Requirements

To set up your Tablo DVR you need:

  • An Over-the-Air HDTV antenna
  • An internet connection
  • Recording storage (required both for watching live TV and recording) i.e. USB hard drive OR SATA drive – check the requirements for your DVR model
  • A Roku OR an Apple TV OR a WiFi-enabled computer (Chrome/Safari browser) OR a mobile device (iPad/iPhone w/iOS12+ OR Android smartphone/tablet w/Android 4.4+)


To watch Tablo content on your big screen TV, you'll need one of these:

  • A Smart TV powered by: Roku, Amazon Fire TV, or Android TV, or select LG WebOS or Samsung TIZEN operating systems (US only); OR
  • A Set-Top-Box/Streaming Media Stick: Roku, or Amazon Fire TV, or Apple TV, or Nvidia SHIELD
  • A Chromecast dongle (casting from an Android device or Chrome browser); OR
  • A Gaming System: Nvidia SHIELD, or XBox One; OR
  • An HDMI-enabled computer via the Tablo web app in Chrome/Safari

See a full list of Tablo-compatible devices and apps.