Dune HD Max 4K

US$699.00

Premium full-sized 4Kp60 HDR Media Player and Android Smart TV box on Realtek 1295.

Advanced connectivity, 2x HDD: hotswap + internal, Hi-Fi digital audio, High-End toroidal power supply and premium case.


NOTE: Power supply for this model comes with EU and US plugs ONLY. Please make sure you have a plug adapter if your home power outlet is not EU or US type.


Key Features

 

Premium full-sized casing: Steel case with brushed-aluminum front panel and display (standard 43 cm design to fit perfectly into your audio/video rack)

Hi-End PSU: Toroidal power transformer to ensure excellent video and audio quality

Hi-Fi digital audio outputs: XMOS-based high-fidelity digital audio outputs (coaxial S/PDIF and I2S-E) for low-jitter bit-perfect reclocked audio

4Kp60 and HDR support: Next-generation 4K Dune HD media player with 4Kp60, HDR, BT.2020, HDMI 2.0a

Unique combination of Dune HD and Android ecosystems: Famous Hi-End Dune HD GUI running simultaneously with Android OS

Super-smooth GUI: 2x more smooth than in previous-generation Dune HD media player models

Huge extensibility: Millions of Android applications + various Dune HD plugins in one box

Advanced GUI features: My Collection, Movies catalog, advanced file browser with movie recognition, TV browser with Extended EPG, and more

Hi-End media player: Play Hi-End file formats (including BD ISO, BD3D ISO, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos) from any source (including NFS and SMB)

Dune HD Android Playback Accelerator: Intellectual management of Android OS resources to ensure high-quality media playback

Widevine Level 1 DRM: Enjoy premium online video services with High Definition video quality

HDD rack with hot-swap function: Easily and quickly insert and exchange internal 3.5" SATA HDDs

2nd HDD slot: Insert an additional internal 3.5" SATA HDD

Optical disc drive support: Connect an external optical disc drive to play media files and BD/DVD images from optical discs (not encrypted only)

Excellent connectivity: USB Type-C, USB 3.0, HDMI input, 1 GBit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11ac 2.4+5.0 GHz, Bluetooth 4.x, IR input and output ports, RS232 port

2nd HDMI audio output: Output audio separately via the second HDMI output when needed (e.g. when using legacy HDMI 1.4 Hi-End audio equipment)

Extended memory: 16 GB flash memory and 2 GB RAM to support heavy applications and ensure good performance

Smart Home: A lot of options for integration into Smart Home and Home Automation systems

Premium remote control: Premium large IR remote control with learning function

Additional Bluetooth remote control: Includes an additional Bluetooth remote control with AirMouse function


Overview 

 

Dune HD Max 4K is a next-generation premium full-sized 4Kp60 HDR media player and Android Smart TV box with Hi-End video quality, BD3D support, HD audio support, HDMI input, 3.5" HDD rack + 3.5" HDD slot, 2nd audio-only HDMI output, Hi-Fi digital audio outputs, Hi-End toroidal power transformer, advanced connectivity.

 

For audiophiles, this model includes Hi-Fi digital audio outputs: coaxial S/PDIF output and professional I2S-E output. Built-in XMOS audio processor provides bit-perfect audio processing with original sample rate, reclocking, and ultra-low jitter.

 

To ensure excellent video and audio quality, Dune HD Max 4K uses Hi-End toroidal power transformer which provides high-quality power to all circuits.

 

This model, as all other next-generation Dune HD media players, has full support for the latest video standards (4Kp60, HDR, BT.2020, HDMI 2.0a) and provides a unique combination of Dune HD and Android ecosystems.

 

The famous Hi-End Dune HD GUI, developed and polished during many years, is running simultaneously with Android OS, that combines all the benefits of classic Linux-based Dune HD media centers and Android Smart TV set-top-boxes in one device. The well-known Dune HD media center, various Dune HD plugins, millions of Android applications -- are available simultaneously.

 

Besides, Dune HD GUI has been upgraded with additional functions, such as automatic movie recognition in file browser, improved support for TV series in My Collection and Movies catalog, and more.

 

The new unique Dune HD Android Playback Accelerator technology intellectually manages the resources of Android OS to minimize the influence of Android OS on the media playback engine and ensure smooth and high-quality video and audio playback.

 

Additionally, the new powerful multi-core CPU and GPU and the new specially optimized GUI rendering engine ensure super-smooth GUI, 2x more smooth than before.

 

Dune HD Max 4K supports a variety of digital audio and video formats, including the most modern HEVC video codec with 10-bit color encoding, top quality 4K and HD content with very high bit rates, all modern 3D video standards such as MVC, Side-by-Side and Top-and-Bottom, and Hi-End audio formats, including the most modern DTS:X and Dolby Atmos audio formats.

 

Dune HD Max 4K is equipped with 2 GB RAM, 16 GB flash memory, USB Type-C port, USB 3.0 port, three USB 2.0 ports, 3.5" SATA HDD rack, 3.5" SATA HDD slot, 1 GBit Ethernet, 802.11ac Dual Band Wi-Fi, HDMI 2.0a output, second audio-only HDMI output, HDMI 2.0 input, optical and coaxial S/PDIF outputs, Hi-Fi coaxial S/PDIF and I2S-E audio outputs, A/V output, IR in/out ports, RS232 port, Kensington security slot, front panel display.

 

It is shipped with two remote controls: a premium large IR remote control with learning function and an additional Bluetooth remote control with AirMouse function.


Specifications

 

OS: Android 7.1

Media processor: Realtek RTD1295 SoC

RAM: 2 GB

Flash memory: 16 GB

Wi-Fi: 802.11b/g/n/ac, Dual Band 2.4/5GHz: ensure the best performance when connecting to your local network via air

Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.x: connect Bluetooth remote controls, keyboards, gamepads, audio speakers, headphones

Casing: 43 cm full-sized steel case with brushed aluminum front panel, silent, fanless

Front panel display: multi-segment VFD. Easily see current time or playback position

Power supply: toroidal power transformer

Power: AC ~220-240/110-120V, 50/60Hz

Dimensions (W x H x D): 430mm x 80mm x 275mm

Remote control: DUNE HD Premium IR Remote with backlit buttons and learning function

Bluetooth remote control: DUNE HD BT AirMouse Remote with AirMouse function


Connectivity

Media sources: internal HDDs (SATA), external HDDs (USB), USB devices (USB flash drive, USB card reader, etc), external optical disc drives (USB), PC and NAS in local network (SMB, NFS, UPnP/DLNA, HTTP), other Internet and local network media sources

3.5" SATA HDD rack with hot-swap function: easily and quickly insert and exchange internal 3.5" SATA HDDs

2nd 3.5" internal SATA HDD slot: insert an additional internal 3.5" SATA HDD

1x USB Type-C host: connect the most modern USB Type-C storage devices

1x USB 3.0 host: enjoy the great performance of USB 3.0

3x USB 2.0 host: conveniently connect USB HDDs, USB flash drives, USB card readers, USB DVD/BD drives, USB hubs and other USB devices

HDMI 2.0a output: output any video signal up to the most modern 4Kp60 HDR

2nd audio-only HDMI output: output audio separately via the second HDMI output when needed (e.g. when using legacy HDMI 1.4 Hi-End audio equipment)

RCA composite video

RCA analog stereo audio

Optical S/PDIF

Coaxial S/PDIF

Hi-Fi coaxial S/PDIF audio output

Hi-Fi I2S-E (RJ45) audio output

Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbit/s: ensure the best performance when connecting to your local network via cable

HDMI 2.0 input: connect an external HDMI source and display it fullscreen or picture-in-picture or record to a file

1x IR input: easily organize hidden installation of the media player when needed by connecting an external IR eye. Use IR input port to learn IR signals from other remote controls (*)

4x IR output: deliver IR signal to other equipment (*)

RS232 port: integrate with Home Automation systems via RS232 interface (*)

Power input: 220-240/110-120V AC

Kensington security slot


Media Playback

4K video playback: decode 4K video content in various popular formats including H.265 10-bit up to 4Kp60 HDR

4K video output: output 4K content up to 4Kp60 HDR with pixel-to-pixel precision to 4K TV

4K video formats: H.265 up to 4Kp60 HDR, H.265 10-bit up to 4Kp60 HDR, H.264 up to 4Kp24

HEVC: play video encoded using the latest H.265 codec. 2x picture quality increase over H.264

HDR support: play video in the newest HDR (High Dynamic Range) format. Superb picture contrast and details

10-bit color encoding: play video encoded using the newest 10-bit H.265 standard (1 billion of colors)

Video output modes: wide range of supported output resolutions and framerates up to 4Kp60

Video output framerate: automatic (according to the played content) and manual; 23.976 Hz support

Auto framerate: output video with original framerate to ensure absolute smooth playback for all kinds of content

True 24p output: ensure perfectly smooth playback of Hollywood movies due to full support for 24p (23.976) framerate

Blu-ray menu: enjoy full Blu-ray menu navigation (same Blu-ray playback engine as on Linux/SMP8758 based Dune HD models) or use simple BD Lite menu at your discretion

Advanced media player: play video in MKV and other modern video file formats, including top quality 4K and HD with very high bit rates (100 Mbit/s+)

Video codecs: MPEG2, MPEG4, XVID, WMV9, VC1, H.264, H.265, H.265 10-bit, VP9; support for very high bitrate video up to 100 Mbit/s and higher

Video file formats: MKV, MPEG-TS, MPEG-PS, M2TS, VOB, AVI, MOV, MP4, QT, ASF, WMV, BD ISO, BDMV, DVD-ISO, VIDEO_TS

Video upscaling: high-quality upscaling of DVD and any other SD video content to 4K, Full HD 1080p and other HD resolutions

3D video: play all popular 3D video formats, including MVC (BD3D ISO), Side-by-Side, Top-and-Bottom

HLS: ensure the best quality of Internet video using Apple HLS adaptive bitrate streaming protocol

DASH: get access to the newest Internet video services using MPEG-DASH adaptive bitrate streaming protocol


HD audio: output studio-quality high definition audio tracks (Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, DTS HD MA, DTS:X) to your A/V receiver

Dolby Atmos and DTS:X 3D audio: enjoy the newest 3D audio formats from Dolby and DTS using Dolby Atmos and DTS:X pass-through capability

Hi-End music: play music files in various Hi-End audio formats: FLAC, Monkey's Audio APE, WAV/PCM, Super Audio CD, etc

Super Audio CD: play top quality SACD music files in various formats

Audio codecs: MPEG-1/2 layer I/II/III, AAC, LPCM, WMA, WMAPro, FLAC, multichannel FLAC, Vorbis, WavPack, APE (Monkey's Audio), ALAC (Apple lossless), SACD (Super Audio CD), AC3 (Dolby Digital), DTS

Audio file formats: MP3, MPA, M4A, AAC, WAV, WMA, FLAC, Ogg/Vorbis, WavPack, APE (Monkey's Audio), ALAC (Apple lossless), SACD (Super Audio CD), AC3, DTS, DTS-WAV


Subtitle formats: SRT (external), SUB (MicroDVD) (external), text (MKV), SSA/ASS (MKV, external), VobSub (MP4, MKV, external SUB/IDX), PGS (Blu-ray, TS, MKV)

Picture file formats: JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF

Photo viewer functions: Slideshow, transition effects, picture rotation, zoom, browse playlist, repeat, shuffle

Playlist file formats: M3U, PLS, CUE

Filesystems: FAT16/FAT32 (read-write), EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 (read-write), NTFS (read-write), exFAT (read-write), HFS/HFS+ (Mac OS Standard/Extended) (read-only), BTRFS (read-write)

Widevine DRM: Widevine DRM L1


Smart Home and Home Automation

IR input port: easily organize hidden installation of the media player when needed by connecting an external IR eye

IR learn port: use IR input port to learn IR signals from other remote controls (*)

IR output port: deliver IR signal to other equipment (*)

RS232 port: integrate with Home Automation systems via RS232 interface (*)

IP control: integrate the media player with various Home Automation systems via network

Control4: integrate seamlessly into Smart Home installations based on Control4 technology via ready-to-use Control4 driver

Crestron: integrate seamlessly into Smart Home installations based on Crestron technology via ready-to-use Crestron driver

iOS and Android mobile apps: control the media player via applications for iOS/Android mobile devices


Package Contents 

DUNE HD MAX 4K x1

DUNE HD Premium IR Remote x1

DUNE HD BT AirMouse Remote x1

Batteries AAA x4

PC power cord EU plug x1

PC power cord US plug x1

HDMI cable x1

WiFi antennas x2

Quick installation guide x1



Notes
Some of the listed features may not be available in the factory firmware and may require to install a firmware update. The features marked with (*) are in development and are expected to become available in future.

The support for particular media formats and codecs and playback functions may depend on the used application; some formats and codecs and playback functions -- in particular those marked with (**) -- may be supported only in specific applications and may require to install a specific application.

Compatibility of the player with particular media content (files, streams, etc) may depend on specifics of media content encoding, specifics of the configuration of the player and player-connected equipment, and other factors; compatibility of the player with arbitrary media content is not guaranteed.

Compatibility of the player with particular applications (Dune HD plugins or Android applications) may depend on specifics of the application, particular usage scenario, and other factors; compatibility of the player with arbitrary applications is not guaranteed.

Compatibility of the player with particular equipment (A/V equipment, network equipment, storage devices, etc) may depend on particular equipment model, specifics of equipment installation, specifics of the configuration of the player and equipment, and other factors; compatibility of the player with arbitrary equipment is not guaranteed.

Product images may be imprecise and may have some differences in comparison with the real look of the product.

Accuracy of the information is not guaranteed; the information is subject to change w/o notice.


DUNE HD Interface

 

Famous Dune HD interface: convenient and smooth interface optimized for TV screens and remote controls, developed and polished during many years; now even more smooth than before and with additional features

Direct network access: directly browse and play files stored on PC or NAS in local network via SMB, NFS, UPnP/DLNA

My Collection: organize your movies and TV series into a nice-looking and convenient catalog

Movies catalog: find any movies, even those which are not in your collection, via common unified catalog with detailed movie descriptions, trailers and cross references between movies and persons

Direct links to online video services: quickly start watching a movie via connected video services directly from the movies catalog

Automatic movie recognition: easily view movie descriptions and find related movies when browsing your movies in the file browser

Advanced file manager: easily manage (copy, move, delete, rename, organize, sort) files directly in the file browser

Favorites menu: easily access your favorite items: files, folders, movies, persons, applications, etc

Auto start: configure which favorite item to open automatically on player boot

Recent menu: see what you played recently and easily resume the playback or switch between latest items

TV browser: watch TV channels (Internet TV, when configured) via a convenient Dune HD TV Browser

Extended EPG: when watching TV channels, see extended EPG information automatically downloaded from the Internet (when available for a TV channel)

Links to Movies catalog from Extended EPG: easily view movie descriptions and find related movies, watch trailers, watch movies via connected online video services

Playlists: build playlists from selected items and folders or load playlists from files

Customizable user interface: enjoy a variety of user interface skins, customization options and Jukebox applications

Jukebox applications: use various 3-party Jukebox applications to organize your media collection into a convenient user interface

Dune HD applications: Easily install various applications and plugins with additional functionality from Dune Store or third parties

Plugins and extensions: full support for Dune HD PHP plugins API, Dune HD skins, dune_folder.txt mechanism

Android applications: install any Android applications via App Store or from APK file, and launch them directly from Dune HD interface

Background playback: play music, radio, TV channel or video in background while navigating through any menus of Dune HD interface or even when using any Android applications

Internet browser: view Internet websites on your TV, including video playback directly on web sites (via Chrome web browser)