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BlackBox 500S (DM 500S OEM)

The BLACKBOX 500S is an OEM product of the Dreambox 500S and is the EXACT SAME. You can use the same software too..

Original Price: £140.00
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Linux BlackBox 500S Specifications:
Q:  Whats the difference in the BlackBox and the DreamBox?
A:  Nothing, they are the exact same but just has the outer shell black.
Q:  Can I install the current software I am using and will it work?
A:   Yes.  The Dreambox software will work in the exact same way.

Unlike most poor manufactured versions of the Dreambox,
our exclusive box has excellent quality hardware . No Nonsense!

General Information

The DM 500S receiver runs on open-source software developed by hundreds of developers around the world. This is the ultimate machine. If you're looking for a VERY powerful unit, and something to have fun on, this is the unit for you. Not used for Cable (i.e. Virgin) Used for Sky and other Satellite broadcasters.  The Dreambox 500S is by far the best FTA receiver in the market. Affordable in comparison to the DM7000 but with all the fixings. This FTA box is in a class of it's own.  Imagine full EPG functionality for all networks!!!!! No other FTA receiver can offer you that!

You can connect up to 4 different LNBs to a 4-way switch (included) and one output to the receiver. The Dreambox 500 will understand each individual LNB signal, and download all the channels for that satellite. For instance, if one LNB were pointing as Dish Network, you would set up LNB 1 to download all 300 DishNet stations (PPV, sports, everything). This would populate channels 1 - 300 on the system.

If LNB 2 were pointing at another satellite company, you would then be able to set up LNB 2 to download channels 301 - 600. This can continue for up to 4 different satellite signals. Potentially, with enough dishes, you could flip from channels 1 - 1200, without missing any stations!!

Legal Stuff

Attention: This receiver can card share in many ways including via IP.  It can also record straight to your pc and so much more.  It is illegal to view channels you are not subscribed to and DVBMonkey.com will not support such illegal activity.  This is sold as an FTA receiver.

Plug & Play

This product is Plug & Play ready for your FTA channels
with an electronic PDF manual so all you have to do is follow the very simple instructions.

NOTICE:  There is no Guarantee the Kaos image will be installed.
We try our very best to install but due to customs, they have asked us not to.>

The User Manual is in an electronic PDF format and not the paper back version.
The PDF can be emailed upon request.


  • 250 MHz IBM PowerPC Processor (350 Mips)
  • 2 LED status
  • Linux Operating System
  • Full automatic service scan
  • Supports directly bouquet-lists (indirect unlimited)
  • Supports multiple LNB-Switching control (supports DiSEqC)
  • 1 x Smartcard-Reader
  • Unlimited channel lists for TV/Radio
  • SPDI/F interface for digital bit stream out (AC-3 / DTS)
  • MPEG2 Hardware decoding
  • Channel-change time < 1 second
  • Fully adaptable OSD in many languages (skin-support)
  • 100Mbit full duplex Ethernet Interface
  • Supports EPG (electronic program guide)
  • 1 x Scart-interfaces (fully controlled by software)

Video decoder:
Video Compression MPEG-2 and MPEG-1 compatible
Video Standard PAL and NTSC
Video Formats 4:3 / 16:9
Footage 16:9, automatic assimilation for 16:9 TV-Device (over Scart)
Letterbox percolating for 4:3 TV-Device Audio decoder:
Audiokompression MPEG-1 & MPEG-2 Layer I and II
Audio Mode Dual (main/sub), Stereo
Frequency: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 16 kHz, 22.05 kHz, 24 kHz

Video parameter:
Input Level FBAS 1 Vss +/- 0.3 dB on 75 Ohm
Teletext filter in conformity with ETS 300 472 Standard

Output: FBAS,RGB,S-VHS over OSD selectable

Frequency Range 950 .. 2150 MHz
Signal Level - 65 dBm .. - 25 dBm
Signal-to-Noise Level 12 dB max.
DBS-Tuner Input Connector F-Type female
Input Impedance 75 Ohm
AFC +/- 3 MHz
Demodulation Shaped QPSK
Input Symbol rate 2 .. 45 Mbaud/s, SCPC / MCPC
FEC Viterbi and Reed-Solomon
Viterbirate 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, automatic assimilation
Roll-off Factor 35 %
Demultiplexing according ISO 13818-1

100 MBit compatible, bi-directional interface
Function Update of Firmware and Reprogramming

LNB Power and polarisation:
LNB Current 500mA max. ; short-circuit-proof
LNB Voltage vertical < 14V without load, > 11,5V at 400mA
LNB Voltage horizontal < 20V without load, > 17,3V at 400mA
LNB shut-off at Standby-Mode

Count of active satellite position:
DiSEqC - Rotor Control

Output digital:
Output Level 0,5 Vss on 75 Ohm
Sampled Data Filtering 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
S/PDIF-Output optical (AC3)

Output analogue:
Output Level L/R 0,5 Vss on 600 Ohm
THD > 60 dB (1 kHz)
Crosstalk < -65 dB

Serial Interface RS 232:
Type RS232 bidirectional
Bit rate 115,2 kBit/s max.
Plug Connector SUB-D-9
Function Update of Firmware and Reprogramming

Power consumption:
< 10W / 12V

Input voltage:
DC12V,alternating acurrent +/- 15%

Extern power supply:
110-240V AC / 50-60Hz / 0,6A
12V = / 1A

Ambient Temperature +15°C...+35°C
Humidity < 80%

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