Raspberry Pi TV-uHAT
The Raspberry Pi TV-uHAT is an add-on board for the Raspberry Pi. It enables you to expand the functionality of your Raspberry Pi board by receiving digital terrestrial TV broadcast systems which includes DVB-T and DVB-T2.
The TV-uHAT is a compact module which comes in a newer form to previous models. It takes up minimal space and can be integrated into your design easily, without the need for lots of extra space.
Looking for inspiration?
The Raspberry Pi TV-uHAT enables you to receive and watch TV via a Raspberry Pi board. You could also use it to create a TV server from which you stream over a network from other devices.
Raspberry Pi is a flexible platform which enables you to design and prototype your ideas. If you need some inspiration there is a whole community around Raspberry Pi which is there to help you with blogs and forums: https://www.raspberrypi.org/
Which Pi does it work with?
The TV-uHAT can be used on all Raspberry Pi boards when running as a server for other devices on the network. The performance when receiving and viewing TV on a Pi can vary between models. It is recommended that you use a Raspberry Pi 2, 3 or 3+ with the TV-uHAT for optimal TV streaming.
What is DVB?
DVB stands for Digital Video Broadcasting and is a standard for transmitting broadcast Television. DVB standard is widely adopted across the world and you can check if your country has adopted this standard on the DVB website: https://www.dvb.org
What’s on board?
Sony CXD2880 TV tuner
Supported TV standards: DVB-T2, DVB-T
Reception frequency: VHF III, UHF IV, UHF V
DVB-T2: 1.7MHz, 5MHz, 6MHz, 7MHz, 8MHz
DVB-T: 5MHz, 6MHz, 7MHz, 8MHz
What is a Raspberry Pi HAT?
HAT stands for “Hardware Attached on Top”. They are add-on boards, or extension boards, which mount directly onto your Raspberry Pi. There are a range of HATs available which are designed to add different functionalities to your Raspberry Pi computer. Adding a HAT to your Pi opens up opportunities for new innovations.
you must ensure that you have the correct permissions and/or licences to receive broadcast television in your country.