Skip to: | | - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - Newegg shopping upgraded ™

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

SiliconDust HDHomeRun Dual HDHR3-US HD Digital Network Attached TV Tuner Device

Sold and Shipped by Newegg

Purchases from these Sellers are generally covered under our Newegg Marketplace Guarantee.
Marketplace Seller
  • Dual Digital TV Tuner
  • ATSC & ClearQAM
  • 1080i HD Resolution
  • 100baseTX high speed network
  • Windows/ Mac/ Linux Compatible

  • Overview
  • Specifications
  • Warranty & Returns
  • Reviews
Technical Information
    Two Digital Tuners, Anywhere on Your Network:
  • Watch TV from any computer on your network
  • Record full 1080i broadcast resolution
  • Watch, Pause, Record, & Rewind Live TV
  • Schedule and record all your favorite TV shows
  • Add tuners with multiple HDHomeRun devices
  • TV sources:
  • ATSC digital TV (antenna)
  • Unencrypted digital cable TV (Clear QAM)
  • Works with popular DVR software:
  • Watch, Pause, Record, & Rewind Live TV
  • Schedule future or whole-season recordings
  • Record all your favorite TV shows by name
  • Utilize the integrated TV guide (provided by the DVR software)
  • Catch all your favorite show
    Seamless operation with multiple computers:
  • Run Windows Media Center on multiple computers sharing the pool of HDHomeRun tuners
  • Allocate tuners automatically among computers as needed
  • Multiple HDHomeRun units can be used together to add more tuners
  • Tuner pooling works with Windows Media Center
  • Free software / firmware upgrades available for download
  • Compatible With:
  • Windows Media Center
  • Elgato EyeTV – DVR for Mac
  • MythTV – DVR for Linux
  • SnapStream BeyondTV – DVR for Windows
  • SageTV – DVR for Windows/Linux/Mac
  • MediaPortal – DVR for Windows
  • GB-PVR – DVR for Windows
  • VLC – Multi-platform media viewer
  • TSReader – MPEG-2 transport stream analysis
HDHomeRun is a TV tuner for computers - Ethernet attached. The HDHomeRun connects to your home router enabling you to watch and record TV from any computer on your home network. Similar to how a network printer is available to all computers, the HDHomeRun serves high quality digital TV to your family room, bedrooms, kitchen, home office, even your backyard or garage - anywhere you have a computer. No opening your computer case to install a PCI card. No USB dongle tied to one computer.
Up to 1080i HDTV
The HDHomeRun streams the full-quality digital stream from the broadcaster or cable provider, ensuring that you get the highest quality possible, including 720p and 1080i HDTV when available.
Compatible with Windows Media Center
The HDHomeRun works with Microsoft’s Windows Media Center included free in Windows Vista Home Premium and all versions of Windows 7, MCE 2005 and popular third-party DVR applications including BeyondTV, SageTV, and TotalMedia. With HDHomeRun, you can watch, pause, record and rewind Live TV, schedule future or season recordings and never miss your favorite show.
Linux MythTV
MythTV is the leading DVR application for Linux and includes full HDHomeRun support. No kernel space drivers to install – just select HDHomeRun from the tuner list and run a channel scan.
Free Broadcast TV
Use an antenna to pick up the FREE broadcast digital TV (ATSC) available in your area – ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, and other networks. Most locations have additional subchannels carrying kids programming, classic TV, weather channels, etc., all available for no monthly fee!
Unencrypted digital cable TV
Unable to use an antenna? Connect your HDHomeRun directly to the incoming cable line to receive the unencrypted digital cable (“ClearQAM”) channels your cable provider offers.
iPad & iPhone compatible
Stream your HDTV live on your iPad and iPhone throughout your wireless network. Using EyeTV software and EyeTV App purchased on iTunes, you will be able to watch, pause and record on your iPad and iPhone.

Learn more about the SiliconDust HDHR3-US

Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
  • Warranty
  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
  • Read full details
  • Return Policies
    • Return for refund within: 30 days
    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
  • This item is covered by's Standard Return Policy.
Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Plug and Play Perfection

Pros: This network attached TV tuner couldn't have been simpler to get up and running. Windows Media Center quickly picked up the tuners and integrated them into the pool of existing PCI-e card tuners. Quality of image is perfect.

Cons: Wish I had gone with the one that supports DLNA but the extra cost didn't make sense at the time.

Other Thoughts: Sorry to see these are out of stock these days. These are far and away superior to the Avermedia tuners that take up mother board slots and only have a single tuner per card.

Did you find this review helpful?
Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
3/ 5
Good quality product (when it works)

Pros: Able to record multiple shows at the same time.
After short setup, works seamlessly with Windows Media Center.
Even works recording to WD Green hard drive.

Cons: Several unencrypted channels that my ancient LED TV can scan for and display are missing from scans from this product.
If signal quality starts to degrade any, it takes longer for this product to regain clear non-pixelated and unstuttered picture/sound than my TV.

Other Thoughts: I just wish this product could find all of my unencrypted cable TV channels. Also it would be nice to have a program that could do audio only for Music Choice channels that I'm receiving.

Did you find this review helpful?
Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
1/ 5
Avoid this product

Pros: Small unit, easy to hook up.

Cons: Just does not work wirelessly with a decent playback and/or picture. Not even close to picture quality on a Mac Eyetv unit when streaming or Hauppauge PC card with streaming software. I wanted this to work to avoid having a unit on different computers.

Did you find this review helpful?
Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Fantastic Device. Who needs cable TV?

Pros: + Painless install including auto-upgrading its firmware
+ Very compact - about the size of a deck of cards!
+ GUI with three signal quality indicators is fabulous for aligning antenna
+ It really works the way it claims! If only everything did.
+ HDTV 1080 signal quality is actually higher than on cable, since cable compresses broadcast channels to conserve bandwidth. That's what I read.

Cons: - The SiliconDust Android and iOS app does not work on this "legacy" Dual model, only on the newer ones. That was not obvious to me until I went to try it. Not worth knocking off an egg: why watch on a tiny screen anyway?

Other Thoughts: This just works. I got it on Black Friday special to give to the family for Christmas so we could watch the Olympics on something better than our 21" LCD TV. I used a Mohu passive antenna to receive from towers across the valley (20 miles?). The apps they include are very useful and work well, though the GUI is a little crude. You can monitopr the HD signal data rate, at typically 12-14 mbps. We used Windoze Media Center to record Olympics in middle of the night and watch later. I was blown away by the 1920x1080 picture quality on an 84" screen from an Acer H6510BD 1080p projector (two more black friday items). Note: it took careful antenna alignment (while watching symbol quality and RSSI on the included tuner app), and wired Ethernet to really make this all work. Don't try to use Wifi, even 5 GHz, to stream video. This tuner has 100BaseT output, so you don't need gigibit Ethernet unless you are later going to copy to and stream from a media server such as the Synology DS212j. For the Olympics I used a Lenovo X131e with core i3 and D4000 graphics, and it could record on one tuner while we watched live on another, with HDMI out to an Onkyo receiv er and from there to the projector, with only 20% cpu load - on an 11.6" netbook (Win7 Pro64, 8GB RAM). I was astonished. I would buy this again in a heartbeat.

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Stellar picture quality

Pros: Small, network attached

Cons: Nothing really

Did you find this review helpful?
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Had high expectations

Pros: On a desk top with a fresh install of Windows 7 Professional, had it setup and running in no time.

Cons: On a lap top with Windows 7 Professional that had been in service for a few years, no amount of tinkering with firewall, VPN client, etc. could make it work. If this was the worst of it, I'd give it at least 4 stars, but sadly it's not. About 15 to 30 minutes into a recording the content becomes choppy and pixilated, making the playback unwatchable. I tried placing the unit on a laptop cooler and that seemed to help some, but even then it’s not dependable enough to be considered useful.

Other Thoughts: Streaming HD content over a wireless network will require an 802.11n router.

0 out of 2 people found this review helpful. Did you?
Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Awesome little box

Pros: Standalone box, not an integrated card. Can talk to multiple machines on the network simultaneously. Works with mythtv.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I bought this for my home DVR running mythtv. I used to use cable, but (a) it's too expensive now, and (b) my local service locks down their cable cards to the point where they're unusable... so this little box knows how to interpret ATSC signals, which is over-the-air HDTV. Combined with the right antenna, I get lots of channels to watch free content off of.

I used to run with the HDHomeRun Prime (the more expensive version of this same box for use with cable cards), but the Prime doesn't support over-the-air signals, while this one does.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful. Did you?
Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5

Pros: Works well for OTA and clear QAM signals (if anyone gets them anymore)
This is my second purchase of these boxes. They both work well with MythTV under Linux. And my local cable co pays me $2.50 a month for having them!

Cons: None

Did you find this review helpful?
ICON Loading...
Selected Items
Are you an E-Blast Insider?
Enter your email address to agree to receive promo codes from Newegg. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Subscribe Newegg e-Blast

This item is eligible for Newegg Premier benefits. Are you a Newegg Premier Member? If not, sign up today and get:

  • Free 3-day-or-less shipping on eligible items, discounts on 2- or 1-day delivery
  • Free shipping on returns using labels available on our website
  • No re-stocking fees
Learn More | Sign-in

Condition Guidelines

The following guidelines apply to all product categories unless otherwise indicated within specific categories.

  • New : This means the product will ship as received by the manufacturer, sealed, with all advertised components, and with the manufacturer warranty.
  • Refurbished : This means the product was tested and repaired as required to meet the standards of the refurbisher, which may or may not be the original manufacturer. Any exceptions to the condition of the item outside the manufacturer’s information should be provided in the listing, up to and including warranty details.
  • Open Box : Newegg only guarantees your receipt of the Open Box product with the purchase of this item. Any accessories MAY OR MAY NOT be included. Newegg will NOT send you any missing accessories, even if it is required to use all of the item’s functions.Open Box items usually do not come with manufacturer or vendor warranty or technical support. However, warranty support may be available if an item was never registered by a previous owner. Please contact the manufacturer to check.
  • Used - Like New : This means that the product has been opened, possibly used but is in perfect condition with no signs of cosmetic or functional defect. Product may includes warranty, and accessories found with the original product. Product may or may not be in the original packaging. Returned items with minor packaging defects fall under this category.
  • Used - Very Good : This means that the product has been opened, may show slight signs of use and cosmetic blemish, and may be missing minor accessories, but remain in excellent condition. Product does not come with warranty unless stated otherwise in product description.
  • Used - Good : This means that the product has been used, may show clear signs of use and may be missing minor accessories, but remain in good condition. Product does not come with warranty unless stated otherwise in product description.
  • Used - Acceptable : This means that the product shows clear signs of use, cosmetic defect, and may be missing minor accessories and manual, but remain in working condition. Product does not come with warranty unless stated otherwise in product description. Functionality issues beyond signs of use should be disclosed in product description.
Price Available at Checkout
Why can’t we show you details of this product?

Some manufacturers place restrictions on how details of their products may be communicated.

If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site.