NEW! Pinwheel HD Mini

HD tuner and Wifi Included

$189.99 Canadian funds (U.S. funds will be less)



The PINWHEEL HD Media Player is the world's first HDTV media player with Linux operating system that can be converted into a PVR DVB S2 satellite receiver using a 3rd party DVB S2 tuner card and an optional 3rd party PSK modular tuner design featuring Full HD 1080p resolution.

Media player officially comes with the following linux apps: Weather, IRC Chat, RSS Feeder, UDP/RTP/HTTP stream player, Shortcuts (1000s of internet radio stations). It was designed for only one thing in mind, enduser experience. Just like the gift box states, it has been built for solid entertainment. There is a SDK that allows you to able to write your own scripts and images for your own personalized STB + IP player. The unit has pure raw power of Linux but has been engineered to keep the simplicity in mind.  Very first LINUX OS set top box with solid easy to use menu system, yet open source. With linux running in background, you can have endless uses.

Easy to use, operate and enjoy. Use the VLC streaming and enjoy your content on your iphone, andriod, mac, or any windows pc by installing the free VLC media player provided by
The power-supply is UL approved and is not built inside the unit to avoid any short circuit problems with the unit. With the latest wifi lan usb stick technology, the unit is compatible with various brands of WIFI usb sticks (b/g/n). One is provided with the unit. They always recommend direct LAN option because the results may vary depending on the proximity of your router.

  • SOLID 100% true VLC Streamer Player
  • 3rd paty DVB S/S2 convertible tuner
  • 3rd party optional HD
  • Able to store System Data to USB/Network
  • Able to update Software from USB/Network
  • Simply download FREE VLC media player on any device (windows, mac, iphone, andriod) and type the URL of receiver with port 9000 (File, Open Network Stream)
    and click play and/or record on your device! You can also perform port forwarding on your router therefore enabling you to watch the stream from anywhere.
  • Proper Satellite Identification (shows you which satellite you are locked to)
  • 2x USB 2.0 Ports (front and back)
  • USB PVR Ready! (formatted as linux drive)
  • Wi-fi network connection.
  • Super Slim Modular Design
  • Unique 3rd party DVB S2 design (first in the world)
  • Supports 3rd party DVB S / S2 / QPSK 
  • Uses optional 3rd party HD
  • Linux Operating System - 100% legal and open source
  • Full HD Digital Satellite Receiver
  • HD video formats 1080p (Full HD), 1080i, 720p
  • Network LAN Internet connection
  • Linux Plug-in functions
  • Plug-in (weather / RSS / Shout cast etc.)
  • Plug-in Manager (server) for additional plug-in applications
  • Media player for music / photo / video
Other apps available with properties
  • Weather information for 3 cities
  • VLC as RTP, UDP protocol with multicast (or unicast)
  • Media Center [music (MP3), image (PNG, JPG, BMP), video (AVI, MPG, XVID, MKV, etc) Player]
  • Teletext and subtitle screen display (OSD)
  • Prepared for an external USB WiFi / WLAN stick
  • Multilingual high-resolution graphical user interface (GUI) in English, Russian, German, Arabic and many more
  • External USB Playback
  • Mono & Multi-EPG (Electronic Program Guide)
  • Comprehensive extended EPG
  • 12 volt DC adapter
Specifications and System Chipset 
- Chipset STi7110 (ST40 with SH4 Core) 450MHz 
- 64 MB NOR Flash ROM 
- 256 MB system RAM 
- Resolution video decoding: H.264 (MPEG-4 part 10) and MPEG-2 HD / SD multi-format-capable display (1080P, 1080I, 720P, 576P) - Audio: MPEG-1 Layer I & II & III, Dolby Digital Audio (AC3), AAC, HE-AAC 
- Operating System: Linux Operating System 
- Input / Output: 1x composite (3 RCA - 1 x Video 2 x Audio L / R) 1x component (3 x Video R/G/B) 1x HDMI output 1x S / PDIF Interface for digital bit stream output (AC -3) 1x LAN (Ethernet) connection to 10/100Mbps 
- Approximate dimensions: 250mm x 157mm x 40mm - Consumption: Stand-by power consumption: <1W

This Package Includes:

  • Pinwheel HD MIni media box/satellite receiver
  • DVB-S2 Tuner board
  • HD tuner
  • USB Wireless N wifi dongle 
  • Remote control
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