Since Vu+ announced the Solo 4K at the Anga Cable and Satellite fair earlier this year, there has been a lot of questions about this receiver.
Well, now it’s here.
So is it any good, do you need a 4K Ultra HD receiver? Let’s take a look and you can decide.
Install IPTV via autoscript bouquet list on Enigma2
Setup IPTV using XtreamTV plugin in Enigma 2
Powerful Dual Core 1.5Ghz CPU 10,000 DMIPS ARM V7 CPU
1 x HDMI 2.0 (HDR Compatible)
Ultra HD 2160p Output
2 x Fixed Dual FBC Satellite Tuners
1 x Twin DVB- S2 or C/T/T2 Pluggable Tuner (optional)
4GB eMMC Flash
3.5” TFT LCD Display (262,000 Colour/18bit)
Detachable 2.5” Hard drive
Dolby Digital Plus & DTS Supported
2 x Smartcard-Reader (Xcrypt)
1x Common Interface Slot
2 x USB 3.0 Port and 1 x USB 2.0 Ports
Gigabit Ethernet Port
S/PDIF audio output optical (digital)
HD PIP (Picture in Picture)
DiSEqC 1.0/1.1/1.2, USALS
External 12V power supply
Fanless Silent Operation
Advanced Linux Operating System
Downloadable Plug-Ins supported
Unlimited channel lists for TV / Radio
Automatic & Manual Service Scan Supported
Multiple LNB control (DiSEqC) supported
OSD in many languages
Skin change supported
As you can see, it’s certainly not lacking in features.
The Solo 4K is a chunky box (the dimensions are (W x D x H): 310 mm x 240 mm x 65 mm). The front panel is basic with only a blue Led glowing on the left, the 3.5” TFT 18bit color display in the center and then the power button, the USB 2.0 connection and the 2 card slots and 1 common interface slot is hidden behind the flap on the right.
Processor Powerful Dual Core 1.5Ghz cpu 10,000 DMIPS ARM V7 cpu
RAM 2 GB
Flash Memory 4 GB
Interfaces 2 x Smartcard-Reader (Xcrypt) 1x Common Interface Slot 2 x USB 3.0 Port and 1 x USB 2.0 Ports Gigabit Ethernet Port S/PDIF audio output optical (digital) 1 x HDMI 2.0 (HDR Compatible)
What’s included in the box
Vu+ Solo 4K Satellite Receiver Remote Control (the same popular Universal type that is supplied with other models in the Vu+ range 2x AAA Battery’s Hdmi High Speed cable Detachable hard drive tray and 4 Screws for attaching a 2.5” hdd Power Supply unit Mains Power cable