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P/N DCT220 DVB-T Terrestrial Digital HDTV Tuner / Receiver

Price: $99.95

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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 through.

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:

  • Europe
  • Russia
  • Middle East
  • Far East
  • Africa
  • Australia
  • Central America

Check 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 connection HDMI.

In addition to its Stereo output, the DCT220 HDTV cable box features digital audio coaxial pass-through for Surround Sound receivers or dedicated audio amplifiers.

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 monitors.


  • 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

Terrestrial Reception

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.
Terrestrial digital reception issues DTV Multipath Interference.
Cliff Effect in terrestrial digital reception.

More Info

Other important topics you should read about:

Digital TV Network At Home - Using The Right Materials & Accessories.
HDTV types.
Digital TV Channel Display.
International Digital TV Standards..

Special Uses

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.

Easy To Install

The DCT210 HDTV Receiver Digital
tuner set top box is easy to install
with the tuner's clear manual.


For maximum indoor reception and performance we suggest to add the following:

20~36db high RF gain
digital outdoor antenna

42db high RF gain
digital indoor antenna

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  • Input frequency: 48-862MHZ
  • RF Input level: -25 to 82dBm
  • IF Bandwidth: 6MHz to 8 MHz
  • Modulation: QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM


  • Decoding formats: MPEG4, AVC/H.264 HP@L4, MPEG2 MP@ML/HL
  • Output format: 576P, 720P, 1080i, 1080P 50Hz
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9, auto
  • Output port: HDMI, YPbPr, CVBS


  • Decode format: MPEG-1(layer1&2&3), WMA, AC3
  • Audio output: S / PDIF (Coaxial), RCAx2 (L/R)

PVR Function Via USB2.0:

  • Supported capacity: unlimited
  • Supported media: MP3, WMA, JPEG, BMP, AVI, MKV


  • Supply Voltage: 100-240V 50/60Hz
  • Max. Power consumption: 10W
  • Standby consumption less than 0.85W (true standby)

Color: Black


Box Includes

  • P/N DCT220 External Digital DVB-T HDTV Receiver Set Top TV Tuner Box
  • IR Remote Control
  • A/V Cable
  • User Manual
  • 3ft HDMI Cable - OPTIONAL

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