DVB-T2 in Germany?

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Mirko
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DVB-T2 in Germany?

Post by Mirko » Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:20 pm

Hello,

I am interested in buying the terrestrial version of the VBox to use with DVB-T2 in the near future. However, I can find no information on whether it will work in Germany. DVB-T2 over here is special in that it uses a different Codec (HEVC aka h.265) than most other countries.

Is it necessary for the VBox to support a certain codec at all? As I understand it, the box will merely stream or record the content, not decode it?

Thanks in advance,
Mirko

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Re: DVB-T2 in Germany?

Post by admin@vbox » Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:46 am

Hi Mirko,
You are absolutely correct, the VBox keeps the original broadcasted encoding
Therefore the VBox supports any encoding standard including HEVC H.265

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Re: DVB-T2 in Germany?

Post by hj_fr » Wed Mar 29, 2017 10:37 pm

I recently received my XTI-3442, and no problem with DVB-T2/HEVC for the free German channels.

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