FORTEC STAR 5900 Nagravision MPEG2 Free-To-Air Receivers and equipment
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Digital FTA Satellite Receiver

FORTEC STAR 5900

Discontinued - See other FTA receivers here

   

 

The Fortec Star 5900 satellite receiver provides digital free-to-air satellite reception along with the convenience of having one NAGRAVISION embedded slot that allows you to subscribe to NAGRAVISION encrypted programming (requires a smartcard).  Smartcard is not included with this receiver and it is supplied by the programming provider when you subscribe to their service. 

You can use this system to subscribe to the Paquete Digital para América on Hispasat 1C

This receiver is fully MPEG2/DVB compliant. It has an easy-to-use Electronic Program Guide (EPG) for On-screen Channel. Watch Free-to-air International & ethnic TV and Radio Channels  on Intelsat America 5 (97W), Galaxy 10R (123W), AMC4 (101W), Galaxy 3C (95W), and other satellites.  High quality and fast system! One of the fastest consumer receivers in the market today. Switches channels in a fraction of a second.

  • NAGRAVISION Embedded Smartcard Reader

  • Program up to 4,000 TV and Radio channels

  • Store up to 3 Favorite Channel Lists (100 channels each)

Retail box includes:

  • Receiver

  • IR Remote

  • 2x AAA Batteries

  • User's Manuals (English / French)

FEATURES:

  • Program up to 4,000 TV and Radio channels
  • Store up to 3 Favorite Channel Lists (100 channels each). 
  • On this model, the FAVORITE list is the only way you can manage and sort the channels.
  • 1 year, 10 event "VCR like" timer function
  • MPEG/Musicam Layer I & II, CD Quality Audio sound
  • Receives SCPC and MCPC
  • Electronic Program Guide (EPG) with Picture-in-Menu display
  • Satellite-by-satellite channel list
  • Subtitle and Teletext supported by OSD and VBI
  • Receives SCPC and MCPC
  • DiSEqC 1.0, 1.2, and USALS control compatible
  • NTSC/PAL automatic conversion
  • 256 colors On-Screen Display available in multi-languages
  • Software download via RS-232 connection

 

Specification

Value

CONDITIONAL ACCESS INTERFACE

Embedded System

NAGRAVISION

PCMCIA

none

DIGITAL TUNER & DEMODULATOR

Frequency Range

950 MHz to 2150 MHz

Input Impedance

75 Ohm

Signal Level

-65 to -25 dBm

IF Bandwidth

55 MHz / 8 MHz (Under 5 Msps)

Channels

Program up to 4000 Channels
SCPC and MCPC Receivable From C/KU Band

LNB Tone Switch

22 kHz +/- 2 kHz, 0.6 Vpp +/- 0.2V

LNB Power

13/18 DC, 14 /19 V +/- 5%, 0.5 A max, 0.8A peak overload protection

DiSEqC Control

DiSEqC 1.0, 1.2, 1.3, and USALS (Universal Satellites Automatic Location System  ) compliant

LNB Applications

Supports Universal, Single, Single S, and Wide Band

Demodulation

QPSK

Input Symbol Rate

1-45Mps / SCPC, MCPC

On-Screen Display

OSD

256 color On-Screen Display

Electronic Program Guide

Small picture screen on EPG

Languages (languages included vary by region)

English, French, Russian, Arabic, Persian, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Turkish, Norwegian, Danish, and Swedish

MPEG TRANSPORT STREAM A/V DECODING

Transport Stream

DVB MPEG-2 ISO/IEC 13818 Transport Stream Specification

Video

MPEG-2 MP @ ML

Input Data Rate

Max. 15Mbit/s

Aspect Ratio

4:3, 16:9 (Pan Vector or Letter Box)

Video Resolution

720 x 480 NTSC, 720 x 576 PAL

Audio Decoding

MPEG-1/2 Audio Layer 1, 2

Audio Mode

Stereo/ Dual Channel/ Joint Stereo/ Mono

Sampling Rate

32KHz, 44.1KHz, 48KHz

CONNECTORS

LNB IF Input

F type, IEC 169-24 Female

LNB IF Loop-through Output

F type, IEC 169-24 Female

Video

RCA Composite, S-Video

Audio

RCA and S/P DIF for AC3 pass through.

Serial Port

RS232C D-sub male type

RF MODULATOR

Frequency

470 MHz to 860 MHz

RF-Connector

75 Ohm IEC 169-2, Male/Female

Output Channel

CH 21-69 for the Demodulator

TV Standard

PAL B/G/I/D/K Selectable by menu setting

POWER SUPPLY

Input Voltage

90 to 260 V AC, 50/60 Hz~

Type

SMPS

Power Consumption

Max. 30W

Operating Temperature

0~40 C.

Storage Temperature

-40~65 C.

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS

Weight

2.5 Kg

Installation Guide

 

 

Note: 

Channels List

American FTA Channels

English

Arabic Channels

Arabic
Iranian TV Channels
VIETNAM Việt-Nam
European TV channels European
Thai TV Channels สยาม
Korean Channels 한국
Chinese Channels 中国版
Mexican and Spanish Channels

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ZERO-RISK WARRANTY

Comes with a 30-Day Zero-Risk Warranty!
Satisfaction Guaranteed or Your Money Back!

 
 

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