Package Features

One small box. Incredibly big features

The Blade box gives you access to the best in UK free-to-air terrestrial television all around the world. Eastenders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale, Britain’s Got Talent, Strictly Come Dancing, Downton Abbey, Doctor Who, The Apprentice, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Have I Got News For You and more. It’s all available when you want it and wherever you need it. With it’s plug-and-play features, set up is quick and simple so you’ll be watching within minutes of opening the box.

Enjoy British TV in stunning 1080 HD

Connect direct via HDMI and watch every channel at 1080i pixels, with native HD channels streamed at full high definition.

Wireless connectivity as standard

No more unsightly cables. Connect directly to your wireless network using a simple USB compatible wifi dongle.

Ease of use remote control

Change channels, browse the EPG and fully control the box with simplicity like any regular set-top box.

Never miss a show again

With its integrated 7 day catch-up service, you can watch the shows you missed anytime without setting up scheduled recordings.

Control playback in realtime

Pause, rewind and play live and on-demand television shows with ease using the Blade box remote.

Build your own UK TV archive

Download any recorded shows to an external USB source and build your own library of your favourite television.

See It In Action!

Seeing really is believing!

Once you’ve seen the Blade in action, only then will you understand the true power and flexibility of this amazing little box.

Set up takes seconds and once connected, you’ll open up an entire world of UK TV television, direct from the comfort of your armchair - no matter where you live!

The Blade offers the ultimate in convenience, choice and value for money. With it’s incredible HD picture and sound quality, you’ll never experience any drop in quality. With it’s integrated 7-day catch up service, recording shows is a thing of the past and with the huge choice of Freeview channels on offer, there’s always something to watch.

Every fan of British TV must own a Blade Stream box!

What's Included

  • Blade Stream IPTV set-top box
  • Infrared Remote Control (and batteries)
  • 5V AC power adapter
  • Composite AV cable

What You Need

  • HDMI cable
  • 1080p or 720p high-definition TV with HDMI port
  • Wired ethernet or wireless network
  • Wifi dongle (for wireless connection)
  • Broadband Internet connection

Features

Main hardware features:

  • Fanless oversized CPU heat-sink - perfectly silent running
  • Sleek, piano-black finish
  • S/PDIF Audio Output
  • Two USB 2.0 ports, front and back for ease of access
  • HDMI 1.3a output up to 1080p FULL HD
  • Supports external hard drives and USB memory sticks for PVR recording and playback
  • Analogue HD and SD video outputs for use with a wider range of displays
  • Firmware fully upgradeable over the air or from USB

Main software features:

  • High Bitrate High Definition video playback including (but not limited to) 1080p MPEG2, H.264 and VC-1 codecs and AVI, MOV, TS, Matroska, WMV, MP4 and DVD (VOB, IFO and ISO) containers. Subtitle formats supported
  • High Quality multi-channel audio playback including (but not limited to) AC3, MPEG, AAC, WAV, WMA, FLAC and OGG
  • High Resolution photo viewing
  • Flexible network connectivity including support for UPnP SSDP, UPnP AV, Windows Media Connect, Windows Media Player, NSS, SMB, NFS and FTP
  • Amazing internet connectivity including support for YouTube, video Podcasts, Live Internet Radio, Picasa and many more
  • Connect to your PC via Samba, uPnP, etc.

Technical Info

Chipset

  • STi CPU

Memory

  • 256MB

Cooling

  • Fanless, silent operation.

Video outputs

  • HDMI v1.3a
  • MultiJack analogue connector
  • Composite Video (standard definition only)

Audio outputs

  • Stereo Analog Audio
  • S/PDIF Optical Digital Audio

Other connections

  • 2x USB 2.0 host (front and back)
  • Ethernet 10/100 auto-sensing
  • External power supply for cool running