Pure launches Avalon 300R Connect


Pure has taken its first step into the world of vision with the launch of Avalon 300R connect, its first high performance HD & Freeview digital TV recorder.

With market leading features including versions of BBC iPlayer and YouTube, the easy-to-use Freeview+ HD digital TV recorder also has full integration with Pure’s leading internet radio and music services. Avalon 300R Connect is available in both 500GB and 1TB versions (SRP of £299.99 and £349.99 respectively).

State-of-the-art user interface

o Uses parent company, Imagination Technologies’ market-leading PowerVR graphics to deliver an attractive subscription-free TV viewing experience.

o User interface offers real depth and perspective, making the menus and channel guides a joy to interact with.

Watch live

o Free access to four HD channels from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4 plus over 50 SD channels.

o Pause and rewind live TV for up to two hours.

o  Use of ‘Picture in Picture’  lets users watch one programme whilst previewing other channels to see what else is on or coming up.


o 1TB version - up to 600 hours of SD or 250 hours of HD video recording.

o 500GB version – up to 300 hours of SD or 125 hours of HD video recording.

o Instant or series recording using the 8-day Electronic Programme Guide.

o Recommendation engine offers HD equivalents of programmes where available and prompts users when similar content is available for recording.


o Avalon is the only set top box to come with four HDMI inputs to allow the user to simplify their TV inputs and plug in other devices such as multiple games consoles and Blu-ray players.

o View photo slideshows.

o Create an easily accessible list of favourite channels.

o Choose from a range of effects to change channels such as page peel, water ripple, dissolve or random.

Coming soon...

In the coming months the feature set will be enhanced with access to millions of tracks via Pure music subscription service, and the ability to stream music wirelessly from Adroid or iOS devices through Pure stream technology.

To view the full press release and to contact the Pure PR team for review samples or high res images, please visit http://www.pure.com/purenet/press/