TBS5281 USB DVB-T2/T/C Dual Tuner TV Box

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TBS 5281, the successor of TBS5280, is an USB interface digital terrestrial TV box with two tuners for watching and recording Freeview SD or HD channels on PC. The two tuners enable you to watch TV channel on one multiplex while recording another channel on another multiplex simultaneously. It’s ready with Windows BDA driver and Linux driver up to the latest kernel(Tested on Ubuntu, Fedora, Opensuse and many other Linux distributions)



  • Watch Digital TV & listen to Radio on PC
  • DVB-T2/T/C SD or HD TV Receiving
  • Real Time and Scheduled Program Recording(PVR)
  • Time Shifting to Pause Live TV
  • Dual tuner for recording two different channels/multiplexes


  • For DVB-T2/T
  • Receiving channel: VHF band and UHF band
  • Channel bandwidth: 6, 7, 8 MHz
  • DVB-T2/ T modulation type: QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, 256QAM
  • FFT mode: 1K, 2K, 4K, 8K, 16K, 32K
  • Code rate: 1/2, 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 7/8
  • Guard interval:1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64, 1/128, 19/128, 19/256
  • Intermediate frequency
  • IF mode: low IF
  • Center IF frequency: 3 ~ 5 MHz
  • Note: default 4MHz
  • RF-input impedance 75Ω (IEC-DIN female)
  • RF-output impedance 75Ω (IEC-DIN male)


  • Fully compliant with DVB-C and ITU J83 A/C specifications
  • Receiving frequency: 47~862 MHz tuning range
  • Input level: -65~-10dBm
  • 16QAM, 32QAM, 64QAM, 128QAM and 256QAM support
  • Symbol Rate: 0.87 to 9Mbaud

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