Sagemcom Digital

DTR94250S freesat recorder

With our freesat DTR94250S HD recorder you can enjoy over 170 TV channels and 24 radio stations, including all the HD programmes subscription free!

The 250GB hard disk means you will never miss your favourite programme again. You can set recording from the 8 day programme guide and you can even record the entire series at the touch of a button. With the Twin Tuner you are able to watch one digital channel while recording another or record two channels simultaneously whilst watching a previous recording.

*Note: Minimum 1 Mbps broadband connection required

            Satellite dish required / Uses your existing stallite dish

Key Features

250 GB Hard Disk

Up to 125 hours recording time

8 day programme guide

Teletext and subtitles

Free HD programmes

Full UK coverage

Hardware Specifications

Demodulation DVB-S / DVB-S2


Video de-coding MPEG-4

Audio de-coding Stereo 2.0 / AC3 / E-AC3


RF Input

RF output

Audio Out

Video output 1 x HDMI, 2x scart (TV / AUX), USB

Included in the box

Freesat+ HD recorder

Remote control

Power cable


HDMI cable

User manual

Quick start guide


Unboxed dimensions 411 x 210 x 41

Weight of unit (boxed) 3.8kg

Weight of unit (unpacked) 2.3kg

Instruction - software update

Version SC604CB7.155

For an easy & successful manual software upgrade, please follow the steps below. If at any stage you are unsure please feel free to watch the video demonstration (a new window will open): Demonstration Video

If you still have questions please feel free to contact our technical team on 08450 900 316 (local rate call) or via e-mail:

1) Check your current software version

  • Press MENU on your remote control and select INFORMATION
  • Open the RECEIVER submenu
  • Check your software version (SW Version)

If your box use an older version than we recommend you perform manual update to ensure you get the most out of your product.

2) Prepare your USB key

  • Use a USB smaller than 4GB
  • Format USB key to FAT32
  • Store the SC604CB7.155 in the root directory od a USB media storage

Learn how to format your USB key: Formatting USB to FAT32

3) Perform the manual software upgrade

  • Disconnect your box from the power cable
  • Connect your USB key in the front panel of your box
  • Plug the power cable into the back of your box
  • The screen of the box will display "8888" for approx. 5 seconds
  • While "8888" is displayed, press the GREEN button on your remote control & than the M button (menu)
  • The box will now upload the software and display the progress on the screen by counting from 01-- to 04-- (this will take approx. 1 - 2 minutes)
  • When you reboot your box the new software has been uploaded.

You can check the successful upload by following step 1.

Instructions - OVER THE AIR (OTA)

Once we have started to broadcast a new software version over the air (OTA) your unit will automatically detect the new software within 30 minutes after being switched on.

  • Press "OK" if you would like to download the new software version
  • The screen will turn black while the unit enters the update mode
  • During the next 5-30 minutes (depending on signal strength) your unit will upload the software
  • The progress of four stages (repeatedly counting from 1 - 100P) will be shown on the box display & the length of the count-up depends on signal and current firmware
  • It is not unusual that your set-top box will reboot during the software update
  • Once the update (counting numbers) has been finished and the box shows "0000" on the display your product should work as usual

Please do not unplug the cables during the software update but wait until your box has rebooted and shows the time on the display.

Connecting the box to the TV and the satellite dish

  1. Plug the stallite dish cables into the SAT input connectors on the back of your DTR94250
  2. Plug the scart or HDMI cable into the back of your box
  3. Connect the scart or HDMI cable into the back of your TV
  4. Connect the power cable into the 12V connector on the recorder and then plug into the wall socket

Please note: To be able to watch a channel and record another one at the same time, you will require to plug 2 SAT dish cables into the 2 SAT input connectors.

Connecting your DTR94250S to your home cinema system

Your freesat recorder can be connected to your home cinema system. To do so, please use the audio connections at the rear of the box and TV.

Setting up DTR94250S freesat recorder

  1. Switch on your TV
  2. Switch on the Sagemcom box by pressing the "on" button
  3. An inital installation screen will appear. Press OK button on your remote control to start the installation
  4. The recorder start searching for the satellite signal
  5. Enter the full postcode (without any spaces) using the alphanumeric keys on your remote control
  6. Follow the onscreen instructions to personalise the box to your needs
  • Preferred Audio: Select your audio language
  • TV screen size: 16:9 or 4:3
  • HDMI resolution: 1080i, 576p or 720p
  • Parental code: Set a parental code of your choice (default code is 0000)
  • Now, the box will automatically scan for channels
Where to buy

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BBC iPlayer Data Sheet Product Video Software Update User Manual Download

If you require any assistance or have any questions about our freesat DTR94250S HD please feel free to contact us by:

Phone: 08450 900 316


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