With the much warned and anticipated "digital switchover" being rolled out soon the world over, people are looking to pickup digital TV boxes; if they didn’t have one already. While there are subscription packages available, one other option is a freeview box allowing for a wider selection of digital channels, with no monthly charge.
One such box is the Metronic Zapbox which coes with its own selection of HD channels along with HDMI compatibility. Lets see how it holds up to XSR’s testing.
- Metronic Zapbox T2 HD Digital Freeview Receiver
- Allows you to store up to 200 TV and Radio channels
- Quick and extensive 7 Day EPG
- Dolby Digital + Optical Audio out
- Automatic and manual channel search
- 1080p,1080i,720p 576p HD resolution format supported.
- DVB T2 Terrestrial
- 220/240V ± %10 AC 50/60Hz
- Remote Control 5
- Demodulation QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM with 1k, 2k, 4k, 8k, 16k, 32k FFT mode
- Frequency Band UHF/ VHF
- Channel BW 8 MHz /7MHz
- Profiles MPEG-4 H.264/AVC HP@L 4.0, MP@L 4.0 (HD)