The T3 is taking a break

Due to a global chip shortage, we’re currently not manufacturing the T3. If you’re looking for a simple, smart way to watch the best British TV live and on demand, take a look at the T3's bigger, more capable brother, the Manhattan T3-R. It offers the same access to catch-up and on demand services, while also offering you the ability to record, pause and rewind live telly.

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The simplest way to watch your favourite TV: live & on demand

Connect to an aerial and broadband

T3 Freeview Play 4K
Smart Box

Only £79.99RRP

  • Watch your favourite shows live with access to 85 TV channels
  • Catch-up with brilliant on demand TV from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5 and more
  • Watch YouTube and YouTube Kids on the biggest screen in the home
  • Experience programmes in stunning Ultra HD 4K HDR
  • Connect to an aerial (rooftop is best) to enjoy Freeview and by Wi-Fi or Ethernet for on demand TV

Scroll back 7 days in the Guide

Scroll back

Plan your viewing up to seven days in advance and even skip back in time to watch on demand programmes from the past seven days.

Welcome Home

The T3's intuitive Home Menu makes finding the best live and on demand TV a doddle.

The Best British TV - on demand from Freeview Play

Freeview Play gives you 95% of the nation’s favourite TV, all for free. That's not all - it also gives you access to the best British catch up and on demand services, meaning you can watch your favourite shows on your own terms.

Create Watchlists

The T3 & T3•R are the only Freeview Play boxes that let you store all the on demand programmes you want to watch in one place.

Love for our

“Very easy to set up and get going.”

Dick’s customer review of the Manhattan T3 - May 2019  

Smart Search

Finding your favourite on demand programmes couldn't be easier – with instant results as you type.

Ultra High Definition

  • Get closer to the action with over 8 million pixels
  • Enjoy incredible detail with BBC iPlayer & YouTube in stunning 4K
  • HDR Ultra HD

YouTube on the Box

Your favourite YouTube and YouTube Kids videos on the biggest screen in the house.

Learning Remote

Our learning remote has a spacious, clean layout and sleek, rounded shape that sits perfectly in your hand. And because it can control your TV’s volume, power and input selection, you won’t need another remote.

See & feel the difference

Connect by HDMI and experience stunning HD with Dolby Digital Plus surround sound. The T3 even upscales SD channels for enhanced viewing.

The joy of free

Freeview's 85+ TV channels have 95% of the nation’s favourite programmes, so there’s no need to pay for channels you don’t watch. Simply connect the T3 to your aerial (rooftop is best).

Free 2-year warranty

We back the T3 with a 2-year warranty and in-house technical support right here in the UK. Simply register within 30 days of purchase to activate.

Free HDMI cable

The T3 delivers exceptional value and even includes a premium 1.2M HDMI cable that supports resolutions up to 4K/60Hz.

Feature summary

  • Over 85+ TV channels
  • The UK’s most popular subscription-free on demand TV players
  • Plan your viewing up to seven days ahead with the intuitive and easy-to-use programme guide – you can even skip backwards to catch-up with programmes from the last seven days
  • Browse recommendations of the best on demand programmes
  • The only Freeview Play box that lets you create a watchlist of on demand programmes from different Players to watch whenever you want
  • Smart search - with instant results as you type
  • Experience programmes in stunning HD and Ultra HD 4K HDR
  • Bring YouTube and YouTube kids to the biggest screen in the home
  • Incredibly quick and responsive, there’s no need to wait for the T3 to boot-up thanks to the instant-on feature
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi and simple setup
  • Beautiful, British-designed set-top box
  • Control your TV’s volume, power and input selection with Manhattan's stylish Learning Remote.
  • Backed by Manhattan's free two-year manufacturers guarantee and UK-based customer support centre

In the box

  • Premium high speed 1.2m HDMI cable, supports resolutions up to 4K/60Hz
  • Get Started Guide
  • Remote control & batteries
  • AC power adapter

Technical specifications



Power consumption

Active (no USB device):Under 13W
Active (with USB device):Under 18W
Network Standby/Sleep:Under 2W
Passive Standby:Under 0.5W


AERIAL IN:Connect to an aerial (rooftop is best) to receive Freeview
LOOP OUT:Connect to a TV to use its internal tuner
ETHERNET:Connect to an internet router
HDMI:Connect to a TV or AV Receiver's HDMI port
OPTICAL:Connect to an AV Receiver or external sound system for Dolby Digital surround sound (when supported)
USB:Insert a USB stick for offline Software Updates

The Freeview service and channels are subject to coverage and may be changed from time to time. Aerial upgrade may be required. Visit

Minimum broadband speed of 2Mbps required for catch up and on demand services. Watching on demand and catch up programmes will count towards any monthly broadband data allowance. 7-day catch up for selected channels.

4K & HDR content currently only in supported apps such as YouTube.

Some TVs use non-standard signals and may not be supported