ViewSat VS Ultra Lite

FTA, Free to Air Receiver with PVR and Remote (VSULTRALITE, VS ULTRALITE)


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General Features:

  • FTA, Free to Air Receiver with PVR and Remote
  • Input Frequency 950-2150MHz
  • 200 MHz Conexant Processor
  • 32 MB SDRAM
  • Supports 7 Day EPG (Electronic Program Guide)
  • Supports PIG (Picture in Graphic)
  • Supports SCPC & MCPC from C / Ku-band
  • 1 LNB Input Tuner with Loop Through IF Signal
  • Tuner Symbol Rate: 1-45MS/s
  • Classic Viewsat universal Remote Control
  • Fast Booting & Auto Scan
  • Hardware Driven Blindscan
  • 4000 Channel Programmable (TV & Radio)
  • Fast Channel Changing
  • User Friendly 256 Colors OSD & Easy GUI
  • Multi OSD Language supported
  • Radio Channel Screen Saver
  • Favorite Channel List Programmable
  • Master PIN Code Function & Parental Lock Function
  • 100 Step Volume Control
  • Automatic Detection of Forward Error Correction
  • USB Host Interface (Only for USB Memory Stick)
  • S/W Upgrade Supported by USB Port
  • Window Based S/W Download Program Supported by RS232 Serial Port
  • Set to Set Download (Main Program, Channel Data)
  • 4:3, 16:9 Letter Box & Teletext using OSD
  • 7 Segment-4 Digit Display
  • 3 Keys on Front Panel
  • (Power On/Off, Channel Up/Down)
  • Various LNB Polarity Control
  • 22 KHz Switching Control
  • S-VIDEO Output
  • 3 RCA outputs (2 Audio L/R and 1 Video)
  • RF-Modulator Output
  • Rear Power Switch
  • 1-year warranty


  • Tuner
    • Input Frequency: 950 ~ 2150MHz
    • Input Signal Level: -65 ~ -25dBm
    • Input Impedance: 75ohm Unbalanced
    • Connector Type: ‘F’Type Female
    • LNB Power Supply: 13V/18V, Max 500mA with Short Circuit Protection
    • 22KHz Tone: Frequency 22± 4KHz, Amplitude 0.6±0.2Vpp
    • DiSEqC: 1.0 , 1.1, 1.2, USALS(1.3) Compatible
    • Channel Selection: PLL Frequency Synthesizer
  • Demodulator
    • Type: QPSK Demodulation (DVB-S)
    • Symbol Rate: 1 ~ 45 MS/s
    • Inner FEC: Viterbi Convolutional Coding
    • Rate 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
    • Outer FEC: Reed Solomon Coding(204,188) T=8
  • Video Decoder
    • System Decoding: MPEG-2 ISO/IEC 13818-2
    • Profile and Level: MPEG-2 [email protected]
    • Data Rate: 1 ~15 MB/s
    • Video Formats: 4:3(Normal) & 16:9 (Widescreen)
  • Audio Decoder
    • System Decoding: MPEG-1 ISO/IEC 11172-3 Layer I & II
    • Audio Mode: Mono, Dual, Stereo, Joint Stereo
    • Sampling Frequency: 32, 44.1, 48 KHz
  • Audio/Video Output
    • Audio Output: 2 RCA Cinch
    • Video Output: 1 RCA Cinch
    • S-Video: 1 S-VIDEO
  • RF Modulator
    • Modulator Output: CH3~4
    • Video Type: NTSC
    • Output Connector: “F” Type Female
    • Ant. IN Connector: “F” Type Female
    • 8. Serial Data Interface
    • Signal: RS-232, Max. 115200 bps
    • Connector Type: 9 Pin D-Sub (male)

FTA Receiver Specifications

Video Broadcast System
Most cameras and displays will be compatible with a NTSC video broadcast system. Others will be compatible with a PAL system. Many units will be compatible with both.
ATSC Compatible
ATSC is the new high definition format that will become the standard in 2009. It will be replacing the former NTSC television system.
Component Video Out (Y,Pb,Pr)
Component Video is a type of video signal that has been separated into two or more component signals.
S-Video Output
S-video stands for Super Video. It is a connection used to transfer video and moving images. The quality of S-Video is great than composite (RCA) video.
Number of Composite (RCA) Outputs
This is the number of composite (RCA) outputs are used to transfer a video signal to another source.
Digital Audio Output
A digital audio output will send a high quality audio signal to a compatible receiving source.
OSD (On Screen Display)
Indicates that the unit has menus and features that display on the screen. Typically, on-screen menus allow users to adjust audio and video settings easier.
OSD Languages
Indicates the languages featured in the OSD (On Screen Display).

"Multilingual" includes three of the major European languages (English/Spanish/French) plus many others such as German, Italian, and more.

Multilingual (3+ Languages)
Remote Control
Allows control of specific features and functions from a remote control. Typically they are used to prevent button wear on your radio, or to allow easier navigation of menus.
Primary Color
This is the main color of the item.
Here you will find specific warranty information that this item qualifies for. Below are some of the most popular warranties found on the website: 1-Year Sonic Electronix - The item will be returned back to our company for processing and will either be replaced, repaired or exchanged. 1-Year Manufacturer's - The item will be returned back to the manufacturer and they will process the return and either repair or replace it. 90-Day Repair Only - Within 90 days the item can be sent back to our location for repair. No Warranty - This item does not come with any sort of warranty but one can be purchased separately from our website. If the warranty listed is different than any of the ones listed above, please visit the warranty page for specific details.

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
Not warranted
Labor Warranty Duration
Not warranted
Warranty Provider

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

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new york

ultra lite

February 1, 2009

this product is great used for 4 months, easy to load codes, takes about 2 minutes using port. best i have had. #1

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Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

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Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

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FTA, Free to Air Receiver with PVR and Remote (VSULTRALITE, VS ULTRALITE)


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