Fire TV Recast is a DVR that lets you watch and record over-the-air TV at home or on-the-go with no monthly fees.
Watch at home with a Fire TV device or Echo Show, or take your shows with you with the Fire TV mobile app on compatible iOS and Android devices or Fire tablets.
Fire TV Recast is a DVR that lets you watch and record over-the-air TV at home with Fire TV or Echo Show, or on-the-go with a compatible mobile device—with no monthly fees.
Enjoy live sports, local news, late night shows, and other can’t miss TV from channels available through an HD antenna (sold separately).
Record up to 2 shows at once. Plus, store up to 75 hours of HD programming.
With a compatible Alexa-enabled device, use your voice to search for shows, control the channel guide, and manage recordings.
Enjoy your favorite entertainment anywhere—reliably stream your live and recorded shows in HD from Fire TV Recast to your compatible devices.
MAKE THE MOST OF FREE TV
Record your favorite shows and sports from channels available in your area through an HD antenna like ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, PBS, and The CW. With 2 tuners, you can record up to 2 shows at once. Plus, store up to 75 hours of HD programming.
The HD antenna connects to Fire TV Recast so you can access and record free over-the-air TV. The Fire TV mobile app helps you place the HD antenna for the best possible reception.
FIRE TV, ECHO SHOW, OR MOBILE DEVICE
Fire TV Recast works best with a Fire TV device, such as a Fire TV Stick or a Fire TV Edition television. You need at least 1 Fire TV device to watch on your television. You can also watch on an Echo Show or compatible mobile device. Your Fire TV device or Echo Show will need to be on the same network as Fire TV Recast.
JUST ASK ALEXA
Pair Fire TV Recast with your Fire TV device or Echo Show and ask Alexa to search for shows, change over-the-air TV channels, control playback, plus browse, schedule, cancel, and delete recordings. Alexa is always getting smarter.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Which over-the-air live TV channels can I access and record via Fire TV Recast?
The channels you can access on your Fire TV Recast with a digital HD antenna will vary by your location, surroundings, distance to TV broadcast towers, terrain, and availability of local channels.
Will Fire TV Recast work with the Fire TV device I already own?
Yes – Fire TV Recast works with all generations of Fire TV streaming media players and Fire TV Edition televisions.
How many devices can I pair with Fire TV Recast?
You can pair Fire TV Recast with all of your compatible devices (such as Fire TV streaming media players, Fire TV Edition televisions, and Echo Show devices) as long as they are on the same network, and registered to the same Amazon account, as your Fire TV Recast. You can also pair with compatible mobile devices. You can watch live or recorded programs on any two of these devices simultaneously.
How many programs can I record at once?
With a 2-tuner Fire TV Recast, you can record up to 2 programs at once, and with a 4-tuner Fire TV Recast, you can record up to 4 programs at once.
Can I watch live and recorded TV, and schedule recordings when I’m not at home?
You can watch live or recorded programs, and you can record shows airing live, when you are on-the-go in the Fire TV mobile app using cellular or Wi-Fi connection.
What output resolution does Fire TV Recast support?
Fire TV Recast is capable of receiving all ATSC broadcast resolutions, including 1080i and 720p. When streaming to other devices, Fire TV Recast transcodes 1080i streams to a resolution up to 1440x720p using H.264 to ensure that all Fire TV streaming media players work with Fire TV Recast, and to deliver more reliable video streams over Wi-Fi.
What types of content can I record on my Fire TV Recast?
You can record any over-the-air live TV program that is available to you via a digital HD antenna connected to your Fire TV Recast. You cannot use Fire TV Recast to record live TV programs from any other source, such as cable or satellite boxes or streaming apps.
Where is the best place to put Fire TV Recast in my home?
Fire TV Recast is designed so that you can place it, together with the digital HD antenna connected to it, anywhere in your home (even in a different room or a different story) to optimize for antenna reception. As part of the set-up process in the Fire TV mobile app, we will tell you which direction to place your antenna to get the most channels for your location. It is recommended to place your antenna as high up as possible, against a window or outward facing wall that has a clear line of sight to your surroundings.
Size - 7.1” x 7.1” x 2.9” (180 mm x 180 mm x 73 mm)
Weight - 2.4 lbs (1066 g)
Processor - Dual Core
ATSC Tuners - 2 Tuners
Transcoders (for playback) - 2
Storage - 500 GB up to 75 hours of HDTV
Memory - 2 GB
Wi-Fi Connectivity - 2.4 G Wi-Fi 2x2 Wi-Fi b/g/n and 5 G Wi-Fi 2x2 Wi-Fi a/n/ac
Voice support - Fire TV Recast can be controlled using voice through supported Alexa endpoints like Echo Show, and the Alexa Voice Remote on Fire TV devices and Fire TV Edition televisions.
Ports - 1 x Type A USB 3.0 (storage supported on compatible external hard drives only), TV Antenna Input, Gigabit Ethernet, Power
System requirements - Fire TV streaming media player, Fire TV Edition television, or Echo Show, and compatible mobile device.
Output resolution supported - Up to 1440x720p
Setup requirements - Fire TV mobile app (available on Amazon Appstore, Google Play Store, or iOS Appstore) on a Fire tablet (5th Gen or newer), an iOS device running iOS10 or higher, or an Android device running Android 5.0 or higher
Required for playback - Any one of the following: Fire TV streaming media player, Fire TV Edition television, Echo Show, Fire tablet (5th Gen or newer), an iOS device running iOS10 or higher, an Android device running Android 5.0 or higher
Warranty and service - 1-Year Limited Warranty and service included. Optional 2-Year and 3-Year Extended Warranty available for U.S. customers sold separately. Use of Fire TV is subject to the terms found here.
Regional support - Certain services may not be available outside the U.S.
Accessibility features - VoiceView screen reader enables access to the vast majority of Fire TV Recast features for users who are blind or visually impaired. Watch videos and TV shows with closed captioning displayed. Captions are not available for all content. Learn more about videos.
Included in the box - Fire TV Recast, 50W Power Supply, Quick Start Guide