Powerful receiver for digital TV and Radio programs.


Main features are a 400 MHz processor the dreambox DM 8000 supports the Linux TV API



MPEG-2 / h.264 decoding

10/100MBit compatible Ethernet Interface

DVD support

Twin-DVB-S2 tuner ALPS rev:M 801 tuner!!!

optional DVB-C or DVB-T

mixable, plug & play

big size OLED display   


Technical data


400 MHz MIPS Processor

Enigma 2, Linux Operating System

brilliant big-size OLED - Display

MPEG-2 /H.264 Hardware decoding

TWIN DVB-S2 tuner ALPS rev:M 801 tuner!!!

2 x Plug&Play tuner sockets

   optional for DVB-S, DVB-C or DVB-T

4 x DVB Common-Interface Slot

2 x Smartcard-Reader (Dreamcrypt CA)

V.24/RS232 Interface

Integrated Compact Flash and SD Card Slot

10/100 MBit compatible Ethernet Interface

3 x USB 2.0 (1 x front, 2 x back)

S/PDIF Interface for digital bit stream out (AC-3)

2 x Scart-interfaces


YPrPb (Component)


Audio/Video cinch out

128 MByte Flash, 256 MByte RAM

2 x integrated SATA

     - support for internal HDD 3,5" in any capacity

     - support for SATA SlimLine DVD

embedded WiFi (Mini-PCI device inl. antenna)

unlimited channel lists for TV/Radio

channel-change time < 1 second

automatic service scan

directly bouquet-lists

EPG (electronic program guide)

Videotext Decoder

multiple LNB-Switching control (DiSEqC)

OSD in many languages and skin-support



DreamBox DM8000 technical data


Frequency Range 950...2150 MHz

QPSK Demodulation EN 302 307

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 and 8PSK

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 Power Consumption max. 0,3A/5V


Video decoder:

Video Compression MPEG-2 / H.264 and MPEG-1 compatible

Video Standard PAL G/ 25 Hz, NTSC

Video Formats 4:3 / 16:9

Letterbox for 4:3 TV-Device


Audio decoder:

Audiokompression 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


Output digital:

Output Level 0,5 Vss on 75 Ohm

Sampled Data Filtering 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz

S/PDIF-Output optical, coaxial (AC3)


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-Video





Serielle Interface RS 232:

Typ RS232 bidirectional

Bitrate 115,2 kBit/s max.

Plug Connector SUB-D-9

Function: Update of Firmware



10/100 MBit compatible interface

Function: Update of Firmware



USB 2.0 connector (3x)


SATA Interface:

for internal HDD

Compact Flash - Reader

SD Card - Reader


LNB power and polarisation per tuner:

LNB Current 500mA max.; short-circuit-protected

LNB Voltage vertical < 14V no load, > 11,5V at 400mA

LNB Voltage horizontal < 20V no load, > 17,3V at 400mA

LNB power off in Standy mode


Count of active satellite position:

DiSEqC 1.0/1.1/1.2 and USALS (Rotor Control)


Power consumption:

< 30W (in operation, horizontal polarization / 400mA LNB current)

< 25W (in operation, no LNB)

< 1W (Deep-Standby-Mode)


Input voltage:

230V / 50 Hz alternating current +/- 15%

110V / 60 Hz alternating current +/- 15%


Physical specification:

Ambient Temperature +15°C...+35°C

Humidity < 80%

Size (W x D x H): 430 mm x 280 mm x 90 mm

Weight: 3,0 kg  without HDD a. DVD