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Topic # 111096 23-Oct-2012 23:24
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Does anyone own one of these? I've tried searching on here and looked at some other threads already

Just making sure it's got reasonable remote and not one of the eXtra Terrestrial dealies!

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=524881705

I'm "OK" with no mheg5 as this will just be for the "old LCD TV" in the bedroom while we have a MediaPortal type solution recording programs etc in the lounge

TIA

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  Reply # 705452 24-Oct-2012 06:21
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Seems a bit steep when you can buy Freeview approved UHF STB's for less.

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  Reply # 705462 24-Oct-2012 07:51
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Avoid. Buy a Freeview certified STB. They're cheap and do the job and will work with features and specifications of NZ Freeview.

Hills unit has a very very short power cord though, and volume and channel up/down keys laid out wierd. GFs mom bought one.

Buy from Warehouse. They are soooo good with returns and warranty stuff.




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  Reply # 705464 24-Oct-2012 08:24
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FYI

On sale right now at the Warehouse...

Transonic UHF Freeview Set Top Box TC2884STB

  • Freeview HD Approved.
  • Electronic Program Guide (EPG) - 8 Day Freeview TV Guide.
  • 1080p Full High Definition Output.
  • HDMI and AV output.
  • RF IN/OUT terminals.
  • Digital LED display.
  • Teletext.
  • Remote control.


Now $ 79.00
Offer Ends: 30/10/2012

http://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/red/catalog/product/Transonic-UHF-Freeview-Set-Top-Box-TC2884STB?SKU=1538182

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  Reply # 705498 24-Oct-2012 09:14
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Hiamie: FYI

On sale right now at the Warehouse...

Transonic UHF Freeview Set Top Box TC2884STB


Bought one of those for my elderly Dad. Works a treat.

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  Reply # 705513 24-Oct-2012 09:26
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Yes agree with the others above. The warehouse has chosen well with the base models they have opted to stock. For the price, if you're just after a basic display only unit, these are very good value.

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  Reply # 705533 24-Oct-2012 10:14
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Agree re the Warehouse Transonic units.

We have had one for several months and works very well.

There is a thread on GZ about this model.



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  Reply # 705645 24-Oct-2012 12:38
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Thanks guys. Will check out the Warehouse jobbie. Just that it seemed like a good "bonus" when the other one says it can record to USB devices too.

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