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Enjoy Austrian satellite programmes in HD!

With the HD satellite receiver THS816 it is easier than ever to enjoy the Austrian satellite programmes (without smartcard) via ORF DIGITAL DIREKT as well as digital Free-To-Air TV and radio programmes. In addition, you can also add a simpliTV SAT HD subscription and watch even more programmes in HD. The recall list for up to 30 channels, 4 pre-sorted channel lists, 10 favourite lists and a memory capacity of 5000 channels are only a few of the many great features. An infrared extender is included in the packaging. You can place the receiver in a locked cabinet or in another hidden place and put the infrared extender on a convenient place and you will be able to operate your receiver without direct visual contact. Furthermore, the USB port offers you the opportunity to play your favourite files from external USB devices or update the receiver software – all in one device!

Product overview

  • Reception of Austrian satellite programmes in HD via ORF DIGITAL DIREKT and simpliTV
  • Reception of digital Free-To-Air TV- and radio programmes
  • 4 pre-sorted channel lists to choose for a quick & easy installation
  • 10 favourite lists
  • Recall list for up to 30 channels
  • Memory capacity of 5000 channels
  • Parental lock function
  • IR extender for maximum operation
  • Electronic TV Programme Guide (EPG)
  • Auto-DiSEqC-function for quick installation of most popular satellites

Reception of Austrian satellite programmes in HD via ORF DIGITAL DIREKT and simpliTV
Reception of digital Free-To-Air TV- and radio programmes(1)
4 pre-sorted channel lists to choose for a quick & easy installation
Dolby® Digital Plus(2)
USB port: playback of files and update receiver software via USB storage device(3)
Electronic TV Programme Guide (EPG) for on screen programme information and schedule for the following 7 days(4)
Easy programming of timers through the EPG
8 favourite lists for TV and 2 for radio programmes
Memory capacity of 5000 channels
IR extender for freedom of placement and maximum operation (included in the packaging)
Various Timer modes for watching events
Easy sorting of channels in favourite lists
Backup and update of channel-, satellite- & transponder lists on the computer
Find channels in the channel list easily through filter function
Parental lock function
Fast and high-quality Teletext with selection of sub-page via remote control(4)
Subtitles and multiple audio tracks supported(4)
Latest European satellites and transponder lists implemented
Digital sound through coaxial output (S/PDIF)
Recall list for up to 30 channels which have been watched recently
Auto-DiSEqC-function for a quick and easy installation of the most popular satellites(5)
DiSEqC 1.0, 1.1, 1.2 and Goto-X and SatCR supported
Standby via front button
Power saving: automatic standby after a definable time and configurable deep sleep setting
Connectors: SAT IN, IR, S/PDIF coaxial, HDMI, TV SCART, USB port (front), power supply
Accessories: Remote control, IR extender, 2x AAA batteries, power adapter (12 V/1,5 A)
Aspect ratio4:3 and 16:9, Pan & Scan, Letterbox, Full screen combined
Video resolutionScart: 576i, RGB, CVBS with CGMS-A HDMI: 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p with HDCP
Audio modeMono L/R, Stereo
Audio supportDolby Digital Plus*
LNB power13/18 V DC (+/- 1 V), 400 mA, overload protected
DiSEqC versions1.0, 1.1, 1.2, GOTO X and SatCR supported
Quick and easy installationavailable
Channel memory capacity5000
Favourite list10
Editing functions (TV-/Radio)v
Software updateUSB
Booking of events directly from the EPGavailable
Multiliungual subtitling and audio track supportavailable
Timer functionsavailable
Automatic standby functionavailable
Installation Instructionsavailable
Remote controlavailable
Batteries2x AAA
Power adapteravailable
Tuner inavailable
IR IN - connector for infrared extenderavailable
Audio Digital (S/PDIF)available
Audio Stereo (L/R)available
Power adapteravailable
Power consumption in operationmax. 18 W
Power consumption in standbymax. 0.5 W
Size (W x D x H) in mm171 x 118 x 41
Weight in kg0.29
THOMSON is a trademark of Technicolor (S.A.) or its affiliates used under license by STRONG Group.

Subject to alterations. In consequence of continuous research and development technical specifications, design and appearance of products may change. Dolby Audio, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories, ASTRA is a registered trade mark of SES ASTRA, Irdeto is a registered trade mark of Irdeto Access B.V., the terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc in the United States and other countries. ASTRA is a registered trade mark of SES ASTRA, Eutelsat and HOT BIRD are registered trademarks of Eutelsat Communications. All other product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

Downloads THS816

Data sheet :

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Manual :

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Troubleshooting download




The display on front panel does not light up.

The power adapter is not plugged in or power of an extension is switched OFF.

Check that the power adapter is plugged in to the wall outlet. Make sure power switch on the extension cable/distributor is in ON position.

No picture or sound

Wrong connection or setting of the Audio/Video output of the receiver to TV.

Connect the Audio/Video output of the receiver to TV correctly and check the adjusted settings in the menu {Settings > System Settings}.

Audio muted.

Press the [MUTE] button on TV or receiver remote control.

TV power off.

Switch TV on.

No picture

The receiver can’t receive the signal.

Check the antenna cable, replace the cable, or connect the cable to the receiver tightly.

Incorrect values of some tuner parameters (e.g. one/some channel(s) changed to another TP).

Set the values of tuner parameters correctly in menu {Installation > Channel Search}. Helpful websites are: http://de.kingofsat.net/

Wrong direction of the antenna.

Check the signal with a spectrum analyser and adjust your antenna correctly or consult a specialist.

No access to scrambled services

Expired subscription.

Check your current subscription status in {CA Menu> Product Status} together with your broadcaster.

ORF-DIGITAL-DIREKT not subscripted/activated.

To enjoy the complete range of channles and to watch your preferred scrambled services, please register with the enclosed registration form at ORF-DIGITAL-DIREKT.
If you have further questions about your registration, you can directly contact the ORF-DIGITAL-Service-Hotline (0800 700 600). Please have your {Device-ID} (Gerätenummer) ready.

Receiver awaiting activation respectively new authorisation.

When receiver was switched off/disconnected from signal for longer it can take about 1-2 h until a valid subscription is activated again.

No subscription for the selected channel or activation not possible

Switch to another channel respectively remove channels (which cannot be activated) from the channel list

The remote control does not work

The batteries of the remote control are not inserted, wrongly inserted or exhausted.

Check whether the batteries are inserted correctly or exhausted, if so replace the batteries in the remote control.

The USB storage device is not working properly.

Formatted incorrectly.

Bigger sized HDD connected.

USB 1.1/3.0 device connected.

Format USB device by PC to FAT 32.
Bigger size HDD or HDDs with more partitions might need longer time to be detected.
The receiver might not work properly with such an USB device respectively functionality with all available USB devices can’t be guaranteed.

The receiver switches to Standby automatically.

Auto Standby function is activated and reached the adjusted time (default 3h).

In the menu {Settings >System Settings} you can adjust the Auto Standby time or disable it.