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Sky+ HD / Sky Plus HD

Sky+ HD / Sky Plus HD
alaScore 90

36 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 reviews of Sky+ HD / Sky Plus HD. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Sky+ HD / Sky Plus HD is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sky+ HD / Sky Plus HD

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Sky+ HD / Sky Plus HD from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: Sky+ Sky Plus HD Digibox Amstrad DXR890 250GB Personal Storage (2011 Slimline Version) SKY HD BOX AMSTRAD DRX895 1TB SKY HD BOXSky+ HD Box 2TB. (DRX895)

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Steve May (techradar.com)

Sky+ HD 2TB review

 

Huge 2TB hard drive and now with added Wi-Fi

1.5TB recording space ; In built Wi-Fi ; HD image quality ; Easy to use

On-Demand work in progress ; No 5.1 Dolby Digital over HDMI ; No multimedia file playback ; Clunky search

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Oct, 2013

hcc best buy

Expert review by: Mark Craven (homecinemachoice.com)

Sky +HD 2TB review

 

Sky's revamped HD receiver/PVR is without doubt an essential purchase for those on the satcaster's more comprehensive packages – anyone, for instance, subscribing to its full bouquet of movie channels will surely appreciate its enlarged hard drive.

Apr, 2013

Expert review by: Steve May (techradar.com)

Sky+ HD 1TB review

 

The HD satellite broadcaster has bolstered its Sky+ range with a 1TB monster

Huge recording capacity ; Fast, responsive EPG ; Design ; HD video performance

No Dolby Digital 5.1 over HDMI ; No audio disable on the EPG

May, 2010

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Sky+ HD 2TB Receiver

 

Sky's latest receiver is a festive dream come true for any HD TV fan

Huge recording memory ; Built-in Wi-Fi ; Excellent AV standards from HD channels

No 'backwards EPG ; No DLNA/USB multimedia playback ; 500GB reserve for 'pushed' programming is too much

here.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Simon Jary (pcadvisor.co.uk)

2TB Sky+HD box review

 

Sky offers three Sky+ digiboxes. The standard Sky+ box offers 250GB and the Sky+HD box boasts 500GB of storage, allowing you to store up to 185 hours of standard TV or 60 hours of HD/3D telly. If you've had your Sky+ box for a few years the storage...

While 2TB is almost too much storage for the average TV viewer, extra capacity is a big need for many Sky+ users – especially with great new features such as Sky On Demand. The box itself is glossy and compact (although we’re not fans of the too-dark...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

Sky + HD 1TB

 

Satellite recorder of the year, Awards 2011. If you're into HD TV, then you should check out this addition to the tried and trusted Sky+ format

Excellent performance ; flexibility ; channel choice

Sound can be limited

Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

Sky + HD 2TB

 

Product of the Year, Awards 2013. A premium high-definition and recording option, now with wi-fi connectivity.

Superb performance ; WiFi ; HD channel choice ; 2TB of space ; Excellent apps

Nothing of note

Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

Sky + HD 1TB Box (Russ Andrews upgrade)

 

Improves on the standard Sky box's picture performance, adding real refinement – but the price jump might be a bit too much

Improves on the standard Sky+ box in almost every way

There’s no getting around that price

Expert review by: Hunter Skipworth (digitalspy.com)

Sky+ HD 2TB box with Wi-Fi review: On Demand gets easy

 

Sky's new HD box features built in Wi-Fi, making it the first to finally do away with that annoying network extender Sky had previously required for Wi-Fi based On Demand access.

We like the look of the new Sky boxes. As we say, they are a much slicker affair than previous offerings.

Nov, 2013