Pi TV Box

$79
Included: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B board, microSD card 32GB (class 10), official case, 3 heatsinks, power adapter, HDMI to HDMI cable, mouse, and keyboard

The smarter way to enjoy TV just got better with Pi TV box!

Custom-built on top of Raspberry Pi 3 and OSMC, an open source media center, the Pi TV Box will play anything you throw at it with full support for Full HD videos. OSMC lets you play back media from your local network, attached storage and the Internet.

Simple and easy to use

This fully-featured media center lets you stream video from a hard drive on the network and supports AirPlay, Apple’s proprietary video and audio streaming system.

Tech Specs:

Hardware: The Raspberry Pi 3 is the third-generation Raspberry Pi.

  • Quad Core 1.2GHz Broadcom BCM2837 64bit CPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • BCM43438 wireless LAN and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) on board
  • 40-pin extended GPIO
  • 4 USB 2 ports
  • 4 Pole stereo output and composite video port
  • Full size HDMI
  • CSI camera port for connecting a Raspberry Pi camera
  • DSI display port for connecting a Raspberry Pi touchscreen display
  • Micro SD port for loading your operating system and storing data
  • Upgraded switched Micro USB power source up to 2.5A

Software: OSMC

OSMC is a simple and easy to use OS, which ets you play back media from your local network, attached storage and the Internet. OSMC is the leading media center in terms of feature set and community and is based on the Kodi project.

OSMC is self-updating, which means it keeps getting better each month.OSMC has an applications store which makes adding new features to expand your home theater PC experience simpler.

OSMC’s App Store

The App Store allows OSMC users to install common applications without any complicated set up. These applications are optimised for OSMC to deliver the best performance and stability. What’s more, OSMC will manage updates for all of your applications installed via the App Store via its update system.

OSMC — open source media center, is the successor to Raspbmc and Crystalbuntu. It is a free and open source social media player founded in 2014 that lets you play back media from your local network, attached storage and the Internet. OSMC is the leading media center in terms of feature set and community.

FAQ:

How do I upgrade my TV Box’s storage?

You can add external storage by popping in a micro SD card or a USB hard drive. This storage can be automatically shared across your home network.

Which video formats can I play?

The TV Box can play a multitude of video formats, including MPEG-2, VC-1, H264, H265 / HEVC and 10-bit HEVC. It can play all popular containers such as MKV, MP4, MOV, WMV, TS, M2TS etc.

Can I install the same software and use the same plugins I’ve used on other OSMC devices, such as Raspberry Pi?

Yes. The TV Box runs OSMC, so you’ll be able to use the same software and plugins you have used on other devices. You’ll also feel right at home as soon as you get your device.