Conax CI SmarDTV


The SmarCAM-3.5 secure module needs less than 300mA, while running CA applications and Smart Card dialogs. 

The power dissipation is reduced to approximately 1.25 W, to be dissipated on one of the metallic surface of the module casing. 

The module is compliant to CE standards (EN60065&EN60950) and requirements:

  • host functional and ambient temperature: +5 to +40°C
  • maximum ambient temperature around the PC-Card : +50°C


  • 3.5 module durability

The module is specified for following number of operations:

  • PCMCIA Connector 10 000 cycles
  • Smart Card Connector 10 000 cycles
  • Flash erase/program 10 000 cycles
  • Data Retention time 10 years
  • Expected MTBF 14 000 hours

Other components are specified to work more than 10 years in the normal temperature range.

Module production quality

Each Module is tested at our production facility.

Module Qualifications and standards approvals
The product is CE compliant in the B category. 

All the test specifications are detailed in the following standards:

  •  CEM immunity EN55024:1998
  • CEM emissions EN55022:1997

Mechanical protection
The metal housing is made of 0.18mm stainless steal, with a SmarDTV specific shape compliant with the PC-Card standard

The SmarCAM-3.5 is an electronic card following the PC Card standard and fully compliant with the DVB CI and CI Plus specification.
This module combined with an ISO 7816 Smart Card provided by a CA Vendor is able to descramble the Transport Stream, without any support of the Set Top Box/IDTV demux.
The complete Transport Stream and miscellaneous Data flow between Set Top Box/IDTV and the CA module are exchanged through the Common Interface.



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SmarDTV Platform SmarCAM-3.5
Physical Interface PCMCIA
Flash Memory 4MB
RAM Memory 8MB
SIM card slot (yes or no) No
Conditional Access features
Conditional Access System Conax
CAK version number(s) Contengo
Smart Card protocol T=0
Pairing Yes
Link protection Yes
Host data No
Other features
Multi-stream support No
HD support Yes
Multilingual support Yes
List of languages (default first Automatic (Default TV language), English, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Hungarian, Chinese, Romanian, Portuguese, Croatian, Serbian
Customized messages Yes
PIN Code management Yes
CIPlus version N/A
CIv1 compatibility Yes
Software release
SW release date July 13th, 201


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