RoomStar Media Player & Display Controller (601)

The RoomStar 601 is a fully featured ultra-reliable solid-state media player and display controller which, transforms an “in room” display into an interactive platform delivering all entertainment, TV on demand, travel related services as well as video, game and music apps

The hotel television is long overdue for a makeover. We believe it has the potential to be a great asset in driving customer satisfaction, brand loyalty and revenue generation. Our cost effective platform transforms a traditional TV into a user friendly interactive interface. This interface delivers endless entertainment programming, access to local restaurant information, local attractions and travel related apps to your guests. 

With the RoomStar interactive channel guide, guests can easily navigate to find their favorite networks and shows. The channel guide also features additional options including special interest programs featuring Yoga, Wine, Golf and others. Using the TV On Demand feature, guests can watch their favorite network shows when they want. 

With TV-on-Demand, guests can watch their favorite television shows on their schedule. They can browse popular shows and networks to find their favorite programs, including recent episodes and previous seasons. This premium service provides great revenue opportunities for the Hotelier or operator.

Guests can enjoy the convenience of their favorite apps, right to their room. Featured movie apps can include Netflix, YouTube and others. Therefore thousands of movies available right to the guest's fingertips.

Other features of the RoomStar system include options for pay per image advertising that can provide revenue and ROI to the hotelier, OTT Services and content via RoomStar OTT Sever and Pay for movies options via RoomStar iVOD server. 

The RoomStar Manager Cloud System provides viewing statistics, unit health, in room signage and messaging for simple set up and support. The RoomStar unit supports Chrome Cast units in guest mode for BYOD content so no wires required to cast to screens. The RoomStar media player also comes pre-loaded with a number of beautiful 4k ambience themes to create relaxing atmospheric room experiences.

Multiple content options are available via Cabletime subject to region.  Please talk to our Cabletime team about the content package options.

What's in the box

601 Unit; 661 PSU, Quick Start Guide; HDMI Cable (1.0m)

Key Features //

  • Modern intuitive interface with hotel branding
  • Customized in-room concierge apps for the property and Hotel amenity apps
  • Single remote for live TV, Web Apps and OTT
  • Integrates with many popular PMS systems for billing and checkout
  • Fully featured EPG for entertainment services 
  • Internet-enabled entertainment options
  • TV and video on demand
  • Retro fit to existing RF TV installations to modernise the hotel TV experience


Options //

  • 601 - RoomStar MediaPlayer / Display Controller c/w UL certified PSU
  • 640-IR - RoomStar Remote Control, IR only c/w batteries
  • 651-IR-W - RoomStar Remote Control, IR/RF with wireless mouse & QUERTY Keyboard c/w 642-W USB Wireless Pointer Receiver
  • 650 - RoomStar MTI TV Interface Adapter Cable
  • 651 - RoomStar Samsung TV Interface Adapter Cable
  • 652 - RoomStar LG TV Interface Adapter Cable
  • 642-W - RoomStar USB Wireless Pointer Receiver
  • 661 - RoomStar Mains to DC, UL Certified PSU for 601 Media Player


Decoding and Output Resolutions:

  • VIDEO: HDMI 2.0 Digital - Resolutions: HD 720p (50/60), 1080i (50/60), 1080p (50/60),4K (50/60) with auto resolution configuration via EDID, HDCP V1.4/2.2 content protection, CEC support for screen control

  • AUDIO: HDMI Socket - MPEG-1/2 audio layers 1, 11, MP3, HE-AAC LC, HDMI - PCM Digital stereo audio, 3,5mm 3 pole jack - Analogue audio down mixed to stereo

LAN and Network protocols

  • Ethernet 10/100 Base T. RJ-45 802.3 modular jack with integrated LEDs,  Static or DHCP IP Address
  • 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz WIFI

USB Port:

  • 2 x USB2 ports for use exclusively with RoomStar devices only (TV interconnect cable, MTI adaptor or RF dongle for wireless remote control.

Mode of Operation

  • Operates in conjunction with RoomStar cloud based management application. Fully upgradable ONLY with protected Cabletime software from RoomStar Manager HTTP server or by front panel USB Key

IP Settup and Control

  • Initial IP address configuration via DHCP. Full configuration via USB key or RoomStar cloud based application, remote status monitoring information
  • IP/RS232 control protocol to operate with 3rd party hotel specification screens and TVs

IR Control

  • Channel, volume and setup control via RoomStar IR / wireless Remote Control Unit.

Unit operating system

  • Android 6.0.1 with RoomStar application software

Power Dissipation and Environmental:

  • 10W max from AC mains adaptor: LPS 100-240VAC, 50-60Hz Output: +5VDC, 2.0 Amps, with a DC jack plug (center +, 3.5/1.35mm diameter) 
  • Ambient operating temperature 0 - 40°C; (32 - 104°F)

Weight and Dimensions:

  • 0.22Kg / 0.45 Lbs (601 unit only), W11.5 cm x D10.5 cm x H2.7cm / W4.5" x D4.2" x H1.1"


  • FCC Part 15.107,109 class A, FCC part 15.247
Some of our clients
  • Arsenal
  • BBC
  • BMW
  • BP
  • Coca Cola
  • Freshfields
  • Google
  • GSK
  • Home Office
  • IET
  • ING Bank
  • King & Woods
  • MOD
  • Pfizer
  • Premier League
  • Prudential
  • PWC
  • RBC
  • RBS
  • Rio Tinto
  • Sainsbury's
  • Thales
  • Unilever
  • Virgin Active
  • WB