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 all your favourite shows.

The 40Gb drive will allow you to store about 44-hours of television as well as benefit from live pause and other PVR functions.

Key features of the television will be:

- 16:9 Wide Digital and analog / PVR complex LCD TV
- Digital 2 tuner PVR (Personal Video Recorder) function
- Analog and DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television) reception
- USB 2.0 port connection compatibility without extension HDD
- Interactive communication via MHEG or MHP middleware
- Recording digital channel, analog channel and external AV input.
- Multiple Screen - Loaded with PIP and DS (Dual Screen) functions
- Virtual Surround audio: Multi-functional SRS TruSurroundXT
- PC grade WXGA Video resolution support (1280 x 768)
- VESA Standard Wall Mounting Support (not including bracket)
- Main RCU and Sub RCU