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Digital TV (PVRs) now available in New Zealand

Digital TV Personal Video Recorders (PVRs) now available in New Zealand

Freeview is the new Free to Air digital television service available now to all New Zealanders. Freeview Digital TV provides clearer pictures, sharper sound and a better choice of programmes than current analogue technology. New Zealander's can access Freeview nz digital TV programmes now through a Freeview or Free to Air Set Top Box and a satellite dish.

New Zealand Freeview Digital Satellite TV can now be recorded using a Personal Video Recorder (PVR). A PVR allows you to record TV or radio signals from the satellite, and then play them back whenever you wish.

Available now from is the Hyundai HSS-880HCI+ with twin tuners that allow you to record one program while you watch another. Time shift recording allows you to pause a live broadcast and return to it moments or hours later and continue where you left off. The 160GB hard disk inside allows one to record a duration of 88 hours of programs.

The new UltraPlus 880 micro PVRs have also just arrived at and feature the most advanced digital satellite receiver technology available. Simply connect an external USB 2.0 HDD and you can schedule programs to be recorded from the EPG (electronic program guide).

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