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HDR2000T 500GB

HUMAX
HDR2000T 500GB
Freeview+ HD Box 500GB Hard Drive PVR

  • With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
  • What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..
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  • The bigger the hard disk (HDD), the more recordings you can save. 500GB will store about 250 hours standard def or 125 hours of HD video. For audio, that's 5000 CDs compressed or 625 at full quality.
  • Twin tuners unlock all sorts of clever tricks for TV fans. You can record one channel whilst watching another, or even record two channels at once.
  • DLNA is a system that lets devices that store media - such as laptops, smartphones and tablets - beam videos, music or photos to devices that can play it, like your Blu-ray player, AV receiver or TV.
  • USB sockets allow you to do all sorts of things. Most commonly you can play media stored on a flash drive, but some units can record to one too or connect accessories like video-calling cameras.
  • HDMI is the most common way to connect your devices. It can carry high definition picture, sound and even remote control commands between equipment.
With What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision magazine's over 35 years experience in the industry it's easy to see why a What Hi-Fi? Award is one of the greatest honours that can be bestowed upon a product.
What Hi-Fi? magazine is the world's leading independent guide to home entertainment products. Any product they award with a 5 star rating is instantly marked out as one of the best around..
The bigger the hard disk (HDD), the more recordings you can save. 500GB will store about 250 hours standard def or 125 hours of HD video. For audio, that's 5000 CDs compressed or 625 at full quality.
Twin tuners unlock all sorts of clever tricks for TV fans. You can record one channel whilst watching another, or even record two channels at once.
DLNA is a system that lets devices that store media - such as laptops, smartphones and tablets - beam videos, music or photos to devices that can play it, like your Blu-ray player, AV receiver or TV.
USB sockets allow you to do all sorts of things. Most commonly you can play media stored on a flash drive, but some units can record to one too or connect accessories like video-calling cameras.
HDMI is the most common way to connect your devices. It can carry high definition picture, sound and even remote control commands between equipment.

(For more features refer to the specification table below.)

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£159

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6 YEAR SUPERCARE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.

This page is intended to demonstrate the incredible value of our 6 Year Supercare. Under recent legislation, we are obliged to point out that you obviously do not need to purchase an extended warranty at the same time you purchase your electrical goods and are entitled to shop around. We have been encouraging our customers to do just that for years because, not only are our prices significantly cheaper than our competitors, but just look at what else we include:

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Like for like machine if unit is unrepairable
If, for any reason, we are unable to repair your unit, we'll replace it. Naturally, models do change so, while we can't guarantee that it will be the same model, we do guarantee that it will have equivalent specifications.

Free routine service / Maintenance checks
have your unit serviced as often as you wish, free of charge, during the 6 year period. (Normally excluded from extended guarantees).

45 day cooling off period
If you're not happy with our 6 Year Supercare package just ask for a full refund - no questions asked. After 45 days, providing no claim has been made, you can also terminate the agreement and receive a pro-rata refund.

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"We're beginning to sound like a broken record, but this is another quality set-top-box from Humax..." 'What Hi-Fi? award winner 2016'. 5-star review.

Your favourite TV in glorious HD

With free access to High Definition channels, the Humax HDR2000T is the perfect partner for your HD TV. In addition to free HD channels from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, the Humax will still receive the usual standard Freeview TV and radio services, so you don't miss out on your existing channels. Quite simply it's High Definition TV through your standard aerial for free!

Built-in PVR for recording
Also included is a built-in 500GB hard drive. This will record up to 300 hours of standard TV or 125 hours of HD TV, and lets you buffer for up to two hours - perfect for watching a programme from the beginning while it's still recording. The same facility also lets you pause live TV, while twin tuners let you watch a different channel to the one you're recording, or record two channels at the same time. As you'd expect, there's an easy to use 8-day on-screen guide.

Latest connectivity
Boasting the latest version HDMI connection, the HDR-2000T is equipped for the future. If you're still waiting for an HD TV you can use its SCART socket, and should you want to plug the HDR-2000T through your hi-fi or home cinema it's got both RCA phono and optical digital outputs. A USB socket allows you to plug in external hard drives or memory sticks for playback of saved media. The Ethernet socket lets you plug the HDR-2000T into your home network and take advantage of network updates and web apps.

Fresh style
This new style of Humax set-top box ushers in a host of improvements: improved connectivity, enhanced memory, reduced power consumption and smart looks within a smaller casing. Neater than ever, the HDR-2000T fits where others won't go. The two colour LED neatly distinguishes between recording (red) and standard operation (blue), while the sleek silver and black finish complements pretty much any TV.

Smart new looks and an enhanced performance, the Humax HDR-2000T/500GB is more impressive than ever.

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Picture
Picture Features
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Freeview
Does the box feature Freeview? This lets you receive digital TV channels.
Yes
Freeview HD
Does it feature Freeview HD? This lets you receive High Definition (HD) TV stations via your standard Freeview TV aerial.
Yes
Freesat HD
Does the box feature have Freesat HD - Freesat HD allows free access to satellite channels in HD (High Def).
No
Freeview +
Does it feature Freeview+? This offers a built-in hard drive that not only lets you record Freeview programmes but also pause and rewind live TV.
Yes
Freesat +
Does the box feature Freesat+ - Freesat+ allows you to pause, record and rewind live TV.
No
Hard Disc Size
The higher the figure the greater the amount of programmes that can be held on disc.
500GB
YouView
Does the box feature YouView? YouView gives you the best of both worlds by offering free to view digital HDTV and a wide range of catch-up TV services
No
Connections
Connection Features
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HDMI
Does it feature an HDMI output? The highest quality of digital output to TV or AV amp.
Yes
Component
Is a component output fitted? Highest quality analogue output which can facilitate Progressive Scan where fitted.
No
SCART
Number of Scart sockets included.
1
Audio Output
Does it have an audio only output? Allows sound to be outputted through an amplifier via mini jack or phono.
Yes
Optical Output
Does the player have an optical digital output? This is to to used for connection to a home cinema system.
Yes
Coaxial Output
Does the player have a coaxial digital output? This is to be used for conenction to a home cinema system.
No
Networking
Networking Features
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DLNA Compliant
DLNA stands for Digital Living Network Alliance. It is an alliance of interested bodies that help standardise streaming content. If a product is DLNA compliant you can be assured it will stream music, photos or video from your PC, laptop to TV or other device.
No
Wireless Connection
Whether a wireless or, Wi-Fi, connection is included as standard or optional (via dongle). This allows for wireless connection to your home network hub.
Optional Dongle
Web Applications
Access to web applications or apps such as YouTube.
Yes
BBC iPlayer
Whether or not the unit has access to one of the most popular web apps - BBC iPlayer.
Yes
Full Web Browser
Whether or not the unit gives the option of a full web browser. Note that in some instances not all web content can be shown - such as Flash.
No
Green Credentials
Eco Friendly Features
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Power Consumption - Standby
This is the power used in watts when the unit is switched off but still powered at the mains and ready to be turned back on.
NA
Power Consumption - Normal Use
This is the power used in watts when the TV is on, using standard picture settings and modest volume levels. Note, different manufacturers use different methods to arrive at this figure. In some cases only the maximum power consumption is quoted.
13
Eco Friendly
Does this product conform to energy efficient standards? These standards include the American "Energy Star", the European "Energy Flower" or "EcoLabel" and the UK EST (Energy Saving Trust) certification.
No
General
General Features
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Dimensions
Dimensions of unit (W x D x H) mm.
320 x 245 x 50
Weight
Weight of unit,unboxed, in KG.
3.2
HUMAX HDR2000T 500GB is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 102.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from This Open Box buy is Very Poor First day didn't work at all. Since when it's been unstable, prompting ridiculous messages on screen plus freeze frame picture & sound. Has been reset many times but no improvement. Rather surprisingly we even get the message on channels 1,2 & 3, 'no programmes are being broadcast on this channel'! The box has an orange sticker claiming that Instructions, Remote, Mains Lead, Interconnects, Dedicated Cables were all present. We were told the Instructions were missing but not that the Remote's batteries were missing. Only the Mains Lead was included. How it got 'good condition' added is beyond me. It's going back 7-2-17. We had its predecessor HDR-FOX T2, which served us well for the 5 years of bought warranty but broke completely in month 61 & RS wouldn't honour the extra (6th) year feature. Hence our having to buy a new PVR & the HDR 2000T is still a Best Buy in Which?
Date published: 2017-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great PVR This our third PVR that we've bought. Always Humax. They have a good reputation for good picture quality. It does what we want which is to record programs for later viewing.
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Humax never disappoints A great wee PVR. Richer Sounds' usual high standard of service and value for money pricing!
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quality and easy to use Easy to use and good build quality. Only criticism is that you can't control the TV input channel with the Humax controller. Nevertheless a great box.
Date published: 2016-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Humax Hdr2000t 500gb Very good does all I need it to do, looks good, nice and compact
Date published: 2016-10-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice picture, easy to use - but goes onto standby I bought this when my old Ferguson Set Top Box died (and I lost many precious long held shows). Humax was recommended as a brand by a relative in the telecoms industry. It was set up for me by my relative and the "standby" function was switched off, as I always unplug everything in the evening. The picture and sound are great. It's taking me a while to get used to the layout of everything - I don't have a Smartphone or tablet (enough computer work at work!) and so the look is a bit modern (!) but I will get used to it. When the room is quiet, you can hear it whirring a bit. The bit that is disconcerting, though, is that I come back home having set recordings up, to find the box on standby and it has to be switched on again. The recordings have worked, it's just off-putting, as you switch the TV on to get a blank/"No signal" screen then remember the box is on standby. I know we switched Standby function off, so I don't know why it does this and wish it didn't.
Date published: 2016-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great value great value easy to set up , quality of playback is excellent , HD is very clear .
Date published: 2016-10-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to use The advice was great, service was brilliant and the product does what was promised. A great transaction.
Date published: 2016-09-28
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