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Technika Smartbox 8320HD

Technika Smartbox 8320HD
alaScore 79

8 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews from magazines and websites.

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(Based on 8 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Technika Smartbox 8320HD

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Technika Smartbox 8320HD from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Amazon.co.uk.

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: FetchTV 8320HD SmartBox 320GB Internet Connected HD Digital TV Recorder and Media Centre with Freeview+ FetchTV 8320HD SmartBox 320GB Internet Connected HD Digital TV Recorder and Media Centre with Freeview+

Expert review by:

Technika SmartBox 8320HD review

 

Languishing on the shelves of Tesco is the Technika SmartBox 8320HD, a clever TV set-top box that promises to serve up a veritable platter of delights. Embracing the current trend for offering connected features, the 8320HD not only offers you...

Freeview+HD, network file support seems wide, connectivity options, price

Platform stability, build quality, persistent Wi-Fi issues, USB problems

We suspect that the offering is getting more stable than it has been in the past and for many, we think the Technika SmartBox 8320HD represents a great way of adding functionality to an existing TV

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SmartBox 8320HD

 

It's a while since I've looked at a hard-disk video recorder so I was eager to see what innovationsthe SmartBox 8320HD could bring to our family entertainment.

Visually we have a square box measuring 20cm x 20cm with a height of 4.5cm. Apart from a USB connector to the front all other connectors for the device are to the rear and include a power, Ethernet RJ45, aerial in and out, HDMI, S-Video, left/right...

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Technika SmartBox 8320HD

 

As well as the competitive price, the SmartBox has a couple of other features that help it stand out from the crowd. It's got online access to the BBC iPlayer, and is also the only Freeview box that also provides an optional subscription to the Sky...

Plus points An affordable FreeviewHD recorder with both iPlayer and optional Sky Player

Tedious online registration process, rather cheap build quality, the Sky Player costs extra

Consumer review by:

SmartBox 8320HD

 

Many months post-launch there are still "issues" with the performance of the Smartbox. The interface also leaves a lot to be desired. However, Fetch are issuing new firmware and slowly making improvements - it remains to be seen how long they will...

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Technika Smartbox 8320HD

 

small and lightweight lots of facilities amazing for its size

no displays on recording etc

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Decoding Systems

Free-to-Air: No
Terrestrial:FTA Upgradeable

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Category:Receiver
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Portable / Table
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