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Vu+ DUO

Vu+ DUO
alaScore 84

597 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 597 reviews of Vu+ DUO. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Vu+ DUO is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Martin Pipe (techradar.com)

Vu+ DUO review

 

Another HD-ready Linux 'black box' with PVR capabilities and networking attracts our attention and we're impressed

Plenty of third-party support, thanks to open-source nature ; Strong AV performance ; Networkability

DiSEqC problems with external positioner ; No blind search ; No standby button

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications

Certificates

Energy Star certified: No
RoHS compliance: No

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No
Hard Drive Size:2.5
HDD recording: Yes

Display

Display:LCD / VFD
Display digits:16

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240 / 100-250
Power consumption (standby):0.5 / 1
Power consumption (typical):25 / 30 / 60

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, MP1 / AC3, MP3 / MP3
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4 / MPEG2, MPEG4
Video formats supported:H.264,MPEG1,MPEG2 / H.264,MPEG2,MPEG4 / MPEG2,MPEG4

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N
Hard Drive Size:2.5 / 2.5/3.5
HDD recording:Y

Memory

Flash memory:1024
Internal memory:2048
Internal memory type:DDR3

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100 / 10,100,1000 / 100
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:No / Y / Yes

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 80
Operating relative humidity range:0 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):15 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 45 / 15 - 35

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):15 x 11 x 2.36
HDMI: Yes
VCR scart in:1

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1 / 2
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1 / 3
Composite video out:1
DC-in jack:No / Y / Yes
Digital audio optical out:1
eSATA ports quantity:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI version:1.4
RS-232 interface:Y / Yes
S/PDIF out port:Y / Yes
SCART ports quantity:1 / 2
SmartCard slot:Y / Yes
SmartCard slots quantity:1 / 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240 / 100-250 / 110-230
Power consumption (standby):0.5 / 1
Power consumption (typical):15 / 25 / 30

Processor

Built-in processor:Y / Yes
Processor frequency:1300 / 400

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No

Technical Details

Audio output channels:2.0
Color of product:Black / Black, Grey
Demodulation:8PSK,QPSK
Digital Satellite Equipment Control (DiSEqC):1.0, 1.1, 1.2 / 1.0, 1.1, 1.2, USALS / 1.2
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Frequency range:47 - 2150 / 950 - 2150
Handheld remote control:Y / Yes
Input frequency range:950 - 2150
Interactive TV: No
Number of tuners:1 / 2
On Screen Display (OSD):Y / Yes
Operating system installed:Linux
Plug and Play:Y / Yes
Remote Control Type:IR
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:9
Serial interface type:SATA
Video output - digital:2

Teletext

Teletext function: Yes

Video

3D:Y
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL G
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Digital signal format system:DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T / DVB-S / DVB-S, DVB-S2 / DVB-S2
Full HD:No / Y / Yes
Personal Video Recorder (PVR) included:Y / Yes
Picture-in-Picture:Y / Yes
Signal source:Cable, Terrestrial / Ethernet (RJ-45), Satellite / Satellite
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 576p, 720p / 576p,720p,1080i,1080p
Tuner Type:Analog & digital / Digital
Video Resolutions:720 x 480,720 x 576,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:11 / 11.4 / 9.06
Height:2.36
Weight:4.41 / 7.05 / 8.82
Width:13.4 / 15