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DreamBox 500S Black

DreamBox 500S Black

DreamBox 500 DM-500S FTA Satellite Receiver DM500 (in black colour)

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DreamBox 500 DM-500S Overview
The Dreambox 500 DM-500S is the first Linux based DVB Receiver. This receiver runs on open-source software developed by hundreds of developers around the world. This is the ultimate machine. It has many different skins that can be applied to make the user experience completely customizable. If you're looking for a VERY powerful Dreambox 500, and something to have fun on, this is Dreambox DM 500S for you.

Dreambox 500 has a great EPG and supports Personal Video Recording. You can attach this unit to your Windows based network at home and record your favourite tv programs right onto your hard drive.

•DreamBox 500 DM-500S Satellite Receiver
•User Manual
•Remote Control
•Power Cord
•RCA Cable
•AC Adapter (110-240V input)

The Dreambox 500 DM500S is the smallest Linux satellite TV receiver, with 1 x Smartcard-Reader.
•250 MHz IBM PowerPC Processor (350 Mips)
•2 LED status
•Linux Operating System
•Full automatic service scan
•Supports directly bouquet-lists (indirect unlimited)
•Supports multiple LNB-Switching control (supports DiSEqC)
•1 x Smartcard-Reader
•Unlimited channel lists for TV/Radio
•SPDI/F interface for digital bit stream out (AC-3 / DTS)
•MPEG2 Hardware decoding
•Channel-change time < 1 second
•Fully adaptable OSD in many languages (skin-support)
•100Mbit full duplex Ethernet Interface
•Supports EPG (electronic program guide)
•1 x Scart-interfaces (fully controlled by software)

Video decoder:
Video Compression MPEG-2 and MPEG-1 compatible
Video Standard PAL and NTSC
Video Formats 4:3 / 16:9
Footage 16:9, automatic assimilation for 16:9 TV-Device (over Scart)
Letterbox precolating for 4:3 TV-Device Audio decoder:
Audiokompression MPEG-1 & MPEG-2 Layer I and II
Audio Mode Dual (main/sub), Stereo
Frequency: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 16 kHz, 22.05 kHz, 24 kHz

Video parameter:
Input Level FBAS 1 Vss +/- 0.3 dB on 75 Ohm
Teletext filter in conformity with ETS 300 472 Standard
Output: FBAS,RGB,S-VHS over OSD selectable
Frequency Range 950 .. 2150 MHz
Signal Level - 65 dBm .. - 25 dBm
Signal-to-Noise Level 12 dB max.
DBS-Tuner Input Connector F-Type female
Input Impedance 75 Ohm
AFC +/- 3 MHz
Demodulation Shaped QPSK
Input Symbol rate 2 .. 45 Mbaud/s, SCPC / MCPC
FEC Viterbi and Reed-Solomon
Viterbirate 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, automatic assimilation
Roll-off Factor 35 %
Demultiplexing according ISO 13818-1

100 MBit compatible, bi-direktional interface
Function Update of Firmware and Preprogramming

LNB Power and polarisation:
LNB Current 500mA max. ; short-circuit-proof
LNB Voltage vertical < 14V without load, > 11,5V at 400mA
LNB Voltage horizontal < 20V without load, > 17,3V at 400mA
LNB shut-off at Standby-Mode

Count of active satellite position:
DiSEqC - Rotor Control

Output digital:
Output Level 0,5 Vss on 75 Ohm
Sampled Data Filtering 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
S/PDIF-Output optical (AC3)

Output analog:
Output Level L/R 0,5 Vss on 600 Ohm
THD > 60 dB (1 kHz)
Crosstalk < -65 dB

Serielle Interface RS 232:
Typ RS232 bidirectional
Bit rate 115,2 kBit/s max.
Plug Connector SUB-D-9
Function Update of Firmware and Preprogramming

Power consumption:
< 10W / 12V

Input voltage:
DC12V,alternating acurrent +/- 15%
Extern power supply:
110-240V AC / 50-60Hz / 0,6A
12V = / 1A

Ambient Temperature +15°C...+35°C
Humidity < 80%

Dreambox 500 DM-500S comes with 1 year parts and labor Manufacturer Warranty.


The Dreambox 500 is made by Dreambox for Free-To-Air use only and is warranted only against manufacturer defects for such use. We do not support piracy or any illegal third party software/server, and if used, it will void the store and manufacturer's warranty. We do not warranty your attempts to circumvent any satellite signals that are not public (Free-To-Air or FTA) signals. This product is produced and sold in order to pick up educational and local channels across the world that the provider does not charge for. When you buy Dreambox FTA product, your product will be sent to you with the latest factory or official software/firmware available at the time when the unit is manufactured.

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