Tigerstar Range T20 Digital Receiver Review And Specifications

Tigerstar Range T20 Receiver

Tigerstar Range T20 Receiver is the latest digital satellite receiver featuring with multi-functions such as High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC H.265), Fully PowerVU Autorole AFN and Sony Network, IPTV and capability to opening BeoutQ Sport Channels without Internet.

Tigerstar Range T20 Receiver

Body And Design

Tigerstar Range T20 Receiver is very portable and black in color, LED light is placed at the right hand side with orange color alongside with green light for power.

Mere looking at the body, Tigerstar Range T20 was placed on the top-left hand side, Power button and channels button are placed on the front side besides LED light.

Tiger Range T20 Decoder

On the rear, Range T20 Decoder features with single tuner for receiving compressed digital signal, HDMI output placed along side RS232 serial port for debugging and software upgrade, AV output jark port is place beside external IR port.

While on the left side, 2x USB 2.0 is available for USB Menu upgrade, Network and other multimedia functions along side the power input.


Tigerstar Range T20 Decoder: Hardware And Software

The Hardware components exploits for designing Tigerstar Range T20 Receiver are efficient to handle many tasks without freezing, The most interesting part is that Tigerstar Range T20 Receiver featuring with 4G Network compatibility for non-stop streaming.

HEVC H.265

Just like I have stated above, HEVC H.265 is the latest video coding invent by digital satellite service provider for delivering of digital satellite at the best video quality to the viewer.

Pre-Installed Server On Tiger Range T20 Decoder

The pre-installed IKS server are 1year vanilla and Ferrari for european satellite package such Astra 19 at 19.2e, Eutelsat 16e, Hispasat 30w, Hotbird 13e and many more, However these two server not opening any channels on Eutelsat 9A at 9e.

PowerVU Autorole Functions

Tigerstar Range T20 Receiver is fully PowerVU autorole almost all the PowerVU encryption channels such AFN Network on Eutelsat 9A At 9e, SES 5 at 5e And Sony Network on Asiasat 105.5e, Intelsat 66 at 66e and 68.5e.



Tigerstar Range T20 support tons of IPTV protocol such as MYHD IPTV, Ferrari IPTV, Range IPTV, Haha IPTV, Xtream IPTV, Youtube, WebTV and Quran. During my test, The software on Tiger Range T20 Decoder makes MYHD IPTV works perfectly without single freezing, fast opening channels and it doesn’t consume much data as compare to other streaming media.

Tigerstar Range T20 Receiver On Hand Specifications

  • DVB S/S2 single tuner
  • Mpeg 2, Mpeg 4, H.264, H.265 video codec
  • SCPC and MCPC receivable from C/KU band satellite
  • Automatic PAL/NTSC
  • Multi-Language OSD (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Polish.
  • Fully support to 7days Electronic, Program Guide (EPG).
  • Picture in Graphics (PIG) support.
  • True color on screen display
  • Automatic Network Search for newly added transponders
  • DiseqC 1.2 fully support 13/18V, 0/22K LNB Power.
  • Various channel editing functions (favorite, moving, locking, renaming, deleting and sorting).
  • Dual Display HD and SD simultaneous
  • Parental control
  • Fully PowerVU Autorole
  • Pre-Installed Server: 1year Vanilla and 1year Ferrari
  • IPTV Protocol: MYHD IPTV, Ferrari IPTV, Haha IPTV, Range IPTV, Xtreme IPTV, WebTV and Quran.

Final Verdict

Range T20 Receiver is affordable if and only used for PowerVU Autorole and European satellite, It can also be used for free-to-air channels encoded with H.265 like Eleven Sport Taiwan and CCTV5 Feed channels on Eutelsat 3B at 3w.


PowerVU Software Updates For Freesat/GT Media, Strong And Qsat Receiver

What is PowerVU & How Does It Work?
Learn How To Fix PowerVU Algorithm On Freesat/GT Media, Strong And Qsat Receiver with simple trick to upgrade your receiver

PowerVU Algorithm seems continuing improving every day as far as technology keep moving forward, PowerVU key also changing every minutes to secure the satellite tv services from piracy which prompt many satellite tv receiver to stopped opening channels encrypted by algorithm, yet some decoder like Freesat changed to GT Media, Qsat and Strong receiver are currently opening Channels like AFN Network on Eutelsat 9A at 9e, SES 5 at 5e and well as Sony Entertainment Network on Intelsat 68.5, 66e and Asiasat 105.5e. let’s discuss what is PowerVU, How does it work, How to upgrade or fix PowerVU algorithm using PowerVU Software compatible with their respective receiver.

What is PowerVU?

It is a conditional access system for digital television owned and developed by Scientific Atlanta, It has been acquire by cisco to offer products and services which has been integrated to its portfolio. Whenever we make reference to PowerVU then we are talking about Scientific Atlanta which is used for professional broadcasting such as AFN Network and Sony Entertainment Network as stated above. PowerVU Algorithm are used to prevent viewing from unauthorized viewer despite the fact that there are some receiver or decoder that support the Algorithm like Freesat/GT Media, Qsat And Strong Receiver, hence these receiver can be regarded as PowerVU receiver.

How Does PowerVU Work?

There are two ways in which PowerVU Algorithm works on all the compliance PowerVu decoder which as follows:

  1. Key Data
  2. Softcam Key

PowerVU Key: It contains Alphanumeric characters usually in 16 digits to decode any channels, The Channels make use of two different PowerVU Key Data i.e the current key and the next key to decode both video and audio. example of PowerVU Key are:

00: 35 EF 45 78 AD BA 79 AB

01: BE 2F DA 54 4C C6 7E 0A

Softcam Key: It is file that contains all the conditional access key data for opening channels like PowerVU, Biss, Tandberg, Irdeto, Conax extracted from Linux receiver and it is usually in softcam.key format. And this softcam key can be downloaded and updated to your receiver via internet on your receiver usually found on Tiger Receiver or download softcam key via website and upload to your receiver via menu.


PowerVU Autorole Decoder

List Of PowerVU Autorole Decoder

  1. Freesat/GT Media Receiver: Fresat V7HD, V7HD Max, V7 Combo, V8 Super, V8 Golden, V8 Angel, GT Media V7S, V7S Plus, V8 Nova, V8 Honor, V8 combo, V8 Pro 1 and V8 Pro 2.
  2. Strong Receiver: SRT 4969 Series, SRT 4922 Series, SRT 4950H/M, SRT 4954, SRT4955 Series.
  3. Qsat Receiver: Q11G, Q13G, Q15G, Q11G+……Q23G, Q26G and Q28G
  4. Tiger Receiver: Tiger T245+ Lazer, Tiger T3000 Series and so on.
  5. Mediastar Receiver: Mediastar MS-Diamond Z2 e.t.c
  6. Alphabox: Alphabox X4, X6, X6+ and X6 Combo
  7. Skysat Receiver: Skysat S10, V10, V10 Plus, S2020, S2020 plus e.t.c
  8. HelloBox/ Gsky Receiver: Hellobox V5, V5 Plus, GSky V5, V6, V7 and V8
  9. Sunplus Receiver: Qsat Models, Cobox, 3D Ultra, Strongest STG 9800A, GSat 9500 and many more.
  10. Linux Receiver: Dreambox Series

Since you have familiar with autorole decoder then, the next step will be the solution on how to upgrade and fix scramble channels using Software, The steps are universal i.e it can work for all the PowerVU autorole decoder.


  • Autorole decoder
  • Software or firmware
  • Virus free USB
  • Active softcam key or active key

Disclaimer: I won’t be reliable to any damage caused during or after the upgrade if you fail to follow the safety techniques here and you are strongly advice to have stable electricity throughout the upgrading because power failure may cause your decoder to damage temporarily or permanently.

Where To Download Receiver Software

How To Upgrade Your PowerVU Autorole Decoder Manually

How To Upgrade Your Autorole Decoder Manually

  • Firstly, extract the file PowerVU Software to file name.bin, If you don’t know how to extract file click here to learn how to extract file
  • Copy the extracted file into your virus free USB
  • Insert the USB into your decoder
  • Allow the decoder to read the USB and wait for notification message “USB Connected” or “USB Ready”
  • Press Menu>>>>>>Navigate to USB>>>>>locate the extracted Software and Press Ok Button to Start
  • Wait for some minutes for upgrading process to complete
  • Don’t panic your decoder will automatically reboot itself after upgrading process completed
  • Remove the USB from your receiver
  • Scan or tune to any one of the PowerVU Channels
  • Wait for few minutes the picture will start coming up

If your receiver support OTA upgrade ( upgrading via internet) just connect your receiver to Internet locate the “online update” and press ok button to start upgrading and these steps is the easiest approach for those who have this functions on their receiver.

If your decoder still not opening any channels then you can download this softcam key

How To Load Softcam Key On PowerVU Autorole Decoder

  • Copy the downloaded Softcam key into the USB flash
  • Insert the USB Flash into your receiver and allow the decoder to read the USB Flash
  • Press Menu>>>>>>>navigate to USB Menu/Manager>>>>>locate the sofcam key and Press OK button to upload the Softcam key into your Autorole receiver
  • If you are using Freesat/GT Media receiver, Press Menu>>>>>>>>navigate to “Conditional Access” and press ok>>>>>navigate to PowerVU (witout pres OK Button on it)>>>>>> red button to “Import” the download softcam key from the Autorole PowerVU receiver
  • Wait for few seconds, depends on your receiver brand, some decoder needs to reboot itself.

To get access to PowerVU key menu, then you will need to dial some digits or code from your remote in order to enable PowerVU Patch for the PowerVU Autorole decoder while some doesn’t require it.

PowerVU Patch Code For All Autorole Receiver

  • Strong Receiver: 6969, F1+ 8280
  • Alphabox/Openbox Receiver: Settings icon and dial 2778
  • Qsat Receiver: Version icon and dial 1512
  • Tiger Receiver: F1 + 1111
  • Sunplus Receiver: Multimedia icon (then dial 1506)
How To Manually Enter PowerVU Key

How To Manually Enter PowerVU Patch Code Or Key:

  • First of all, dial the code to check PowerVU Patch status whether it is off or on
  • Then Locate the PowerVU Patch menu on your receiver
  • Press red button to add
  • Then Enter the Key, Frequency and ID (if requires)
  • Press save button (usually OK Button or Blue Button to Confirm)
  • Press Exit to the home screen, the channels will start opening instantly, if not opening, check the typography error and key validity.

Final Verdicts

The encryption system usually used by big satellite tv and cable to prevent their contents from unauthorized viewing. Autorole PowerVU receiver are capable of opening PowerVU channels like AFN Network and Sony Entertainment. Either using manual active PowerVU key or using Autorole PowerVU Algorithm key called Softcam key.

Finally, there are some manufacturer of these powervu autorole receiver that do support their products by releasing software to fix some Channels on their receiver and you can also learn how to upgrade your receiver to fix error and simple steps are also provided to load softcam key as alternative ways of opening channels if it fail to opening after upgrading. Don’t forget to share this contents to your friends and across social media.


TigerStar T245+ Lazer Review And Full Specification

Tigerstar T245+ Lazer Autorole PowerVu Receiver

Tigerstar T245+ Lazer – A Budget Receiver With Autorole PowerVu Features

Hi guys, I’m wanna share with you an outstanding and affordable digital satellite receiver, Are you looking for a receiver that will opening AFN Network Channels for you? or do you want to enjoying Live Sports Events like NHL, NBA, Wrestling, Soccer from America and Canada? here is the Tigerstar T245+ Lazer or Tiger T245+ lazer to give you access to all these sporty events if you have already point your dish antenna to AFN Network Satellite.


Starting from the front, Tigerstar T245+ Lazer is black in color with Aluminum cover the power pack and motherboard panel, The LED light sited at the middle of the receiver with the aid of the key button on the front, one can operate Tigerstar T245+ Lazer without need remote except where digits needs to be press.

While looking at the back of the receiver of the Tigerstar 245+ Lazer receiver, It features with a tuner for receiving satellite signal, HDMI output port, Coaxial AV output, 2.0 high speed USB Port for USB upgrade and internet connection.


Tigerstar T245+ Lazer receiver features with advanced H.264 video output, High definition of 1080P with different range of TV Screen format which includes 16:9 letterbox, 16:9 full screen to choose the video output format that suit your tv screen along side with capability to bypass AC3. TV System set to PAL by default with time out can be modify to your taste.

Tigerstar T245+ Lazer Receiver IPTV Menu

Hardware And Software

The flash memory is DDR2 that accommodate many features such as the capability to opening any PowerVU Channels like AFN Network, Sony Entertainment and many more, Server settings for cccam and Newcamd, Network Connectivity which range from 3G, Wi-Fi, USB Net, RSS, Youtube, and IPTV Protocol includes Apollo, Xtream IPV, Titanium IPTV, VOD, Platinum IPTV, M3u IPTV, Top 10, NetLink, Net Radio and online software updates. Tigerstar t245+ Lazer receiver compatible with two different Wi-Fi hardware which incorporates MT7601 and RT5370. It also features 12month Ferrari server that can opening Amos 4w, Hotbird 13e, Hispasat 30w and Eutelsat 16A.


Tigerstar T245+ Lazer Full Specifications

  • DVB-S/DVB-S2 Satellite compliant MPEG-2, MPEG-4 And H.264
  • DDR2 Flash Memory
  • SCPC & MCPC receivable from KU and C-bnd Satellites
  • Support Multi-language (Arabic, English, French, Turksih e.t.c)
  • Supported Programme Lock And Favorite group edit
  • Blind search, Manual and Network Search And Multi Satellite Search
  • Variable Aspect Ratio (4:3, 16:9) with PAN & SCAN vector or letterbox option
  • Output Resolution Format: 480p60Hz, 480i60Hz, 576p50Hz and 576i50Hz, 720p50Hz & 60Hz, 1080i 50Hz & 60Hz, 1080P 50Hz & 60Hz.
  • Multi-language Audio Support
  • OSD: True Color (32 bits)
  • Support 3G, USB Net And Wi-Fi
  • Diseqc 1.0/1.1/1.2/1.3 USALS
  • Autorole PowerVu And other encryption: Biss, Irderto, Cryptowork, Conax, Tandberg e.t.c
  • 12 month Ferrari Server Pre-loaded
  • Support Youtube, RSS, VOD, NetLink And Net Radio
  • IPTV: Platinum IPTV, Titanium And Top 10.

Tigerstar T245+ Lazer Price And Availability

Tiger T245+ Lazer receiver is very affordable as low as N14,000 featuring with 12month ferrari server but no pre-installed iptv subscription and if you wish to get iptv subscription then the price will be increase as per your request if you are outside of Nigeria you can use my contact details here to reach to get the correct price qoute


If you are looking for a budget receiver with outstanding performance then you can go for Tiger T245+ Lazer receiver because of the capability to opening AFN Network flawlessly, youtube, IPTV. Unfortunately, Tiger T245+ Lazer not support H.265. Always visit here for AFN Network TV Schedule as WWE Raw, Stanley cup, NHL And Champions League continue tomorrow. Don’t forget to share this article to your friend and across social media.