Today the Raspberry Pi Foundation has officially launched a new accessory for the Raspberry Pi zero and larger Raspberry Pi mini PC in the form of the Raspberry Pi TV HAT or rather Raspberry Pi DVB TV uHAT. Which offers a DVB-T2 Digital TV receiver add on for the Raspberry Pi, compatible with the Raspberry Pi Zero and Rasperry Pi 3B+ (and older Raspberry Pi 2 & 3 models).
The Raspberry Pi TV HAT is now available to purchase priced at £20 from online retailers such as The Pi Hut and Mod My Pi. “The Raspberry Pi DVB TV-uHAT allows you to receive digital terrestrial TV broadcast systems which includes DVB-T and DVB-T2 on a Raspberry Pi. This means that 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 (including PCs, tablets, smartphones (via apps), media centres and more) .“
Specifications of the official Raspberry Pi TV HAT include :
– 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, 8MH
For more information jump over to the official Raspberry Pi account foundation blog post by following the link below.
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