Feeds

TVonics touts tiny digital telly tuner

The Essential Guide to IT Transformation

What's the most simple way to turn an analogue telly into a digital Freeview viewer? According to UK manufacturer TVonics, its MFR-300 gadget is.

The 70 x 54 x 27mm unit plugs straight into your TV's antenna port - it has an co-ax aerial socket of its own - and once powered up searches out and maintains a list of channels you can then select using the supplied remote control.

TVonics MFR-300

TVonics' MFR-300: 'set-back' box

Like any other Freeview set-top box, the MFR-300 sports an eight-day programme guide. It also has a built-in CPU that, TVonics claimed, makes for "exceptionally fast and responsive" red-button text services.

The gadget's also compatible with broadcast programme Audio Description feeds, so it's handy for folk with seeing difficulties.

Available now, the MFR-300 costs £50. A version without Audio Description support, the MFR-200, costs £40.

Related Review
TVonics DVR-250 Freeview Playback DVR

Boost IT visibility and business value

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
The Essential Guide to IT Transformation
ServiceNow discusses three IT transformations that can help CIO's automate IT services to transform IT and the enterprise.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
How modern custom applications can spur business growth
Learn how to create, deploy and manage custom applications without consuming or expanding the need for scarce, expensive IT resources.
Build a business case: developing custom apps
Learn how to maximize the value of custom applications by accelerating and simplifying their development.