Humax FVP5000T 2TB (Carbon Black)

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Humax FVP5000T 2TB (Carbon Black)

Freeview Play Recorder 2TB Hard Drive PVR
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”This Humax TV box remains an excellent choice”. ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2021 award-winner.

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 on a mighty 2TB hard drive
Featuring a huge 2TB hard drive, it's easy to record, pause and rewind live TV. The large capacity storage holds up to 1000 hours of TV at standard definition. Record HD programmes and you’ve still got the potential for 500 hours of stored TV. 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.

App control
Download the free Humax Live TV app (available for Apple and Android) and you’ll get a whole new level of control. With the app you can stream live TV or recordings from your recorder to smart device. You can also set reminders, schedule recordings and even access the TV guide from the myHumax portal.

Easy connectivity
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.

Play, record and stream, subscription-free, with the Humax FVP-5000T 2TB.

Read about the Humax FVP5000T on the Richer Sounds Blog
Smart Features
BBC iPlayer
Yes
Freeview
Yes
Freeview HD
Yes
Freeview Play
Yes
Connectivity
Analogue Audio Output
Yes - RCA Phono
Digital Audio Output
Yes - Optical
HDMI
1
USB
2
Wi-Fi Built In
Yes
Wi-Fi
Yes
Features
Hard Disc Size
2TB
Energy Consumption
Power Consumption - Standby
0.5
Dimensions
Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
280 x 48 x 200
Weight
Weight (KG)
1.03
Accessories
Included Cables
HDMI, Ethernet, RF Cables
Remote Control
Yes
Rated 3 out of 5 by from FVP5000T 2TB No BritBox app. or Humax requires updating ? ? ? What ever - disappointing ! Requires looking into by either parties. I’ll Await your comments ? Then I would willingly re-review ! That’s why low review.
Date published: 2020-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HUMAX PVR 2TB I bought this over a week ago and it was easy to set up and works perfectly. It gives me access to catchup TV, and a host of other channels. The recording facility is excellent and efficient. Also excellent service from Richer Sounds. I've bought from them before and never had any difficulties. A good buy and at a good price.
Date published: 2020-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Getting away from monthly bills and bad service!!! It really is very easy, By getting rid of VM. I had to change broadband providers, even this was not a problem , just went back into settings and changed the broadband identity code and that was it. The picture is really good I don't really need HD.
Date published: 2020-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Max choices with this humax Lots of channels included and ability to view photos from external sources, as well as just recording your tv choices. I’ve been able to transfer some recordings from my old humax ( some formats weren’t possible). Whilst the unit is very small it’s very flimsy and light. It gets quite hot so I rang Richer Sounds who assured me it was normal and an internal fan does keep the heat under control.
Date published: 2020-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent recorder It's so great to have an up to date machine, which is easy to use and very efficient.
Date published: 2020-08-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Product arrived in damaged packaging. I bought a similar product some time ago, and wanted an extra for my main TV. The only fault from previous experience was the lack of the app to connect to Amazon Prime, and the fragility of the centre pin of connecting aerial sockets.
Date published: 2020-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic PVR I bought this as a replacement for my Sky+ box, following the end of my contract with Sky. This Humax FVP5000T (2TB) is fabulous. Very easy to set up, great website and excellent on line support (should it be needed). I’m extremely happy.
Date published: 2020-08-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not Sure Product seems to do what it says on the box but having problems with loss of sound and loss of reception. Previously had a FreeSat Humax box which worked great until the memory was filled up and then started giving problems. My Freeview TV in the living room works fine with no loss of reception so unsure about this box. Can it be the aerial, if my living room TV has no issues? I always trust Richer Sounds judgement, bought almost all my AV equipment from them and am a VIP Member but maybe this was one product to far... It is a shame that FreeSat does not record more than one channel, otherwise I would return to them.
Date published: 2020-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive Performance Bought 2 weeks ago to replace a collection of old but still working Humax recorders. The unit has the same Humax functionality plus more features.
Date published: 2020-07-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Painfully slow and frustrating I was bought this for my birthday just before LOCKDOWN. This meant I could not take it back. Had it been any other time I would have insisted on a complete refund. It was a replacement for my SONY PVR which I also bought from Richer some years ago. It was great, but the hard drive had died. I replaced the HD no problem, myself, but nonetheless decided to upgrade for the ability to record more than 2 progs at a time.. Okay so press a button and wait. Did I press it? try again, nothing. Oh no, 3 button presses at once. Okay so get used it it being slow, but where's my ability to organise my files? On the SONY you were able to make your own folders, for films, documentaries, and so on or to save others for deletion. Humax restricts you to date and alphabet, no folders. This is 2 Terabytes. That is a huge potential number of files with no ability to organise them. Given how slow the system is it takes a long time to scroll through. Just far too frustrating. I just can’t see me bothering to fill that much space as it would be impossible to find anything. Playback is also painful. On each entry on the recordings list, you have to click and wait. What you find is all programmes of a particular series, but sadly in the wrong order. If you want the earliest (as anyone would), you have to scroll (slowly) to the head of the list, click, move the cursor right to “play” then click and wait. Youtube works, then decides not to. This is NOT a network problem - all computers in the house (there are many) have great bandwidth from the Virgin cable. The reception (perfect on the TV) is rubbish through the Humax. What are they doing to the signal? Menus are frustrating as response time is pitifully slow, It's like they are using 15 year old technology or trying to do too much without using decent processors or quality equipment. I may thrown this away and put it down to experience. Anyone want a cheap Humax?
Date published: 2020-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thoughts on my new Humax FVP5000T 2TB First lets start with the positives 1) Documentation: It comes with a 3 page quick start guide which is all you need to get going. But it also comes with a 42 page manual, and that is not 1 page of English and 41 pages of foreign language, no, all 42 pages are in English and covers many of the finer details for those so inclined. Documentation? Excellent. 2) Remote control: If you're the wrong side of 50, as I am, then larger, clearer buttons are very useful. This remote control is well laid out with clearly marked large buttons, big enough for an Englishman's fingers. The remove control is easy to use and straight forward but having everything that is needed. 3) The recorder itself: It's mid-sized, not very small, but also not large. The size works for us. It's got the needed connections and has plenty of ventilation slots. The unit runs quite cool, it does get a little warm, but that is it, so the electronics inside does not appear to be getting overly hot, this will make it more reliable (hot electronics fails more often). The power supply is an external plug in power block style similar to those supplied with a modern laptop. 4) Subtle extras: It has useful extras such as support for WiFi connection, so no Ethernet wiring needed. Phono Audio out, so it can directly drive an amplifier. USB socket. You can plug in a USB with picture on and play them through the TV. It has the ability to be a network server: You can detect it in the home network and can therefore access the hard disc to back up your PC or access the recorded materials (I've yet to do this, but the manual describes it). It can record 4 programs at a time, this is great!! It comes with a 2 year warranty as standard, It is responsive to the remote control, it has lots of other positive points and it is a great purchase. I should write down the negative points..... but there aren't any!!. OK, only 1 very minor point. There is no light on the front to tell which mode it is in, ie, On, Standby, Hibernate, Recording, etc. But that is a very minor point. I got this from Richersounds because of the competitive product price and very fairly priced extended warranty, so I have coverage for 6 years. I'm very happy with this product and would recommend it. I highly recommend this product.
Date published: 2020-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Quality Goods This is my second Humax from Richer Sounds, the first worked fine 24/7 for years, the I had an accident with it and it wasn't repairable. This one is a superior one in many aspects. Recommend it to anyone. Easy Set Up, and Great Delivery.....got it the following day.
Date published: 2020-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Good Step Forward Eventually cancelled BT TV and so needed a new set top box. Theirs was an older Humax and I am a fan of recording rather than just streaming. This new box is great. It is faster, easier to use, has quality graphics and is small and discreet. Thoroughly recommend this product!
Date published: 2020-06-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great update from previous BT YouView box. Excellent on line service from RicherSounds and quick delivery. Extremely pleased with all the features and picture quality. Box did cause tv cabinet ,where it sits,to hum due to transferred vibration presumably from box fan or hdd. Cured by resting on new wooden patress with sponge feet.
Date published: 2020-05-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Average picture and sound I live 33 miles from the transmitter and only have a loft aerial.I believe this may contribute to the problem I am having which is that the picture occasionally freezes for a half second.I have been advised to get a high gain aerial which may solve the problem. Dont expect an HD picture from this box as fom a satellite dish antenna ,it just isnt.
Date published: 2020-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Humax recorder Unfortunately my new Humax Would not work because i have a bungalow ,And the Ariel is not high enough to get a good signal,You where very kind and understanding and arranged to pick it up the next day and give a full refund,However my new LG TV is fine , I need a new free sat recorder ,And would love to buy it from you ,But you don't sell them .I will always recommend Richer Sounds David
Date published: 2020-05-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good recording features The only disappointment is the My5 app does not work, or update as it should on first time set up.The box delivers a good picture quality, easy to use to change channels and recordings. Also it is well made no problems there,
Date published: 2020-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best by far. My 3rd Humax and the 2TB is so much better than my last one which is the 1TB and still working by the way. The features, speed, programs all better and the remote although I saw it criticised in a report I think it is much improved from my previous. This set us worth buying and take the 6 yr warranty with it. Don't even think about it just do it. You will never regret it.
Date published: 2020-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Humax first 2tb I can’t really give a review until August when I will be using it
Date published: 2020-03-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent Picture All works as advertised, apart from the known My5 App issue which is well-covered on the internet. Some screens slow to load but this is probably due to our rather slow internet speeds (4-5MB) - luckily we're due FTTP later in the year. Excellent images. Intuitive interface. Pleased with the purchase.
Date published: 2020-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does so much Gives me great control and quick access to the several features. Picture is clear and wifi straightforward. Menus are easy to access.
Date published: 2020-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features, sound & picture Bought this a few weeks ago. So far, easy to use, no problems. Very satisfied with advice and service from Richer Sounds
Date published: 2020-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Service I bought an HD TV and DMR two weeks ago and they are both great
Date published: 2020-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent usability and enlarged storage capacity. Excellent usability and enlarged storage capacity.
Date published: 2020-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive features with the Humax My recent purchase of the Humax Box enables me to record and store up to four channels at once plus store more TV than even I might ever need. The setting up was simple, and sorted within minutes. The design of the box is very easy on the eye and the use of the remote control is smooth and effortless
Date published: 2019-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy set up, does the job Bought this to replace an 8 year old Humax that was getting unreliable. Very pleased with it and good value I think - the Richer Sounds price was competitive and I have confidence in the of course
Date published: 2019-12-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Each unit gets worse than the previous This is my fourth Humax, and slowest so far, with less features, eg you cannot create files for films, drama etc, layout of remote very poor, no position markers, no jump for adverts, cannot see if unit is on or off, as blue light under the unit. nothing compatible with other Humax units, why is it so hard for them to make a unit that is not only compatible, but works as well if not better than the previous units
Date published: 2019-11-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent TV Box Bought this TV box 3 weeks ago. Easy to install and set up. Great features and massive memory for recording. Come from Virgin Tivo so takes a bit of getting used to the interface but that will always be the case with something new. Does what it is meant to and does it well. It has integrated into my TV/home cinema system faultlessly.
Date published: 2019-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to set up Bought this a few weeks ago where are you easy to set up nice shop picture sound quality good to nothing bad to say about this item at the moment although very good
Date published: 2019-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding service - again !! My son and I visited Richer Sounds to buy a recording Freeview box. The advice was excellent as the salesman clearly knew his range of products inside out. We finished by buying an excellent device and also took the 6-year warranty option as great value for money. While Richer Sounds couldn't provide us with a related accessory (a 15 meter coax cable as RS only had a shorter one) ) we were directed to another local supplier, where we bought one for again an excellent price. Great all-round service from Richer Sounds and we couldn't have been helped more by a very caring and personable salesman.
Date published: 2019-05-15
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