The Raspberry Pi TV HAT allows you to receive digital terrestrial TV broadcast systems which includes DVB-T and DVB-T2 on a Raspberry Pi.
With the board you can receive and view TV on a Raspberry Pi or create a TV server that allows you to stream received TV over a network to other devices. The TV HAT can be used on all Raspberry Pi boards when running as a backend (server for other devices on the network). Performance when receiving and viewing TV on a Pi can vary and it is recommended to use a Raspberry Pi 2, 3 or 3+ to do this.
The board comes with a set of mechanical spacers, a 40 way header and an Aerial adaptor.
Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) is a widely adopted standard for transmitting broadcast Television, countries that have adopted the DVB standard can be found here;
Please note it is the responsibility of the end user to ensure that they have the necessary permissions / license to receive broadcast television in their country.
- Sony CXD2880 TV tuner
- Supported TV standards: DVB-T2, DVB-T
- Reception frequency: VHF III, UHF IV, UHF V
- Channel bandwidth:
- DVB-T2: 1.7MHz, 5MHz, 6MHz, 7MHz, 8MHz
- DVB-T: 5MHz, 6MHz, 7MHz, 8MHz
The software we recommend for decoding TV streams and viewing content is TVHeadend. Instructions for setting this up are in our guide to Getting started with the TV HAT.
Media player support