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Digital Tuner For Antenna or Cable TV

P/N DCT510.900 Unencrypted ATSC or QAM & HDMI Out

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The DCT510.900 Digital TV Tuner allows you to view TV programs in standard and high definition resolutions through its RCA or RF (coaxial) connectors and HDTV through the HDMI output, includes DVR type recording using a USB memory stick (not included).

It is easy to install, just need to install an aerial antenna.

The antenna input features menu selectable 12VDC power output, which will power all "Smart" active antennas, in-line amplifiers and amplified splitters.

Other Features:

  • ATSC receiver
  • Stereo Sound
  • Screen Menu
  • 4:3 16:9 secreen
  • Included 33 button IR remote control
  • Support QAM (unencrypted cable TV) demodulation

Output Connections:

  • 75Ω "F" type - Channel 3 or 4 RF Modulated Analog
  • 75Ω "F" type - RF Loop Out/Pass Through
  • Composite Video
  • HDMI audio / video
  • L/R stereo audio (Red/White RCA female)
  • USB port, to connect USB devices with multimedia content


  • Recording programs on flash drive / memory stick through USB port


  • Electronic Program Guide (EPG) - 11 programs - See screenshots



  • 1 Year by the manufacturer

Terrestrial - Over The Air 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 DCT510. Read more on this subject.
Selecting the right antenna and materials.
Terrestrial digital reception issues.
atsc tuner Terrestrial digital reception issues DTV Multipath Interference.
Cliff Effect in terrestrial digital reception.

Cable TV Compatibility

The tuner p/n DCT510 is also a QAM tuner. It will support Digital Clear QAM (unencrypted, unscrambled) cable TV channels only from cable TV operators who include Clear QAM channels in their service.

If you intend to use this tuner with your cable TV you must contact your cable operator to verify that Clear QAM channels are available through your local service.

See the list of operators.
Read more about Cable QAM and "Clear" QAM..

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 DCT510 Terrestrial off-air external HDTV tuner receiver 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!

Easy To Install

The DCT510 HDTV Receiver Digital tuner set top box is easy toinstall. Requires Indoor/outdoor antena, or basic cable TV service.



Box Includes

  • P/N DCT510.900 ATSC TV Tuner Set Top Box (STB) w/HDMI Output
  • Power AC/DC Adapter
  • IR Remote Control & Batteries
  • RCA A/V cable set
  • User Manual
  • 3ft HDMI Cable - OPTIONAL



Input frequency range: ATSC: 54-860MHz
Cable: 57-860MHz "Clear" QAM
(See Cable TV Compatibility Above)

Channels: ATSC: 2-13 VHF, 14-69 UHF
Cable: 2-135 "Clear" QAM
(See Cable TV Compatibility Above)

Antenna Input Impedance: 75Ω
Bandwidth: 6MHz


Algorithm: MPEG-2, MPEG-4
Color System:
Signal Level:
Resolution: HDMI: 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
SDTV: 480i


Algorithm: MPEG-1 (layer I and II)
Sampling Ratio:
32kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz
Signal Level: 1Vpp+10%


100-240V~  50/60 Hz,  1A max
12V  1A
Nominal Consumption:
9.190 Wh
Stand-By Power Consumption:
0.238 Wh


3V, 2 x AAA Betteries


Operating Temp.:
0-40oC (32-104oF)
20%-90% non condensed
Storage Temp.
-20 - 60oC (20-140oF)



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