Airtel DTH brings you the highest form of television viewing experience in form of Airtel DTH HD - High Definition.
1080i: Highest possible picture resolution of 1080x1920, offering stunningly real picture quality with 5 times more detail than Standard Definition.
High Definition Resolution: Mind-blowing picture clarity with the highest possible resolution of 1080x1920 (2.07million+ pixels with 5 times sharper picture than Standard Definition).
16:9 Wide Aspect Ratio: Better viewing experience with Wide Aspect Ratio of 16:9, better suited for our eyes which have more horizontal than vertical span.
Dolby Digital Plus 7.1: Theatre like experience right in your living room with Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 surround sound. Once you’ve experienced our digital TV [HD], you’ll wonder what you were watching so far. In terms of television experience technology, High Definition to Standard Definition is what Color TV was to Black and White TV. Combined with Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 surround sound, you see and hear everything exactly as it is.
High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) output: HDMI output to get the best HD signals to your HDTV.
MPEG-4 DVB-S2: AIRTEL HD set top box employs the latest MPEG-4 DVB-S2 technology.
Universal Remote: One can get rid of managing different remote controls and can be operated through Airtel HD set top box universal remote.
Blockbuster Movies: Get to see the latest Pay-Per-View (PPV) movies of your choice.
Interactive Services: Now experience the most captivating feature of interactive service with Airtel HD set top box. You can now get maximum from your Television set like book movie tickets, browse internet and much more.
Games: Airtel HD set top box provides you with an array of thrilling and exciting games.
Multilingual EPG: All the appropriate information regarding programs are available on Multilingual Electronic Program Guide in both English and Hindi languages.
Power Resume Function: In the event of unforeseen failure of electricity while watching a particular channel, Airtel HD set top box will ensure that the same channel is back for viewing when electricity comes back.
Low Battery Indicator: Whenever there is low battery, it will be shown on your universal remote.
256 MB RAM: High RAM for the best STB performance.
|Power||Switches the Set-Top Box into “standby mode” or in “power on mode”|
| - STB input voltage : DC 12V
- Power supply : AC/DC converter : AC 90-270 Volts
- Power consumption : 30 W max
|•||Navigation Panel :||Left/Right/Up/Down arrow keys are used for navigation.|
|•||Menu:||Displays the Home/Main menu|
|•||OK :||Activates highlighted item or confirms an action|
|•||Remote Sensor:||Receives the infrared (IR) signal from Remote Control Unit|
|•||Standby LED:||Turns red while in “standby mode”|
|•||Remote LED:||Flashes green when receiving data from Remote Control Unit|
|•||Record LED:||Turns amber while in “recording mode”|
|•||Smart Card Slot:||Insert a smart card to watch pay TV channels/content|
|•||Common Interface (CI) Slot:||Inserts CAM module (PCMCIA module)|
|LNB Input 1:||Digital Satellite signal input from Dish Antenna (LNB) to Tuner.|
|•||USB:||Port for USB device; 2x Rear Panel.|
|•||RF Out:||RF Video & Audio output to TV Connect to RF Terminal of TV set ; VHF (channel3/4), IEC 60169-2 Male|
|•||LAN:||Port of Ethernet service; RJ-45 Socket|
|•||HDMI:||HDMI Video & Audio output to TV Connect to HDMI Terminal of TV set. Type A 1.5m.|
|•||S/PDIF:||S/PDIF Audio output Connect S/PDIF output of the Set-Top Box to your TV set/Hi-Fi Audio System S/PDIF input|
|•||Audio L & R:||Left & Right Audio output Connect to Audio Terminal of TV set/Hi-Fi Audio System IEC 48B sec 316 (RCA) Female (White & Red) Digital S/PDIF Coaxial, RCA IEC 48B sec 316(RCA) (orange)|
|•||Video:||Composite Video output to TV Connect to Composite Video Terminal of TV set HDMI Type A,Y-Pb-Pr component video output, RCA IEC 48B sec 316 (RCA) Female ( Green, Blue, Red), IEC 48B sec 316(RCA) Female(yellow)|
|•||Component:||Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) output Connect to Component Video Terminal of TV set|
|•||DC Inlet:||DC Jack plug input from Adapter Connect to power socket|
|•||Main:||2 pin plug (AC)|
|•||1-Antenna input:||F type Female IEC60169-24|
|•||Satellite Signal Input:||
Input Frequency Range : 950 ~ 2150 MHZ
1. What is digital TV High Definition?
digital TV [HD] is a new service from Airtel which brings you the highest possible picture resolution of 1080x1920, better viewing experience with Wide Aspect Ratio of 16:9, and theatre like experience right in your living room with Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 surround sound.
2. I am a new Airtel DTH customer. Where do I go to buy a new HD connection?
Click on Plans and Offers on the top navigation bar, choose the package that suits you and follow the steps to buy the set top box. Alternately, fill in your contact details in the form on the home page, and we will get back to you.
3. How do I upgrade my existing Airtel digital TV?
We have an exciting offer for existing Airtel digital TV customers. Click on Plans and Offers on the top navigation bar to see the details. Fill in your contact details in the form on the home page, and we will get back to you.
4. What is the price of the HD service?
Click on Plans and Offers on the top navigation bar to see the exciting offers for the HD Service
5. Can Standard Definition channels be viewed with Airtel digital TV HD set top box?
Yes, Standard Definition (SD) channels can also be viewed with Airtel digital TV HD set top box. These channels will be shown in SD format.
6. What equipment do I need for an HD experience with Surround Sound?
To experience High Definition with Surround Sound, you must have an Airtel digital TV HD set top box, an HDTV, HDMI cable and a Home Theatre. For more details click on What do I need on the top navigation bar.
7. What is HDMI output?
HDMI is essential to get the best HD signals to your television sets. The Airtel digital TV HD set top box includes a High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) cable. Our HD set top box also has AV, Component and RF outputs in case your TV doesnâ€™t have an HDMI input.
8. Can I watch HD using a Component cable?
Yes, you can watch your HDTV using a Component cable.
9. Can I watch HD using an AV cable?
Yes, you can watch using AV output but HD content will be seen in SD format.
10. Will HD set top box be supported by regular Standard Definition Television (SDTV)?
If you don´t have HDTV, then set top box is compatible with your Standard Definition Television (SDTV). You can continue enjoying the HD broadcast in Standard format.
11. Is there any special installation requirement?
No, there is no special installation required for the HD set top box. You need to connect your HDTV to the STB using an HDMI cable (which comes included with the Set Top Box) and to your home theatre using an HDMI cable or an SPDIF cable.
12. What can I watch?
You can currently watch Football World Cup and Wimbledon in High Definition. These broadcasts will be advertisement-free. We will continue to launch other HD channels such as National Geographic HD and others.
13. What is the difference between Standard Definition and High Definition broadcast?
Globally, High Definition (HD) is swiftly replacing Standard Definition (SD) when it comes to television broadcasts. HD has a high picture resolution of 1080x1920, with 2.07million+ pixels offering 5 times more detail than SD. It has a wide aspect ratio of 16:9 better suited for our eyes which have more horizontal than vertical span, as compared to an aspect ratio of 4:3 in SD.
14. What is the Dolby Digital Plus?
Ready to take your surround sound experience to the next level? Dolby Digital Plus lets you experience all of the enveloping surround sound that your High Definition (HD) broadcast makes possible. With up to 7.1 channels of premium-quality surround sound, you´ll follow the action with your eyes and your ears. When listening to your music or watching movies, you'll feel the explosive power of dazzling special effects and hear every sound as the artist or director intended.