A Set Top Box or as it is commonly known STB is an information appliance device which consists of a tuner which connects to a TV and an external source of signal. The external source of signal is a Reflector (dish). The reflector turns the signal into content which is then sent through the STB to the television. Set Top Boxes are used in Direct To Home (DTH) Services and Digital Cable systems. STB's enhance the quality of signal received through the reflector of digital cable.
STB's have various features which are not available in analog cable systems. A few of the famous features are Electronic Program Guide (EPG), Favorites, Timer, Live TV Recording (available in Digital Video Recorders), parental Lock.
Videocon d2h offers 3 different types of Set Top Boxes (STB's) with different functionalities.
1. Standard Definition Satellite Box: Satellite Box is the basic STB that Videocon d2h offers. This STB offers you features like 12 Picture-In-Picture Mosaic, Info Bars, Tickers, Favorites and many more.
2. High Definition Satellite Box: HD Satellite Box enables you to view Asli "HD" content on your TV provided you have a HD TV. HD STB is loaded with features like Full HD Picture Quality (1080i), 5 x times Digital Quality Picture, HDD Sound – High Definition Digital Sound, 3D Enabled Box.
3. High Definition Digital Video Recorder: HD DVR STB gives you the power to record live tv with the touch of a button. With a Videocon d2h HD DVR STB you can not only record live tv but also pause, rewind and fast forward your recorded content.
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