Humax FVP5000T 1TB (Carbon Black) is rated out of 5 by 307.
Humax FVP5000T 1TB (Carbon Black)
Freeview Play Recorder 1TB Hard Drive PVR
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Freeview Play makes it easy
Freeview Play takes Freeview HD to the next level by offering easy to access, catch-up TV. You also get all the other great benefits of Freeview. With over 75 subscription-free channels including 15 HD channels available, there's always something to watch with Freeview TV.
The next step - scroll-back TV
Connect the Humax to your Internet via Wi-Fi or Ethernet and you can enhance your TV viewing with effortless catch-up TV. Catching up on programmes you've missed is easy - simply use the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) to 'scroll' back on the last seven days TV programmes. With support for BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub*, All 4 and Demand 5, the great majority of the last seven days’ worth of TV are just a scroll away (requires broadband Internet connection with a minimum speed of 2Mbps). *ITV Hub is available in England, Wales and The Channel Islands.
Now with Netflix and YouTube
As well as the regular UK TV channels, the FVP-5000T gives easy access to other popular video services. If you’ve got a Netflix account then you can get easy, single-key access. YouTube, Freeview Explore and UK TV Play are also covered.
Record, pause and rewind live TV
Featuring a large 1TB hard drive, it's easy to record, pause and rewind live TV. The large capacity storage holds up to 500 hours of TV - enough to be able to catch up on all your favourite TV even after a long break away. With the pause and rewind function, interruptions from phone calls are no longer an issue - simply pause the live TV and resume when you're free again.
Share via USB and UPnP
It’s easy to playback stored video or music by simply plugging in a USB device. Alternatively, UPnP (Universal Plug n’ Play) lets you play content from your computer or NAS drive using your home network.
For an easy, top quality connection to your TV, the FVP-5000T uses HDMI. Humax haven’t forgotten about the sound, either. A choice of analogue phono or optical digital audio outputs let you connect up to pretty much any soundbar, AV receiver, amp or Hi-Fi system.
Get the best in catch-up TV without any subscription fee – the Humax FVP-5000T makes the best TV affordable for all.
Read about the Humax FVP5000T on the Richer Sounds Blog
Analogue Audio Output
Yes - RCA Phono
Digital Audio Output
Yes - Optical
Hard Disc Size
Power Consumption - Normal Use (W)
Power Consumption - Standby
Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
280 x 48 x 200
HDMI, Ethernet and RF Cables
Rated 4 out of 5 by derekandjoan from HumaxFVP5000T Good piece of kit but no button to press to ju mp abverts like previous model
Date published: 2021-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by PtBluesky4 from A Very good product Purchased just over a week ago, the Humax was installed and set up at my sister's by myself. It came with everything I needed, especially the cables. It works very well and my sister is happy with it. Having a trouble free Humax Freesat model purchased from Richer Sounds about 9 years ago I new it would be a winner.
Date published: 2021-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ken St from Solved a problem with HD reception Had trouble getting reliable HD signals for about three years. An aerial repairman traced the problem to my 10-year-old Humax Fox T2, which was working fine for SD channels, but not HD. Investigated replacement options and went for the Humax FVP5000T 1TB. It's much smaller and lighter than the old Fox T2, and was very easy to set up. It copes well with all the HD channels I was having trouble with. It also makes watching catch-up TV and YouTube a lot easier than my old method of casting from my tablet via Chromecast. Some reviewers have complained about its slowness to respond when you press buttons on the remote. It is a bit slow, but if you factor this into your expectations then it works fine. There is in fact a warning about the slowness when you go through the set-up process, explaining that it is an energy-saving feature, which you can opt to override if you're happy to consume more energy. At two weeks in, I'm very happy with the purchase.
Date published: 2021-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pete Garr from worth the update had the new humax a few weeks still learning my way around , does a lot more than the old 9300 , a great improvement if a little hard work at times
Date published: 2021-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by Biffaagain from The set top box Not used it to it's full potential but make no mistake it is very easy to set up. And links lovely into my amp. It does appear to react better the my virgin set top box which we are looking to get rid of at the end of the month.
Date published: 2021-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by Marty Young from Really pleased with performance Wanted to replace my broken recorder and the one from Richer Sounds is really good
Date published: 2021-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by Brian 808 from GREAT MACHINE What`s great about this machine ? Well it allows you to tape 4 programs and also watch a channel as well. (Our old one we could only tape 2 and watch a channel) so the new one has this added bonus of not missing our favourite programs.
Date published: 2021-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by liz mac from NO MORE WASTING TIME LOOKING AT ADVERTS. The Humax box has been a revelation to me Now I hardly ever view programmes in real time nor miss programmes on simultaneously. If I view without Humax I realise how much of my time is wasted!. I'm retired and not particularly Tech Savvy BUT this box is extremely user friendly and I had no trouble using all the functions which make viewing better
Date published: 2021-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by PAS44 from Easy to use Bought this as a replacement for an old Humax recorder. Only comment is the HDMI cable could be 10cm longer, otherwise no problems
Date published: 2021-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by canderson from Problem with picture freezing The box is good with 3 tuners but the picture was freezing sometimes on BBC1 SD for example. Contacted Humax and lots of emails between us. Humax then said that my signal was too strong at 100% and I needed an attenuator to reduce it to 70-90% ???. But after all the testing etc & moving box to a different location it is OK so far. Why would it not need a 100% signal ??? Humax customer service was good and of course Richer sounds were excellent.
Date published: 2021-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by FranzC from Good Product Glad I updated to this model, my old one had seen better days. Easy to set up. Excellent customer service.
Date published: 2021-08-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by Elkiemoose from Another humax purchase This is the second humax we have bought. We had one years ago which was great. A few years ago we moved to a cheaper option and it hasn’t lasted very well. So we are back to the best. The box is really easy to use however I did struggle with the set up! The instruction booklet didn’t tell you what colour the light should be on the box when it is off or on. It is now set up and I only hope it doesn’t disconnect because I am not sure I could do it again. I am really pleased with the box and the use of it but the instructions could be improved.
Date published: 2021-08-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by Not a lover of technology from Humax 1TB Freeview Receiver Bought this Humax box a few weeks ago. Prompt delivery. Box was really bashed around. It works okay. Fingers crossed. Easy to set up. Does the job well. Recordings are in text. Not as good as our old BT box which had a picture of the show recorded in a box, similar to Netflix. Staff at Tunbridge Wells helpful and friendly. So far so good.
Date published: 2021-08-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by Malash from Packed with features but no Amazon Prime I have only had this Humax for a week but so far it's been okay. It has lots of features but I was disappointed that it does not come with Amazon Prime channel.
Date published: 2021-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jan 615 from Speedy servce I ordered a HumaxFVP5000T1TB. I was so disappointed when it was out of stock. Delivery was expected to be a week but amazingly it arrived the next day. Fantastic service, delivery with a smile and price matched too. Great!
Date published: 2021-08-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by xtrailman from Does the job Humax has proven a good buy, only negatives are a slow start up, a count of around 12 before it comes to life. It has Netflix built in which my Manhattan doesn't and three tuners which we did miss when using the Manhattan.
Date published: 2021-07-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by Derrick 78 from Great features Does exactly the same as the one we have in the winter lounge.Very efficient.
Date published: 2021-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Excellent Humax FVP5000T 1TB Over the years I have purchased 4 of these units.All excellent and the best on the market very reliable. .https://www.richersounds.com/media/catalog/product/d/2/d277a629be3993aa3f36bc02c10dfb0b523de181_400317_v3.jpg?amp%3Bbg-color=255%2C255%2C255&%3Bcanvas=135%3A135&%3Bfit=bounds&%3Bheight=135&%3Bquality=80&width=135
Date published: 2021-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by The Rammies from Now I have a new smart TV Bought our Humax Free view recorder about a fortnight ago, phoned main switch who was I rang main tel. no. very helpful, I thought, promised to send written help regarding my last purchase of a Sony Bravia 4k TV switching itself back on in the middle of the night at random. That email never did arrive! Humax box arrived the next day works perfectly Thank you Richer Sounds Southampton
Date published: 2021-06-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bruno2 from Good product I exchanged this for a Panasonic which unfortunately failed. Aways had Panasonic so it has took some leaning about the different features. The recorded on screen display is very good so you can see at a glance what is recorded and what is pending. With recording of four channels at once while viewing fifth is brilliant. 500 hours recording time. The only down side I had was the initial setting up. Everything went fine, put all the details in including Wi-fi password, then I cam to the privacy notices which needed to be ticked. Could not get the arrow buttons to get to the boxes and I did by some miracle there should have been a ‘Next’ button to move on but it wasn’t there. Choose to return backwards and lost everything and had to input everything again. This time it worked perfectly. Did not need telephone support in the end but a point to bare in mind that it only works weekdays. Overall very pleased and it is only a third of the size on then it replaced.
Date published: 2021-06-02
Rated 2 out of 5 by EddieS from Hot, noisey and poor remote control I was hoping for better things from the Humax PVR, the only thing it brought to the table that my old Panasonic PVR could not do was record 4 channels at once ... which was good. Unfortunately the device ran very hot and the 1Tb internal hard drive was very noisy and caused a vibration which was audible inside a cabinet in quiet parts of the playback, something you never heard on the Panasonic. I have had 3 Panasonic PVR before the Humax and I do miss not being able to use my TV (Samsung) remote to control playback, the Humax remote only allowed me to turn the tv on or off, nothing else. So Ihave returned the Humax an dwill spend the extra money and buy another Panasonic PVR.
Date published: 2021-05-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by clickandrelax from Works well. Straight forward to use. I’ve had this for only 2 weeks now and am quite happy with it as I seldom seem to watch a programme live! My only comment is the TV guide with its black background and narrow font text which isn’t instantly easy to read.
Date published: 2021-04-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jllp from Good solid PVR I purchased this human pvr a few weeks ago to replace my previous one, also Humax. The device was easy to set up and my old remotes still work with the new one although some features don’t work. I found that the functionality of my new pvr is not so comprehensive as my old one, but having said that I am more than happy with my purchase. The only improvement that Humax could make would be to replace the traditional hard drive with a solid state one as this would or should reduce the background hum that emanates from the device. My purchasing experience withRicher Sound was excellent as usual and delivery was very quick.
Date published: 2021-04-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by clouty from Software not a patch on the freesat version We've had our terrestrial set up for nearly a year now - aerial in the attic, the Humax 500T to replace the Humax freesat HDr 1100. Nothing wrong with the old freesat box, but when it rained the signal went - so annoying. And I can see the transmitter from the garden. So bite the bullet, spend the cash. The Richer Sounds rep said the software was the same as on our old box - it really isn't. It's way more clunky, less instinctive... the programme search is primitive, the rogramme guide is ugly and less informative. Recording controls are easy to get wrong, lots of other niggles. Having said that you can record as many programmes at the same time as you want - well, I've not come up against a limitation yet. I guess three at a time is common here. Couldn't do that with freesat. My choice was between this and a Panasonic. I believed the salesman. Oh well.
Date published: 2021-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by stan101 from Easy to use and install for the over 70's Bought by our son and daughter in law to replace our old and failing Humax. Delivery was quick and installation easy. We're very happy with this new and tiny box and all of the additional facilities it offers.
Date published: 2021-03-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by Keefy6 from Better features than the competition I selected this machine as having the best options available. It is not quite as compatible with my Panasonic TV, but the additional facilities makes up for this. Their on-line advice service is excellent, too
Date published: 2021-03-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by Sheila123 from Compact and does the job I have only recently bought this and only just set it up. Now it is set up all the features I have used so far are working well and it will definitely be an improvement on the last one. I had one or two set up issues, where it was not quite obvious what I should do next, but I got there in the end.
Date published: 2021-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dodger21 from Does everything it promised - beautifully! I bought this to replace my ee television box which was being withdrawn.. It was easy to purchase with Richer and was delivered bang on schedule. I installed it myself without a hitch and am more than pleased with the quality, ease of operation and access to a whole raft of programs and services which were previously unobtainable via ee. Brilliant picture/sound quality. I would heartily recommend for anyone looking for a. Freeview box/recorder and, whilst not the cheapest, it is definitely good value for money
Date published: 2021-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by Ratbagub48 from Ensured reliability. I already have two Humax PVR's and wanted third. It's obvious I would buy another Humax as the other two are so reliable, easy to use with all the necessary features for recoding and play back. The reason for three; his, hers and ours.
Date published: 2021-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sandie56 from Easy to install great picture Brought it this month and installed it easy very pleased with it
Date published: 2021-03-07