Tablo DUAL 128GB

The Tablo DUAL 128GB Over-The-Air DVR makes it even easier for cord cutters to stream and record live TV right out of the box.

With two tuners and 128GB onboard storage, you can record up to 80 HD hours and stream up to two free broadcast channels from your TV antenna without the need for an external hard drive.

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The Tablo DUAL 128GB OTA DVR for Cord Cutters features:

A Tablo DUAL 128GB DVR can stream or record up to two live OTA TV channels at once.

Watch your favorite live and recorded TV shows on to up to six internet-connected devices inside and outside your home.

128GB of onboard storage gives cord cutters up to 80 HD hours of recording storage, right out of the box.

Tablo network-connected DVRs enable passthrough of 5.1 surround sound, when available, to compatible devices which can decode this audio format.

How It Works

Unlike traditional DVRs that are tethered to a single TV with an HDMI cable, network-connected Tablo DVRs do not feature an HDMI connection.

Instead, these Tablo models are a whole-home DVR and placeshifter combined that uses WiFi or Ethernet to stream live and recorded HDTV content to Tablo apps on all the connected devices inside your home or anywhere you have high-speed internet.

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What You Need

To set up your Tablo DUAL 128GB OTA DVR you need:

  • An Over-the-Air HDTV antenna
  • An internet connection
  • A Roku OR Amazon Fire TV OR Android TV OR Apple TV OR a WiFi-enabled computer (Windows 10 app on PC, Safari browser on MAC) OR a mobile device (iPad/iPhone w/iOS12+ OR Android smartphone/tablet w/Android 4.4+)


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

  • A Smart TV powered by: Roku, Amazon Fire TV, or Android TV;  OR
  • A Set-Top-Box/Streaming Media Device: Roku, or Amazon Fire TV, or AppleTV, or Nvidia SHIELD;  OR
  • A Streaming Stick: Roku Stick, or Amazon Fire TV Stick, or Chromecast with Google TV;  OR
  • An HDMI-enabled computer: Tablo Windows 10 app on PC, Safari browser on MAC


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Tablo OTA DVRs include a free 30-day trial of our Tablo TV Guide Data Subscription

Once your trial is complete you can choose to use Tablo without a subscription. However, to enjoy the full Tablo experience, a subscription to our optional TV Guide Data Service is recommended. 

For a small monthly fee, our guide data provides the beautiful cover art, episode and series synopses, and metadata that make it easy for cord cutters like you to browse content and set recordings on your Tablo through our various apps. A subscription also enables some of Tablo's cooler features like Tablo Connect for out-of-home streaming.

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It's easy to start enjoying free Over-the-Air TV with a Tablo DUAL 128GB OTA DVR. Here's how:

For help with antenna selection and positioning, a list of recommended hard drives (optional), additional set-up instructions and troubleshooting tips visit

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What's Included:
Power Supply
4' Ethernet Cable
Quick Start Guide

Concurrent Streams:
Watch and record up to two shows simultaneously
Watch on up to six devices at once

128GB onboard storage
Support for up to 8TB USB hard drive

Ethernet 10/100
USB 2.0

512 MB RAM
128GB Flash

100 Mbps Ethernet
802.11ac dual band WiFi with MIMO

Height - 37 mm (1.46")
Width - 125 mm (4.93")
Depth - 123 mm (4.84")

200 g (7.4 oz)

Video Format:
H.264 (HLS: HTTP Live Streaming)

Audio Format:
Enables pass-through of 5.1 Surround Sound when available


When you buy Tablo OTA DVR we include the Tablo DVR, a power adapter, an ethernet cable, and a Quick Start Guide. Every Tablo OTA DVR comes with a free 30-day trial of the Tablo Guide Data Service so you can try out some of the cooler features Tablo has to offer. Tablo apps are available as free downloads and you can find information and links to all of them on our Tablo Apps & Compatible Devices page.

No, network-connected Tablo OTA DVRs do not have an HDMI connection. Instead, this type of Tablo DVR streams live TV and recordings over your home network to multiple compatible internet-connected devices like Smart TVs, streaming boxes and sticks, smartphones, tablets, and computers.

If you prefer a traditional HDMI-connected DVR setup, check out our TV-connected Tablo DVRs like the Tablo DUAL HDMI and Tablo QUAD HDMI.

The main difference between the Tablo DUAL 128GB DVR and Tablo DUAL LITE is that the DUAL LITE does not include any onboard storage. The DUAL 128GB includes up to 80 hours of recording storage space.

Not sure which Tablo model is right for you? Check out this blog post.

The main difference is the number of tuners. Three main actions require the use of a tuner: watching live TV, recording a program, and watching a recorded program remotely via Tablo Connect. The more tuners you have, the more flexibility you have. You can read more about tuners and their functions on the Tablo blog

Not sure which Tablo model is right for you? Check out this blog post.

Tablo DUAL 128GB OTA DVRs come with up to 80 hours of onboard storage. However, you can choose to connect a portable USB hard drive (USB 2.0 or 3.0) between 1TB and 8TB in size for additional storage capacity.

For details and recommendations, visit the Setup & Networking page

Yes. But to enjoy the full Tablo experience, a subscription to our optional guide data service is recommended. Without a Tablo subscription, you can still watch live TV and set manual recordings by date/time/channel but one-touch and series recordings, cover art, and advanced features are only available with active subscriptions.

Read more about using Tablo without a subscription on the Tablo blog.

Yes! All Tablo OTA DVRs support passthrough of 5.1 Surround Sound. To learn more about this, visit the Tablo blog

Yes! Tablo supports closed captioning on the majority of its platforms including iOS smartphones and tablets, Android smartphones and tablets, Roku, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and the web app at You can read more about Tablo's closed captioning support on the Tablo blog

No. Legal and technical reasons prevent Tablo from recording content from sources other than an ATSC OTA TV antenna. You can read more about this on the Tablo blog.

No. Tablo is designed to record and stream Over-The-Air (OTA) broadcast signals from ATSC TV antennas. We do not support recording from cable or satellite signals, cableCARDs, or clear/unencrypted cable (QAM).

Yes. You DO need internet access to use Tablo Over-the-Air DVRs. Like many modern gadgets, Tablo is a network-connected device, designed to have consistent high-speed internet access and will not function optimally without it.

You can read more about this on the Tablo blog