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Freesat. Box

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Freesat. Box

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Hi, any recommendations for make of box, etc. thanks.
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Humax every time. They do refurbs at substantial discounts with warranty
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Yes i used Humax before buying smart tvs with it built in. Humax have now stopped manufacturing Freesat boxes.
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I agree. Humax every time although I had Freeview version. There are some Humax Freesat boxes on eBay. R-
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thank you guys. Happy to take recommendations. Will look on line. Just need to make sure we can receive it fully here. France is a bit iffy, in some areas.
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do we know why they stopped production, and which model should i look at.
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We dont have HD, and dont need/want record facility, i think. We have an acceptable sat dish.
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thank you, now just need a model number and i can look.
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If you dont need to record a HB 1100s will do.
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