HomeWorX HW130STB Mediasonic ATSC Digital Converter Box User’s Manual

Download User Manual PDF for Mediasonic HomeWorX HW130STB ATSC Digital Converter Box with Recording (PVR), Media Player and TV Tuner Functions (EN) 20 pages zip



This PDF user’s manual provides comprehensive instructions on how to use and troubleshoot the Mediasonic HomeWorX HW130STB Digital Converter Box.

Mediasonic HomeWorX HW130STB ATSC Digital Converter Box with Recording (PVR), Media Player and TV Tuner Functions

UPC Code: 629329006762
Amazon ASIN: B01EW098XS

– Receive Over-The-Air Digital Broadcast to your Analog and Digital TV, Projector, and Computer Monitor. Antenna Out Analog Pass Through, Favorite Channel List, Parental Control Function
– HDMI 1080P Output / Composite Out / Coaxial Output, Closed Caption, Auto Tuning, Timing Start Up & Shut Down.
– Real-Time Recording & Programmed Time Recording, recording require user to connect a USB 2.0 or 3.0 2.5″ / 3.5″ External Hard Drive via USB (Up to 2TB, MBR format) (USB Flash Drive Not recommended)
– USB Multimedia function play back Video, Music, Photo from USB Drive

This converter box is designed to receive Over-The-Air signal, and it is not a replacement of cable box. External Antenna is required to connect to this converter box in order to receive signal.
This product does NOT Work with TIVO and cable company such as Comcast, DirecTV, DISH Network, Time Warner Cable, etc. In general, this product does NOT work with encrypted cable signal

To insure that the product operating at its best, please read this user’s manual before use and keep it for future reference.

(PDF) USER’S MANUAL in English (EN) language.


PACKAGE CONTENT. What’s in the box?



– Front panel. Buttons and USB port.
– Rear panel: RF in/out, HDMI output, L + R analog audio output, Component video output.

Diagram of all possible connections of Digital Converter Box.
How to connect antenna?
How to connect to a TV with HDMI cable?
How to connect to a TV with AV-cable?
How to connect to a TV via RF cable?
How to connect to an amplifier or AV receiver?

Remote Control guide:
– The remote key list
– INFO key
– AUDIO key
– CC key
– PREV/NEXT & F.R./F.F key
– EPG key
– OK/(LIST) key
– FAV key

– Program
– Picture. How to set Aspect Ratio? How to set output resolution?
– Channel search. How to start Auto Search? How to start Manual Search?
– RF Output: How to set RF output channel (3 or 4)
– Loop through
– Time setting. How to set the time and time zone?
– Option. How to set the OSD language (English/French/Spanish). Close Caption (CC).
– System setup: Parental Guidance. How to select Rating Region? How to set the password? How to restore Factory Default? How to update the software?
– USB: Music, Photo, Movie, PVR

In any page of the menu, you can use EXIT key to return to previous menu page, or press MENU key switch to Main Menu page and then press MENU key again to exit Main Menu.

PVR (TV Recording)
– Real time recording
– Time shift recording
– How to start recording? How to program time recording?
– Programmed time recording
– What format of HDD/USD drive does Digital Converter Box support? (NTFS)



The display on the front panel does not light up
– Power cord is not connected

No sound and no picture
– The receiver is under standby

No signal when selecting channels
– The antenna is disconnected
– Program parameters are set incorrectly

Picture only, but no sound
– Audio cable is not connected securely
– System in MUTE mode
– Volume is set to minimum
– Audio setting parameter is wrong

Sound only, but no picture
– Video cable is not connected
– The current channel is in radio mode

Video and audio mismatch or abnormal sound
– Audio channel is not set correctly

Picture is still or mosaic phenomenon
– Signal is too weak

Remote control unit does not work
– RCU is not aimed at the sensor on the front panel
– Not enough power in the battery of the remote control


Input connector: F type jack
Input frequency range: VHF and UHF
Number of RF inputs: 1
Input impendance: 75 Ohms
RF output connector: F type jack
Loop through: 57-803 Mhz

Standard: NTIA standard, 8VSB
Guard interval modes: 1/32, 1/16, 1/8, 1/4 active symbol duration
FEC modes rate: 1/2, 2/3, 3/4, 5/6, 7/8
Carriers/constellation: All modes supported including non hierarchical
Demodulation: COFDM (QPSK/QAM16/QAM64) 2K and 8K
Channel bandwidth: 6 MHz

Standard: ISO/IEC13818-2 and ISO/IEC 14496-10
Transport stream: ISO/IEC 13818-1
Video decoding: MPEG-2 SD/HD (MP@ML, MP@L3 and HP@L4), MPEG-4 H.264/AVC SD/HD, DivX 4.X~5.X, JPEG, BMP, PNG, Motion JPEG, AVI, VOB, MOV, MKV
Aspect ratio: 4:3, 16:9

Standard: ISO/IEC13818-3 TS101154
Audio decoding: MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 Layer I & II, Dolby Digital Audio, HE-AAC Digital Audio
Sample rate: 32 kHz, 22.1 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHz


DC input: DC IN 5V / 2A
Power consumption: less than 8W
Standby consumption: less than 0.8W
Unit dimension: 130 x 95 x 35 mm
Weight: 0.13 kg

The Mediasonic HomeWorX HW130STB default password is 000000.

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