Amiko SHD-8900 Alien

High Definition Digital Satellite Receiver & Media Player

Award winning Dual-boot Linux Receiver
  • Conax Embedded Card Reader
  • Wireless Network & 3G Modem Support
  • Online User's Manual & F.A.Q.
  • Opera Web Browser & Internet Applications
  • Full HD - 1080p


Opera Web Browser

Use the integrated Opera Web Browser to:
Access your favourite websites, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Yahoo!, Flickr,
Check your e-mails (GMail, Hotmail, Yahoo, etc...)
Shop Online through your TV (Amazon, Ebay...)
Chat with your friends on Facebook, Windows Live, Google Talk or Yahoo! Messenger via

Wireless Keyboard Support

Wireless Keyboard & Touchpad mouse in one. With the Amiko Wireless Keyboard, you can browse fast, and easy. The backlit keyboard and flipable Touch Pad design makes the usage of Opera more comfortable than ever. For more information, click here!

Media Playback

Play the most various Audio & Video formats, such as MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPG, MP4, FLV, MP3, WAV, WMA from USB Hard Drives, or directly from your PC or NAS trough local network.

Record your favourite programs to External USB Storage devices or trough network to PC or Network Access Storage devices.

SHOUTcast Radio & YouTube Videos

Watch your favourite videos on YouTube or listen to one of the more than 45.000 SHOUTcast radios of the most various music styles.

USB WiFi & 3G Modem* Support

Connecting your Amiko SHD-8900 Alien to the internet has never been easier. Either way You connect your receiver to the internet, You can still connect any other devices to the USB port trough USB HUB

*Currently Supported: Hauwei E1550 & E1750

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Licensing Informations


  • MPEG-Fully DVB-S / DVB-S2 HD compliant
  • Linux Embedded OS
  • Conax Embedded Card Reader
  • Endless possibilities with Plug-In support
  • YouTube, SHOUTcast Radio, and Picasa Compatible
  • Weather forecast & Rss Reader Functions
  • S/PDIF for digital audio or Dolby Digital Bit-Stream output
  • DiSEqC 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 and USALS
  • Endless channels (TV and Radio) programmable
  • Multilingual menu text support
  • Channel list editing
  • Favourite channel list editing
  • True-color On-Screen Display (OSD)
  • Full Picture In Graphic (PIG) function
  • Electronic Program Guide (EPG) for on screen channel information
  • Subtitle supported
  • Teletext supported by software emulation
  • Parental lock facility by channel and program event
  • Program and Channel information transfer from receiver to receiver
  • HDMI HD Video/Audio Output
  • USB 2.0 Host
  • LED Display for service information
  • RTC (Real-Time-Clock)
  • Time Shift
  • Video Recording
  • Recording one channel and Time Shifting another channel (optional)
  • FullHD 1080p output via HDMI
  • AVI, MKV, MPG, TS, M2TS, FLV, DAT, ASF, MP3 playback
  • Software Upgrade support via USB, RS232 or Internet
  • Message, FAQ and User Manual support
  • Download files from FTP server


Main Processor: 450M Hz based CPU
Flash Memory: Nor flash: 8MB X 1 ; Nand flash:512MB X 1

Tuner Type: DVB-S / DVB-S2
Input Connector: F-type, Connector, Female
Loop Through: F-type, Connector, Female
Signal Level: -65 to -25 dBm
LNB Power & Polarization: Vertical: +13V/+14V, Horizontal: +18V/+19V, Current: Max. 500mA, Overload Protection
22KHz Tone: Frequency: 22±1KHz
DiSEqC Control: Amplitude: 0.6±0.2V, Version 1.0, 1.1 1.2, USALS Available
Demodulation: QPSK, 8PSK
Input Symbol Rate: 2-45 Mbps, Convolution Code Rate
1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6,7/8,1/4,1/3,2/5,3/5,4/5,8/9,9/10 and Auto

Input Voltage: Free Voltage (100~240V AC, 50/60Hz)
Power Consumption: 20W MAX
MPEG TS A/V Decoding
Transport Stream: MPEG-2, H.264
Input Rate: Max.120Mbit/s
Aspect Radio: 4:3, 16:9, Letter Box
Video Decoding: MPEG-2, MP@ML, MPEG-4 part 10/H264
Video Resolution: 720*480P/I, 720*576P/I, 1280*720p,1920*1080i, 1920*1080p
Audio Decoding: MEPG-1 layer I/II, Mpeg2 layerII, Dolby digital
Audio Mode: Left / Right / Stereo/ Mono
Sampling Rate: 32, 44.1 and 48KHz

TV-SCART: Video CVBS/RGB output, Audio L/R output
RCA A/V: Video CVBS output, Audio L/R output
S/PDIF: Coaxial, Digital Audio or Dolby Digital Bit Stream Output
RS-232C: Transfer rate 115.2Kbps, 9 pin D-sub Type
RJ-45: 10M/100M
USB: One USB 2.0 slot Compatible for Host
HDMI: VER1.2, Type A

Size[W*H*D]: 220mm*46mm*169mm
Net Weight: 1.0KG
Operation Temperature: 0°C~+45°C
Storage Temperature: -10°C~+70°C
Storage Humidity: 5%~95% RH (Non-Condensing)
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