The A540 adds high performance DVR functionality to the Aminet range – plus powerful “whole home” capability, designed to deliver content to TV screens and STBs around the home. High definition IPTV/OTT set-top box (STB) with integral DVR and MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 support.

The A540 is designed to handle the demands of IPTV and OTT services. Higher bandwidth, increasing HD content and CPU intensive browsers require faster response times and increased processing power. The A540’s advanced processor easily handles these demands, whilst offering built-in DVR and capacity for additional features.

At its core is the AmiNET video player. Drawing on more than a decade of innovation and expertise in IPTV, this key element maximises CPU efficiency to deliver quality user experiences while also having the flexibility for new feature enhancements to keep you in step with the evolving technology marketplace.

  • Add value to your service offering by enabling whole-home DVR to deliver content across multiple Aminet devices and TVs

  • A simple USB dongle to enable carrier-grade Wi-Fi capability for flexible distribution of high-quality HD content throughout the home

  • HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) with trick play and record for delivering uninterrupted DVR-like user experience, even in low latency networks

  • HTML5 functionality designed to maximise the user experience with web-delivered content

Size and weight

172mm x 180mm x 48mm. 700g (excluding accessories and packaging)


Ethernet 10/100 BaseT via RJ-45 shielded connector


HDMI 1.3a (excl. Deep colour and DTS audio) with HDCP. 10-way Mini-DIN for Composite video, Component (YPrPb), RGB, S-Video and analogue audio.S/PDIF (optical). USB2.0. RF Modulator


• 5V DC at 3A via external power supply
• Less than 12W typical usage (external supply input voltage 100-240V AC 50-60Hz, 0.8A max. Output 5V DC 3A)




MPEG-4 pt10 AVC/H.264 HP@L4

Video resolutions

Decodes up to 720p and 1080i. Displays up to 1080p

Graphics resolutions

HD graphics up to 1280×720


• Analogue stereo audio out.
• Stereo and Dolby 5.1 surround via S-PDIF and HDMI
• Dolby Digital+ pass through to external decoder


• Wide selection of DRM and Conditional
• Access support. HDCP on HDMI
• Macrovision on SD outputs (option)
• CGMS-A signalling pass through


128MB Flash, 256MB RAM

Front panel LEDs

Dual colour standby (Red) & power on (Green) flashes for IR received command received, record (Red), playback (Green)

Operating environment

ETS 300-019-1-3 Class 3.1

EMC conformance

• FCC Part 15 class B.
• 2004/108/EC EN55022

Safety approvals

CAN/ CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-03





Operating temperature

0˚C (32˚F) to 40˚C (104˚F)

Storage humidity

5% to 95% RH (non-condensing)