How to guide: Viewing ITV HD on a Dreambox Dm800 or Dm8000

ITV HD commonly shows up in a channel scan as a radio only channel leaving viewers unable to watch it. This guide covers how to fix that.

How To View ITVHD On Your DM800/8000 Pictorial
Some channel lists and indeed a scan on your own DM800/8000 will yield a radio screen on ITVHD.

You will need to install Cute FTP and configure a connection to your DM800/8000.

In cute FTP navigate to /etc/enigma2

In cute FTP right click the lamedb file your just transfered to your desktop and select edit.This will open the file.

Now from the task bar click edit then find and replace in the top box type ITV HD.

Now edit your three ITV HD lines with these three lines


Some lamedb files use this format

p:SKY Digital,c:000d49,c:030d49,c:040d4a,c:050001,f:5

Now click the floppy disc icon on the task bar of cuteftp to save.

Now navigate to /etc/enigma2 and send the edited lamedb file back to that directory.

Now click the floppy disc icon on the task bar to save.

Now pull the power plug from back off your dm and re-apply power.

Note if ITVHD is not transmitting you’ll see a test screen as long as it is not the radio screen its working


  1. Stef says:

    Good fix for some users of the DM800HD but I think that its fixed in the newest images?

    Im also not sure how many people actually use a Dreambox on freesat anyhow.

  2. DrF says:

    Not sure about that, might be worth looking into the popular images and seeing whats what (Pli Jade, Enigma, Nabilo, Barry Allen etc.)

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