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#119079 19-May-2013 21:37
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My parents in law are in a rental at the moment and it only has a satellite dish. The owners will not put up an aerial for Freeview HD. I think the easiest thing it to simply buy a freeview Satellite box rather than fitting a UHF aerial themselves and having to take it all down again cleanly when they leave. 
Anyone got any recommendations?
The most ideal unit I have found so far is this one:
I have a 2.5 inch HDD they can have so as long as the unit is good, they can have a freeview Sat PVR for about the same cost as an aerial, hockey puck and wiring. Was also going to check out JB's etc and see what is on the retail shelves as I have no experience with freeview Sat receivers.

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  #822338 20-May-2013 11:51
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Have you looked at a Dish S7090? They are recommended by Freeview and come with a 500Gig HD. I have had one for nearly two years and it does everything you want. You can get a refurbished one with warranty from Dish TV, They are a NZ company.


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  #822357 20-May-2013 12:15
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Thanks very much. had see them, but ignored them due to price. $299 for a refurb unit may be alright price wise. Will let them know.

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