BM500s

MODEL BM500-s

BM500-s is a low-cost Satellite Receiver based on the open architecture of the Linux Operating System. Perfect compatibility and great quality make it the enthusiasts' box of choice.

 

 

Quotes

"Works flawlessly on Enigma, Neutrino, PLI, Nabilo and just about everything else I've thrown at it."

T Cerios,Milan

 

"Thanks to Linux, the BM500 from Blade is extremely flexible and versatile. I haven't come across a plugin it didn't love... Well done, guys"

F Fitzpatrick, Dublin

 

Features


- 250 MHz IBM PowerPC Processor (350 Mips)
- 2 LED status
- Linux Operating System
- Full automatic service scan
- Supports bouquet-lists
- Supports multiple LNB-Switching control (supports DiSEqC)
- 1 x Smartcard-Reader
- Unlimited channel lists for TV/Radio
- SPDI/F Interface for digital bit stream out (AC-3 / DTS)
- MPEG2 Hardware decoding
- Channel-change time < 1 second - Fully adaptable OSD in many languages (skin-support)
- 100Mbit full duplex Ethernet Interface
- Supports EPG (electronic program guide)
- 1 x Scart-interface (fully controlled by software)

Video decoder:

Video Compression MPEG-2 and MPEG-1 compatible
Video Standard PAL and NTSC
Video Formats 4:3 / 16:9
Footage 16:9, automatic assimilation for 16:9 TV-Device (over Scart)

Letterbox precolating for 4:3 TV-Device Audio decoder:

Audio Compression MPEG-1 & MPEG-2 Layer I and II
Audio Mode Dual (main/sub), Stereo
Frequency: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 16 kHz, 22.05 kHz, 24 kHz

Video parameter:

Input Level FBAS 1 Vss +/- 0.3 dB on 75 Ohm
Teletext filter conforms with ETS 300 472 Standard

TV-Scart:

Output: FBAS,RGB,S-VHS over OSD selectable

DBS-Tuner:

Frequency Range 950 .. 2150 MHz
Signal Level - 65 dBm .. - 25 dBm
Signal-to-Noise Level 12 dB max.
DBS-Tuner Input Connector F-Type female
Input Impedance 75 Ohm
AFC +/- 3 MHz
Demodulation Shaped QPSK
Input Symbol rate 2 .. 45 Mbaud/s, SCPC / MCPC
FEC Viterbi and Reed-Solomon
Viterbirate 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8, automatic assimilation
Roll-off Factor 35 %
Demultiplexing according ISO 13818-1

Ethernet:

100 MBit compatible, bi-direktional interface
Function Update of Firmware and Preprogramming

LNB Power and polarisation:

LNB Current 500mA max. ; short-circuit-proof
LNB Voltage vertical < 14V without load, > 11,5V at 400mA
LNB Voltage horizontal < 20V without load, > 17,3V at 400mA
LNB shut-off at Standby-Mode

Count of active satellite positions:

DiSEqC 1.0/1.2 SAT POSITION / SAT OPTION
DiSEqC - Rotor Control

Output digital:

Output Level 0,5 Vss on 75 Ohm
Sampled Data Filtering 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
S/PDIF-Output optical (AC3)

Output analog:

Output Level L/R 0,5 Vss on 600 Ohm
THD > 60 dB (1 kHz)
Crosstalk < -65 dB

Seriel Interface RS 232:

Type RS232 bi-directional
Bit rate 115,2 kBit/s max.
Plug Connector SUB-D-9
Function Update of Firmware and Preprogramming

Power consumption:

< 10W / 12V

Input voltage:

DC12V,alternating acurrent +/- 15%

External power supply:

Input:
110-240V AC / 50-60Hz / 0,6A
Output:
12V = / 1A

Others:

Ambient Temperature +15°C...+35°C
Humidity < 80%


Technical Info

BM500s FTP Login:

Username: root

Password: blade


DBS-Tuner:
Frequency Range 950 …. 2150 MHz
Signal Level - 65 dBm …. - 25 dBm
Signal-to-Noise Level 12 dB max.
DBS-Tuner Input Connector F-Type female
Input Impedance 75 Ohm
AFC +/- 3 MHz
Demodulation Shaped QPSK
FEC Viterbi and Reed-Solomon
Viterbirate 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
Roll-off Factor 35 %
Demultiplexing according ISO 13818-1

Video decoder:
Video Compression MPEG-2 and MPEG-1 compatible
Video Standard PAL G/ 25 Hz
Video Formats 4:3 / 16:9
Letterbox for 4:3 TV-Device
Audio decoder:
Audiokompression MPEG-1 & MPEG-2 Layer I and II
Audio Mode Dual (main/sub), Stereo
Frequency: 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz, 16 kHz, 22.05 kHz, 24 kHz
Output analog:
Output Level L/R 0,5 Vss on 600 Ohm
THD > 60 dB (1 kHz)
Crosstalk < -65 dB
Output digital:
Output Level 0,5 Vss on 75 Ohm
Sampled Data Filtering 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz
S/PDIF-Output optical (AC3)
Video parameter:
Input Level FBAS 1 Vss +/- 0.3 dB on 75 Ohm
Teletext filter in conformity with ETS 300 472 Standard
TV-Scart:
Output: FBAS, RGB, S-Video
Serielle Interface RS 232:
Typ RS232 bidirectional
Bitrate 115,2 kBit/s max.
Plug Connector SUB-D-9
Function: Update of Firmware
Ethernet:
10/100 MBit compatible interface
Function: Update of Firmware

LNB Power and polarisation:
LNB Current 500mA max. ; short-circuit-protected
LNB Voltage vertical < 14V no load, > 11,5V at 400mA
LNB Voltage horizontal < 20V no load, > 17,3V at 400mA
LNB shut-off at Standby-Mode
Count of active satellite position:
DiSEqC 1.0/1.2 SAT POSITION / SAT OPTION
DiSEqC - Rotor Control
Power consumption:
< 15W / 12V
Input voltage:
DC12V +/- 15%
Extern power supply:
Input: 110-240V AC / 50-60Hz / 0,6A
Output: 12V = / 2A
Physical specification:
Ambient Temperature +15°C...+35°C
Humidity < 80%
Size (W x D x H): 195 mm x 130 mm x 40 mm
Weight: 0,6 kg