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Great versatility in a compact design

Enjoy Free-To-Air TV and radio programmes via terrestrial antenna with Prima VIII. The easy set-up and installation makes it ideal also for technical beginners. Prima VIII is a versatile little friend in your TV room: as it is equipped with HDMI and SCART it can be used with both newer and older TVs and you can connect it with a digital audio amplifier for even stronger sound. Besides that, it convinces with extras such as recording function and multimedia support.


Product overview

  • Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
  • HDTV for digital FTA TV and radio programmes
  • New tuner technology for better reception
  • USB port for recording, multimedia and software updates
  • Digital sound through coaxial output (S/PDIF)
  • Dolby® Digital Plus
  • Excellent audio and video quality
  • 8 event timers, 8 favourite lists
  • Teletext, subtitling, audio track support
  • Plug&Play installation
HDTV (1080p) receiver for digital Free-To-Air TV and radio programmes
New tuner technology for excellent reception
Quick and easy installation with automatic tuning and channels set up
USB port: record TV programmes, play multimedia files, update receiver software via USB storage device (1)
Dolby® Digital Plus (2)
1.000 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 (3)
Booking of events directly from EPG
8 event timers with 4 modes (once, daily, weekly, monthly)
Videotext, multi-lingual subtitling and audio track support (3)
$x favourite lists for TV and radio programmes
Parental lock function for menu and rating control for channels
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 and manual channel search of TV and radio channels
2 games (Sudoku and Othello)
User friendly remote control
USB power control for power saving in standby mode
Energy saving automatic standby function
UHF/VHF tuner with loop-through function
3,5 mm stereo jack for connection to audio amplifier
Support of active antenna by 5 V output
(1) STRONG cannot guarantee the playback of all files although extensions are listed, as it depends on file size, codec, bit rate and resolution
(2) Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
(3) Availability depending on broadcaster
ReceptionDVB-T HD
Channel memory capacity1000
Favourite lists8
Electronic Programm Guide (EPG)available
Booking of events via EPGavailable
Software updateUSB
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
USB recording / Timeshiftavailable
Aspect ratio4:3 Letterbox, 4:3 Pan & Scan, 16:9, Auto
Video resolution480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, By Native TV, By source
Audio modeStereo, Mono
Dolby available
Antenna power5 V
TUNER INavailable
TUNER OUTavailable
Digital audio S/PDIFavailable
Audio RCA (L/R)available
Supply voltage220 - 240 V AC (SMPS), 50/60 Hz
Power consumption3.65 W (typ.), 12.00 W (max)
Power consumption in standbymax. 0.4 W
Size (W x D x H) in mm147 x 122 x 35
Net-weight in kg0.25
Remote controlavailable
Installation Instructionsavailable
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. 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.
Mains lead is unplugged
Check the mains plug
The antenna is disconnected
The antenna is damaged/misaligned
Out of digital signal area
The active antenna requires the antenna power/external power to be switched ON
Check the antenna lead
Check the antenna
Check with your dealer
Switch the antenna power of the receiver ON/connect external power
HDMI or SCART are not selected on your TV or the amplifier or
unit are set to a higher resolution than the TV supports.
TV/amplifier are not switched on
Switch to the correct TV/amplifier input
Select a lower resolution on the receiver
Switch the TV/amplifier on.
Check if the S/PDIF connection is used.
The channel is scrambled
Select an alternative 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
Check for obstructions
Replace the batteries of the remote control
Default PIN is <1234>
Contact the local Service Hotline or send an email to our Support via
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 3x to call up the signal bars and adjust the antenna for (maximum) reception
or rescan channels
When using an active antenna, check antenna power.
Try to use an outdoor antenna.
The Auto Standby function is enabled.
Disable the auto standby. See section <7.3.7> for details.
The reading/writing speed of your USB device may 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.