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SRT 8501

Convenient HDTV receiver with recording function

STRONG's SRT 8501 is a great HD receiver for reception of digital terrestrial TV programmes in Ukraine. The USB connector allows you to record programmes to and play video, music and photo files from an external USB device. Quick installation, ease-of-use, excellent pictures in HD and support of audio in Dolby® Digital*, an Electronic Programme Guide and favourite lists make this model the perfect choice.

SRT 8501

Product overview

  • Terrestrial HDTV Receiver for DVB-T2 and DVB-T
  • High Definition and Standard Definition
  • USB port for recording of TV programmes
  • Supports Dolby® Digital and Dolby® Digital Plus
  • 400 channels memory capacity
  • Channel numbering as given by the operator
  • Electronic TV Programme Guide (EPG)
  • Booking and editing of timers directly in the EPG
  • Infrared extender for freedom of placement
  • Multi-lingual support of on screen menu (OSD)
HDTV receiver for digital DVB-T2 Free-To-Air TV and radio programmes via outdoor or indoor antenna(1)
Cardless embedded Conditional Access System to watch programmes encrypted by Irdeto
USB port: TV programmes recording, multimedia files playback (2)
Reception and decoding of TV programmes in High Definition and Standard Definition
Dolby® Digital Plus (3)
400 channels memory capacity
Excellent audio and video quality
Electronic TV Programme Guide (EPG) for on screen programme information of present/following event information up to 7 days (4)
Booking of events directly from EPG
30 event timers with 3 modes (once, daily, weekly)
Videotext, multi-lingual subtitling and audio track support (4)
4 favourite lists for TV and radio programmes
Parental lock function for menu and rating control for channels
Multi-lingual support on screen menu (OSD)
Channel numbering as given by the operator
Digital sound through coaxial output (S/PDIF) by connecting to digital amplifier
Automatic and manual channel scan options
User friendly remote control
Low power consumption in standby
Supports MPEG-4 and H.264
Aspect ratio adjustment 4:3, 16:9, Pan & Scan, Letterbox
Support of active antenna by 5 V output
(1) Depending on local signal conditions
(2) STRONG cannot guarantee the playback of all files although extensions are listed, as it depends on file size, codec, bit rate and resolution
(3) Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
(4) Availability depending on broadcaster
PayTVT2 Ukraine (Zeonbud)
Smart Card Slotavailable
Channel memory capacity400
Favourite lists4
Electronic Programm Guide (EPG)available
Booking of events via EPGavailable
Software updateOTA / USB
Multiliungual subtitling and audio track supportavailable
Multi-lingual on-screen menuavailable
Parental controlavailable
Edit functionsavailable
Automatic, network and manual channel scan optionsavailable
Support of active antenna by 5 V outputavailable
Automatic standby functionavailable
USB multimediaavailable
USB recording / Timeshiftavailable
Aspect ratio4:3 & 16:9, Letterbox, Pan & Scan, Авто
Video resolution576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080р
Audio modeMonoL/R, Stereo
Dolby available
Antenna power5 V
TUNER INavailable
Digital audio S/PDIFavailable
Supply voltageАС 100 – 240 V ~ 50/60 Hz
Power consumption8 W max (with USB device connected)
Power consumption in standby0.40 W (without USB device connected)
Size (W x D x H) in mm162 x 112 x 35
Net-weight in kg0,21
Remote controlavailable
Installation Instructionsavailable
Power adapteravailable
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 and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. All product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

  1. The power plug is not connected.
  2. The receiver is connected to the main power through an extender and the power is OFF.
  1. Check the connection of the receiver to the main power.
    Check the connection of cable to the receiver.
  2. Turn the power of extender ON.
  1. The antenna is disconnected.
  2. The antenna is damaged/misaligned.
  3. The cable between the antenna and the receiver is damaged. Possible bad connections in the cable system.
  4. Out of digital signal area.
  5. An indoor or outdoor antenna requires turning the antenna power/external power ON.
  6. The signal amplifier is failed.
  7. An active antenna requires turning the antenna power/external power ON.
  1. Connect the antenna cable.
  2. Check the antenna and its position.
  3. Make sure that the cable is in good condition.
    Check proper connections.
  4. Check with your dealer or Technical support service.
  5. Make sure the antenna adaptor is connected to the mains.Probably, the antenna amplifier failed.
  6. Replace the signal amplifier of antenna.
  7. Make sure to enable antenna power from the receiver menu (see chapter <6.1.1>).
Insufficient signal level at some of the frequency channels.
Align the antenna direction.
Probably it is required to change the antenna height mounting.
Probably your antenna does not provide the qualitative signal reception at all the frequency channels and it is required to replace the antenna or the signal amplifier.
  1. Wrong input is selected at the TV for the receiver connection.
  2. Connector is not properly joined.
  1. Select the proper input at the TV for the receiver connection.
    Check cables.
  2. Check if the cable is properly joined to the TV outputs. Disconnect the receiver and the TV from the mains. Disconnect the cable, joining the receiver and TV, from both equipments. Connect the cable again and make sure it is properly and tightly connected.
  1. Weak signal level due to worsening of weather conditions.
  2. Antenna is damaged or iced over. The cable from the antenna to the receiver is damaged.
  3. Indoor antenna was bent and did not provide proper signal level.
  4. Antenna amplifier failed.
  5. Power supply of indoor active antenna is turned off.
  1. For the stable signal reception with bad weather conditions, you might need to replace your antenna with one having better parameters.
  2. Check if antenna and cable are not damaged.
  3. Place antenna in primary coverage zone. Check the level and the quality of a signal (refer section <6.5>).
  4. Replace the antenna amplifier.
  5. Activate the antenna supply at the receiver menu (refer section). Error! Reference source is not found.
Channel is encrypted.
Probably the channel is not in the packet of channels you are subscribed to. Refer to broadcast operator service.
Check the batteries expiry date.

Keep the remote control sensor area clear from obstacles.

The receiver is turned off.

Replace the batteries.

Point the remote control at the infrared sensor.

Take away the obstacles from sensor area.

Turn the receiver off and on.

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