Sagemcom DSI86 HD Satellite TV Digital Receiver Box with freesat HD

July 1, 2013 - Comment

Product Features Freesat HD Digital Box 8 Day Programme Guide Digital Audio Output HDMI Upscaling

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Product Features

  • Freesat HD Digital Box
  • 8 Day Programme Guide
  • Digital Audio Output
  • HDMI Upscaling

Comments

Tom Black "Tom" says:

Sagem DSI86HD – highly recommendable! I bought this Freesat receiver a couple of weeks ago and I have not regretted this purchase at all – the receiver is doing exactly what I expected it to do and it even exceeded my expectations.The unit came with an HDMI cable and plenty of useful information in the user leaflets. But I soon found out that there is no urgent need for assistance as the box guided me through the installationprocess with clear instructions. After only 3 minutes my box was set up and the first of over 140 free channels (no more Sky bills!!!) appeared on the screen.The menu itself is very straightforward too as most of the functions and settings are arranged in a very logical way. The programme guide allows me to check what is going on in a week’s timeand considering the price of this unit I am more than happy to accept the lack of a…

stylepuppy says:

Update for BBC iPlayer… The Sagemcom DS186 STB looks and feels quite cheap and plasticky when you first unpack it but once it’s installed beneath your TV it’s really a non-issue. Luckily the remote control feels more substantial and is comprehensive and clearly laid-out. The onscreen user-interface is also clear and easy to navigate and quite responsive in use.When this STB first appeared Sagem had claimed it would be compatible with BBC iPlayer after a future firmware update. The update took some time to arrive but is now available over-the-air or via Sagemcom’s website (I’ll post the URL in the comments) and can be installed manually by using a USB flash-drive plugged into the port on front of the unit. The update means you can connect your Sagemcom box to your broadband router using the ethernet port on the rear – note that it needs at least a 1Mbps connection. Now you can access BBC iPlayer via a special menu which appears when you press the red button (while watching BBC1) and watch…

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