Software update to convert Humax set-top box to DVR

Bring your own USB storage

Humax will next month roll out a firmware update that will allow its HD-Fox T2 Freeview HD set-top box to record programmes on USB-connected storage devices.

The T2 is a single-tuner device, so the update won't bring the box full DVR functionality, but you'll get the ability to pause and rewind live broadcasts.

Humax HDR-Fox T2

You'll also be able to record one programme while watching another - provided they're on the same multiplex. Recording a show while playing back another one off the same storage unit will also be possible. Ditto series recording.

The T2 is on sale now priced at around £149. You can read our review here - and see how it compares to other Freeview HD set-top boxes here. ®

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