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Topic # 109233 15-Sep-2012 12:51 Send private message

Our Superview820 satellite receiver recently gave up the ghost which means we can no longer watch the Hungarian Duna TV.  So I need to replace this and I am looking for some advice as the best option.  I would prefer not avoid the cheaper end of the market and if at all possible have HDMI output.  Not sure if I need a PVR or not (we can record to DVR) but would consider that.  I don't need Freeview or Sky capabilities as I have devices for those already.   My view is I would prefer quality, reliability and functionality so don't mind spending a few bucks.




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  Reply # 686423 15-Sep-2012 13:25 Send private message

Tinshed: Our Superview820 satellite receiver recently gave up the ghost which means we can no longer watch the Hungarian Duna TV.  So I need to replace this and I am looking for some advice as the best option.  I would prefer not avoid the cheaper end of the market and if at all possible have HDMI output.  Not sure if I need a PVR or not (we can record to DVR) but would consider that.  I don't need Freeview or Sky capabilities as I have devices for those already.   My view is I would prefer quality, reliability and functionality so don't mind spending a few bucks.


Have a look on Tredeme.
Several Superview models there quite cheap.

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  Reply # 687538 18-Sep-2012 08:20 Send private message



Something with HDMI will give you better picture quality.

The Ultraplus 720HDMI is cheap, has HDMI and can record to USB.

 

 





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  Reply # 687700 18-Sep-2012 13:13 Send private message

The Ultraplus 720H looks like it is specifically for Freeview - or at least has been tuned to Freeview for the New Zealand market. Duna TV is broadcast via the Opus D2 satellite and was hoping for a STB that would receive signals from that satellite.  As i said originally, I would prefer quality over price. 




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  Reply # 687848 18-Sep-2012 18:58 Send private message

bfginger:

Something with HDMI will give you better picture quality.



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