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DreamBox DM 500S


$120.00 Released January, 2010

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Very good value, can be found for lower than MSRP. External 12V adapter conserves space. Facilitates filesharing with multiple other computers.

The Cons:Can be difficult to setup. Requires a great deal of knowledge or expertise of media sharing initially.

The Dreambox 500-S is a Linux open-source powered FTA satellite receiver. With the latest firmware provided, you get extending functionality to receive all satellite channels wide open.

Features

  • 250 MHz PowerPC Processor (350 Mips)
  • Linux Operating System
  • 1 x Smartcard-Reader
  • MPEG2 Hardware decoding
  • available tuner DM500: DVB-S, DVB-C, DVB-T
  • available tuner DM500+: DVB-S
  • V.24/RS232 Interface
  • 10/100Mbit compatible Ethernet Interface
  • 2 LED status
  • unlimited channel lists for TV/Radio
  • channel-change time < 1 second
  • full automatic service scan
  • supports directly bouquet-lists
  • supports EPG (electronic program guide)
  • supports own videotext
  • supports multiple LNB-Switching control (DiSEqC)
  • fully adaptable OSD in many languages and skin-support
  • S/PDIF Interface for digital bit stream out (AC-3)
  • 1 x Scart-interfaces
  • Size (W x D x H): 195 mm x 130 mm x 40 mm
  • Weight: 0,6 kg

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    Very good value, can be found for lower than MSRP

  • 1

    External 12V adapter conserves space

  • 1

    Facilitates filesharing with multiple other computers

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    Helpful customer service in relation to this product

Cons
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    Can be difficult to setup

  • 1

    Requires a great deal of knowledge or expertise of media sharing initially

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joseph
joseph: #dreambox_dm_500s I am intrested in electronics how to work with PC and connect etc.reciver I want to connect via cable to PC Jul 3, 11
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joseph
joseph: #dreambox_dm_500s I have Dream Box DM 500-S I like to connect to my PC and see the all softer how to read in DM 500-s. And if any other reciver also I have to see in my pc need platform from where I down load Jul 3, 11
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hanck2005
hanck2005: #dreambox_dm_500s Hi
I do have Dream Box DM 500-S
I byte on line and is not working just green light in the front
I have no idea how is working
I need help to mike it work
Thanks
Hamdi Jun 10, 08
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