The VU + Solo 4K UHD Satellite Receiver With Linux impressively presented, like the Ultra HD television of the future may hold in our home collection. The high-performance receiver with Linux is extremely fast program changes have to be available for about 499 euros this summer.
Update: As we have learned from Vuplus, the launch at the end of October / beginning of November has shifted. The price 499 euros was confirmed. The Vu + Solo 4K receiver also dive forward to in the first online stores. The VU + brand should already be many a household. The satellite receiver in the central and high-end segment are very popular and are bought by TV fans due to their great performance and many features. With the new VU + Solo 4K the manufacturer first appeared in the UHD world. The VU + Solo 4K could be with its quick program change thanks to Full Band Capture its competitors far behind. In addition, the Dual DVB-S2 tuner is a plug gable further VU + tuner can be extended. The powerful hardware, Gigabit LAN interface and the option of connecting 2.5-inch hard drives and external USB 3.0 data storage leaves no wish unfulfilled.
Inside the VU + Solo 4K a dual-core processor from ARM slumbers with 2x 1,500 Mhz (10,000 DMIPS) and 2GB of RAM. On 4 GB Flash memory all the important settings, information and programs are stored. The 3.5 inch TFT LCD monitor on the front information will be presented to or receive an instant program preview. The large display can also be deactivated. The VU + Solo 4K is, as the name suggests, to receive able UHD satellite signals and reproduce. Also 3D streams and encrypted signals (1 CI + slot) are not a problem.
On the back of us smile to two inputs for satellite signals and a digital audio output, an HDMI 2.0 output and a Gigabit Ethernet port. Two USB 3.0 are on the back, along with a USB 2.0 on the front (behind the front flap). Additionally, there is a large bay for 2.5 inch hard drives. Through the open Linux system, there are many programs and hacks available for the VU + devices. One may assume that also allows recordings in 4K resolution with the USB 3.0 port and the slot for the hard disk. About a support HEVC H.265 unfortunately still missing the details. But this would be a prerequisite for actually all 4K content which are transmitted via satellite.
VU + Solo 4K comes in summer
Many 4K TV without HEVC support or without DVB-T2 Satellite Receiver are not able to receive signals 4k sat receiver as the VU + Solo 4K would step in. The model will hit the market in the summer. It is a price of approximately 499 euros per room, the price has not yet been confirmed. Because of the wide features and expand ability a reasonable price, albeit expensive.