Triple mode Free-to-air HD DVB-T2, DVB-T and Free-View DVB-C Digital Cable TV Receiver for your PC, netbook or laptop

WinTV-soloHD triple mode TV Tuner

For Freeview HD (DVB-T2), Freeview (DVB-T) and DVB-C digital TV

  • Plug the WinTV-soloHD into a USB port on your Windows PC or laptop and you can watch, pause & record Freeview High Definition and Standard Definition Digital TV. The WinTV-soloHD can receive Freeview (free-to-air) DVB-T2 & DVB-T digital TV and "free-to-view" digital cable TV (DVB-C) on your Windows PC.
  • Freeview (also called DVB-T/T2) is free over-the-air HD TV. Freeview HDTV is broadcast in the ANZ, SG, UK, Europe and many other countries and does not require a subscription. Freeview HDTV is high definition digital TV and FREE!
  • WinTV-soloHD has built-in DVB-T, DVB-T2 and DVB-C tuners. You can watch any one of the these TV format at a time if its been broadcasting in your region. It supports all Freeview HD formats, up to the highest HD format (MPEG-4 at 1080p30)
  • Watch, pause or record Freeview HDTV programmes in window or full screen mode in its original broadcasting quality on your desktop or Notebook PC. TV recordings will typically consume 5 GB of disk space per hour for Freeview HDTV programs

Never miss your favourite TV show again!

The WinTV-soloHD comes with the WinTV application for Windows. With the latest WinTV application, you can watch or record your favourite TV programs in your PC, in a window or full screen. TV recordings made with the WinTV-soloHD are recorded in the original digital format, without any loss in quality. Recordings can be scheduled with the built-in TV scheduler in WinTV application.

The WinTV-soloHD turns your PC into a high definition DVR

Plug the WinTV-soloHD into your PC and turn it into a digital video recorder (DVR). With the included WinTV application, you can watch HD or SD TV on your PC screen, in a window or full screen. A built-in Electronic Program Guide (EPG) allows you to see what's on TV now and what's coming up. Schedule TV recordings with WinTV application's built-in TV scheduler. Pause live TV and record your favourite TV programs in the full digital TV format.The WinTV-soloHD is fully backward compatible to DVB-T and delivers outstanding reception for both DVB-T and DVB-T2 broadcast standards.

Note: the WinTV-soloHD is for digital TV only and does not support analog TV

If you need analog TV (PAL/NTSC ), any one of the WinTV-HVR products (such as the WinTV-HVR-935HD) include analog TV. The HVR stands for 'hybrid video recorder' and all WinTV-HVR's have both analog and digital TV reception.

WinTV-soloHD Features

  • Triple mode TV receiver: Freeview HD (DVB-T2), Freeview (DVB-T) and free-to-view digital cable (DVB-C)
  • Plugs into the USB port on your laptop or desktop PC
  • Watch and record free Digital Terrestial TV on your Windows PC in HD (DVB-T2) and SD (DVB-T)
  • Record your digital TV programmes in the original digital quality
  • Improved TV receiver with superior over-the-air TV reception
  • Status indicator LEDs showing that the tuner is loaded into Windows plus signal strength
  • Includes the latest WinTV application for Windows, for TV in a window or full screen
  • Support for DVB-T radio
  • Remote control

WinTV-soloHD Specifications

Bundled software

  • WinTV Software, Latest WinTV, TV application for Windows, with TV pause and recording

Technical specifications


  • Supported TV standards:
    • DVB-T2, DVB-T, DVB-C
  • Stereo / dual channel sound
  • Antenna input: IEC connector
  • PC connection: USB 2.0

TV recording formats

  • Transport stream (the original transmitted format, without any quality loss)

System Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows 10, 8, 7® or Windows Vista with latest Service Pack, 1 GB RAM
  • Minimum processor: Intel® Pentium® 4 2.0 GHz, Pentium M 1.3 GHz or equivalent AMD® Athlon® XP
  • For HDTV, a minimum 2,6 GHz multi core processor
  • Hard disk with min. 1 GB free capacity (20 GB free capacity recommended)
  • Sound and graphics with support for DirectX® 9 or higher
  • USB 2.0 or 3.0 port
  • Internet connection for software download and activation


Linux support for the WinTV-soloHD is in kernel 3.16. For more information, please see here.

Model numbers:

model 01603/01589: WinTV-soloHD, for DVB-T, DVB-T2 and DVB-C TV reception

Included in the box

  • WinTV-soloHD TV tuner, USB 2.0 compatible
  • Portable TV antenna
  • Credit card size remote control (with batteries)
  • USB extension cable
  • WinTV activation code and download card
  • Quick Installation guide

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