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#153748 6-Oct-2014 20:30
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I want to watch TV on my phone tablet.   I want it to work one of these ways:
1) Install HDMI / Component dongle to TV that transmits signal over wifi to my tablet
2) Buy DVB-T freeview receiver to replace my TiVo that allows me to stream recorded tv shows over Wifi, and even better - stream live TV over wifi
3) Least preferred option - stream over internet.

Are their any devices or other simple reliable options that let me do this or something similar?  Would rather not spend much money to do this!

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  #1148615 6-Oct-2014 20:53
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I can stream live TV or recorded programs from our Panasonic BWT835 to android devices across the network. Not sure which current models support this but worth a look?




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  #1148662 6-Oct-2014 21:40
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You can stream live TV over Freeview DVB-T by using the HD Home Run. Not sure about viewing recorded TV though sorry..




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  #1148724 6-Oct-2014 22:24
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I can do that on my network using a Hauppauge Broadway, which was an impulse buy at a sale. It has antenna input with twin-tuner that's freeview capable, and also composite AV input for the Sky box, as well as an IR blaster (which I haven't tried). As well as streaming to phone, tablet etc it can also record to an attached USB drive. It was easy to set up and works as described. However, unless you can get a sale price it isn't particularly cheap, and the quality is a tad mediocre (OK on a tablet/phone screen though).

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  #1148834 7-Oct-2014 07:16
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HD Homerun will work fine for this for Live TV, but as you haven't said what hardware you're using it may or may not work.

As for recorded TV you're going to need hardware to record this on first.




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  #1148837 7-Oct-2014 07:31
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I have TV working on my Levono Miix 2 8 - it is a dvb-t dongle, although it only works on specific parts of the house. Outside or close to the transmitter would be fine. It is also a windows tablet, so drivers were not an issue, if it were a android tablet I doubt it would work.

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  #1148867 7-Oct-2014 08:29
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If your tablet is big enough you might be able to do it direct from an HDHomeRun - or if you can install NextPVR and a DVB-T Tuner (or HDHomeRun) - I have a transcoding channel for Plex that will give you live tv and recordings.  In my signature.





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  #1148982 7-Oct-2014 10:48
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I do this with media portal, you have to install an extension called mpextended and then you can stream live tv to your Android device using an app called ampdroid. 

 
 
 
 


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  #1149026 7-Oct-2014 11:45
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TVheadend Server - can install TVhClient and VLC app's on phone (and can stream freeview from server and also the server can record shows for future viewing.
As mentioned on other threads on GZ, a common solution is a raspberry pi with usb tuner(s) running Raspbian and TVheadend.
Then clients can be TVhClient app (and VLC), XBMC with TVheadend add-on, maybe also Plex?

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  #1149313 7-Oct-2014 17:30
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I don't even bother with the old "live TV" and "recording TV shows" these days because I can watch what I want, when I want, on demand, on the internet! tongue-out 

And coupled with a Chromecast, Bob's your uncle!




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  #1149907 8-Oct-2014 13:08
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sonyxperiageek: I don't even bother with the old "live TV" and "recording TV shows" these days because I can watch what I want, when I want, on demand, on the internet! tongue-out 

And coupled with a Chromecast, Bob's your uncle!


And what about live sports? (without mucking about with random streaming sites)
That's one thing I miss using the on demand apps - I can't watch the premier league live

(although I also have premier league pass also)

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  #1149963 8-Oct-2014 14:18
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Is there a Freeview DVB-S equivalent to the Silicon Dusts HDHomeRun ?

My old S1 Tivo is getting cranky, and with the loss of the TV3 channel EPG, makes getting a replacement a sooner inevitability :-(

Probably could do a MythTV or similar ?




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  #1150013 8-Oct-2014 14:51
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Mythtv + xbmc on android works well




 


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  #1150146 8-Oct-2014 18:28
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BigHammer: I can stream live TV or recorded programs from our Panasonic BWT835 to android devices across the network. Not sure which current models support this but worth a look?


How do you do this?
I have a Panasonic DMR-PWT530, so can give it a try.




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  #1150154 8-Oct-2014 18:40
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You'll need DIGA Player from the Play store.




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  #1150185 8-Oct-2014 19:08
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BigHammer: You'll need DIGA Player from the Play store.


Works on IOS as well... you may not be able to live stream with your Panasonic recorder if the tuners are busy and your wife is watching a recorded programme.. Happened to me the other day sad but true lol

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