What is VU+ Ultimo 4k?

Since Vu+ announced the Ultimo4K at the Anga Cable and Satellite fair earlier this year, there has been a lot of hype and people expecting big things from this box, but none more than myself.

Well now it’s here, so does it live up to the hype?

Let’s take a look and find out.

vu+ ultimo 4k

Installation

Install IPTV via autoscript bouquet list on Enigma2

 Setup IPTV using XtreamTV plugin in Enigma 2

Hardware: 
  • 1.5GHz ARM Quad-Core 20,000 DMIPS ARM v7 Processor
  • 4096 MB Flash (eMMC)
  • 3072 MB DDR3 DRAM
  • Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000 MBit/s)
  • 2x Advanced Pluggable FBC DVB-S2 or 1x FBC DVB-C Tuner + 1x DVB-S2
  • 1x Advanced Pluggable Single or Dual Tuner (DVB-S2 or DVB-C/T/T2)
  • 4” Front LCD screen / MiniTv
  • 1x HDMI 2.0 out (with HDR support)
  • 1x HDMI 2.0 in
  • Wlan: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n/ac 2,4 / 5 GHz integrated
  • Wake on Wireless LAN (WoL)
  • Bluetooth 4.0 integrated for e.g. Bluetooth soundbars or headphones
  • 2x Common-Interface
  • 2x Smartcard-Reader (Xcrypt)
  • 1x USB 2.0 (Front)
  • 2x USB 3.0 (Rear)
  • 2x Audio out (RCA)
  • S/PDIF audio output optical (digital)
  • HD PIP (Picture in Picture)
  • Blindscan
  • DiSEqC 1.0/1.1/1.2, USALS
  • Internal 2.5”/3.5” HDD Support
  • External 12V power supply
  • Power Switch
  • Fanless Silent Operation
Software:
  • Advanced Linux Operating System
  • Media Player
  • Downloadable Plug-Ins supported
  • HbbTV
  • 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

Appearance

The Ultimo4K is a big box, the dimensions are (W x D x H): 380 mm x 290 mm x 78 mm. The front panel is clean with only a touch power button, with white led glowing to the left of the 4.0” LCD display, and there is a USB 2.0 connection on the right-hand side along with 2 card slots and 2 CI slots all hidden behind the flap.