Sagem, a digital satellite box manufacturer, are said to be launching a range of Freesat digital boxes over the coming days and weeks. The range includes a DSI86HD Freesat HD digital box including HDMI output and a USB port believed to be available for accessing your home pictures etc, although not for recording content to. The box is expected to retail very soon through major and independent retailers for around £130.
In addition, Sagem will launch their own range of Freesat+ PVR’s, the DTR94250S will have a 250GB hard drive and the DTR94500S will sport a 500GB hard drive, similar in spec to the Harvard range and made to a similar quality; although the prices are expected to range from £250 for the 250GB model, to £300 for the 500GB version.
Argos currently have all three units displayed on their website:
Freesat’s official statement says;
Freesat is pleased to confirm the imminent launch of several new Freesat products. Sagem and Harvard are both developing new Freesat HD digital boxes and Freesat+ HD digital recorders that when available in the coming months, will increase the range of great value and high quality Freesat receivers on offer.