Ferguson Ariva 153 Combo

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Ferguson Ariva 153 Combo

Ferguson Ariva 153 Combo is a versatile receiver that offers acces to satellite TV in DVB-S/S2 standards, cable TV in DVB-C standard and also terrestrial TV in DVB-T standard. The decoder is also compatible with the DVB-T2 standard, which offers better quality and range of programs. The device, which is equipped with two heads, allows for simultaneous viewing and recording two different channels. With USB port, you can play from and record to an external disk your favorite programs, music, videos and photos. Practical multiroom feature allows you to simultaneously watch different channels in two rooms. Ariva 153 Combo also offers access to popular web services such as YouTube, YouPorn (adult channels can of course be protected from unauthorized playback), DailyMotion, RSS, Weather, Google Maps and many others. 153 Combo is also very energy-efficient – power consumption in standby mode does not exceed 0.5W.

Ferguson Ariva 153 Combo is a true multimedia center for your home. Wide range of supported containers and codecs will ensure trouble-free access to most multimedia files. Formats supported by the media player:

  • video: AVI, MKV, MPEG, MPG, M2TS, VOB, TS, TRP, MP4, DVR (default record format)
  • video codecs: MPEG2, XVID, H.264 (up to 8 RF)
  • subtitles: TXT, SRT, SUB, SSA, SMI
  • audio: MP3, FLAC czy OGG
  • picture: JPG, JPE, JPEG, BMP, PNG

Ariva 153 Combo


Small2Big is a unique functionality of the satellite receiver that allows you to display multimedia content (videos, photos) with your phone or tablet on your TV. The function is dedicated for use by the Android system. This function works within your local area network (LAN).

Ariva 153 Combo

Big2Small is another unique feature that allows you to view TV programs from the receiver directly on the screen of your phone or tablet. The unction is dedicated for use by the Android system. This function works within your local area network (LAN).

Ariva 153 Combo

  • Reception of high definition channels (High Definition)
  • PAL upscaling to 720p or 1080p
  • Full audio support for E-AC3 (Dolby Digital Plus)
  • Supports 32 programmable timers
  • Separate lists of favorite TV and Radio
  • Quick search function channels (QuickFind)
  • Teletext and subtitles
  • Supports DiSEqC 1.0, 1.1, Unicable and DiSEqC 1.2, USALS
  • Support for MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
  • Compatible with DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-C, DVB-T and DVB-T2 standards
  • Card reader for pay TV


The receiver supports 802.11b/g/n WiFi USB adapters based on the RT5370 chip, offered as a separate accessory.
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Ariva 153 Combo

  • LOOP OUT: Output of digital terrestrial TV signal to another receiver.
  • ANT IN: Input antenna cable.
  • LNB OUT: Output from the converter to the other receiver.
  • LNB IN: Input coaxial cable from the converter.
  • HDMI: Digital video and digital sound output.
  • USB: Port for connecting an external USB storage device.
  • LAN: Ethernet port used for communication over LAN / Internet.
  • AUDIO (L/R): Analog stereo audio output 2xRCA.
  • CVBS: Analog video output 1xRCA.
  • SPDIF: Digital optical audio output.
  • TV: SCART output to connect the TV.
  • RS232: RS232 port for communication with a PC.


Receiver is provided with an exceptionally comfortable and intuitive to use remonte control unit RCU-540. By this RCU you can easily operate all the advanced functions of the receiver.
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Notice: receiver can be fully controled by any mobile device based on Android or iOS system via free app: Ariva STBRemote
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The receiver has been built on the base on very advanced dual-core main unit. The build in image processor – in cooperation with DDR II memory – pushes the signal throu five-grade process to remove distortions, improve filtering, sharpening, correcting the signal and strengthening it. This ensures the market’s highest quality digital audio and video in Full HD resolution.

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Ariva 153 Combo

Ariva 153 Combo

Ariva 153 Combo

Ariva 153 Combo

Ariva 153 Combo

Ariva 153 Combo


To increase your convenience of use of download section, each of the products depends on availability has subfolders as follows:
  • firmware - contains the latest available version of the firmware. The firmware is packaged in a ZIP archive. You should unpack it and follow the instructions contained in the update. To unpack we recommend a free program 7-Zip that is available here.
  • manuals - contains manuals in PDF files, to read it is required to have a PDF reader. We recommend a fast and free Sumatra PDF reader that is available here.
  • tools - contains additional programs and utilities associated with the product, eg. to edit the settings, channel lists, programming via RS232 or USB etc.

* Technical specifications can be changed without notice.
** Any errors made when editing text and other differences can not be the basis for the complaint of device.