Deliver seamless IPTV/OTT services with globally-proven quality, ultra-reliability and low cost of ownership

High definition IPTV/OTT set-top box (STB) with MPEG-2/4 support

The A140 is now deployed globally and has earned a reputation for high performance, security and ultra-reliability. Stylish and compact, this field-proven HD STB is delivering great entertainment experiences combining live, on-demand and OTT services in a wide range of network environments.

At its core is the AmiNET video player. Drawing on over a decade of innovation and expertise in IPTV, this key element maximises CPU efficiency to deliver quality user experiences while also having the flexibility for new feature enhancements to keep you in step with the evolving technology marketplace.

Key features

  • “Carrier class” Wi-Fi capability - add a simple USB dongle for high quality HD content delivery around the home find out more
  • Amino Home Reach - easily add home monitoring and control functionality to the A140 with a simple USB dongle to deliver a range of compelling "peace of mind" services. These include in-home Wi-fi cameras, movement and door sensors - all accessed by a smartphone or tablet app find out more
  • Pause Live TV and trick play support find out more
  • HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) with trick play and record – delivering a great uninterrupted PVR-like user experience even in high latency networks find out more
  • HTML5 compliant browser – designed to maximise the user experience with web-delivered content find out more

Plus, as with all Amino products you get great reliability – with industry-leading low RMAs – cutting deployment and expensive operator “truck roll costs”.

Amino prides itself on its extensive global ecosystem – and the wide range of deployments undertaken with our technology partners. The A140 is integrated with a wide range of middlewares – including market-leading solutions from Minerva, Innovative Systems, Espial, Nordija and Orca. For a full view of our partners see here.

Features Benefits

Can de-interlace content for progressive display

Great picture quality for LCD and Plasma TVs

High performance CPU

Provides fast video processing

Stylish, pleasing design

Wide range of connectivity in a compact package

Mini DIN, HDMI, USB, S-Video, S/PDIF and RF connectors

Provides a selection of input/output connections

Software reset button

Provides a method of software recovery in the field

Software functions controlled from browser

Allows developers to create effective user interfaces via the Amino JMACX extensions

SDK available

Scope for further development of custom software applications

Accepts a multicast software image

Enables software upgrades to be deployed in the field

Security key signing

Unique protection to each deployment



Size and weight

114mm x 100mm x 35mm. 280g
(excluding accessories and packaging)


Ethernet 10/100 BaseT via RJ-45 shielded connector


HDMI 1.3a. (excl. Deep colour and DTS audio) with HDCP. S/PDIF (optical). USB2.0. 10-way Mini-DIN for Composite video, Component (YPrPb), RGB, S-Video and analogue audio. RF Modulator and loop through.


5V DC at 1.5A via external power supply. Less than 8W typical usage (external supply input voltage 100-240V AC 50-60Hz, 0.8A max, output 5VDC 3A)


MPEG-2 MP@HL. MPEG -4 pt10 AVC/H.264 HP@L4

Video resolutions

Decodes up to 720p and 1080i. Displays up to 1080p

Graphics resolutions

HD graphics up to 1280x720


Stereo audio and Dolby 5.1 surround via S/PDIF and HDMI. Dolby Digital+ pass through to external decoder


Wide selection of DRM and Conditional
Access support. HDCP on HDMI.
Macrovision (optional)
CGMS-A signalling pass through


128MB Flash, 256MB RAM

Front panel LEDs

Power on/IR command received (Red)

Operating environment

ETS 300-019-1-3 Class 3.1

EMC conformance

FCC Part 15 class B.
2004/108/EC EN55022

Safety approvals

CAN/ CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1-03 EN60950



Operating temperature

0˚C (32˚F) to 40˚C (104˚F)

Storage humidity

5% to 95% RH (non-condensing)

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