BM8000 Combo

The Blade Media BM8000 Combo Receiver combines an HD and SD (DVB-S2) Satellite Tuner with a Terrestrial (DVB-T2) tuner. It has an all-new chipset, taking it into the next-generation of receivers. MultiCrypt CAM, media playback of Xvid, MKV, FLV etc., PVR recording to external drives and streaming video... All for an exceptional price.

Tthere'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 thousands of channels and up to 16 favourites lists can be created.

The included EPG (up to 7 days) can be used to schedule recordings to external drives inserted in its USB port. Recordings can be fast-forwarded and rewound quickly, 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, XviD and MKV files and more.

The Blade BM8000 Combo delivers incredible picture performance (we really mean this, check out some of our reviews and feedback) and can upscale SD broadcasts to 1080p on HD-ready TVs. It is available now. For more information please contact your local retailer.

Everything you loved about the BM7000s is here, and more !


What Satellite Magazine BM7000 Review Feb 2011



  • DVB-S2 Satellite Compliant ( MPEG-4/ H.264) and DVB-T2 Tuners
  • Output: 576p & 576i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 3D
  • 1 Smart Card Reader (MultiCrypt)
  • HDMI & Component Output (YPbPr) with Upscaler to Improve Picture Quality
  • Thousands of TV & Radio Channel capacity
  • 2x 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 and internet thru Blade Online
  • Blue Glow Front Panel Display
  • Sensitive Tuners
  • 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
  • HD On-screen display with true full color resolution including various games.
  • Enhanced 16 Favorite channel groups
  • Channel control by: Favorites, Lock, Skip, Move & Delete
  • Channel sort by: All, Alphabet, Transponder & CAS
  • Multilingual OSD Menu: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, Persian
  • Extended EPG and program reservation on EPG. 7 Day EPG where available
  • Teletext & Subtitle by OSD and VBI
  • Multiple last channel memory function
  • Factory default channel list
  • Software & channel list upgrade via RS-232C: PC to STB, STB to PC, STB-STB and USB
  • Parental, Installation & Receiver Lock
  • Zoom function on Pause & Live channel
  • Multi picture display
  • Support for multiple language broadcasts
  • SCPC & MCPC receivable from C/Ku band satellites LNBs supported: Universal, Single, Single S & C band wideband LNBs
  • Multi TV Standards supported: PAL G, I, K, M
  • 4:3 & 16:9 Screen Formats
  • 90-250V AC 50/60 Hz
  • LNB Short Circuit protection onboard
  • LAN Port
  • You Tube, Weather, Videoshare, plus other games and apps.


Technical Info

  • S2 Satellite Tuner, IEC 169-24, and DVB-T2 Tuner
  • Loop through connector F-type, IEC 169-24, female
  • S2 Frequency range 950 MHz ~ 2150 MHz
  • Input impedance 75Ω unbalanced
  • S2 Signal level -25 to -69dBm
  • LNB power & Polarization 14V/18.5V, Max. 400mA
  • 22 KHz tone (22±2)KHz, (0.6±0.2)V
  • DISEqC control Version 1.0 &1.2 Compatible, USALS
  • Demodulation QPSK, 8PSK
  • S2 Input symbol rate DVB-S: 1 ~ 45 Ms/sDVB-S2: 10 ~ 30Msps (QPSK,8PSK)
  • FEC decode DVB-S: 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6 and 7/8DVB-S2:1/2, 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10 (QPSK).3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10 (8PSK)
  • MPEG Transport Stream & A/V Decoding Transport stream MPEG-II ISO/IEC 13818
  • Profile level MPEG-II MP@ML, MPEG-IIMP@HL, MPEG-IV AVC/ H.264 HP@L4.0
  • Input rate Max. 15Mbit/s
  • Video formats 4:3 Letterbox, 4:3 Pan & Scan, 16:9
  • Video resolution 720 x 576, 720 x 480, 1920 x 1080i, 1280 x 720Pm and 1080p Full HD
  • Audio decoding MPEG/ Musicam Layer Ⅰ&Ⅱ
  • Audio mode Stereo/ Joint stereo/ Mono
  • Sampling rate 32KHz, 44.1KHz and 48KHz
  • Main System Main processor 32 bit super scalar RISC CPU
  • Smart Card Reader 1Slot
  • Audio L/R RCA/ Cinch, Volume and Mute control
  • S/PDIF Optical digital audio output
  • 2x USB USB 2.0 Host (Front and back )
  • LAN Port for connecting to the internet
  • Power Supply Input voltage AC100-250V, 50/60Hz
  • Type SMPS (Switching Mode Power Supply)
  • Protection Separate Internal Fuse (The input have lightning protection)
  • Operating temperature 0°C ~ +45°C
  • Storage temperature -10°C ~ +70°C