TBS5881 USB DVB-T2/T/C CI hybrid TV Box

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TBS5881 is the successor of the TBS5880, which is a hybrid digital TV external box have both DVB-T2/T tuner and DVB-C tuner with USB connection, it supports DVB-T/DVB-T2 and DVB-C. You can use it for watching or recording digital terrestrial or cable TV on laptop or desk computer. It’s also integrated with CI slot to makes it possible watch Pay TV (encrypted channels), simply by inserting the correct CAM and subscription smartcard into the CI slot, The unique TBS MCE tool can read pay TV channels. The manufacturer provides Linux driver up to the latest kernel



  • Watch Digital TV & listen to Radio on PC
  • DVB-T2/T/C SD or HD TV Receiving
  • Real Time and Scheduled Program Recording(PVR)
  • Time Shifting to Pause Live TV
  • Common Interface Support

Components Used

  • DNOT44QCH266A
  • CY7C68013


  • For DVB-T2/T
  • Receiving channel: VHF band and UHF band
  • Channel bandwidth: 6, 7, 8 MHz
  • DVB-T2/ T modulation type: 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
  • Guard interval:1/4, 1/8, 1/16, 1/32, 1/64, 1/128, 19/128, 19/256
  • Intermediate frequency
  • IF mode: low IF
  • Center IF frequency: 3 ~ 5 MHz
  • Note: default 4MHz
  • RF-input impedance 75Ω (IEC-DIN female)
  • RF-output impedance 75Ω (IEC-DIN male)
  • Single CI


  • Fully compliant with DVB-C and ITU J83 A/C specifications
  • Receiving frequency: 47~862 MHz tuning range
  • Input level: -65~-10dBm
  • 16QAM, 32QAM, 64QAM, 128QAM and 256QAM support
  • Symbol Rate: 0.87 to 9Mbaud
  • Single CI

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