Pace DS810XE HD satellite receiver, 2006

Made:
2006
maker:
Pace plc

Two items: Pace model DS810XEHDTV set top box with remote control, 2007. This HD receiver can be used for receiving Freesat. Freesat came together formally in May 2007 as a non-profit joint venture between the BBC and ITV. It is a free digital satellite TV service currently offering over 140 digital channels including radio and interactive services, with High Definition from the BBC and ITV.

Pace model DS810XEHDTV set top box with remote control, 2007.

This HD receiver can be used for receiving Freesat. Freesat came together formally in May 2007 as a non-profit joint venture between the BBC and ITV. It is a free digital satellite TV service currently offering over 140 digital channels including radio and interactive services, with High Definition from the BBC and ITV.

Set top boxes that could work with televisions to receive channels in additional to the standard free-to-air terrestrial broadcasts became increasingly popular throughout the 2000s. Freeview was an digital free-to-air service introduced by a consortium of broadcast companies in 2002. The collection also includes a set top box for receiving programmes from cable television provider Telewest and a satellite television receiver.

Details

Category:
Television
Object Number:
2009-5080/1
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
type:
satelite receiver
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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