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View21 Smart TV Box.

Access online entertainment with this internet ready View21 Smart TV box via the USB Wi-Fi dongle supplied. Using the remote control provided you can navigate the various features of this media player - you can even plan your viewing using the integrated 7 day electronic programme guide.Digital TV features:Digitally interactive.Digital text.Favourite channels list.Digital video broadcasting (DVB) subtitles available.RF loop.Auto setup.Auto scan for new channels.Now and next programme guide.7 day electronic programme guide (EPG).Audio description compatible.Recording features:Connectivity:2 SCART sockets (cable included).1 USB port.Additional information:Remote control batteries required: 2 x AAA (included).Size H3.95, W24.6, D13.1cm.Weight 0.35g.Energy efficiency information:On mode power consumption 4.93 watts.Standby power consumption 0.42 watt.EAN/Barcode No: 5053082000005
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Will this unit receive freeview hd channels
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ARCH
Location: cheshire
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Argos are wrong. The item has a Freeview logo on the front!! This seems to be a normal Freeview model but the View21 website indicates that models with HD and recording will also be available (soon?).
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miniminor
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Thank you for your question.

After looking into your query, I am sorry to confirm that this product can only view online entertainment only and does not have Freeview.

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Gender: Female
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Argos_Helper_61
Location: Acton Gate
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Will this box have a good product support and spares back up? I see its a Harvard product
Age: 17 or under
Gender: Male
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Barry from Watford
Location: berkshire
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I wonld not think so, but then again it might never get released due to the ammount of bugs
Age: 45 to 54
Gender: Male
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Baby David
Location: london
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Can I watch bbc iplayer on this box
Age: 35 to 44
Gender: Male
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Hash147
Location: London
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Hi, thank you for your question.

I have looked into this for you and can confirm that the View21 Smart TV Box does not have the facility to play BBC i-Player.

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Argos Helper
Location: Acton Gate
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Can I get Sky Sports news on this box.
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barnsley95
Location: London
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Hello, thank you for your question regarding the View21 Smart TV Box.

Having looked into your query, I can confirm that Sky Sports News is no longer available on freeview. You would have to subscribe to Sky in order to receive this channel.

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Argos_helper_64
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can you watch sky movies with this box
Age: 25 to 34
Gender: Female
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becks
Location: england
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Hi, thank you for your question.

I can confirm that the View21 Smart TV Box is to access online entertainment only.

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Argos Helpers 35
Location: Acton Gate
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Does this product convert my digital tv to a smart tv? Will i be able to use it to watch online tv such as 4 on demand & BBCiplayer & ITV catch up
Age: 35 to 44
Gender: Male
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bigtuffted
Location: worthing
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Hello, thank you for your question regarding the View21 Smart TV Box.

Having looked into your query, I can confirm that this product will not convert your TV to a smart TV; however, you will be able to access YouTube, Flickr, and Twitter.

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Argos_helper_64
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What online services specifically are accessible with this unit?
Will it allow streaming from:

YouTube
BBC iPlayer
ITV Player
4OD
5OD
Age: 35 to 44
Gender: Male
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Stanley
Location: SW London
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Hi, thank you for your question.

I have looked into this for and can confirm that the View21 Smart TV Box can access
YouTube, Flickr, and Twitter.

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Argos Helper
Location: Acton Gate
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hi, can i receive itv and bbc catch on this palyer ALSO CAN I RECEIVE CHANNEL 5 ON DEMAND ?
Age: 35 to 44
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PABLO
Location: EDEINBURGH
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Thank you for your question.

After looking into your query, I am sorry to say that the View21 Smart TV Box does not currently support ITV player, BBC iPlayer or Channel 5 On Demand.

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Argos_helper_62
Location: Acton Gate
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Will this unit work with an HD READY tv?
I have an HD READY tv but,at the moment,have no HD transmissions on Freeview in this (Central) region.
Age: 65 or over
Gender: Male
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Gramps
Location: Hathern,Leics
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Thank you for your question.

After looking into your query, I can confirm that this product is able to connect to any TV providing it is compatible with the products connectivity:

* 2 SCART sockets (cable included).
* 1 USB port.

Your TV does not need to be HD for you to be able to view this online content however you will need to have a USB port for your WiFi dongle.

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Gender: Female
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Argos_Helper_61
Location: Acton Gate
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where do you put the dongle
Age: 45 to 54
Gender: Female
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luby
Location: manchester
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Thank you for your question.

After looking into your query, I can confirm that the dongle should be put in the USB port, which is located on the back of the View21 Smart TV Box.

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Argos_helper_62
Location: Acton Gate
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