DVR packages

Which UPC Direct package with DVR functions is the best for your home?

freeSAT/UPC Direct provides different packages with Digital Video Recorder (DVR) functions. These packages includes all HD satellite receiver with tv program recording and time shifting features. These devices have different characteristics and include different features.

The table below will help you differentiate our packages and identify which service is best for your home.

  DVR Ready Direct DVR
Satellite receiver
Philips HDDVR DRS8111 ***
Key benefits
  • Full HD
  • Manage you storage capacity with external hard-drive
  • Access to a selection of popular internet applications*
  • Compatible with your home network**
  • Package details
  • HD Quality
  • Record a program while watching another with the double tuner
  • Extended internal storage capacity
  • Package details
Record one channel while watching another
TV portal*
Tuner Single Double
Hard drive External (not included) Internal
Storage capacity 160 GB
Connections HDMI, S/PDIF, USB 2.0, Ethernet, SCART, RCA HDMI, S/PDIF, SCART (x2), RCA
Audio Dolby Digital Plus
Resolution 1080p 720p

* requires connection / subscription to the Internet (not included). 3 applications available to navigate among Facebook, Youtube and Picasa contents.

** requires a Home Network (LAN) and DLNA Certified® devices (not included)

*** Philips HDDVR DRS8111 is the default satellite receiver provided with this offer. Due to compatibility issues with TV set or to stock issues, it may be replaced by another receiver equivalent or with higher capabilities such as HUMAX UD-HDR.

Direct DVR ready, Direct DVR options requires a minimum of Direct medium package subscription.

UPC DTH S.à r.l. is not be responsible of the data stored/recorded on the hard-drive, internal or external. In case of satellite receiver failure or satellite receiver swap, former records may not be recovered.

More information about DVR features.