What is VU+ Solo 4k?


Since Vu+ announced the Solo 4K at the Anga Cable and Satellite fair earlier this year, there has been a lot of questions about this receiver.

Well, now it’s here.

So is it any good, do you need a 4K Ultra HD receiver? Let’s take a look and you can decide.
vu+ solo 4k

Installation

Install IPTV via autoscript bouquet list on Enigma2

 Setup IPTV using XtreamTV plugin in Enigma 2

Hardware: 
  • Powerful Dual Core 1.5Ghz CPU 10,000 DMIPS ARM V7 CPU
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0 (HDR Compatible)
  • Ultra HD 2160p Output
  • 2 x Fixed Dual FBC Satellite Tuners
  • 1 x Twin DVB- S2 or C/T/T2 Pluggable Tuner (optional)
  • 4GB eMMC Flash
  • 2GB DRAM
  • 3.5” TFT LCD Display (262,000 Colour/18bit)
  • Detachable 2.5” Hard drive
  • Dolby Digital Plus & DTS Supported
  • 2 x Smartcard-Reader (Xcrypt)
  • 1x Common Interface Slot
  • 2 x USB 3.0 Port and 1 x USB 2.0 Ports
  • Gigabit Ethernet Port
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • S/PDIF audio output optical (digital)
  • HD PIP (Picture in Picture)
  • Blindscan
  • DiSEqC 1.0/1.1/1.2, USALS
  • External 12V power supply
  • Power Switch
  • Fanless Silent Operation
Software:
  • Advanced Linux Operating System
  • Media Player
  • Downloadable Plug-Ins supported
  • HbbTv
  • Transcoding
  • EPG supported
  • Unlimited channel lists for TV / Radio
  • Automatic & Manual Service Scan Supported
  • Multiple LNB control (DiSEqC) supported
  • OSD in many languages
  • Skin change supported

As you can see, it’s certainly not lacking in features.

Appearance:

The Solo 4K is a chunky box (the dimensions are (W x D x H): 310 mm x 240 mm x 65 mm). The front panel is basic with only a blue Led glowing on the left, the 3.5” TFT 18bit color display in the center and then the power button, the USB 2.0 connection and the 2 card slots and 1 common interface slot is hidden behind the flap on the right.