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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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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

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 launches updated PVR-9200T Freeview Playback recorder
Humax launches updated PVR-9200T Freeview Playback recorder By Stuart Miles

Humax has announced that it has given its PVR-9200T digital TV recorder (DTR), first launched last year, a makeover to make it one of the first Freeview Playback digital TV recorders on the market. Launched this week, Freeview Playback basically adds... Read more

Humax launches 40-inch LCD TV with built-in PVR
Humax launches 40-inch LCD TV with built-in PVR By Amber Maitland

Humax has launched another 40-inch widescreen TV on to the market, this one an LCD model that also incorporates a PVR. The "all-in-one" device has twin tuners and access to Freeview and radio channels. You can record direct on to its 160GB hard disk drive.... Read more

Humax Expands New IDTV range with HD-Ready 32in LCD TV
Humax Expands New IDTV range with HD-Ready 32in LCD TV By Stuart Miles

Humax has extended its new range of IDTVs with the launch of a HD-ready, 32in LCD TV. The new LU32-TD1, which comes in a black finish, has a 32in flat screen and a built-in digital tuner so they won't need an additional set-top box. The launch of the... Read more

Humax adds two mid-size TVs to its range, the LU20-TD1 and the LU23-TD1
Humax adds two mid-size TVs to its range, the LU20-TD1 and the LU23-TD1 By Amber Maitland

Humax has released two more TVs to its budget-friendly range of displays. The new LU20-TD1 20-inch and LU23-TD1 offer both an internal analogue tuner and a built-in digital receiver for access to Freeview TV and radio channels. The mid-sized TVs feature... Read more

Humax launches TV with integrated PVR
Humax launches TV with integrated PVR By Amber Maitland

Humax has launched a 32-inch TV with a difference: it integrates a personal video recorder so that there’s no need for yet another box in your home entertainment setup. The HD-ready LP32-TDR1 features a widescreen aspect ration, an integrated twin tuner... Read more

Humax adds Sky Plus-like features to its PVR-9200T player
Humax adds Sky Plus-like features to its PVR-9200T player By Stuart Miles

Humax has updated its PVR-9200T Personal Video Recorder (PVR) that imitates many some of the features already found on Sky's Sky+ service. The new features, found in the PVR-9200T include Chase Play, which enables users to start watching a programme while... Read more

Humax put PVR inside LCD display with the LGB-32TPVR
Humax put PVR inside LCD display with the LGB-32TPVR By Stuart Miles

Humax, who normally make PVR or freeview set top boxes has put a hard disk based recorder directly into a 32in LCD television. The new model launched today and called the LGB-32TPVR will cost around £1700 and offer a 40Gb hard disk capable of recording... Read more

Humax Launches 17
Humax Launches 17 By Stuart Miles

This week Humax's launches its new range of LCD Integrated Digital TVs (IDTV). The flagship of the range is a 17” widescreen, dual-tuner LCD TV offers consumers a flat screen television complete with access to over 30 digital TV and radio stations.... Read more