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Best Cable Boxes

Discussion in 'General Cable TV.' started by hiranuk, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. hiranuk

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    Hi

    I have been using a Zgemma H.2H on a VM cable line for 3 years, every year i have to buy another Zgemma as the one i had seems to have got very hot and it would not power up there would only be a "red" light when turning on the box. This has happened to 3 boxes.

    I know these boxes are cheap in price but i dont want to keep buying them every year.

    Does anyone have suggestions for a good enigma 2 linux cable box? not concerned about the price.

    Thanks
     
  2. Willo3092

    Willo3092 TK Veteran Forum Supporter

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    You won't go far wrong with this and you get 8 cable tuners:

    VU+ Uno 4K SE 1x DVB-C FBC Tuner (8 demodulators) Linux Enigma 2 PVR Receiver UHD 2160p
     
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  3. hiranuk

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    Thanks. Can this box record one channel while watching another channel? can timers be set for recording?, does it have a good size hard drive or do you have to use an external hard drive? thanks
     
  4. pabloescaban

    pabloescaban TK Veteran Forum Supporter

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    You can watch one channel whilst recording seven others :thumbsup:
    You'll need your own media to store recordings i should think
     
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  5. Willo3092

    Willo3092 TK Veteran Forum Supporter

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    The original uno 4K had to have an external hard drive but this new model takes an internal hdd.
     
  6. pabloescaban

    pabloescaban TK Veteran Forum Supporter

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    Have you actually sucessfully recorded 7 channels at once? - I can't imagine a situation when this would be required though...
     
  7. Willo3092

    Willo3092 TK Veteran Forum Supporter

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    Only when I first got it to test it. Yes they all recorded successfully.
    I mainly use mine to record FTA, obviously a line provider isn't going to be happy about recording 8 premium channels at the same time ;)
     
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