The Ultimate
Subscription-Free TV

from £169.99RRP

“The T3-R gives you a premium Freeview Play experience without the matching price-tag”

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A remote you won’t want to put down

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•R even upscales SD channels for enhanced viewing.

The joy of free

Freeview has over 85 TV channels with 15 in HD*, and includes 27 of the top 30 channels in the UK**. With 95% of the nation’s favourite programmes***, there’s no need to pay for channels you don’t watch. Simply connect the T3•R to your aerial.

Free 2-year warranty

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

Feature summary

  • 85 TV channels with 15 in HD*
  • Record, pause and rewind live TV
  • Record up to 300 hours (T3•R 500GB) or 600 hours (T3•R 1TB)
  • The UK’s most popular subscription-free on demand TV players
  • Over 30 radio stations*
  • 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
  • Intuitive recordings menu organised into categories & series
  • Option to always record in HD (when available)
  • Browse recommendations of the best on demand programmes
  • 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
  • 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 19W
Active (with USB device):Under 24W
Network Standby/Sleep:Under 2W
Passive Standby:Under 0.5W


AERIAL IN:Connect to a roof-top aerial 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

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.

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

** Based on the top TV channels watched in 2012 by Individuals 4+ (Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (BARB) consolidated data) in all homes

*** 95% of the most watched programmes are available subscription free on Freeview – of the highest rated 2,000 programmes in the UK between September 2015 and May 2016. Based on average audience and all individuals. (BARB consolidated data)

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

Manhattan T3•R

Record up to:

300 Hours (500GB) 600 Hours (1TB)

Record up to:

300 Hours

600 Hours

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