MAG256/MAG257 – IPTV setup box

MAG256/MAG257 – IPTV setup box

What is MAG?

MAG256/257 is a high-performance Set-Top Box solution with new STiH301 chipset. The STB uses HEVC technology for provision of high-quality video with more velocity. Owing to the enhanced capabilities of the MAG256/257 Set-Top Box, it is possible to play back the video with quality up to Full HD and to use resource-intensive applications.

  • Faster and more powerful media processor ARM Cortex A9 1.5 GHz
  • HEVC support
  • USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports to connect external carriers and Wi-Fi adapters

High-performance IPTV/OTT Set-Top Box

Support of HEVC technology

MAG256/MAG257 supports a video compression format called HEVC allowing the playback of high-resolution video

Fast data processing

Owing to the powerful ARM Cortex A9 1.5 GHz processor with 3 500 DMIPS productivity, MAG256/MAG257 can process Full HD video and resource-intensive apps, within short period of time.

High Quality of Sound and Image

The audio output S/PDIF allows connecting multichannel high-end system to the Set-Top Box. HDMI 1.4A provides the highest quality of image.

Functions on Demand

MAG256/MAG257 plays the latest audio and video formats and supports format and image settings, choice of audio track and playlists processing.


Perfection in Every Detail


Total Comfort

The multi-purpose remote control enables you to manage the Set-Top Box as well as other electronics. You can connect a wireless keyboard and mouse through a USB port for more comfort when operating the MAG256 or MAG257.

Compatibility with Any TV System

The Set-Top Box MAG256/MAG257 can be connected using an HDMI or RCA port.


Infomir Set-Top Boxes are approved with CE, FCC and EAC certificates that guarantee their quality and accordance with international standards.

Easy Administration

MAG256 and MAG257 can be set up, operated and monitored through a JavaScript API.


The Ministra TV platform specifically for MAG

Easy Launch of Your Project

Ministra is a multi-screen TV platform for an efficient launch of IPTV/OTT projects in a short timeframes. It is ideal for operators with a subscriber base of up to 50,000 users.

Cut deployment times

The Ministra TV platform is compatible with external components (OSS/BSS, CRM, etc.).


Useful Links

MAG 257 Infomir profile

MAG256/256 Presentation

MAG256/257W2 Presentation

MAG256/MAG257 Documentation


Official Pictures

iptv mag 256 front view


Market Prices

Minimum (EUR)~ €60

Maximum (EUR)~ €70


Width/depth/height (mm)132x87x26

Weight (g)190


Chipset3500 DMIPS

ProcessorARM Cortex A9 1.5 GHz



Flash Memory512 MB


Operating SystemLinux 3.3

OS DescriptionBuilt-in Media Portal with WebKit-based IPTV-functionality, HTTP 1.1, HTML 4.01 XHTML 1.0/1.1; DOM 1, 2, 3, CSS 1, 2, 3; XML 1.0, XSLT 1.0, XPath 1.0 ; SOAP 1.1; JavaScript ECMA-262, revision 5; Media JavaScript API; C layer SDK

DRM OptionSecure Media

Middleware SupportedMinistra TV-platform


InterfacesHDMI 1.4a-output, Composite + stereo A/V output, Audio output S/PDIF, Ethernet 100 Mb/s, USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 (WiFi-adapter can be connected), Built-in WiFi 2.4 GHz/5 GHz ac (optional)

Sources of Media Content

PC and NAS in local networ, Stream media protocols (RTSP, RTP, UDP, HTTP), USB-devices

Audio & Video

Audio CodecsMPEG-1 layer I/II, MPEG-2 layer II, MPEG-2 layer III (mp3), MPEG-2 AAC (optional), MPEG-4 AAC LC 2-ch/5.1ch (optional), MPEG-4, AAC+SBR 2-h/5.1ch (optional)

Audio FormatsMP3, MPA, M4A, WMA (optional), OGG, WAV, AAC

Video Modes1080i, 1080p, 720p, 576p, 480р, PAL, NTSC

Video CodecsMPEG1/2 MP@HL, H.264 HP@level 4.1, H.265 (HEVC), MPEG4 part 2 (ASP), WMV-9 (optional), VC1 video, XviD; 3D and HD video supporting (up to 40 Mbit/s and above)


Image FormatsJPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, RAW

Subtitlesttxt sub*, DVB, WebVtt, PGS, Ass/Ssa*, Srt*, Sub*, Closed captions

Playlist FormatsM3U

What’s included in the box

MAG256/MAG257 Set-Top Box, HDMI cable, remote control, 2 AAA batteries, packaging, Power adapter 12 V 1 A, User manual,

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