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SRT 8540

Enjoy numerous channels in best HD quality

Discover SRT 8540, a high-end DVB-T2 HD receiver for FTA and programmes encrypted by Irdeto in Germany. It integrates the new standard HEVC, also known as “H.265”, and supports every TV moment with great pictures and compelling sound. Enjoy the large selection of public and private channels in brilliant never before seen HD quality! This is the new generation of terrestrial TV!

Product overview

  • For reception of all free and encrypted channels via DVB-T2
  • Supports the new standard HEVC/H.265
  • USB: playback of pictures, music and video files
  • Dolby® Digital Plus
  • Excellent audio and video quality
  • Electronic TV Programme Guide (EPG)
  • 4 favourite lists for TV and radio programmes
  • Cardless embedded CAS encrypted by Irdeto
  • Quick and easy installation and user-friendly menu
     HDTV receiver for digital DVB-T2 and DVB-T Free-To-Air TV and radio programmes via outdoor or indoor antenna(1)
     Supports HEVC/H.265 and Dolby® Digital Plus (2)
     Embedded Cardless Conditional Access System for Irdeto encrypted channels
     New tuner technology for excellent reception
     Quick and easy installation and user-friendly menu
     Display showing channel number
     700 channels memory capacity
     Excellent audio and video quality
     Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) for on screen information of present/coming programme information for up to the following 14 days (3)
     Booking of events directly from EPG
     Updates (OTI) over-the-Internet and USB
     Videotext, multi-lingual subtitling and audio track support (3)
     4 favourite lists for TV and radio programmes
     Parental lock function for menu and rating control for channels
     High definition on screen display (OSD)
     Multi-lingual support on screen menu (OSD)
     Fast channel zapping
     Many channel handling options:
     Power on with last viewed channel
     Digital sound through coaxial output (S/PDIF) by connecting to digital amplifier
     Automatic, network and manual channel scan options
     User friendly remote control
     USB power control for power saving in standby mode
     Energy saving automatic standby function
     Support of active antenna by 5 V output
    (1) Depending on local signal conditions
    (2) Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
    (3) Availability depending on broadcaster
    PayTVFreenet TV
    SD, HDavailable
    High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC / H.265)available
    Conditional accessIrdeto
    Internet connectionavailable
    Channel memory capacity700
    Favourite lists4
    Electronic Programm Guide (EPG)available
    Booking of events via EPGavailable
    Software updateOTI, USB
    Multiliungual subtitling and audio track supportavailable
    Multi-lingual on-screen menuavailable
    Parental controlavailable
    Edit functionsavailable
    Automatic, network and manual channel scan optionsavailable
    USB power controlavailable
    Support of active antenna by 5 V outputavailable
    Automatic standby functionavailable
    USB multimediaavailable
    Aspect ratio4:3, 16:9, Pan & Scan, Letter Box, combined
    Video resolution576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
    Audio modeDolby Digital Plus*/AC3+/PCM
    Antenna power5 V
    TUNER INavailable
    Digital audio S/PDIFavailable
    3.5 mm stereo audio jackavailable
    Supply voltage:AC 100 – 240 V ~ 50/60 Hz
    Power consumption7 W (typ.), 18 W (max)
    Power consumption in standbymax. 1.0. W
    Size (W x D x H) in mm220 x 164 x 43
    Net-weight in kg0.63 kg
    Remote controlavailable
    Installation Instructionsavailable
    Power adapteravailable
    *Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.

    STRONG declares that this item complies with the basic requirements and other relevant regulations of directives CE 2004/108/EC and 73/23/EC, RoHS 2002/95/EC

    Subject to alterations. In consequence of continuous research and development technical specifications, design and appearance of products may change. Irdeto is a registered trademark of Irdeto Access B.V. HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries, Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby Audio, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. All product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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    Possible cause

    What to do

    LED indicator is not lit

    The mains lead is unplugged

    Check the mains plug

    No signal found

    The antenna is disconnected
    The antenna is damaged/misaligned
    Out of digital signal area
    Active antenna requires to switch ON the antenna power/external power

    Check the lead of the antenna
    Check the antenna
    Check with your dealer
    Switch the antenna power of the receiver  ON/connect external power

    No picture or sound on TV or amplifier

    HDMI or SCART is not selected on your TV or amplifier or the unit is set to higher resolution as the TV supports.
    TV/amplifier is not switched on

    Switch to correct TV/amplifier input
    Select lower resolution on receiver
    Switch TV/amplifier on.
    Check if S/PDIF connection is used.


    Scrambled channel

    Channel is scrambled

    Check if you have the rights to watch this channel

    No response to the remote control

    The receiver is off
    The remote control is not aimed correctly
    The front panel is obstructed
    The batteries of the remote control are exhausted

    Plug in and turn on the plug
    Aim the remote control at the front panel
    Avoid obstructions
    Replace the batteries of the remote control

    Forgotten Parental Control PIN code
    Forgotten channel  lock code


    Default PIN is <0000>
    Contact your local Service Hotline or send an email to our Support

    After moving the receiver to another room/area you are no longer able to receive digital reception

    The antenna signals are too weak
    The signal strength/quality might be less than before, if using an indoor antenna

    Press [INFO] on the remote control to check the signal bars on screen and adjust the antenna for (maximum) reception. Alternatively, do a rescan of the channels.
    When using an active antenna, check if the antenna power setting is {On}
    Try using an outdoor antenna

    The receiver switches off automatically

    The {Auto Standby} function is enabled

    Disable {Auto Standby}. See section <> for details.

    Playback of video causes picture freeze/macro blocks or similar distortion, especially on HD content

    The read speed of your USB device could be too low

    Make sure to use a USB storage device with sufficient speed and space. Pen drives (‘USB sticks’) may not support sufficient speed.

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