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Echostar HDS-600RS

Echostar HDS-600RS
alaScore 83

121 reviews

Jul, 2014

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Echostar HDS-600RS

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 114 user reviews of Echostar HDS-600RS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Amazon.co.uk.

84% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: EchoStar HDS-600RS SlingLoaded TV Anywhere Freesat+ HD digital TV recorder EchoStar HDS-600RS SlingLoaded TV Anywhere Freesat+ HD digital TV recorder

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Echostar HDS-600RS Freesat HD PVR review

 

Innovative combination of TV recording and Slingbox TV anywhere

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Echostar HDS-600RS review

 

When Slingbox first launched, placeshifting, as it quickly became known, was a technology to watch out for. Everyone got excited about the idea of using the internet to stream video from their home recorder.

A solid PVR performance; easy to use; integrated Sling Placeshifting functionality

SlingMobilePlayer app is expensive; poor quality streamed images to mobile devices and PCs ; Performance: 3/5 ; Design: 4/5 ; Features: 4/5 ; Overall: 4/5

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EchoStar HDS-600RS review

 

While the Sling Box made it possible to access your PVR over the internet, setting up an extra box and hooking up the IR transmitter created an extra set of cables that had to sit underneath your TV. Now that Slingmedia has been bought by PVR maker...

A very simple-to-use dual Freesat HD PVR with the ability to stream video over the internet, but it's expensive and not as flexible as we'd hoped.

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Echostar HDS-600RS Review

 

A great PVR with impressive streaming talents, but phone viewing should be better

The EchoStar HD-600RS is the world’s first PVR loaded with Slingbox technology, giving it the ability to transmit live TV and recorded video over the net to a laptop, tablet or phone.To get up and

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EchoStar - SlingLoaded HDS-600RS

 

Although times may be economically hard for many of us, thanks to the advent of Freesat we're not forced to swell the coffers of Sky in order to have access to scores of satellite TV channels. ...

The EchoStar SlingLoaded HDS-600RS cleverly and stylishly extends the range of the conventional Freesat PVR to allow distance viewing on mobile phones and tablets as well as hefty record capacities - but it is expensive. BEST POINT: Simple setup and...

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Echostar HDS-600RS Freesat HD recorder

 

Review Freesat, launched three years ago, hasn't quite caught the imagination in the same way as Freeview HD, but if you don't have terrestrial coverage, or you want more channels than Freeview provides, without having to go for pay TV, it's a good...

Overall, Echostar’s HDS-600RS does the job as well as any other Freesat recorder. For most users, the big question is whether or not it's worth paying the £50 quid or so extra – £70 if you include the smartphone app – to be able to watch TV wherever...

Product Specifications

Configuration

1080p Upscaling: No
Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HDTV: Yes
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: Yes

Connectivity

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

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: Yes

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Category:Receiver
DVB-C: No
DVB-S:DVB-S2 (HD)
DVB-T: No
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table
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