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alaScore 85

20 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Vu+ SOLO. 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+ SOLO is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Vu+ SOLO from The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Satellite Receivers on

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Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Nate Swanner (

TYLT Vu Solo wireless charger review


Wireless charging is more trick than treat for most smartphone users, but those able to take advantage understand its benefits. Set your phone down on a pad, and it charges. There are no fussy cables to pick up, and you don't risk screwing up your...

Jan, 2015

Expert review by : Jason Bouwmeester (



We take a look at one of TYLT's latest products in our VU SOLO review as Qi wireless charging is catching on and more companies are offering compatible wireless chargers.

Light, alignment ledge is a nice touch.

Charge indication light could be moved, bit on the pricey side.

The charge indicator light could use moving but the alignment ledge and sticky strips are nice additions to have in a wireless charger. Overall, the VU SOLO is light and works well with the devices we tested on.

Feb, 2015

Expert review by : Martin Pipe (

Vu+ Solo review


Budget receiver with good performance, plug-in support and media playback

Excellent picture/sound quality ; Nice design ; Firmware is versatile in most respects

OSD issues (resolvable) ; External HDD only ; Inflexible searches

Sep, 2011

Product Specifications

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No
HDD recording: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (standby):0.4
Power consumption (typical):12

File formats

Audio formats supported:AC3, MP3
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:MPEG2, MPEG4
Video formats supported:MPEG2,MPEG4

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N
HDD recording:Y


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100
Wi-Fi: No

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
RS-232 interface: Yes
S/PDIF out port: Yes
SCART ports quantity:1
SmartCard slot: Yes
SmartCard slots quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (standby):0.4
Power consumption (typical):12


Processor frequency:333

Technical Details

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Color of product:Black
Digital Satellite Equipment Control (DiSEqC):1.0, 1.1, 1.2
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Frequency range:950 - 2150
Handheld remote control: Yes
Number of tuners:1
Operating system installed:Linux


Teletext function: Yes


Digital signal format system:DVB-S, DVB-S2
Full HD: Yes
Personal Video Recorder (PVR) included: Yes
Signal source:Ethernet (RJ-45), Satellite
Supported video modes:1080i, 576p, 720p
Tuner Type:Digital

Weight & Dimensions