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Humax PVR-8000T

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 reviews of Humax PVR-8000T. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and design. The price and image quality are also appreciated. Many are critical about the reliability.

usability, image quality, price, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Humax PVR-8000T is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Humax PVR-8000T from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Reviewers are impressed by the price. The image quality is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative views about the reliability.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Humax PVR8000T/80 Digital Set Top Box & HDD Recorder

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

Humax PVR-8000T PVR - Pocket-lint


Humax hope you think the VCR is dead enough to throw your current VHS deck in the dustbin and buy its PVR (personal video recorder) unit as a replacement,

Capable of replacing your VCR; Freeview

Noisy fan; 20hrs is only five 4hr tapes

If you're looking for a PVR this is a good unit to choose. It's cheap, does the job it sets out to do and is easy to install. The addition of Freeview should appeal to terrestrial diehards, giving them the likes of BBC Three and a barebones Sky service...

Feb, 2006

Expert review by: Nathan Taylor (

Humax PVR-8000T


One of a new breed of digital PVRs, the Humax PVR-8000T acts as both a digital set-top box and video recorder, storing recorded movies on its internal...

Relatively inexpensive, always-on timeshifting, nice design

No HDTV support, no archival support, could use a larger HD

The Humax PVR-8000T is unspectacular, but does a decent job as both PVR and digital set-top box.

Jun, 2005

Expert review by: Don Bradbury (

Review: Humax PVR-8000T


Don Bradbury looks at a hard disk video recorder cum Freeview tuner

Integrated Freeview decoder

Not a full EPG

The Humax PVR-8000T looks like a good buy. With full MPEG2 and DVB-T compliance, a PVR with a Freeview tuner built in not only saves on space under the TV but potentially restricts the cash outlay, too, if you don't already have a tape-based video...

Consumer review by: bear (



great piece of kit

picture quality

fan noise

Apr, 2008

Consumer review by: UK Guest (



For the price of this Humax PVR8000T80 set top box you really can't ask for much more. It's so easy just go through the ...

Feb, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

If 80GB isn't enough upgrade the HD.


The Humax PVR8000T80 set top box is great, and if you visit their website you see they really pride themselves on customer support...

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Totally Changes How You Watch TV!


This little piece of kit will totally change how you watch TV. It's very easy to set-up - just plug the scart in and power it...

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Fantastic Bargain


Having been using this Humax PVR8000T80 set top box for about a year, I can recommend it whole heartedly. Quality is excellent and...

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Hard to fault


This Humax PVR8000T80 set top box is a great bit of a kit and is fine if you don't need a twin tuner (my TV has a built in di...

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

The best Freeview reciver ever that you'll ever find.


Words cannot describe my description of such a wonderful piece of British engineering. The Humax PVR 8000T/80 has everything for t...

Feb, 2005

Product Specifications


1080p Upscaling: No
Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
MHP (Multimedia Home Platform): No
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: No


DLNA certified: No
Ethernet: No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No

Decoding Systems

Betacrypt: No
Conax: No
Crypto Works: No
Free-to-Air: Yes
Irdeto: No
Mediaguard / SECA: No
Nagravision: No
Skycrypt: No
Terrestrial:FTA Non-Upgrade
Viaccess: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table