Positively reviewed satellite television receivers include the X Square Premium IV, the Dish Mobile-VIP211z and the SonicView 360 Premier. Each of these receivers has an average customer rating of four out of five possible stars at Amazon.com, as of January 2016.
The X Square Premium IV is a high-definition receiver that is compliant with DVB-S2, MPEG-2, MPEG4 and H.264 standards. This unit supports Wi-Fi, USB 2.0, LAN 10/100 Ethernet and a PAL-NTSC auto-conversion. Features include an auto-scan function, memory space for 5,000 channels, video resolutions up to 1,920 pixels by 1,080 pixels, a card reader and parental lock. Backed by a one-year warranty, it retails for about $200.
The Dish Mobile-VIP211z is a single-tuner receiver designed for mobile use, such as by RV owners. It displays four resolutions in high- or standard-definition and features Dolby Surround Sound. Individuals can use it with Dish Network's Pay-As-You-Go program and includes a remote control. Backed by a one-year warranty, it retails for about $100.
The SonicView 360 Premier is a single-tuner receiver that is compliant with DVB-S2 and MPEG-2 standards. This unit supports USB 2.0, 16-bit color and s-video output. Features include an auto-scan function, memory space for 6,000 channels, eight programmable channel list groups and parental lock. It includes a remote control and a one-year warranty and retails for about $150.