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Humax FVP-5000T preview: Freeview Play revisited

Humax FVP-5000T preview: Freeview Play revisited

By Chris Hall

The Humax FVP-4000T was the first Freeview Play set-top box to hit the shelves when the new service launched in 2015. The FVP-5000T follows on from this box looking to upgrade the experience and giving customers a method for adding Freeview Play's services... Read more

Humax 5000T Freeview Play box gives you four channel recording, Netflix and more

Humax 5000T Freeview Play box gives you four channel recording, Netflix and more

By Chris Hall

Humax has updated its Freeview Play offerings with the new FVP-5000T, a replacement for the 4000T that launched in 2015 alongside the birth of Freeview Play.Freeview Play has come a long way in the interim period. In 2015 it was playing second fiddle... Read more

Humax HB-1100S delivers 200 free channels and Wi-Fi for £99

Humax HB-1100S delivers 200 free channels and Wi-Fi for £99

By Max Langridge

If you're already a Freesat user, or have a satellite dish in place and don't fancy forking out large chunks of money of a monthly contract, then the Humax HB-1100S may just peak your interest.Humax could easily be considered experts in the set-top box... Read more

Humax H3 Espresso media player provides aerial-free TV viewing

Humax H3 Espresso media player provides aerial-free TV viewing

By Max Langridge

All you need to get up and running with Humax's new H3 Espresso smart media player is an HD TV and wired or wireless internet connection. It comes with three apps pre-installed: Netflix, YouTube and TV Player, the latter letting you watch live TV via... Read more

Humax adds Netflix to FVP-4000T Freeview Play boxes

Humax adds Netflix to FVP-4000T Freeview Play boxes

By Rik Henderson

Humax's FVP-4000T Freeview Play recorders have just got even better, you can now play Netflix content using them.The 500GB and 1TB set-top-boxes have each received over-the-air updates to add the Netflix app. Subscribers to the paid TV and movie streaming... Read more

Humax FVP-4000T review: Freeview Play's first set-top box
4.0 stars

Humax FVP-4000T review: Freeview Play's first set-top box

By Chris Hall

Freeview Play has its first set-top box, the slickly named Humax FVP-4000T. The new service - that went live in October 2015 in the UK - is designed to combine regular broadcast Freeview services with connected catch-up services.If that's sounds familiar,... Read more

Humax unveils the first Freeview Play set-top box

Humax unveils the first Freeview Play set-top box

By Chris Hall

Freeview Play is the next big thing coming to your television. The new service from Freeview aims to offer connected services on a par with YouView, Sky and Virgin Media, giving you access to catch-up services such as BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, All 4 and... Read more

Freesat is alive and well in the Humax Freesat HDR-1100S: Wi-Fi, cheaper and more compact

Freesat is alive and well in the Humax Freesat HDR-1100S: Wi-Fi, cheaper and more compact

By Mike Lowe

As long-time users of the Humax HDR-1000S set-top box, we've been awaiting the time when a smaller, snazzier model comes to market. That wait is over, with the introduction of the Humax Freesat HDR-1100S with Freetime set-top box, complete with Wi-Fi... Read more

Humax launches 'world's thinnest' soundbar that doubles as Bluetooth speaker

Humax launches 'world's thinnest' soundbar that doubles as Bluetooth speaker

By Luke Edwards

Humax has just announced its STA-1200 BSW soundbar, which it claims is the world's thinnest.Humax, known for its digital set-top boxes, has released the soundbar to enhance TV viewing while also creating a central speaker for Bluetooth music playing.The... Read more

Humax HB-1000S Freesat HD box review
4.5 stars

Humax HB-1000S Freesat HD box review

By Mike Lowe

There was a time when we didn't really understand Freesat. And in a world where increasing numbers of set-top boxes and catch-up devices are available for as little as a tenner, we weren't sure the satellite-dish-provided free TV service could ever suit... Read more

Humax launches 2TB DTR-T1010 YouView set-top box for 1,200 hours of SD recording

Humax launches 2TB DTR-T1010 YouView set-top box for 1,200 hours of SD recording

By Luke Edwards

Humax has announced a new YouView set-top box that extends storage to a spacious 2TB.The Humax YouView DTR-T1010/2TB can store up to 1,200 hours of standard definition recording, or 500 hours in HD.READ: BT YouView+ box gets downsized, now fanlessThe... Read more

Humax HDR-1000S freesat with freetime
4.0 stars

Humax HDR-1000S freesat with freetime

By Ian Morris

Since freesat launched, it's been assaulting our eyes with its capital letter - or lack thereof - lunacy. Now, with freetime, or, as the firm calls it we've got some angled brackets thrown in for good measure. What is this, algebra?But horrors of English... Read more

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

Freesat Free time box by Humax pictures and hands-on

By Hunter Skipworth

Freesat's new Free time internet connected setup has just been announced and we have been lucky enough to have a play. Initially the service will be available only on a Humax box, the one we have looked at here. But it will eventually also run on kit... Read more

Humax DTR-T1000 YouView PVR
2.5 stars

Humax DTR-T1000 YouView PVR

By Ian Morris

YouView is one of the most complicated products ever to launch. It's not so much technically difficult to do what has been done here, but it involves a lot of what, in management terms, are known as "stakeholders". Namely, the people who have a vested... Read more

Humax working on Freesat box update fix in time for Olympic Opening ceremony

Humax working on Freesat box update fix in time for Olympic Opening ceremony

By Danny Brogan

Humax says it is in the final stages of testing an update that should ensure all 24 of BBC’s live Olympic coverage channels can be recorded with the company’s Freesat boxes.Customers had complained that the Humax Foxsat-HDR Freesat box had failed... Read more

Humax Tivizen TV
3.5 stars

Humax Tivizen TV

By Ian Morris

There are various ways to watch TV on your iOS device, or Android phone or tablet but there aren't any that match the simplicity or convenience of Freeview on a normal TV.The Humax Tivizen aims to help with that, offering a DVB-T (read Freeview) receiver... Read more

Humax Tivizen DVB-T Wi-Fi receiver tunes in

Humax Tivizen DVB-T Wi-Fi receiver tunes in

By Paul Lamkin

Set top box specialist Humax has announced that it is bringing the Tivizen DVB-T Wi-Fi receiver to the UK.The Tivizen, in case you're not familair, is a small device that  can fit in your pocket, or slip into your bag, and has a flexible antenna that... Read more

Humax TV Portal lands on HDR-FOX T2

Humax TV Portal lands on HDR-FOX T2

By Paul Lamkin

Humax has confirmed that its TV Portal - an internet powered gathering of widgets and the like - will hit its HDR-FOX T2 Freeview boxes in the coming days.The platform will arrive as an over-the-air download between 4 February and 6 February.Pocket-lint... Read more

Humax HD-Fox T2 TV Portal 1.02.03 Firmware Beta hands-on

Humax HD-Fox T2 TV Portal 1.02.03 Firmware Beta hands-on

By Rik Henderson

Pocket-lint has managed to get its hands on a pre-release (beta) version of the forthcoming firmware update for the Humax HD-Fox T2 (which will also arrive for the HDR-Fox T2) and has had a play with the company's brand spanking new TV Portal feature.... Read more

Humax HD-FOX T2 set top box update brings plenty of new treats

Humax HD-FOX T2 set top box update brings plenty of new treats

By Stuart Miles

Humax has confirmed that it is releasing a new Over The Air (OTA) update for its Humax HDR-Fox T2 set top box bringing with it a stack of new features and capabilities.New features include:- Record a programme while watching another if they are broadcast... Read more

Humax HD-Fox T2 update allows two show recording - if you're in the know

Humax HD-Fox T2 update allows two show recording - if you're in the know

By Rik Henderson

It was a feature much discussed on the launch of the Humax HD-Fox T2 - then, the first Freeview HD set-top-box onto the market - but it's taken a good five months to come to fruition: the company is finally ready to add recording functionality, as revealed... Read more

Humax turns your HD-Fox T2 into a Freeview HD recorder

Humax turns your HD-Fox T2 into a Freeview HD recorder

By Paul Lamkin

Humax has announced a nice little addition to its HD-Fox T2 Freeview HD set top box - the ability to use the device as a PVR.Using an over-the-air software upgrade and your own external hard drive, you'll be able to turn your simple Freeview HD box into... Read more

Freeview HD recording courtesy of the Humax HDR-FOX T2

Freeview HD recording courtesy of the Humax HDR-FOX T2

By Paul Lamkin

Humax has made high definition Freeview recording possible with the launch of the HDR-FOX T2.The HDR-FOX T2 has a 500GB hard drive which is capable of storing up to 125 hours of HD content from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4. Obviously you'll also be able... Read more

Humax offers fix for PVR-9150T, 9300T and 9200T

Humax offers fix for PVR-9150T, 9300T and 9200T

By Duncan Geere

PVR specialist Humax has issued a statement about the problems that many of its customers have been having with the Humax PVR-9150T, Humax PVR-9300T, and particularly the Humax PVR-9200T, and released a fix for the issues.Since the digital switchover,... Read more

Humax HD-Fox T2 receiver
4.0 stars

Humax HD-Fox T2 receiver

By Chris Hall

Humax are the first company to bring Freeview HD to market with their HD-Fox T2 set-top box. The company has enjoyed success with its PVR solutions and is known for its Freesat decoders too, so it's no surprise to find them leading the pack in the Freeview... Read more

Humax FOXSAT-HD2 and HDR2 get specced

Humax FOXSAT-HD2 and HDR2 get specced

By Chris Hall

Humax outlined on Wednesday the details of its next generation Freesat receiver boxes, the FOXSAT-HD2 and the FOXSAT-HDR2.As well as the normal satellite receiver functions, including access to free HD content, the FOXSAT-HD2 will provide access to online... Read more

Humax outlines HD-FOX T2 and DVB-T2 HD Digital Recorder

Humax outlines HD-FOX T2 and DVB-T2 HD Digital Recorder

By Chris Hall

Humax has outlined the details of the forthcoming HD-FOX T2, set to be one of the hottest Freeview HD boxes out there, but it will set you back around £170.It will receive broadcast HD signals (MPEG4 AVC/H.264 and MPEG2), which will come in via your... Read more

Humax's new Freeview HD player pictured

Humax's new Freeview HD player pictured

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Freeview HD will roll-out in the UK next year, with 50% of the population due to see the high def upgrade in time for next June's World Cup. The bad news is that it will require the purchase of a new set-top box. We don't have much to bring you on this... Read more

Humax PVR-9300T Freeview+ gets 500GB hard drive

Humax PVR-9300T Freeview+ gets 500GB hard drive

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Humax says it has "super-sized" its PVR-9300T Freeview+ digital TV recorder with a 500GB hard drive, up from the 320GB of the previous model. The two built-in digital tuners mean viewers can record two Freeview channels at the same time, and the claim... Read more

Humax Freesat+ FOXSAT-HDR recorder
4.5 stars

Humax Freesat+ FOXSAT-HDR recorder

By Chris Hall

The launch of Humax’s Foxsat-HDR was probably one of the most anticipated events of the year, with more HD screens appearing in living rooms across the country, people are desperate to get access to broadcast HD content. If you don’t want to subscribe... Read more

Freesat+ to launch this weekend

Freesat+ to launch this weekend

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Humax's Freesat+ Foxsat-HDR will go on sale in the UK this weekend. The twin tuner-equipped Humax Foxsat-HDR will be the only way to pause, rewind and record Freesat HD digital TV, as well as access SD TV, radio and interactive channels. The PVR has a... Read more

Humax fan fix software dated

Humax fan fix software dated

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Further to the news Pocket-lint brought you that a fix was being worked on, Humax has now confirmed the dates for the over-the-air software upgrade to minimise fan noise on its PVR-9150T and PVR-9300T digital TV recorders. Humax says the Smart Fan Control... Read more

Humax Freesat Foxsat-HDR recorder announced

Humax Freesat Foxsat-HDR recorder announced

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Humax has announced the launch of the Freesat+ Foxsat-HDR that will go on sale in the UK in November and will feature new Freeview+ type abilities. Humax says when launched, the twin tuner Humax Foxsat-HDR will be the only way to pause, rewind and record... Read more

Humax address noisy PVR-9300T fan complaints

Humax address noisy PVR-9300T fan complaints

By Chris Hall

When we reviewed the Humax PVR-9300T back in September, one of the most notable problems we found with the unit was the over-bearing noise from the cooling fan. Well it seems these comments have not fallen on deaf ears, and today Humax have outlined their... Read more

Humax FOXSAT-HD Freesat receiver
4.5 stars

Humax FOXSAT-HD Freesat receiver

By Danny Phillips

Sky’s subscription stranglehold on high-def broadcasting means that many people simply can’t afford to experience HD TV for themselves. But thanks to Freesat – a joint venture between the BBC and ITV which offers over 80 TV and radio channels via... Read more

Humax PVR-9300T Freeview PVR
4.0 stars

Humax PVR-9300T Freeview PVR

By Chris Hall

Humax have always pleased their followers by offering good solid solutions at an affordable price. The PVR-9300T ticks most of the boxes on the spec sheet at a price that should appeal to most shoppers. But can the box from Humax live up to its billing?... Read more

Humax PVR-9150T Freeview PVR
4.0 stars

Humax PVR-9150T Freeview PVR

By Chris Hall

Humax have established themselves in the PVR market by consistently pleasing their customers and making great steps forward in functionality with their recorders. Whilst Sky+ is accepted as the Daddy in the digital recording arena, can Humax offer a subscription... Read more

Humax launches new Freeview PVRs

Humax launches new Freeview PVRs

By Katie Scott

Not one but two new Humax Freeview PVRs have launched today. Both of the new launches are twin-tuner Freeview+ digital TV recorders (DTRs), giving access to up to 48 Freeview channels plus a host of recording features. At the top end is the PVR-9300 with... Read more

Humax promises Freesat HD recorder in development

Humax promises Freesat HD recorder in development

By Katie Scott

Freesat launched at the beginning of May, but the Freesat HD recorder from Humax has yet to make an appearance. Well here's an update. It should be on shelves well in time for Christmas. Bob Hannent, chief technologist at Humax explains in a statement:... Read more

Humax LGB-19DZT LCD television
4.0 stars

Humax LGB-19DZT LCD television

By Chris Hall

The problem with small TVs is the sound, they just sound, well, small. Humax think they have the answer with the LGB-19DZT, a 19-inch LCD with SRS TRuSurround XT speakers attached to the bottom. We get watching – and listening – to give you the low... Read more

Humax FOXSAT-HD set-top box launches

Humax FOXSAT-HD set-top box launches

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Humax has launched the FOXSAT-HD digital set-top box, enabling UK TV viewers to watch subscription-free high definition (HD) content through the new Freesat digital TV service. A joint venture from the BBC and ITV, Freesat offers access to over 80 digital... Read more

Humax launches limited-edition LCDs

Humax launches limited-edition LCDs

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Humax has launched two limited editions of its 19-inch LCD TV, now available in a contemporary gloss white finish. The LGB19-DTT and LGB19-DZT are angled as the ideal smaller widescreen TVs for second rooms such as bedrooms or kitchens. The white Humax... Read more

Humax PVR-9200T gets Freeview PlayBack firmware update

Humax PVR-9200T gets Freeview PlayBack firmware update

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Humax has released its latest software upgrade for the Humax PVR-9200T twin tuner digital TV recorder, which will allow existing customers to take advantage of the latest Freeview Playback recording features. The Freeview Playback software will be automatically... Read more

Humax to launch Free-To-Air HD recevier

Humax to launch Free-To-Air HD recevier

By Stuart Miles

Humax has told Pocket-lint that it will be launching a new player that will be able to receive Free-to-air HD channels via FreeSat. The company has also confirmed to Pocket-lint that is planning an update of its popular PVR-9200T Personal Video Recorder... Read more

Humax PVR-9200T v2 Freeview player
4.5 stars

Humax PVR-9200T v2 Freeview player

By Verity Burns

When we reviewed the original Humax PVR-9200T back in October 2006, we loved the functionality that it offered, giving an experience that was almost the same as having Sky+, but without the series link functionality. Now, with either a newly purchased... Read more

HD Ready Humax LGB32-DST launches

HD Ready Humax LGB32-DST launches

By Katie Scott

The LGB32-DST is the latest 32-inch LCD TV from Humax and is being released in time for Christmas. With dual HDMI slots, users will be able to connect multiple HD-ready DVD players, games consoles or set-top boxes to be connected to the screen. The LGB32-DST... Read more

IFA 2007: Humax launches 19- and 22-inch LCDs with integrated hi-fi sound

IFA 2007: Humax launches 19- and 22-inch LCDs with integrated hi-fi sound

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Humax added to its digital TV range, with the launch of four new 19-inch and 22-inch HD ready LCD TVs at IFA 2007. The new models combine a built-in digital receiver with new functions designed for second room viewing. The LGB-19DTT, LGB-19DZT and LGB-22DYT... Read more

Humax announces Freeview Playback LCD televisions

Humax announces Freeview Playback LCD televisions

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Both the Humax LP32-TDR1 and LP40-TDR1 LCD TV models announced today have built-in twin tuner digital recorders and have achieved Freeview Playback status. Freeview Playback is the latest way to enjoy digital TV, enabling viewers to watch and record over... Read more

Humax brings Series link to Freeview boxes

Humax brings Series link to Freeview boxes

By Stuart Miles

Humax claims it’s the first digital television recorder manufacturer to pass the Freeview Playback Group 2 standard. Boasting about the news in a statement to the press, the company says that both its Humax PVR-9200TB and PVR-9200TS models meet the... Read more

Humax LP32-TDR1 LCD television
4.0 stars

Humax LP32-TDR1 LCD television

By Paul Lester

Humax has produced some of the more successful PVRs over the last year so it's no real surprise to see the name behind the feature-rich LP32-TDR1. This 32" LCD is most notable for the inclusion of a built in PVR sporting a generous 160GB hard drive and... Read more