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  • Viewsat Platinum Review

    The Viewsat Platinum is the Viewsat Lites big brother. This Free To Air satellite receiver includes a card reader and an fiber optic audio output. This STB also includes a universal remote.

    Features:

    Fully MPEG-2 & DVB Compliant
    160 MHz Connexant Processor
    16 Mb SD Ram
    Input Frequency 950-2150MHz
    Supports EPG, PIG
    Supports SCPC & MCPC from C / Ku-band
    1 LNB Input Tuner with Loop Through IF Signal
    Tuner Symbol Rate : 1-45MS/s
    Front panel card reader (X Crypt Conditional Access System)
    Fast Booting & Auto Scan
    Quick Channel Changing
    Max. 4000 Channels (TV & Radio) Programmable
    User Friendly 256 Colors OSD & Easy GUI
    Multi OSD Language supported
    Radio Channel Background Display
    Favorite Channel List Programmable
    Master PIN Code Function & Parental Lock Function
    Universal Remote (Platinum & Xtreme)
    100 Steps Volume Control
    Automatic Detection of Forward Error Correction
    Window based S/W Download Program Supported by RS232 Serial Port
    Set to Set Download (Main Program, Channel Data)
    4:3, 16:9 Letter Box & Teletext using OSD
    7 Segment-4 Digit Display
    5 Keys on the Front Panel (Power On/Off, Channel
    Up/Down, Volume Up/Down)
    Various LNB Polarity Control
    22KHz Switching Control
    6 RCA Output for Video, Audio L/R
    Optical Output for Digital Audio (Platinum & Xtreme)
    S-VIDEO Output
    RF-Modulator Output
    Power Switch

    Technical Specifications:

    Power Supply
    Type: SMPS
    Input Voltage: AC 95V~240v 50Hz / 60Hz
    Fuse Rating: 250V/T2A


    Tuner
    Input Frequency: 950 ~ 2150MHz
    Input Signal Level: -65 ~ -25dBm
    Input Impedance: 75ohm Unbalanced
    Connector Type: ‘F’Type Female
    LNB Power Supply: 13V/18V, Max 500mA with Short Circuit Protection
    22KHz Tone: Frequency 22± 4KHz, Amplitude 0.6±0.2Vpp
    DiSEqC: 1.0 , 1.1, 1.2, USALS(1.3) Compatible
    Channel Selection: PLL Frequency Synthesizer


    Demodulator
    Type: QPSK Demodulation (DVB-S)
    Symbol Rate: 1 ~ 45 MS/s
    Inner FEC: Viterbi Convolutional Coding
    Rate 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
    Outer FEC: Reed Solomon Coding(204,188) T=8


    Video Decoder
    System Decoding: MPEG-2 ISO/IEC 13818-2
    Profile and Level: MPEG-2 MP@ML
    Data Rate: 1 ~15 MB/s
    Video Formats: 4:3(Normal) & 16:9(Widescreen)


    Audio Decoder
    System Decoding: MPEG-1 ISO/IEC 11172-3 Layer I & II
    Audio Mode: Mono, Dual, Stereo, Joint Stereo
    Sampling Frequency: 32, 44.1, 48 KHz

    Audio/Video Output
    Audio Output: 2 RCA Cinch (1 on LIte Model)
    Video Output: 2 RCA Cinch (1 on Lite Model)
    Digital Audio: 1 S/PDIF Optical (Platinum & Xtreme)
    S-Video: 1 S-VIDEO
    COMPONENT: 3 RCA Cinch (Xtreme)


    RF Modulator
    Modulator Output: CH3~4
    Video Type: NTSC
    Output Connector: “F” Type Female
    Ant. IN Connector: “F” Type Female
    8. Serial Data Interface
    Signal: RS-232, Max. 115200 bps
    Connector Type: 9 Pin D-Sub (male)
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