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What is this decoder ?

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#1
Hi,

I've just found a box labeled BT Vs220 an dit also has Videocrypt.

Can I use this box?

Is it Digital?


TIA
 

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#2
Never heard of it, but if it's videocrypt then it's an analogue box.

Videocrypt was used previously by Sky and still is used by Channel-5 on Astra1 (19.2east) - the latter requiring no card since it is "soft-encrypted". Presumably it can also receive unencryted (FTA) signals too and there are plenty of those up there.

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#3
The BT receiver was a badged unit manufactured by Cambridge. its over 8 years old and suffered from a poor remote, worse on screen graphics and a reputation for catching fire.

You will see a picture of one on the satcure website as an advert for their repair journal

A ropey box sold in the UK through a ropey company called SDC in Kent

Bury it now, do not plug it in