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Fire TV Recast, over-the-air DVR, 500 GB, 75 hours

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2 tuners, 500 GB, 75 hours
  • Fire TV Recast is a DVR that lets you watch and record over-the-air TV at home with Fire TV or Echo Show, or on-the-go with a compatible mobile device—with no monthly fees.
  • Watch and record live sports, local news, late night shows, and other can’t miss TV from channels available through an HD antenna (sold separately) like ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, and The CW.
  • With 2 tuners, you can record up to 2 shows at once. Plus, store up to 75 hours of HD programming.
  • With a compatible Alexa-enabled device, you can use your voice to search for shows, open and control the channel guide, manage and schedule recordings, and help with other requests. Say things like “Alexa, open Channel Guide" or “Alexa, record ‘Riverdale.’”
  • Fire TV Recast delivers the most reliable video streams over Wi-Fi of any over-the-air DVR.

We want you to know:

To use Fire TV Recast to watch and record over-the-air TV, you’ll need the following (sold separately):

  • An HD antenna—specific channel availability and reception varies by location. Learn more
  • A Fire TV streaming media player or Echo Show—must be on the same network and registered to the same Amazon account as Fire TV Recast. Echo Show 5 support will be available starting July 27, 2019.
  • Access to the free Fire TV app on a Fire tablet (5th Gen or above), or an iOS 10 (or above) or Android 5.0 (or above) mobile device.


You cannot use Fire TV Recast to record live TV programs from any other source, such as cable or satellite boxes or streaming apps. You can only register 1 Fire TV Recast per Amazon account.

Fire TV Recast is a DVR that lets you watch and record over-the-air TV at home or on-the-go with no monthly fees.

Watch at home with a Fire TV or Echo Show, or take your shows with you with the Fire TV mobile app on compatible iOS and Android devices or Fire tablets.

Make the most of free TV

Record your favorite shows and sports from channels available in your area through an HD antenna like ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, and The CW.

With 2 tuners, you can record up to 2 shows at once. Plus, store up to 75 hours of HD programming.

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HD ANTENNA

The HD antenna connects to Fire TV Recast so you can access and record free over-the-air TV. See which free channels may be available in your neighborhood. The Fire TV mobile app helps you place the HD antenna for the best possible reception.

FIRE TV, ECHO SHOW, OR MOBILE DEVICE

Fire TV Recast works best with a Fire TV device, such as a Fire TV Stick or a Fire TV Edition television. You need at least 1 Fire TV to watch on your television. You can also watch on an Echo Show or compatible mobile device. Your Fire TV or Echo Show will need to be on the same network as Fire TV Recast.

Just ask Alexa

Pair Fire TV Recast with your Fire TV or Echo Show and ask Alexa to search for shows, change over-the-air TV channels, control playback, plus browse, schedule, cancel, and delete recordings. Alexa is always getting smarter.

Frequently asked questions

Which over-the-air live TV channels can I access and record via Fire TV Recast?

The channels you can access on your Fire TV Recast with a digital HD antenna will vary by your location, surroundings, distance to TV broadcast towers, terrain, and availability of local channels.

Will Fire TV Recast work with the Fire TV device I already own?

Yes – Fire TV Recast works with all generations of Fire TV streaming media players and Fire TV Edition televisions.

How many devices can I pair with Fire TV Recast?

You can pair Fire TV Recast with all of your compatible devices (such as Fire TV streaming media players, Fire TV Edition televisions, and Echo Show devices) as long as they are on the same network, and registered to the same Amazon account, as your Fire TV Recast. You can also pair with compatible mobile devices. You can watch live or recorded programs on any two of these devices simultaneously.

How many programs can I record at once?

With a 2-tuner Fire TV Recast, you can record up to 2 programs at once, and with a 4-tuner Fire TV Recast, you can record up to 4 programs at once.

Can I watch live and recorded TV, and schedule recordings when I’m not at home?

You can watch live or recorded programs, and you can record shows airing live, when you are on-the-go in the Fire TV mobile app using cellular or Wi-Fi connection.

What output resolution does Fire TV Recast support?

Fire TV Recast is capable of receiving all ATSC broadcast resolutions, including 1080i and 720p. When streaming to other devices, Fire TV Recast transcodes 1080i streams to a resolution up to 1440x720p using H.264 to ensure that all Fire TV streaming media players work with Fire TV Recast, and to deliver more reliable video streams over Wi-Fi.

What types of content can I record on my Fire TV Recast?

You can record any over-the-air live TV program that is available to you via a digital HD antenna connected to your Fire TV Recast. You cannot use Fire TV Recast to record live TV programs from any other source, such as cable or satellite boxes or streaming apps.

Where is the best place to put Fire TV Recast in my home?

Fire TV Recast is designed so that you can place it, together with the digital HD antenna connected to it, anywhere in your home (even in a different room or a different story) to optimize for antenna reception. As part of the set-up process in the Fire TV mobile app, we will tell you which direction to place your antenna to get the most channels for your location. It is recommended to place your antenna as high up as possible, against a window or outward facing wall that has a clear line of sight to your surroundings.

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Tech Specs

Fire TV Recast technical details

Size

7.1” x 7.1” x 2.9” (180 mm x 180 mm x 73 mm)

Weight

2.4 lbs (1066 g)

Processor

Dual Core

ATSC Tuners

2 Tuners

Transcoders (for playback)

2

Storage

500 GB up to 75 hours of HDTV

Memory

2 GB

Wi-Fi Connectivity

2.4 G Wi-Fi 2x2 Wi-Fi b/g/n and 5 G Wi-Fi 2x2 Wi-Fi a/n/ac

Voice support

Fire TV Recast can be controlled using voice through supported Alexa endpoints like Echo Show, and the Alexa Voice Remote on Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition televisions.

Ports

1 x Type A USB 3.0 (storage supported on compatible external hard drives only), TV Antenna Input, Gigabit Ethernet, Power

System requirements

Fire TV streaming media player, Fire TV Edition television, or Echo Show, and compatible mobile device.

Output resolution supported

Up to 1440x720p

Setup requirements

Fire TV mobile app (available on Amazon Appstore, Google Play Store, or iOS Appstore) on a Fire tablet (5th Gen or newer), an iOS device running iOS10 or higher, or an Android device running Android 5.0 or higher

Required for playback

Any one of the following: Fire TV streaming media player, Fire TV Edition television, Echo Show, Fire tablet (5th Gen or newer), an iOS device running iOS10 or higher, an Android device running Android 5.0 or higher

Warranty and service

1-Year Limited Warranty and service included. Optional 2-Year and 3-Year Extended Warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Fire TV is subject to the terms found here.

Regional support

U.S. only

Accessibility features

VoiceView screen reader enables access to the vast majority of Fire TV Recast features for users who are blind or visually impaired. Watch videos and TV shows with closed captioning displayed. Captions are not available for all content. Learn more.

Included in the box

Fire TV Recast, 50W Power Supply, Quick Start Guide


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