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Topic # 84379 29-May-2011 23:31
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what are the best options for her for this ...she has a satellite decoder plugged into a 42"hd ready panny with two HDMI slots available

any help would be greatly appreciated!Smile

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  Reply # 475655 30-May-2011 08:44
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Purchase a DishTV S7090PVR - Its a Freeview Satellite Recorder

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Reply # 475854 30-May-2011 18:21
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if she's your ex... might want to go for one of those chinese $50 numbers on trademe. Unless you plan on winning her back

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  Reply # 476127 31-May-2011 10:46
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giollarnat: if she's your ex... might want to go for one of those chinese $50 numbers on trademe.
Ha I found that quite an odd bit of info to chuck in there too.

That new s7090 or whatever it is PVR seems to be the best option for that basic recording package.  Everything else seems to be single tuner units at around $400 which you then have to add your own hard drive to anyway.

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  Reply # 477739 4-Jun-2011 14:31
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I bought a Digistar decoder for about $100 on Trademe. It records to a USB device. It takes a while to get he hang of programming, timer setting etc but once sussed it's fine.

One cool thing about these devices is that you can scan the satellite and get extra channels for free. I have SBS1 and SBS2 from Aussie - both have plenty of good programmes. 

Would recommend Digistar if you like  inadequate manual and spending time getting used to programming record function.

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  Reply # 477748 4-Jun-2011 14:51
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Superwilly: I bought a Digistar decoder for about $100 on Trademe. It records to a USB device. It takes a while to get he hang of programming, timer setting etc but once sussed it's fine.

One cool thing about these devices is that you can scan the satellite and get extra channels for free. I have SBS1 and SBS2 from Aussie - both have plenty of good programmes. 

Would recommend Digistar if you like  inadequate manual and spending time getting used to programming record function.



excellent choice for an ex, their horrible and slow and buggy, chinese crap, and probably wont even last a year

FYI you can get SBS and trackside on almost any STB    




 

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  Reply # 477828 4-Jun-2011 19:56
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Go for something with HDMI and a double tuner.

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