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Simple.TV Technical Specifications

Last Updated: Oct 22, 2012 10:18AM PDT

NOTE: Technical specifications are subject to change without notice. Simple.TV is not responsible for circumstances that arise from changes to these specifications.


Networking

  • 10/100 Base-T Ethernet
 
 


Video Input Sources

  • HD and standard-definition antenna (ATSC) via coax cable connector  
  • Basic digital cable (Clear QAM) via coax cable connector
  • Does not support satellite, Verizon FIOS(R) or encrypted digital cable
 
 


Input Connections

  • Coax cable (video)
  • Ethernet (network connection)
  • USB 2.0 (hard drive and peripherals)
 
 


Output Connections

  • TV coax cable output (signal passthrough)
  • Ethernet 10/100 Base-T Ethernet (passthrough)
  • No video output. Video is distributed via Network.
 
 


Video Output Formats

Switches seamlessly depending on user connection speed:
 
  • Resolution variable up to 1080p
  • Bit-rate: variable from 768kbps to 7Mbps
  • Format: H.264 in HLS or MP4 wrapper
 
 


Audio Formats

  • AAC Stereo
  • Dolby Digital Plus pass-through (coming soon)
 
 


Storage

  • Storage not included. User must provide hard drive.
 
 


Recording Capacity

Depends on connected drive:
 
  • 500GB ~  200 hrs
  • 1 TB ~ 400 hrs
  • 2 TB ~ 800 hrs
 
 


Minimum Upload Requirement

  • 1Mbps upstream bandwidth (minimum) recommended for remote streaming
  • 10Mbps in-home bandwidth recommended for in-home HD streaming
 
 


Power Consumption

  • Less than 5W average power consumption
 
 


Power Input

  • 12V, 1.5A DC power adaptor
  • 12V, 0.7A DC power usage
 
 


DVR Dimensions

  • 6.46" W x 6.46" D x 1.92" H

 


Cables

  • 1 x ethernet cable (3' L)
  • 1 x push-on coax cable (3' L)
  • 1 x coax adaptor (F-to-F)
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