What is a CI slot on my TV?

What is a CI Slot? If you have a fairly new digital TV set, you may find that it has a slot somewhere, typically covered up with a blanking plate. This slot is known as a CI slot, or Common Interface slot, and it’s designed to accept a CAM, which will allow you to get a subscription TV service, such as ESPN.

What is CI module in LG TV?

In Digital Video Broadcasting, the Common Interface (also called DVB-CI) is a technology which allows decryption of pay TV channels. The Common Interface is the connection between the TV tuner (TV or set-top box) and the module that decrypts the TV signal (CAM).

What is a CI card Adaptor Samsung TV?

sometimes called CAM (Conditional Access Module) It is a means for accessing some subscription services (you need to insert card in the slot) in the past it could be used for Setanta /ESPN but no longer the case since BT Sports acquired ESPN. Nowadays tends to be an option for services on international satellites.

What is a CI CAM module?

A conditional access module (CAM) is an electronic device, usually incorporating a slot for a smart card, which equips an Integrated Digital Television or set-top box with the appropriate hardware facility to view conditional access content that has been encrypted using a conditional access system.

What is a CI module for Freeview?

With a CI + module you receive digital television, without the need for a decoder, also called ‘box’. You use the smartcard that you request from your provider.

What does a CI card do?

CI is more properly the term used to describe the slot, into which you then put a Conditional Access Module, or CAM. The CAM will usually have a slot in it for a subscription card; this then enables you to subscribe to pay services – in the UK, that means TopUp TV at present.

How do I connect my CI module?

  1. Step 1: reset your TV to factory settings. If your TV just comes out of the box, skip this step and go directly to step 2.
  2. Step 2: connect your TV to the antenna.
  3. Step 3: search for channels via the digital tuner.
  4. Step 4: check the channels found.
  5. Step 5: insert the CI + module into your TV.

What is a CI adapter?

Its a card that some providers use for services such as Pay per View.This makes it easier for the manufacture to not have to worry about licencing different technologies, and can just make this Common Interface (CI) slot so that different cards can be used in it. It is mainly used for Pay per view.

How do you install a CI module?

What is a CI card Adaptor?

How do I add a CI card to my Samsung?

Attaching the CI CARD Adapter via COMMON INTERFACE slot ① Insert the CI CARD Adapter into the two holes on the back of TV. – Please locate the two holes at the back of the TV next to the COMMON INTERFACE slot.

Can a CI CAM be used in a CI + slot?

You can use a CI CAM in a CI+ CAM slot and vice versa. However, depending on the provider, there is a chance that some or all channels may not be properly decoded and that some of the CAM functions are not supported.

Are there different types of smart card cams?

Different types of CAM are available on the market, although physically, they look the same. CAMs use either the CI or CI+ standard and use different types of decryption technology (such as VideoGuard, Nagravision, Viaccess, Conax etc.). CI+ is the newer version of the CI standard with more advanced, secure technology and features.

What do you need to know about slot TV?

The slot is installed CAM in which is installed in access card. CI – Common Interface It is a technology that allows you to view encrypted television signals, ie TV programs offered for viewing to users for a fee.

Can a cam be used to read a viewing card?

On all transmissions requiring viewing cards to access them, you will have to make sure that either the receiver has a card reader of the correct type, this is sometimes referred to as an embedded decoder, or that you are using a CAM ( Conditional Access Module ) to enable the card to be read.