BT Youview Zapper Box Video Review
BT YouView Zapper Smart TV Box Full Specifications
Watch catch up TV where it should be - on your TV!
Everyone loves great TV, it's frustrating when you miss a great show - and it's never quite the same on a computer. Wouldn't it be good if you could combine the simplicity and value of Freeview with the choice and convenience of catch-up and on-demand services - all on your own TV?
Now you can watch the TV you want when you want - in HD. Access all the key catch up TV players, including BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4OD and UK TV. No subscription needed and no satellite dish required.
Scroll back up to 7 days
Are you out and about at the time your favourite TV show is on? No problem, with the new BT YouView box our unique programme guide goes back in time, so you can watch shows from last night or last week. Not only can you scroll back 7 days and watch the TV you may have missed, you can also scroll forward so you see what will be on.
Watch the Netflix series you love*
Sit back, relax, and watch the box sets everybody's talking about. It's a world-class range, with classic titles alongside exclusive Netflix shows and great movies. And, with the Netflix mobile app, you can watch it in HD on your mobile, tablet or laptop.-*Subscription to Netflix required.
What are the other key benefits?
- Pause and rewind live TV
- Access to subscription services on your TV including Netflix, BT TV and Now TV
- Intelligent search
- Access to HD channels
- No Fan for silent operation
- The most compact YouView box on the market - ideal for the bedroom, kitchen or Living room
Pause live TV
Phone ringing? Missed a bit? You can pause and rewind live TV and pick up where you left off or simply rewind to watch again. Make sure you never miss the match winning goal or the important scene in your favourite soap.
Find TV you want with our Intelligent search
To make sure that you only watch the TV you really want to watch, with YouView you can use an Intelligent Search across all live TV, catch up services and on demand that allows you to search by key words. You can also search by programme type e.g. Comedy / Films / Childrens entertainment and YouView will present suggestions from all of the catch up players and on demand. This means you'll always find something interesting whatever time of the day or night.
No fan for silent operation
With the new BT YouView box you will have no distractions from your viewing with convection cooling meaning there is no noisy fan
Worried about what they're watching?
We know that everyone wants to protect their kids and with the YouView box you can put in place PIN protection for programmes with age ratings of 15, 16, and 18. This feature applies to live TV or scrolled back programmes.
Designed so that everyone can enjoy it
We have designed an ergonomic remote control for ease of use.
There is also an easy shortcut button to get subtitles on live TV and recordings.
For the visually impaired we have an easy shortcut button that starts and stops audio description.
Other technical information
- It has a HDMI connection
- The box is Surround sound compatible