TV set-top boxes, they’re multiplying. Here’s our roundup of True’s competition, and our take on which one will best fit your tastes.
MODEL: True Visions Platinum HD
FEATURES: Auto OTA (over-the-air programming which automatically updates new channels or changes) and 145 True channels including 23 HD channels.
TOP CHANNELS: HBO HD, Fox, Star Movies HD, Nat Geo HD, History Channel, True Sport HD and MTV, EUFA Champions League, Calcio Serie A and Spanish La Liga.
PRICE: B2,000 with installation B2,155 monthly fee.
MODEL: PSI S-X
Thai Channels & Free TV
FEATURES: Supports 66 True channels, 65 PSI channels and free TV up to 900 channels from Thaicom 5 (Thai communications satellite) with no monthly fee.
TOP CHANNELS: Fox, Travel Channel, Star Soccer, T-Sports, Cartoon Club, True Music, Nation Channel, Home and Food Channel.
PRICE: B3,500 with installation.
MODEL: IPM HD Pro
FEATURES: Full HD 1080p supporting Dolby Digital 5.1 sound system, PVR, playbox, auto OTA, 11 free HD channels and 120 channels from Thaicom 5 with no monthly fee.
TOP CHANNELS: World Movies HD, Aniplus HD (cartoons), Film Plus HD, Sport 1 HD, Motor Sports HD and Fashion One HD.
PRICE: B4,900 with installation
FEATURES: Auto OTA, 142 channels from Thaicom 5 including 31 HD channels.
TOP CHANNELS: Fox Action Movie HD, Fox, Star Sports, Nat Geo Wild HD and All English Premier League games.
PRICE: B1,800 with installation and monthly fee from B599 for 24 months with one year free
MODEL: GMM Z HD
FEATURES: Full HD 1080p supporting Dolby Digital 5.1 sound system, PVR (personal video recorder) onto harddisk, auto OTA, can play external media files (mp3, wmv, jpg, png, avi, mpg, mp4), four free GMM channels, HD channels and about 300 channels from Thaicom 5 with no monthly fee.
TOP CHANNELS: GMM Theatre (movies and series), Nat Geo Wild HD, GMM Sport Two HD, Euro Sport HD.
PRICE: B4,700 with installation
MODEL: Sun Box
FEATURES: Auto OTA, about 300 channels from Thaicom 5 satellite and RS Satellite channels with no monthly fee.
TOP CHANNELS: Nation Channels, Cartoon Club, MTV Sea, Sky World, Movie Max and Sun Channel (Spanish La Liga, motors and movies).
PRICE: B2,990 with installation