External DVB-T digital TV Tuner HDTV receiver and set top box
(stb) with HDMI, component and composite video outputs, closed
captions, digital audio pass through, and RF analog pass
The DCT220 is a state-of-the-art digital HDTV tuner for DVB-T
terrestrial Over The Air (OTA) reception using indoors or roof
antennas. Clear (unencrypted) signals required!
It is compatible with Digital Video Broadcasting Terrestrial (DVB-T)
transmissions arround the world:
- Middle East
- Far East
- Central America
if this tuner is compatible with the standard used in your country!.
The DCT220 is designed to tune-in to DVB-T terrestrial channels
and output audio/video through analog connections such as Composite Video
(red, white, yellow RCA jacks), and Component Video (red, green,
blue RCA jacks plus white red stereo audio) or through digital
In addition to its Stereo output, the DCT220 HDTV cable box features
digital audio coaxial pass-through for Surround Sound receivers or dedicated
The RF pass-trough output at the back of the unit makes it easy to
connect the receiver to old TVs with analog TV tuners.
The DCT220 features a user-friendly set-up guide that allows for easy
channel mapping and installation. It is compatible with all Plasma Tvs, LCD
monitors, Projection Tvs, Video projectors and regular analog TVs or
- Fully compliant MPEG-2/MPEG4/H.264&Fully DVB-T standard
- Support PVR function and multimedia playback (MP3, MP4, JPEG, AVI, etc) via USB2.0
- Small windows screen picture with EPG graphic menu
- Capacity for storing up to 1000 channels of TV and Radio programs
- OSD language: English, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, Czech, Arabic, more...
- Auto or manual channel search
- Channel delete, rename, re-arrange
- Electronic Program Guide (EPG): 7 Days
- PAL/NTSC conversion
- Software upgrade via USB
Topographic conditions as well as weather conditions and sun activity
have great influence on TV terrestrial reception range. Selecting the right antenna for your location will determine the reception range and picture quality
of the DCT210. Read more on this subject.
Selecting the right antenna and materials.
Terrestrial digital reception issues.
DTV Multipath Interference.
Cliff Effect in terrestrial digital reception.
Other important topics you should read about:
Digital TV Network At Home - Using The Right Materials & Accessories.
Digital TV Channel Display.
International Digital TV Standards..
The DCT220 DVB-T Terrestrial off-air external HDTV tuner is an excellent device for use with
projectors and monitors featuring HDMI, Component and Composite inputs. The TV tuner provide excellent picture and crispy
stereo sound. Very useful with Projectors, DVD recorders and VCRs without integrated TV tuner!
Disclaimer: Tune In To Digital Channels Only:
The DCT220 is a DVB-T digital TV tuner and will tune in only to
Standard Digital (SD) or High Definition (HD) Digital channels. To view
the old analog channels (that is the lower band, old channels 1-99) an ANALOG tuner is required.
The DCT220 has Antenna pass through feature. While the DCT220 is in Stand By mode the antenna signals will redirect to your TV analog tuner through the TV Out connector.