Bush 500GB Freeview HD Digital Set Top Box with Smart Apps248/9502

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Never miss your favourite programs with this 500GB Digital Recorder from Bush. Record 2 channels at once, pause live TV and store up to 326 hours of recorded TV. This box also has smart on-demand services, ensuring you never miss out.

Settle to watch your favourite freeview channels, as well as some in hd.

Internet Portal with BBC apps.

Digital TV features:

  • Digital text.
  • Favourite channels list.
  • Auto setup.
  • Electronic programme guide.

Recording features:

  • Digital tuner.
  • 500GB hard drive.
  • 326 hours recording time.
  • Record 2 channels at the same time.
  • Record 1 channel whilst watching a previous recording.
  • Continual 2 hour recording buffer.
  • Series record.
  • Pause live TV.


  • 1HDMI output (one cable included).
  • 1 SCART socket .
  • 1 USB port.
  • Ethernet connection.

Additional information:

  • Upscales to 1080p.
  • Remote control batteries required: 2 x AAA (included).
  • Size H4.3, W23.1, D13.7cm.
  • Weight 0.7g.

Energy efficiency information:

  • On mode power consumption 11 watts.
  • Standby power consumption 0.5 watt.
  • EAN: 5055862301272.

291 reviews

Overall rating (4.3)

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5 / 5
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Great product, 1 problem

If setting a program on series record i.e. Coronation Street (at its usual program time) it also records on +1, when it's aired again in the morning ... Need to find a way to stop this Other than that, it is a great product

5 / 5
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Great buy!

Brilliant thing to have. Easy to set up and use. Did have a previous version which suddenly stopped working so decided to purchase the latest version and not been disappointed with it.

4 / 5
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Quality of EPG
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Perhaps not as good as previous Humax

Not quite as easy to use. Never quite certain as to whether a programme is going to be recorded. I.e. Can't find "recording list" . Recorded list fine. Had it 1 month - generally ok

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Questions & answers

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Can recordings be transferred to DVD disks?

Is it possible to transfer recorded programs from this HD recorder to dvd disks for playing on other TVs or PCs?

1 Answer

Hello, Thank you for your question. It is not possible to transfer recorded programs from the Bush 500GB Freeview+ HD Smart Digital TV Recorder to DVD from the Hard Disk Drive. More information about this device can be found at http://argos-support.co.uk. Thank you for using Argos Q&A.

Should this box fail to give correct picture quality,ie. No picture break-up in the area where sold, why is it excluded from retun policy. Under whau

Thanet is notorious for problem reception with HD. Until the product is tried, one does not know if it will work in any location. If it does not give the correct picture quality, then it is not fit for purpose and should be readily returnable.

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Hi there,

I have looked into this for you and can confirm that this product is excluded from the 30 day money back guarantee as, if it is deemed unsuitable, it cannot be resold to another customer as it is not in brand new condition if it has been opened and used.
However, I can confirm that if there is a manufacturing fault with the product this is covered by our 12 month guarantee.

I hope this information helps,
Thank you for using Argos Q&A


can you play normal dvds on this thanks

1 Answer

Hello LFC, Thank you for your question. I can confirm that the Bush 500GB Freeview+ HD Smart Digital TV Recorder cannot play DVDs. Thank you for using Argos Q and A.

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