The Blade BM7000s satellite receiver from Blade Media combines HD and SD satellite reception, a MultiCrypt CAM, PVR recording to external drives and multimedia playback for an exceptional price.
A CI slot can be used to plug in CAMs and viewing cards to receive more channels and there's full compatibility with DiSEqC and USALS for multi- satellite users. Among the satellite scanning options is a thorough blind search mode to ensure that you won't miss a thing. There's memory for up to 10,000 channels and up to 16 favourites lists can be created.
The included EPG can be used to schedule recordings to external drives inserted in its USB port. It has one tuner onboard and up to two channels can be recorded while you watch a third, provided all are on the same transponder. Recordings can be fast-forwarded and rewound at up to 32x normal speed, edited and bookmarked and you can pause and resume live TV.
There's also the ability to play media files stored on external USB- connected drives including MPEG-2 TS, DivX, XviD and MKV files and more.You can also stream media files from around your network using the LAN port.
The Blade BM7000s delivers excellent picture performance and can upscale SD broadcasts to 1080p on HD-ready TVs. It is out now for more information please contact our retailers.
What Satellite Magazine ReviewFeb 2011
DVB-S2 Satellite Compliant ( MPEG-4/ H.264)
Output: 576p & 576i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 3D
1 Smart Card Reader (MultiCrypt) & 1 Common Interface
HDMI & Component Output (YPbPr) with Upscaler to Improve Picture Quality
10,000 TV & Radio Channels
USB2.0 PVR Ready via external HDD or USB Flash Drive (memory stick) with Time shift, Record & Playback functions
MP3 player and JPEG viewer via external HDD or USB Flash Drive (memory stick)
Software & Channel List download via USB 2.0
Blue Glow Front Panel Display
Less than 1 second channel change
Dolby Digital Optical S/PDIF
DiSEqC 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 & 1.3 (USALS) compatible
Auto Navigation system – select as many satellites as you want to search
On-screen display with true full color resolution
Enhanced 16 Favorite channel groups
Channel control by: Favorites, Lock, Skip, Move & Delete