The Humax HDR-1003S satellite receiver is a twin tuner PVR capable of recording to an internal Hard Disk Drive (HDD not included in this option). This Personal Video Recorder (PVR) permits the viewing of one channel and recording of another at the same time. It is one of only two Twin Tuner PVR boxes certified and approved for use with the Viewer Access Satellite Television (VAST) service. The VAST system incoporates the very latest satellite modulation, compression and encryption protocols which prevents the use of third party satellite receivers for VAST reception. The VAST box comes complete with a smartcard which is married to the box, preventing the smartcard being used in any other box (approved or not).
The HD-1003S comes with an ethernet port which, when connected to the internet, enables the play back of programs on ABC’s IVIEW and SBS’s ON DEMAND catch up services. Korean made, the Humax HDR-1003s features a polished interface, coupled with a very modern outer design. The remote control features large buttons for ease of use.
Other functionality includes the ability to play downloaded movies, music, pictures and media files with it’s built in Media Player. The HDR-1003s also allows you to share your recordings with other networked devices such as PCs and some dedicated media players.