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Alba STB 8

Alba STB 8
alaScore 72

14 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Alba STB 8. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Alba STB 8 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Alba STB 8 from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Satellite Receivers on

58% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Alba STB8 - Freeview Digital Set Top Box - Quick 2 ViewALBA STB8 FREEVIEW TV REMOTE GENUINE ORIGINAL

May, 2016

Expert review by: TechRadar (

Alba STB8 review


As plug-and-play as possible

Very plug-and-play ; Good AV performance and tuner

No separate audio outs ; Only one Scart

Jan, 2008

Expert review by: (

Alba STB8


The Alba STB8 is a budget digital Freeview box gives you access to over 40 Freeview channels and over 20 digital radio stations. With a seven-day EPG it also has one SCART socket round the back. The good With analogue switch-off looming it's time to...

Get digital telly at a recession-busting price – but don’t come complaining to us when the STB8 goes wonky after a few months. Alba STB8 is tagged with Alba and freeview box. Select a tag (Alba, for example) to find everything on The Gadget Show about...

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications


Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
MHP (Multimedia Home Platform): No
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: No
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: No


DLNA certified: No
Ethernet: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Decoding Systems

Betacrypt: No
Conax: No
Crypto Works: No
Free-to-Air: Yes
Irdeto: No
Mediaguard / SECA: No
Nagravision: No
Skycrypt: No
Terrestrial:FTA Non-Upgrade
Viaccess: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Reception Standard:Digital
Table / Portable:Table