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DreamBox DM 500

DreamBox DM 500
alaScore 86

235 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 235 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the DreamBox DM 500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 235 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for DreamBox DM 500

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 11 user reviews of DreamBox DM 500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Amazon.co.uk.

73% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Dream-Multimedia-TV DreamBox DM-500S - Satellite TV receiverDreambox Multimedia DM 500-S HD DVB-S TV ReceiverDVB-S Receiver Dream DreamBox DM500S

Consumer review by:

Amazon.com review summary for DreamBox DM 500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of DreamBox DM 500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Satellite Receivers on Amazon.com.

45% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: DREAMBOX 500S SATELLITE RECEIVERDREAMBOX 500S SATELLITE RECEIVER

Expert review by:

Dreambox DM500 HD review

 

The venerable DM500 gets a hi-def reboot but welcome Linux-based flexibility comes at a price

Physically compact ; AV quality – especially from HD ; Responsive

Rather expensive ; No display or front panel controls ; No hardware blind search

Product Specifications

You get an authentic German made Dreambox 500S from AdultFunShop, the smallest Linux satellite TV receiver. Box Includes: Dreambox 500s, Remote control, 250 MHz PowerPC Processor (350 MIPS), Linux Operating System, DreamCrypt embedded, 1 x Smartcard-Reader, MPEG2 Hardware decoding, COM port V.24/RS232, 100Mbit full duplex Ethernet Interface, 2 Status - LED, 32 MByte RAM, Unlimited channel list for TV/Radio, Channel change in less than 1 second, Fully automated channel scan, EPG-Support (Electronic Program Guide), Supports multiple LNB switches (DiSEqC), Adoptable OSD (Skin-support), SPDI/F optical TOTX178 AC-3 output, 1 x SCART output, A/V output (Audio / Video Cinch), External 12V power supply, Dimensions: 8 x 2 x 5 inches.

Configuration

1080p Upscaling: No
Built-In Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HDTV: No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): No
MHP (Multimedia Home Platform): No
Show View: No
Twin Tuner: No

Connectivity

DLNA certified: No
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

Decoding Systems

Betacrypt: Yes
Conax: Yes
Crypto Works: Yes
Free-to-Air: No
Irdeto: Yes
Mediaguard / SECA: Yes
Nagravision: Yes
Skycrypt: Yes
Terrestrial:Not Applicable
Viaccess: Yes

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Category:Receiver
DVB-C: No
DVB-S:DVB-S (SD)
DVB-T: No
Reception Standard:Digital
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