TBS 5520

The TBS-5520 is a USB multituner and unites three receiving types, satellite, cable and terrestrial. It is an external receiver box and is suitable as a supplement device to your laptop, PC or small media center PC. It is ideal to watch or record in best quality. Drivers for all 32- and 64-bit operating systems are included: Win XP, Vista, Win 7/8/10 and Linux. The Box is supported by various programs like DVB-Viewer, the supplied TBS-Viewer, or ProgDVB, DreamDVB, etc. This USB-Tuner TV Box is suitable for the reception of  digital TV in all HD receptions. You can record or watch one channel. You can easily record live TV immediately or time-controlled on your data carrier by only one click. This box is ideal for Media Center and PC systems and fits everywhere. In addition to the excellent facilities and the modern Interface, is also provided with low power consumption and thus a low waste heat, for silent operation.

Product features

  • Digital USB TV receiver box
  • USB Box
  • All resolutions and codecs (e.g.: 1080p, FullHD, 4K, MPEG, H.264, HEVC and many more) are supported, but also depending on your PC-hardware/software
  • Plug & Play Installation
  • Manual and scheduled recording of Digital-TV / Radio
  • Teletext
  • TimeShift function to Pause Live TV
  • Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
  • DiSEqC 2.0, USALS, Unicable compatible
  • IR remote control
  • Full support for 32-Bit and 64-Bit operating systems
  • Software application with multiple functionalities for TV reception


  • DVB-S2/S
    Symbol rate: 1 to 45 Msps
    8PSK: 3/5, 2/3, 3/4, 4/5, 5/6, 8/9, 9/10
    QPSK: 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
  • DVB-T2/T
    Receiving channel: VHF band, UHF band
    Bandwidth: 1.7, 5, 6, 7, 8 MHz
    FEC: 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
    RF-Input impedance: 75O (IEC-DIN female)
  • DVB-C & ITU J83 A/B/C
    Frequency range: 47 to 862 MHz
    Signal level: -65 to -10 dBm
    Symbol rate: 0.87 to 9 Mbaud
    QAM modes: 16QAM, 32QAM, 64QAM, 128QAM, 256QAM
  • ISDB-T
    supported modes: 1, 2, 3
    Bandwidth: 6 MHz, 7 MHz, 8 MHz
    QAM modes: DQPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM
    Code rate: 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8

Connections and other details

  • A Satellite TV antenna input and input for cable- terrestrial receiving
  • IR receiver input
  • Max. dimensions of the Box (W x D x H in cm): 7,5 x 10,5 x 2
  • Weight: ca. 0,5kg

Minimal System Requirements

  • Operating system (32-Bit and 64-Bit): Windows® XP, Vista®, Windows7®, Windows8.x, Windows 10, Linux
  • CPU for SDTV: min. Pentium3, 1 GHz or similar AMD Athlon
  • CPU for HDTV: min. Pentium3, 3 GHz or similar AMD Athlon (Dual Core recommended) or video-decoding over graphic chip
  • Recommended 1GB of RAM
  • Hard dsik with min. 1GB free capacity
  • Graphics card with min. 64MB memory
  • Sound card with DirectX® 9-Support or higher
  • Free USB 2.0 or 3.0 slot
  • Capable for digital satellite receiver, cable or terrestrial receiving

Package Contains

  • 1 x TBS-5520 for Satellite reception (DVB-S and S2), cable (DVB-C) and ITU J83 A/B/C, and terrestrial TV (DVB-T/-T2 and ISDB-T) in black
  • 1 x remote control (without Batteries)
  • 1 x USB Cable
  • 1 x Quick User Guide (German), software and drivers as download