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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!

SRT 8540

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 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 and editing of timers directly in the 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 subtitling and audio track support(3)
Fast channel zapping
Many channel handling options: lock, edit, move, sort, skip, delete and rename
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
Power 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
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
Dolby available
Antenna power5 V
TUNER INavailable
Digital audio S/PDIFavailable
3.5 mm stereo audio jackavailable
Supply voltageAC 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
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.

The mains lead is unplugged
Check the mains plug
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
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.
Channel is scrambled
Check if you have the rights to watch this channel
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
Default PIN is <0000>
Contact your local Service Hotline or send an email to our Support
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 {Auto Standby} function is enabled
Disable {Auto Standby}. See section <> for details.
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.