Ariva 153 Combo – satellite, terrestrial, cable TV decoder

Ferguson Ariva 153 Combo is a versatile receiver that offers acces to satellite TV in DVB-S/S2 standards, cable TV in DVB-C standard and also terrestrial TV in DVB-T standard.

The decoder is also compatible with the DVB-T2 standard, which offers better quality and range of programs. The device, which is equipped with two heads, allows for simultaneous viewing and recording two different channels.

With USB port, you can play from and record to an external disk your favorite programs, music, videos and photos. Practical multiroom feature allows you to simultaneously watch different channels in two rooms. Ariva 153 Combo also offers access to popular web services such as YouTube, YouPorn (adult channels can of course be protected from unauthorized playback), DailyMotion, RSS, Weather, Google Maps and many others. 153 Combo is also very energy-efficient - power consumption in standby mode does not exceed 0.5W.

Ferguson Ariva 153 Combo is a true multimedia center for your home. Wide range of supported containers and codecs will ensure trouble-free access to most multimedia files. Formats supported by the media player:

  • video: AVI, MKV, MPEG, MPG, M2TS, VOB, TS, TRP, MP4, DVR (default record format)
  • video codecs: MPEG2, XVID, H.264 (up to 8 RF)
  • subtitles: TXT, SRT, SUB, SSA, SMI
  • audio: MP3, FLAC czy OGG
  • picture: JPG, JPE, JPEG, BMP, PNG


Ariva 153 Combo

The idea behind the Tuner Combo is a device that combines a variety of technologies to access TV channels in a single housing.

Ariva 153 Combo

Small2Big is a unique functionality of the satellite receiver that allows you to display multimedia content (videos, photos) with your phone or tablet on your TV. The function is dedicated for use by the Android system. This function works within your local area network (LAN).

Ariva 153 Combo

Big2Small to kolejna unikalna funkcja pozwalająca na wyświetlanie programów telewizyjnych z odbiornika wprost na ekranie twojego telefonu lub tabletu. Funkcja dedykowana do obsługi przez system Android. Funkcja wykorzystuje do pracy lokalną sieć komputerową (LAN).

Ariva 153 Combo

Odbiornik został zbudowany w oparciu o bardzo zaawansowaną dwurdzeniową jednostkę główną. Wbudowany w nią procesor obrazu - przy współpracy z pamięciami DDR II - poddaje sygnał rygorystycznemu, pięciostopniowemu procesowi usuwania zakłóceń, filtrowania, wyostrzania, korygowania i wzmacniania. Dzięki temu zapewnia najwyższą dostępną na rynku jakość dźwięku i obrazu cyfrowego w pełnej rozdzielczości Full HD.

  • Reception of high definition channels (High Definition)
  • PAL upscaling to 720p or 1080p
  • Full audio support for E-AC3 (Dolby Digital Plus)
  • Supports 32 programmable timers
  • Separate lists of favorite TV and Radio
  • Quick search function channels (QuickFind)
  • Teletext and subtitles
  • Supports DiSEqC 1.0, 1.1, Unicable and DiSEqC 1.2, USALS
  • Support for MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
  • Compatible with DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-T and DVB-T2 standards
  • Card reader for pay TV

The receiver supports 802.11b/g/n WiFi USB adapters based on the RT5370 chip, offered as a separate accessory.
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  • LOOP OUT: Output of digital terrestrial TV signal to another receiver.
  • ANT IN: Input antenna cable.
  • LNB OUT: Output from the converter to the other receiver.
  • LNB IN: Input coaxial cable from the converter.
  • HDMI: Digital video and digital sound output.
  • USB: Port for connecting an external USB storage device.
  • LAN: Ethernet port used for communication over LAN / Internet.
  • AUDIO (L/R): Analog stereo audio output 2xRCA.
  • CVBS: Analog video output 1xRCA.
  • SPDIF: Digital optical audio output.
  • TV: SCART output to connect the TV.
  • RS232: RS232 port for communication with a PC.

To increase your convenience of use of download section, each of the products depends on availability has subfolders as follows:

  • firmware - contains the latest available version of the firmware. The firmware is packaged in a ZIP archive. You should unpack it and follow the instructions contained in the update. To unpack we recommend a free program 7-Zip that is available here.
  • manuals - contains manuals in PDF files, to read it is required to have a PDF reader. We recommend a fast and free Sumatra PDF reader that is available here.
  • tools - contains additional programs and utilities associated with the product, eg. to edit the settings, channel lists, programming via RS232 or USB etc.

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