VIZIO Tuner-Free Displays.
How Do You Watch?
If you stream entertainment from apps, you can easily cast your favorites to the screen from your phone or tablet.
If you subscribe to cable or satellite, simply connect the HDMI cable included with your display to the receiver.
If you use external antennas to watch local broadcasts, a TV tuner is required and sold separately.
All VIZIO Tuner‑Free displays come with an HDMI cable included.
Connecting with an HDMI cable will give you the best signal.
What’s a “Tuner?”A small component built into conventional TVs that enable the TV set to pick up local over-the-air TV broadcasts.
I subscribe to a cable/satellite service. Can I still use a Tuner-Free Display?Yes. Simply use the included HDMI cable to connect your display to the cable or satellite box.
What if I still want to receive local over‑the‑air TV broadcasts?There are several alternate TV Tuner/Antenna set‑top‑box solutions available for purchase from various 3rd party manufacturers.
Will a VIZIO Tuner‑Free display still work with my Bluray, streaming device or gaming console?Yes. Use the included HDMI cable to connect your Display to your other entertainment devices.
Can I still watch my favorite shows on Hulu,™ VUDU, etc.?Absolutely. VIZIO Tuner‑Free displays have Google Cast™ built‑in – the same technology behind Chromecast. Discover, cast and control more than 200,000 TV shows and movies, plus millions of songs, podcasts, sports, games and more on your display from your mobile device using apps you already know and love.
What’s the difference between a “TV” and a “display?”A TV is a device class that includes a built‑in tuner. VIZIO SmartCast™ displays do not have a tuner built in, but still offer the same brilliant picture quality, intuitive experience and exceptional value that you would expect from a VIZIO TV.
Which VIZIO Series are Tuner‑Free?VIZIO SmartCast™ P‑Series, M‑Series and most E‑Series models are tuner‑free displays. VIZIO D‑Series Smart TVs and select models of VIZIO SmartCast™ E‑Series include a built‑in tuner.