Amstrad DRX890W. Sky HD Box with 500GB hard drive and WiFi connection for Sky anytime services, and a HDMI ouput for your HD TV What is Sky+ HD? As we’re sure you know, HD stands for High Definition. High Definition TV pictures are lot sharper and clearer than standard TV pictures - with four time more detail than standard broadcasts. Sky are currently offering more HD content than any other UK broadcaster. Sky’s HD service is supplied with a special Sky receiver, the Sky HD+ Box, which is basically the popular Sky+ box with an output for connection to a high definition TV. HD picture quality - 720p and 1020i formats supported Record up to 80 hours of TV, or 30 hours of HD TV onto its built-in disk Watch one digital channel while recording another Record two different channels at the same time, while watching a recorded show Browse through a week’s worth of TV with the on-screen programme guide, selecting which shows to record Pause and rewind live TV (handy for when the phone rings). Use ’Series link’ to keep track of your favourite shows A collection of "on demand" content with Sky Anytime Take remote control of your Sky HD box over the Internet or from your mobile phone. The Amstrad DRX890Wis the latest Sky+HD Digibox to the market. Amstrad is owned by Sky and as such this product has gone through a much more intense testing than any other manufacturer of Sky+HD Digibox to ensure it offers exceptional quality with reliability to match; ideal to enjoy the very best of Sky television, both in standard and high-definition. The Amstrad DRX890W Sky+ HD Digibox design matches the existing HD models except for being slightly smaller, with its dark black curved shape and matching remote. The unit contains the larger *500GB capacity hard drive for recording even more of your favourite programmes with Sky+ (Sky+ requires an active subscription to Sky), allowing you to record up to 185 hours of SD and 60 hours of HD. *250GB personal storage; the remaining 250GB is retained by Sky for Anytime/VOD/3D services. To conform to EU legislation this Sky+HD Digibox comes with the new Sky ’off’ mode to allow you to switch off and meet the maximum 1watt power usage. This option is selected by pressing and holding the power button for 5 seconds until the digibox displays the red ’off’ light. In ’off’ mode the digibox will NOT record any scheduled recordings, download Sky Anytime content or support TV Link, so they have included a ’standby’ mode as well by just pressing the power button once, the digibox with go into sleep mode and display an amber light instead. A neat feature to meet all regulations.
Sky+HD Digibox with massive 500GB 7200RPM SATA hard drive
HD Remote Control (includes 2 x AA batteries)
UK Power Lead
CVBS Video Output
Digital Optical Audio Output
Digital Coaxial Audio Output
L&R Phono Audio Output (white and red) VCR/DVD Scart
Dish input 1 & 2
External SATA External Ethernet (RJ45)
Modem/telephone connection (RJ11)
USB Interface (x2)
There is NO RF output on the new model. An i/o link is required that is compatible with magic eyes.