Elgato Tivizen Mobile TV Tuner Solution For Mac, Windows and iOS Devices

Elgato, the company who’ve offered a good range of mobile TV solution has just announced a quite cool Mobile TV Tuner device called Tivizen that will work on iOS Devices, Mac and Windows system.


Practically, Elgato Tivizen Mobile TV tuner will be able to receives several signals like Freeview or DVB-T and the device can transmits the signal directly into your iPad or iPhone using its own Wireless connectivity and a free app for your iOS Devices. Elgato Tivizen mobile TV tuner has built-in rechargeable battery that is good for few hours (3.5 hours exactly).


Don’t underestimate this Elgato Tivizen mobile TV tuner because it looks fragile and small. It actually has a great feature where you can enjoy timeshift technology, where it can record shows in the TV channel and transfer the recordings from your ipad or iPhone to your computer and archive them for later viewing.

Elgato Tivizen System Requirements

  • iPad 2, iPad, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (4th & 3rd generation): iOS 4.2 or newer
  • Mac: Intel Core CPU, Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later, 1 GB RAM
  • PC: 2.0 GHz Intel / AMD CPU, Windows 7, 1 GB RAM

720p or 1080i HD features require an Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

Elgato Tivizen Technical Specifications

DVB-T Tuner

  • Decoder: High-performance ARM 9 RISC-Processor
  • Frequency range: 177.5 – 226.5MHz (VHF); 474 – 858MHz (UHF)
  • Supported digital TV standards: DVB-T
  • COFDM Demodulator: Supported modulations 16, 64 QAM, QPSK; Bandwidths 6, 7, 8 MHz

Please note:

  • Freeview HD or DVB-T2 is not supported
  • The app supports only MPEG-2 standard definition broadcasts on iPhone and iPad; MPEG-2 HD and H.264 are not supported
  • EyeTV and THC software support both MPEG-2 and H.264 on a Mac or PC (both SD and HD)


Elgato Tivizen going to be available now for the price of USD $246. It should a great gadget for traveler who’ve armed themselves with both iPhone and iPad as their travel companion. More specification and where to purchase one, you can head on directly to Elgato’s official site.

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