Technomate TM8000


Tuners: 1 terrestrial and 1 satellite HD
HDD: removable tray for SATA HDD
ci: 2 Common Interface slots
cards: 2 smart card slots

Hardware Upscaling, the TM8000 has this in hardware for speed, the quality of SD channel pictures are much improved by upscaling

Box Display: The display is Vacuum Fluorescent VFD and displays channel name, recording status and more.

USB Use this for channel lists, backup and updating software.

Blind search is really fast on this model, having hardware built in to make it accurate and fast.

RF modulator. If you have a TV in a bedroom with analog tuner, the modulator can enable you to watch the tuner in the second room, by simple aerial cable link.

Standby is under 1W consumption.

Updating Software

Software and / or channel data can be read or written from the USB sockets to a USB memory stick.

Menu/USB/data transfer, then choose upload or download.

To download a previously saved channel and favourite list from a memory stick, navigate to the file on the mem stick, highlight it and press ok.

To download new software, downloaded from the Technomate site to the mem stick navigate to the software file and press ok.


Fully MPEG-2, MPEG-4 & H.264 compliant
DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T complaint
1x HD Satellite & 1x MPEG-4 Terrestrial tuner
Output resolution: HD 1080i, 720p, 576p, 576i & 3D Ready*
2x Smart Card Readers & 2x Common Interface (CI) slots
Supports up to 2TB 2.5″ S-ATA Hard Disk Drive (removeable bay) & e-SATA
HDMI & Component YPbPr outputs
Dolby Digital Plus compliant via optical S/PDIF output
20,000 TV & Radio Channel Memory
2x USB 2.0 PVR Ready ports (1x front and 1x rear) via a USB-powered external device: Rewind/Forward, Slow Motion Rewind/Forward, Timeshift (Pause Live TV) & Record Scrambled/Free-To-Air (FTA) channels, play Mp3 files & JPEG viewer
Record up to 2 channels and playback a file at the same time
Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD) to display channel names, status, etc
Fast software download & channel List upload/download via USB 2.0
Very fast & detailed hardware Blind Search (power scan)
2x Scart Outputs with RGB and CVBS support
S-Video Output
Super sensitive tuner for very weak signals and weak transponders
Less than 1 second channel change
DiSEqC 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 & 1.3 (USALS) compatible
PLL type RF-Modulator (Ch. 21- 69) and UHF tuning function
DiSEqC Indicator
Enhanced 16 Favourite channel list groups and sort function
Auto Navigation system – select as many satellites as you want to search automatically
Extended EPG and programme reservation on EPG
Fast & easy-to-use menu system
Channel control by: Favourites, Lock, Skip, Move & Delete
Channel sort by: All, Alphabet, Transponder & CAS
Parental, Installation & Receiver password lock
Multilingual OSD Menu: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Turkish, Arabic, Russian, Greek, Czech
Support for multiple audio language broadcasts
Automatic digital satellite signal detecting function
Manual transponder editing
Supports PAL/NTSC systems
Parental Control
Last channel auto-save and recall function
Various games
Multi-picture display
SCPC & MCPC receivable from C/Ku band satellites LNBs supported: Universal, Single, Single S & C band wideband LNBs
4:3 & 16:9 screen formats
Timer & multi-event timer functions
Automatic FEC and PID detection and manual entry of PID values
Pause capture
Loop through tuner and satellite
Real time clock
Teletext & Subtitle support by OSD and VBI
LNB short circuit protection onboard
Software & channel list upgrade via RS-232C: PC to STB, STB to PC, STB-STB and USB
1W Standby power consumption option

Software for the TM8000 can be found here 

User Manual for the TM8000 can be found here