Best budget Freeview receiver - is it the one with the Setanta offer?


Standard Member

Of the bugdet Freeview receivers available, is there much difference between then?

I am interested in trying out Setanta for a month so am thinking about this one:

Are there many that do exactly the same thing as that for cheaper, i.e. the Setanta for a month is not really free?

Are there a range of boxes currently on offer with the Setanta offer??

Thanks in advance.


Active Member
any more tips on this?

"What HiFi?" recommends these:
Sharp DFTA11 £30 (RGB SCART out).
Humax F2-FOX-T £70 (RGB scart in/out, analogue and digital audio out).
Humax PVR-9200T £229 (160Gb PVR, RGB scart in/out and digital audio out).
TVonics DVR-150 £190 (160Gb PVR, dual tuner, component, RGB scart in/out, analogue and digital audio out).

The last two are PVR's, but the standard Freeview boxes look promising.

Especially the Humax F2-FOX T from John Lewis if they knock £10 off.

That offer is also availble on any order over £50... e.g. the Sharp TU-R160H - that's £90 once you knock £10 off... far from "budget", but that's a dual tuner PVR with picture-in-picture!

Anybody else able to throw something else into the mix??

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