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Refurbished - Freeview HD Set-Top Box with USB Recording, Pause, Rewind - August DVB400

  • £24.95
  • Brand: August
  • In Stock
  • Condition: Refurbished
    Colour: Black

  • Flexible Video Outputs: Choose between HDMI (supplied) for Freeview HD Channels or SCART for older TV models, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of televisions.
  • Comprehensive Aspect Ratio Options: Adjust the aspect ratio to 16:9 Pan & Scan, 4:3 Full, 4:3 Letterbox, or 4:3 Pan and Scan, allowing you to optimize the display according to your preference.
  • Versatile Resolution Switching: Seamlessly switch between 1080P, 1080i, 720p, and 576p resolutions, with automatic adjustment to your television settings for hassle-free setup.
  • Robust Parental Controls: Set up a pin-controlled parental system to block specific channels, ensuring a safe and controlled viewing experience for all users.

The DVB400 by August International is a sleek and stylish Freeview HD Set-Top Box, designed to enhance any interior. This medium-sized device is user-friendly and hassle-free to install, complete with included cables. Experience the joy of watching full 1080p HD Channels, with the added convenience of live channel recording and pausing. To access Freeview Channels, simply connect a roof-top or portable aerial, and for recording capabilities, insert a USB 2.0 Memory Stick. Say goodbye to missed shows with the reliable August DVB400

1080p Freeview Channels

Unlock the immersive world of Full HD Freeview channels including popular networks like BBC1, BBC2, ITV, C4, C5, BBC News, and many more by utilizing the HDMI output connection of the Freeview Receiver and Recorder. Setting up this device is a breeze, enabling you to effortlessly access and enjoy 1080p HD Freeview channels, ensuring a remarkable viewing journey. To explore the complete lineup of channels accessible in your locality,  visit the Freeview website for comprehensive information.

7-Day EPG (Electronic Programme Guide)

With the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) feature, effortlessly navigate through TV programmes across all channels for the upcoming week. This convenient tool enables you to swiftly browse through the schedule, empowering you to schedule recordings or even automatically switch channels. Tailor your viewing experience by saving and personalizing your favourite channels, simplifying the process of finding and enjoying the content you love.

Record, Pause and Rewind Television Channels

Experience the advanced capabilities of the August DVB400, which includes Timeshift functionality and a versatile Multimedia player. With Timeshift, you have the power to pause and rewind Freeview television, granting you greater control over your viewing experience. Recording your favourite shows is a breeze, with the convenience of a single click. Furthermore, you can effortlessly transfer recorded shows to your PC using a USB Memory Stick. The Multimedia player feature expands your entertainment options by allowing you to watch movies, browse through photos, and enjoy music stored on a USB Memory Stick. This flexibility enables you to relish your cherished shows repeatedly and curate a special collection of movies and shows for your child's enjoyment.

Settings and Video Outputs

Customize your viewing experience with the August DVB400 Set-Top Box, offering versatile aspect ratio options. You can choose between 16:9 Pan & Scan, 4:3 Full, 4:3 Letterbox, or 4:3 Pan and Scan, allowing you to optimize the display according to your preferences. Additionally, the resolution can be seamlessly switched between 1080P, 1080i, 720p, and 576p. The beauty of the August DVB400 lies in its automatic adjustment feature, which effortlessly adapts to your television settings. This ensures a hassle-free setup process and guarantees that you enjoy your content in the desired resolution without any manual intervention.

The August DVB400 offers flexible video output options to suit various television setups. You have the choice to utilize the supplied HDMI cable, which enables you to fully experience the Freeview HD Channels. Alternatively, if you have an older television model, you can opt for a SCART cable, ensuring compatibility and allowing the DVB400 to be connected to almost any television.

In terms of Parental Controls, the DVB400 provides a robust solution. By setting up a pin-controlled parental system, you can effectively regulate channel access. This feature allows you to block specific channels that you deem inappropriate or unsuitable for certain viewers. Before accessing the blocked channels, an access code needs to be entered, providing an additional layer of security and ensuring that only authorized individuals can view the restricted content. This feature enables you to have greater control over the viewing experience and create a safe and suitable environment for all viewers.


Display Output: 480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p - HDMI / Scart
Video Aspect: 16:9/4:3/
Auto Power: 100-240v @ 50/60Hz - UK 3-Pin Plug
Tuner Input: Single Standard IEC (162-2)
Tuner Passthrough: IEC 162-2
Digital Audio Output: Coaxial
USB Port: USB 2.0
Video Profile: MPEG, AVC, H 264 HP, AVC HD
Music: MP3, OGG

Box Contains:

August DVB400 Freeview Set-Top Box
Remote Control
HDMI Cable
User Manual

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Box says 'Boot', but nothing is on my TV screen?
A: Boot is the standard bootup message, and this is not a concern. Please check that the HDMI/Scart is fully inserted both in the box and your television, and check that the television is on the correct Source.

Q: What USB stick is compatible?
A: A 32GB up to 1TB NTFS Formatted USB 2.0 Memory Stick

Q: Will not record to USB Memory Stick.
A: Our Freeview boxes generally prefer using NTFS over FAT32. To format your USB drive follow the following steps, from the menu, Scroll along to ‘Media Player’ at the far right. Scroll down and select ‘PVR Settings’ Select ‘Format’ and Switch from ‘FAT32’ to ‘NTFS’ You will be able to record from here on out.
*Please note, formatting the stick will erase any data currently stored on it.

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