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Vu+ Solo2-F

Vu+Solo2  Full HD DVB-S2 Twin Linux Satellite Receiver


This is the new generation of Linux-based high-end Twin Tuner Full HD Receivers providing an unprecedented multimedia experience. You may have heard of the famous Vu+ Duo. Well this is the updated model with an even faster processor and picture in picture ability.  We have set it up specially for New Zealand so that it has all the Satellite options plus is able to receive the worlds best Internet IPTV on demand TV in HD.  Both FREEVIEW and SKY channels are all loaded with other Satellite bouquets.  The ultimate in Satellite technology.  12v DC & 230v~   

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Vu+ Solo2 features in Brief
Full HD 1080p digital satellite receiver for digital TV Freeview / SKY with subscription Card) and radio programmes. Open Right hand front panel Flap Use the bottom Slot pins face down and inserted first.

The main feature of the 1300-MHz processor the VU+ Solo2.
Experience high definition TV with your VU+ Solo2.

Supplied with Vix Image - the best EPG and INFO screens
Transcoding function
Airplay feature
Opera Browser
HDMI 1.4
Gigabit Lan
12 character VFD display
External 12 V power supply
Supplied with instructions on getting IPTV / KODI and web content.

Vu+ Solo▓ Technical Information:
1300 MHz MIPS processor
256MB Flash
Gigabit Lan
1 x DVB Common-Interface Slot
2 x Smart Card Reader (Xcrypt)
3 x USB ports (1x front, 2x rear)
SPDIF optical audio output (digital)
1 x HDMI 1.4 video / audio output (digital)
1 x Scart (TV)
1 x RCA video output
2 x audio output (L / R) RCA (analog)

Unlimited channel lists for TV / Radio
EPG (electronic program guide) 8 day lists
Support of Bouquet lists Setup with all Satellites currently beamed for NZ
OSD in many languages and skin-support. Who would want to change Vix is the best
Automatic / manual channel search
DiSEqC 1.0/1.1/1.2, USALS
External 12 volt power supply
Power switch

VU+ Solo2 Specifications:
DVB-S2 tuner:
Input frequency range 950 .. 2150 MHz
Signal Level - 65 dBm ... - 25 dBm
Tuner Input Connector F-Type female
Input impedance 75 ohms
AFC + / - 3.5 MHz
QPSK and 8PSK demodulation
FEC Viterbi and Reed-Solomon
Viterbirate 1/4, 1/3, 2/5, 1/2, 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9
Roll-off Factor 35% Common-Interface:
Common-Interface Power Consumption max. 0.35amp /5V video decoding:
Video Compression MPEG-2 / H.264 and MPEG-1 compatible
Video Standard PAL G / 25 Hz, NTSC
4:3 / 16:9
Letterbox for 4:3 TV-Device Output Digital:
Output Level 0,5 Vss on 75 Ohm
Frequency: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
S / PDIF optical, coaxial (AC3) audio decoder:
Audio compression MPEG-1 & MPEG-2 Layer I and II, MP3
Audio Mode Dual (main / sub), Stereo
Frequency: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 16 kHz, 22.05 kHz, 24 kHz
Output analog:
Output Level L / R 0,5 Vss on 600 Ohm
THD> 60 dB (1 kHz)
Crosstalk <-65 dB Video parameter:
Input Level FBAS 1 Vss + / - 0.25 dB on 75 Ohm TV Scart:
Output: FBAS, RGB, Ethernet over OSD:
1000/100/10 MBit compatible interface USB:
USB 2.0 connector (3x) LNB power and DVB-S2 Tuner:
LNB Current 400mA max. , Short-circuit proof
LNB Voltage horizontal "no load 19.5 V" 17.6 V at 400mA
LNB Voltage vertical "no load 14.5 V" 11,8 V at 400mA
LNB is switched off in the standby mode, control of the satellite position:
DiSEqC 1.0/1.1/1.2 and USALS - Rotor Control Power consumption:
<13W (in operation, with LNB)
<12W (in operation, without LNB)
<0.5 W (Deep-Standby-Mode) Input voltage:
External power supply:
110-240V AC / 50-60Hz / 1,0 A
12V = / 3,5 A

Further information on VU+ Solo2:
Ambient Temperature +15 ┬░ C. .. +35 ┬░ C
Humidity <80%
Dimensions (W x D x H): 280 mm x 200 mm x 50
Weight: 2.0 kg without HDD

Please Note: This box is offered for sale to general users if they refrain from tinkering.  However competent enthusiasts with knowledge of networking, FTP, and Telnet/SSH they will be able to modify every setting imaginable to make this Linux receiver do things that go beyond the knowledge and support we offer here.

Amazing internet Forum support for this receiver. Google “Best Linux HD twin Satellite receiver” and see what we mean. Vu+ receivers Vu+Duo2 and Vu+Solo2 are at the top.

DOWNLOAD New Firmware Nov 2016 for New Zealand Satellite TV on the Help Desk page




Firmware includes reader for  SKY Cards labelled NZ45 and NZ07 and KODI, the FREE Internet TV streaming plugin.

Instructions for Loading new Firmware mentioned above. Extract zip file and place folder and contents called vuplus”. Note place firmware on small 4Gb USB stick.

Vu+ Manual

WHEN ONLY ONE SATELLITE LNB FEED is available to connected to the Vu+Solo2, to enable one to view and record different channels at the same time,  change to the receiver settings mentioned on the Help Desk page if you do not wish to use the latest firmware upgrade.

Quick start guide on the Help Desk page



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