSkyB Sky+HD 500GB box
BSkyB Sky+HD 500GB box

Satellite (Freesat & Sky); Integrated Modules / Features: Hard Drive, Dolby Digital

"Sky doesn't have the luxury of a high-speed network connection so that it can offer video-on-demand content to its customers, like Virgin does. On the other hand, it does have more hi-def …

1 review


M120 HD Plus
Microelectronic M120 HD+

Satellite (DVB-S2), Satellite (Freesat & Sky); Integrated Modules / Features: HDTV, PVR (Sky+ …

“The MicroM120HD+ is an affordable way to get started with HD+ and allows you to record via USB.”

3 reviews


Triax TR 105
Triax TR 105

Freeview (DVB-T); Integrated Modules / Features: EPG

There are plenty of configuration options, the software is easy to use, and the tuner is nice and sensitive, but TechRadar thought the Triax TR 105 was unattractive in appearance, the information …

1 review | 1 opinion (Excellent)


Goodmans GFSDTR500HD
Goodmans GFSDTR500HD

Freeview (DVB-T); Integrated Modules / Features: Twin Tuner, HDTV, Hard Drive

"For: Good HDMI pictures; Upscaling; Easy setup. Against: Not great for non-Freesat channels; A little expensive."

1 review


Grundig Freesat+ HD (500GB)
Grundig Freesat+ HD (500GB)

Satellite (DVB-S2), Satellite (Freesat & Sky), Freeview (DVB-T); Integrated Modules / Features: …

"... A useful on-screen programme guide displays listings for the week ahead, and there are two separate TV tuners that allow users to record programmes on two channels at the same time. ... The …

1 review


esoSAT SR 550 HD+
esoSAT esoSAT SR550HD+

Satellite (DVB-S2); Integrated Modules / Features: EPG, HDTV, PVR (Sky+ / Freeview Playback), …

“Likes: very good HD picture, includes an HD+ card, good energy efficiency. Dislikes: firmware has some bugs, few connection options.”

5 reviews


Manhattan Plaza UPM
Manhattan Plaza UPM

Satellite (Freesat & Sky); Integrated Modules / Features: PVR (Sky+ / Freeview Playback), EPG

"... Attach a flash stick or hard drive to the USB port under a flap on the front and you can record one channel at a time (while you watch another if it's on the same transponder) and …

1 review


DIGIQuest 8600CI
DIGIQuest 8600CI

Satellite (Analogue)

"For: Strong AV performance; Some worthwhile features; User-friendly. Against: No EPG; Manual searching is limited; Blind search isn't blind."

1 review


Strong SRT 7100

Satellite (Freesat & Sky); Integrated Modules / Features: HDTV, MHP (Multimedia Home Platform), …

“Advantages: affordable price; IR receiver for concealed mounting; automatic channel sorting. Disadvantages: remote control has to be used with precise accuracy; USB recordings are not always …

1 review


Métronic Eco Zapbox 2

Freeview (DVB-T)

"... The remote design is functional, but we'd have preferred larger, more clearly signposted buttons for the most-used features. ... Pictures are reasonably solid and colourful with RGB …

1 review


Telestar Diginova HD
Telestar Diginova HD

Satellite (Freesat & Sky); Integrated Modules / Features: EPG, HDTV

“Likes: image quality, operation. Dislikes: display, recording format.”

3 reviews



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