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Advanced PVR-ready HD Satellite Receiver

IDL5550 S

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The IDL5550S is an advanced Satellite multiformat High-Definition Set-top Box with Common Interface for the European markets. Uncompromising in its ability to deliver exceptional audiovisual quality, this receiver is packed with support for the latest digital TV and home entertainment standards including MPEG2, MPEG4/AVC and Dolby Digital, HDMI (with HDCP) connection and playback of the popular XViD, MP3 and JPEG formats over USB2.0. The IDL5550S supports watching High-Definition or Standard-Definition programmes at the best possible quality and feature an auto setup wizard that makes it easy for you to configure, use and connect to the latest display technologies. In addition, the products can output High Definition content to a HDMI display and simultaneously output a re-formatted Standard-Definition to a second TV or VCR.  The IDL5550S is PVR-ready and provides enhanced recording and library capabilities when used with an external USB2.0 Hard-Drive.

The unique design allows vertical or horizontal mounting and integrates with the latest trends in home audiovisual equipment.    


Additional Features

• Full HD support

• 6000 TV/Radio Channels

• 10 digit VFD

• Electronic Program Guide (7-Days EPG)

• JPEG & MP3 playback • Multilingual display system (inc. Russian & Nordic)

• Parental Lock

• Wide screen support 16:9, 4:3 and Letterbox

• Subtitles & Teletext

• Sleep Timer  


*Mass storage device required (not included).

**Ethernet is an option and not provided in all models

Product Specifications


General information

High Speed Data interfaces

High Definition and Standard Definition compatible

USB2.0 High Speed Host port

PVR ready

Software Upgrade

File sharing over home networks (Optional)

Download Through RS-232, USB or Ethernet

CI slots: 2, DVB-CI compliant

OTA Download (ASTRA 19.2°E)

CA slots: 1 (Conax optional)


Number of channels: 6000

Rear panel Interfaces

Number of favorite list: 8


Input connector: IEC169-2, Socket (F-connector for Satellite front end)

Loop Through Output connector: IEC169-2, Plug

EPG: Extended electronic program guide 7-days based on SI information

TV SCART connector:

CVBS (input & output), RGB/YUV (output)

L&R Audio (input & output)

S-Video (output)

Fast Blancking (output)

Slow Blancking (output)

JPEG and MP3 decoding

VCR SCART connector:

CVBS (input & output), RGB (input)

L&R Audio (input & output)

S-Video (output)


Digital Audio SPDIF: 1 * Coaxial, 1 * Optical

Satellite Front-End


Modulation: DVB-S/S2

YPbPr (component video)

Input connector: F-connector (with Loop-through)


Frequency range: 950-2150 MHz

USB host socket (Type A)

Symbol rate range: 1-45 MSym/s

Ethernet RJ45 (Optional)

Input level: - 25 to - 65 dBm

Serial Port: RS-232C (Female, DB-9)

LNB voltage: 13/18V max 400 mA

Blucom antenna (optional)

Tone control: 22 kHz


DiSEqC: 1.1, 1.2, USALS, Unicable™

Front panel


Standby, Channel up and Channel down buttons


10 digit VFD display

MPEG2, MPEG4/AVC decoder / Clock: 266MHz

1 Standby LED Indicator

Flash memory: 16 MB

1 IR Sensor

System memory: 64MB

2 CI Slots

Video memory: 64 MB

USB: host socket (Type A)



Video decoding

Power requirements

Data speed MPEG2 MP@HL, MP@ML, MPEG4 AVC high profile level 4.1

Mains input voltage: 90 to 260 V~

Max resolution 1920 x 1080

Mains input frequency: 50 / 60 Hz

Supported resolutions 1080i, 720p, 576p,Standard PAL

Power consumption: Max: 37W

Aspect ratio: 4:3 and 16:9, Automatic adjustment for 16:9 TV sets, Letter Box supported


Physical Specification

 Audio decoding

Size (W * H * D): 280 * 45 * 190

Mono, Dual channel, Stereo, Joint Stereo, MPEG1, MPEG2,mp3

Operating temperature: +5°C to +40°C

Digital Audio - via S/PDIF interface (coaxial and optical): Dolby Digital passthrough PCM data output

Storage temperature: -20°C to +60°C


Serial Port


RS232C: Transfer rate 115,200 bps

Remote Control unit


Batteries: 2 x AAA


Users Manual: English, German, French, Turkish, Dutch


A/V Cable:1 SCART to SCART cable, 1 HDMI cable (option)


Stands for vertical mounting




Regulatory compliance


Compliant to CE:

89/336/EEC (EMC)

73/23/EEC (low voltage directive)


89/336/EEC (EMC)


ROHS compliant


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