Jakarta, Gizmology – Officially starting on April 30 yesterday, the Indonesian government has started implementing the ASO policy, aka Analog Switch Off, in which analog TV broadcasts will be stopped and invite the public to switch to digital TV shows. A number of manufacturers also present the right Set Top Box (STB), including the Sharp STB which is priced quite affordable.
The ASO policy that took place at the beginning will be implemented in stages. In this early stage, there are at least 56 regions that are starting to be given benefits to enjoy digital broadcasts. While the final stage will be held until next November, and the government advises the public to start buying STB now.
On one occasion, the Director General of Post and Information Technology, Kominfo, Ismail, said that currently the production of STB is quite large and in large quantities. “God willing, it will be sufficient, the important thing is not to buy at the same time, so now it can be bought,” he explained. The presence of Sharp’s STB STB-DD001i series also supports this policy, making it easier for people to switch from analog TV shows to digital.
Sharp STB is priced at quite affordable prices
STB itself is a mandatory tool, especially for those who have modern TVs but cannot catch digital broadcasts. Through a tool like this Sharp STB, the TV will be able to capture digital shows, where the device will automatically project it to an analog TV. No additional fees or subscriptions required.
Because Sharp STB does not need an internet network, and will only be connected to free to air TV broadcasts, aka free shows. Even so, the display will be much clearer and brighter, and can adjust modern screen ratios such as 16:9. So how much does it cost? Still within the normal STB range.
In a release received by Gizmologi (26/4), Ardy as Head of AUVI Marketing Product Strategy Division said that the STB Sharp STB-DD001i series is priced at IDR 250 thousand, affordable enough to help consumers watch digital TV broadcasts from TV. their beloved. In other words, there is no need to upgrade their TV.
Even so, Ardy also said that a number of the latest TVs from Sharp already support digital broadcasting, so there is no need for this Sharp STB which is sold separately. So make sure your Gizmo friends TV specifications support digital TV broadcasting or not before deciding to buy an additional STB.
Have Extra Features To Play Media Files
Because it has an affordable price, the specifications of the STB Sharp STB-DD001i are not adventurous. This device has a fairly compact design and weighs 500 grams. There are a number of ports needed to provide the best viewing possible, including HDMI. Interestingly, pinned a USB port that users can use to play music or video files locally.
The power consumption of this Sharp STB is also quite low, only 20 watts, so consumers don’t have to worry about rising electricity bills. Integrated with the Early Warning System feature, the device can provide early information regarding potential natural disasters. In accordance with the provisions announced by the government.
The latest Sharp STB also has the SDPPI standard from the Ministry of Communication and Information, ensuring that the device is safe to use and has certain quality standards. “Seeing that the transition period is getting closer, we advise our loyal consumers to immediately prepare to make the transition, in order to get better quality impressions,” concluded Ardy.