Silicondust HDHomeRun

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Silicondust USA Inc. manufactures and sells a variety of network-attached tuner devices. Detailed information is available for the more popular devices by following the links.

Silicondust HDHomeRun model summary of current models
Product Name Model Geographic area supported Broadcast standards Number of tuners MythTV multi-rec capable
HDHomeRun Extend (formerly HDHomeRun Plus) HDTC-2US North America ATSC and ClearQAM 2 tuners Multi-rec (if not transcoding)
HDHomeRun Prime HDHR3-CC North America Cable Card 3 tuners No multi-rec
HDHomeRun Connect (formerly HDHomeRun Dual) HDHR4-2US North America ATSC and ClearQAM 2 tuners Multi-rec
HDHomeRun Connect Duo HDHR5-2US North America ATSC and ClearQAM 2 tuners Multi-rec
HDHomeRun Connect Quattro HDHR5-4US North America ATSC and ClearQAM 4 tuners Multi-rec
HDHomeRun Connect HDHR4-2DT Europe and Oceania DVB-T, DVB-T2 2 tuners unknown
HDHomeRun Expand HDHR3-4DC European unencrypted cable DVB-C 4 tuners Multi-rec
HDHomeRun Dual EU HDHR3-EU Europe and Oceania DVB-C, DVB-T 2 tuners unknown
HDRack US TECH3-6CC-3X2 North America Cable Card X 2 6 tuners No multi-rec
HDRack EU TECH3-8US-2X4 North America ATSC and ClearQAM 8 tuners Multi-rec
HDRack EU TECH3-8EU-2X4 Europe DVB-T DVB-C 8 tuners unknown


Outside North America

In 2017, Silicondust released model variations suitable for different parts of the world. The above table doesn't work well to summarize these new models. For the time being, add a temporary table:

Product Name Model No.r tuners Geographic area supported Broadcast standards
HDHomeRun Connect Duo HDHR5-2DT 2 tuners Europe & Scandinavia Receives DVB-T and DVB-T2 digital TV – Includes: RAI, TNT, TDT and ZFD
HDHomeRun Connect Quatro HDHR5-4DT 4 tuners Europe & Scandinavia Receives DVB-T and DVB-T2 digital TV – Includes: RAI, TNT, TDT and ZFD
HDHomeRun Connect Duo HDHR5-2DT(UK) 2 tuners United Kingdom Receives DVB-T and DVB-T2 digital TV – Freeview HD
HDHomeRun Connect Quatro HDHR5-4DT(UK) 4 tuners United Kingdom Receives DVB-T and DVB-T2 digital TV – Freeview HD
HDHomeRun Connect Duo HDHR5-2DT(AU) 2 tuners Australia & New Zealand Receives DVB-T and DVB-T2 digital TV – Freeview
HDHomeRun Connect Quatro HDHR5-4DT(AU) 4 tuners Australia & New Zealand Receives DVB-T and DVB-T2 digital TV – Freeview
HDHomeRun Connect Duo HDHR5-2IS 2 tuners Latin America ISDB-T (over-the-air digital TV)
HDHomeRun Connect Quatro HDHR5-4IS 4 tuners Latin America ISDB-T (over-the-air digital TV)


History of Hardware Releases From SiliconDust

HDHR-US (rev1): 1010-1012 device IDs, 2 tuners, 2 inputs, ATSC/QAM, released 2007
HDHR-US (rev2): 1013+ device IDs, 2 tuners, 2 inputs, ATSC/QAM, released 2/2008
HDHR-T1-US: 102 device IDs, 1 tuner, 1 input, ATSC/QAM, released 10/2009
HDHR3-US: 103 device IDs, 2 tuners, 1 input, ATSC/QAM, released 3/2011
HDHR4-US: 104 device IDs, 2 tuners, 1 input, ATSC/QAM, released 6/2014
HDHR5-US: 105 device IDs, 2 or 4 tuners, 1 input, ATSC/QAM, released 10/2017
HDHR5-nDT: ??? device IDs, 2 or 4 tuners, various flavours of DVB-T, late 2017
HDHR5-nIS: ??? device IDs, 2 or 4 tuners, ISDB-T, late 2017

TECH-US: 1001 device IDs, 2 tuners, 2 inputs, ATSC/QAM, released ???
TECH3-US: 1002 device IDs: 2 tuners, 1 input, ATSC/QAM, released 2011
TECH3-8US-2x4: 1003 device IDs, 8 tuners, 4 inputs, ATSC/QAM, released 2012

HDHR3-CC: 131 device IDs, 3 tuners, 1 input, 1 CC, OCUR/QAM, released 7/2011
HDHR3-6CC: 132 device IDs, 6 tuners, 2 inputs, 2CC, OCUR/QAM, released 7/2011
TECH3-6CC-3x2: 130 device IDs, 6 tuners, 2 inputs, 2CC, OCUR/QAM, released 2012

HDHR-EU: 121 device IDs, 2 tuners, 2 inputs, DVB-T/DVB-C, released 2/2009
HDHR3-DT: 111 device IDs, 2 tuners, 1 input, DVB-T, released 3/2011
HDHR3-EU: 122 device IDs, 2 tuners, 1 input, DVB-T/DVB-C, released 3/2011
TECH3-EU: 1201 device IDs: 2 tuners, 1 input, DVB-T/DVB-C, released 2012
TECH3-8EU-2x4: 1202 device IDs, 8 tuners, 4 inputs, DVB-T/DVB-C, released 2012

Updated: 3/14/2013 http://www.silicondust.com/forum2/viewtopic.php?t=12216

(Note: "Plus" model released in 2014. Also "Dual - US model updated to fourth generation with DLNA support.) (Note: HDHR3-EU apparently replaced by HDHR4-2DT. Uncertain when.)