An updated list of top rated external TV tuners available to buy in 2016.  Find out what’s worth buying based on the latest technology innovations and customer reviews.

Top Rated External TV Tuners

Tablo 4-Tuner Digital Video Recorder [DVR] for Over-The-Air [OTA] HDTV with Wi-Fi for LIVE TV Streaming
Price: $249.99
You save: $50.00 (17 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:45 pm
  • Watch, Record, Pause, and Stream Free Broadcast HDTV Channels: CBS, ABC, NBC, and many more
  • Four Tuners allow you to record and watch four different programs on up to (6) devices in your home
  • Discover new shows, schedule and manage recordings and skip commercials using the content-rich interface of the Tablo Apps for iPad, Android & Kindle Tablets, Smartphones, Chrome, Roku, Android TV and Amazon Fire TV
  • With TabloConnect Subscription you can stream your hometown news and sports when traveling
  • NO HDMI with Tablo's Wi-Fi wireless broadcast of content to Tablets, Laptops, FireTV, AppleTV, Roku, Android TV, Chromecast, iPhones, Galaxy Smartphones, NVIDIA Shield, and more
Hauppauge Digital TV Tuner for Xbox One TV Tuners and Video Capture 1578
Price: $53.28
You save: $6.71 (11 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:45 pm
  • Watch free over-the-air broadcast TV on your Xbox One monitor
  • Pause live TV and stream live TV around your home with the Xbox SmartGlass application.
  • One Guide integration will display local TV listings
  • Connects easily to your Xbox One via USB
  • Includes the USB TV Tuner
Tablo 2-Tuner Digital Video Recorder [DVR] for Over-The-Air [OTA] HDTV with Wi-Fi for LIVE TV Streaming
Price: $180.99
You save: $39.00 (18 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:45 pm
  • Watch, Record, Pause, and Stream Free Broadcast [OTA] HDTV Channels: CBS, ABC, NBC, and more.
  • Two Tuners allow you to record and watch two different programs on up to (6) devices in your home.
  • With TabloConnect Subscription you can stream your hometown news and sports when traveling.
  • NO HDMI with Tablo's Wi-Fi wireless broadcast of content to Tablets, Laptops, FireTV, AppleTV, Roku, Android TV, Chromecast, iPhones, Galaxy Smartphones, NVIDIA Shield, and more.
  • ADDITIONAL EQUIPMENT REQUIRED (not included): HDTV Antenna, USB Hard Drive (to Record), Wi-Fi Router, Computer / Tablet, Smartphone, and Internet Connection for Free Software Updates.
Stratux 1090ES & UAT - Radios and High Gain Antennas
Price: $39.99
As of: 2016/11/12 2:52 pm
  • Plug and play with and supported by Stratux project.
  • Includes two SDRs each programmed for tuned antennas.
  • R820T2 + RTL2832U.
  • High gain antennas.
NooElec NESDR SMArt - Premium RTL-SDR w/ Aluminum Enclosure, 0.5PPM TCXO, SMA Input & 3 Antennas. RTL2832U & R820T2-Based Software Defined Radio.
Price: $27.95
As of: 2016/11/12 2:45 pm
  • Premium RTL-SDR bundle includes newly designed NESDR SMArt in beautiful brushed aluminum enclosure, re-designed antenna base with 2m (6.5') RG-58 feed cable, and 3 antenna masts
  • A wide variety of improvements on other designs, including ultra-low phase noise 0.5PPM TCXO, RF-suitable voltage regulator, custom heatsink, 2 silicone pads and SMA female connector
  • Designed from the ground up to reduce USB port occlusion. Run multiple NESDR SMArt side-by-side with any USB-compliant device, including tightly-spaced embedded devices like the Raspberry Pi
  • SDR frequency capability approximately 25MHz-1700MHz. Frequency range can be extended down to 100kHz or lower with the Ham It Up, also available on Amazon (B009LQT3G6)
  • Proudly built by NooElec in the USA and Canada! Full 2-year product warranty.
AVerMedia AVerTV Volar Hybrid Q, USB 2.0 TV Tuner, ATSC, Clear QAM HDTV & FM Radio (H837)
Price: $49.90
You save: $10.09 (17 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:48 pm
  • Watch ATSC, ClearQAM, and Analog TV / Listen to FM Radio/ Live TV from mobile device
  • HOME FREE feature to watch live TV anywhere on the go
  • PIP (Picture in Picture) Function, Smart Channel Grouping, TimeShift
  • Scheduled Recording, Closed Caption, & Electronic Program Guide
AVerMedia Live Gamer Portable 2, Full HD 1080p60 Recording Without PC Directly to SD Card, Ultra Low Latency, H.264 Hardware Encoding, USB 2.0, High Definition Game Capture, Record, Stream, Plug & Play, Party Chat(GC510)
Price: $209.00
As of: 2016/11/12 3:45 pm
  • 1080P60 Plug and play: easily stream and record PS4, Xbox one games
  • PC & PC-Free modes: record games with or without PC
  • Headset commentary: add your voice to your gameplay
  • Console party chat: capture teammates' voices without hassle
  • Hot button: one-click to start/stop capturing
NooElec NESDR SMArt - Premium RTL-SDR w/ Aluminum Enclosure, 0.5PPM TCXO, SMA Input. RTL2832U & R820T2-Based Software Defined Radio
Price: $20.95
As of: 2016/11/12 2:45 pm
  • Premium Software Defined Radio 'NESDR SMArt' in a beautiful brushed aluminum enclosure
  • A wide variety of improvements on other designs, including ultra-low phase noise 0.5PPM TCXO, RF-suitable voltage regulator, custom heatsink, 2 silicone pads and SMA female connector
  • Designed from the ground up to reduce USB port occlusion. Run multiple NESDR SMArt side-by-side with any USB-compliant device, including tightly-spaced embedded devices like the Raspberry Pi
  • SDR frequency capability approximately 25MHz-1700MHz. Frequency range can be extended down to 100kHz or lower with the Ham It Up, also available on Amazon (B009LQT3G6)
  • Proudly built by NooElec in the USA and Canada! Full 2-year product warranty.
DIRECTV HR24D500 / HR24NC100 Plus HR24 High Definition DVR / HR24NC100
Price: $259.97
You save: $39.03 (13 %)
As of: 2016/11/12 2:45 pm
  • Standard-definition (MPEG-2) and high definition (MPEG-2, MPEG-4) enabled
  • Record up to 400 hrs of SD, up to 100 hours of HD (MPEG-2) programming or up to 100 hours of HD (MPEG-4) programming**
  • 2 satellite tuners for access to SD and HD DIRECTV programming - 14 Day Advanced Program Guide®
  • Pause and rewind live high-definition TV for up to 90 minutes - Series Link
  • 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p picture output and multiple screen formats supported - Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound capable†
Docooler® Digital ATSC TV Receiver Pad TV Turner Live Android TV receiver on Android Phone / Pad USB OTG Black D204
Price: $30.33
As of: 2016/11/12 3:45 pm
  • Advanced TV Application-Watch ATSC TV on Android Phone / Pad with USB OTG.
  • Rewind and Fast Forward live TV shows with time shifting recording.
  • Support electronic program guide(EPG).
  • Automatic TV channels searching; create favorite channels for convenient watching.
  • High sensitivity under low signal broad casting area.

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