Freesat Boxes – A List of Freesat Receivers

August 25, 2017 – 07:50 am

Our list of Freesat satellite TV receiver boxes available in the UK, including HD receivers and hard-disc recorders

Freesat logo

To get Freesat, you will need a satellite dish outside your house pointing at the appropriate satellite. You’ll also need a Freesat receiver. A small number of TV sets have Freesat built-in, but for most people, it’ll be a case of buying a Freesat box.

Freesat Set-top boxes

Set-top boxes capable of receiving Freesat became available in May 2008. They are available from Currys, Argos and John Lewis.

Here are the main Freesat set-top boxes:

High-Def: No
Recorder (PVR): No
Connectors: 2 x SCART, LNB in/Out, Ethernet£30 – from Argos (Cat no: 532/1557)
High-Def: Yes
Recorder (PVR):No
Connectors: 2 x SCART, LNB in/Out, HDMI, Ethernet£69.99 – from Argos (Cat no: 532/2460)

Humax Foxsat HD
High-Def: Yes
Recorder (PVR): No
Connectors: 2 x SCART, HDMI, Component, USB, EthernetReview: Humax Foxsat Review

Humax Foxsat HDR
High-Def: Yes
Recorder (PVR): Yes
Connectors: 2 x SCART, HDMI
  • 320GB built-in hard-disk (up to 200 hours recording)
  • High Definition satellite TV recorder
  • Twin Tuner
  • Series link, pause live TV and 8 day EPG

Available for £249.99 from

Available for £215 from John Lewis

High-Def: No
Recorder (PVR): No
Connectors: 2 x SCART, LNB in/Out, Ethernet £54.99 – from Argos (Cat no: 532/1571)

High-Def: Yes
Recorder (PVR): No
Connectors: 2 x SCART, LNB in/Out, HDMI, Ethernet£94.99 – from Argos (Cat no: 532/1588)
High-Def: YES
Recorder (PVR): NoDiscontinued – Was £99.99 from Comet
The Panasonic TH-50PZ81B is the first TV set with a built-in Freesat receiver. This HD TV can receive the Freesat channels, including the HD channels, without subscription.The Panasonic PZ81 plasma TV is available in 42″, 46″ and 50″ versions.Check Pricerunner or Kelkoo.


Elenxs Elenxs Freesat V7 HD DVB-S2 Mini Satellite TV Receivers Support Youporn WiFi
Speakers (Elenxs)
  • Remote Control: Included. Package: yes. Model Number: V7.
  • Brand Name: Freesat. HDMI: Yes. Function: DVB-S2.
  • Color: Black. Support: Youtube Youporn.
  • PowerVu: Support. Biss key: Support. USB WIFI: 5370.
  • Product superior quality.

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