Exclusives : DD Free Dish MPEG-4 iCAS Set-Top Box Price and Reviews

Here is we are giving you the first look at Doordarshan's official DD Free dish set-top box with iCAS. At this time MPEG- set-top box in production mode and it will be available in the open market within 2-3 months.
This is the best DTH set-top box, you can check here free DTH price online, specifications, and user reviews.
We will give you all the details with pictures so that you can easily understand all the features. first of all, you should check DD Free dish MPEG-4 set-top box body/panel pictures.

( Set-Top box Body panel, remote, power adapter, and packing box may be different as it is preparing by different manufacturers)
Front Panel:
In the front panel, you will find 5 manual buttons which are Power Button, Channel+, Channel-, Vol+, and Vol-. You will also get two led lights, the first is for power and the second for the remote sensor. On your right side, you will see DD Free dish logo.

Back Panel: In the backside, you will find the following ports:
the first port is for a power adapter that will support a 12V / 18W / 1.5amp power supply. 
IR Sensor: 
Second port is for IR Sensor, you can add another sensor. But now this feature removed by some manufacturers.
USB Female: 
You can attach USB Pan-drive for software upgrade and Live TV record (But at this time USB port is available but it is not functional in software, which means no use of this port for now.)
CI Slot: 
Government (BIS) approved CI slot available.
One Video and Stereo Audio ports available.
Antenna IN: 
To connect dish antenna to receive satellite signals.

Multi-functional remote is available with DD Free dish iCAS Set-Top Boxes.

Complete unit with Set-Top Box, Remote, and Power Adapter. 


What is the price of DD Free dish MPEG- Set-Top Box?

This box is available in the local market and online around Rs.1200 to 1500

Where I can buy this set-top box?

You can visit the local market to purchase DD Free dish MPEG-4 Box.  or You can compare its prices online.

Old Set-Top box will stop?

No, old normal set-top boxes will continue as usual. You will not get those Mpeg-4 TV channels that are encrypted by iCAS. (Currently Temp FTA for testing purpose)

Can we use this box as free to air set-top box?

No, there is no option for edit frequencies.

Is it an HD Ready set-top box?

No, it is MPEG-4 Box in standard definition. You can not receive HD reception.

Very soon, we will provide you software and manual information. You can provide here your feedbacks and reviews by comment section.

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  1. प्रश्न यह है : सर मैं आपसे यह जानना चाह रहा हूं कि जो अभी बाजार में उपलब्ध MPEG4/HD सेट टॉप बॉक्स है। वह i-cas युक्त सेट टॉप बॉक्स - है या नहीं

    Please sir reply

    Chittorgarh Raj.

  2. sir ye set up box normal market me kab milna started hoge. aur setup box ki price kitni hogi please reply

  3. sir ye set up box normal market me kab milna started hoge. aur setup box ki price kitni hogi please reply

  4. Sir how to buy mpeg4 dd free iCAS Setup box

  5. Kiya is par multiple LNB chale gai

  6. I had already a mpeg4 enabled set top box which was receiving DD National HD till few days back.Now it has no display at this channels.How my set top box can get icas encryption?

  7. STB is already launch and the price of this Box is 1250 please check the link https://i-cas.in/.

  8. This setup box will last only for 2-3 months.
    No customer care support also.
    If you buy this for 1200 then it will cost you 400/month which is a price of HD pack of other dog.

  9. Setup Box is not working after 2 months.

  10. i cas open market main kab tak aayega

  11. Sir jab icas main HDMI port hi nahi hai to hd kese dikhai dega ....Abhi main HDMI wala set top box use karta hu ...age muje HDMI cable wali box kab milegi for icas

    1. Yes, HDMI enabled box is coming soon, currently mpeg-4 box only available. it will be available first on catvindia.com, we are also waiting for that.

  12. Sir maine stc h 500 set box kharid liya hai woh icas hai ya nahi

  13. Dear sir, when DD free Dish Cam ( satellite) Card will be available which we can insert into our existing STB and receive all FTA channel from DD free dish

  14. What type of channels are available in mpeg 4 set top box?

  15. Please add RAINBOW Tamil seperatly


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