Sky DRX890 Sky+HD Digibox 500GB (GRADE A)
SKY + HD DRX890 Digibox
GRADE A complete with 6 months manufacturers warranty
The Sky DRX890 (PVR5) is the very latest Sky+HD Digibox available. Sky now develop all their digiboxes in-house and as such this product has gone through a much more intense testing than any other manufacturer of Sky+HD Digibox to ensure it offers exceptional quality with reliability to match; ideal to enjoy the very best of Sky television, both in standard and high-definition.
This is a used Grade A receiver, it may have some minor cosmetic scratches.
The Sky DRX890 Sky+ HD Digibox carries a well crafted dark black (matt) curved shape, plus the improved smaller case design only found in this latest generation digibox; also comes with matching remote. The unit contains the larger *500GB capacity hard drive for recording even more of your favourite programmes with Sky+(Sky+ requires an active subscription to Sky), allowing you to record up to 185 hours of SD and 60 hours of HD.
*250GB personal storage; the remaining 250GB is retained by Sky for Anytime/VOD/3D services.
To conform to EU legislation this Sky+HD Digibox comes with the new Sky 'off' mode to allow you to switch off and meet the maximum 1watt power usage. This option is selected by pressing and holding the power button for 5 seconds until the digibox displays the red 'off' light. In 'off' mode the digibox will NOT record any scheduled recordings, download Sky Anytime content or support TV Link, so they have included a 'standby' mode as well by just pressing the power button once, the digibox with go into sleep mode and display an amber light instead. A neat feature to meet all regulations.
Please note that the Sky+ record functionality is free, but only available to those with a new or existing Sky subscription. You cannot use the Sky+ record functionality without a subscription, starting from €27.50 per month (this also applies to recording free channels; this is not possible without a subscription to Sky). To fully utilise the Sky Plus record functionality, you need to install aQuad LNBand second cable. This will allow you to record one channel whilst watching/recording another, or alternatively record two channels whilst watching something pre-recorded. You can still use the Sky Plus functionality with a single cable, but will be limited to watching the channel you are recording.
Sky DRX890 Sky + HD 500G User Manual and Guides
Sky DRX890 Sky + HD 500G Digibox Features
- Sky+HD Digibox with massive 500GB 7200RPM SATA hard drive
- UK Power Lead
- HDMI Lead
-Need a Scart Lead?
- HD Remote Control (includes 2 x AA batteries) * Optional- Please see below
- CVBS Video Output
- Digital Optical Audio Output
- Digital Coaxial Audio Output
- L&R Phono Audio Output (white and red)
- VCR/DVD Scart
- Dish input 1 & 2
- External SATA
- External Ethernet (RJ45)
- Modem/telephone connection (RJ11)
- USB Interface (x2)
- Aerial In
- RF Out 1
- RF Out 2 (9v)
* Please note that the Sky+HD digiboxes do not include Component outputs; for HD picture you must use HDMI
- Dimensions :: 346mm x 255mm x 73mm
- Weight :: 4.1kg