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Azbox is a great box allowing you to watch satellite TV program in DVB-S and DVB-S2 (both SD and HD channels), it allows you also to look at feed channels (4:2:0 and 4:2:2 (still under improving)).
You can watch all your High-Definition video (several file format and codec are supported: mkv, avi, divx, h.264, ...) in real HDMI 1080p output.
There are many web functions embedded: YouTube player, RSS reader, Web browser,...
There is a file manager integrated that allow you to manage your files directely from the box.
Both model have 1 Ethernet port (wired) and Premium has in standard a WiFi card and a universal remote control unit.
Both models allow you to connect a HDD via USB and the Premium allow you to connect an internal Sata HDD.
The Azbox HD support up to 2 tuners, either DVB-T, DVB-C (and later on DVB-S2).
This box combine all the multimedia functionnalities into one box!
Just have a look on this non-commercial site:
To find the technical specification and the user manual (english and french).
Make your own comparison chart with price / quality / functionnalities and you will see that Azbox is the right choice at the best price.