H3 Espresso

Multi-room TV without an aerial

Stream live TV & your recordings to the H3 Espresso
The perfect partner for the Humax FVP-5000T

Bobbles TV

Bobbles TV


Stay in touch with home! bobbles.tv delivers your favourite TV channels, shows and movies from your home country – Live TV and 7 day catch-up TV.





Netflix is a member-based streaming video service offering a number of television shows and films for its members. Netflix has a variety of sections including comedy, drama, children, documentary and original programming sections.




YouTube is the largest online video sharing platform. Users create accounts and upload videos. Most of the content is free; however, there are channels that charge a fee for streaming movies and showing live events.




TVPlayer is a live TV streaming service that lets you watch all your favourite shows online, on mobile and tablet.
Over 99 channels are available, including 30 premium channels not on Freeview.




TuneIn Radio offers over 100,000 radio stations to its users which include music, sports, news, talk shows and many more categories.

Arirang TV

Arirang TV


Arirang TV broadcasts news, entertainment, documentaries, cultural and educational shows to more than 188 countries around the world. This app offers a number of great shows, an access to live and the Hot Clip VOD service. The Arirang app is set to enthrall Humax owners everywhere with the very best of the Korean Wave.

My Classic LP

My Classic LP


Enjoy all the unforgettable classical music on TV.




SlideShare began with a simple goal: To share knowledge online.
Since then, SlideShare has grown to become the world’s largest community for sharing presentations and other professional content.
This application allows you to easily view presentations, infographics, documents, videos, PDFs, and webinars through your TV screen.




Wireless Display Yes
Multi-room TV without an aerial Yes
Samba Yes


DMIPS 9000
Flash eMMC 4GB
Memory DDR3 1GB


Tuner -
Wi-Fi Yes - Built-in
Wi-Fi Antenna 2T2R
Ethernet 10/100T
Bluetooth BT 4.0
zigbee -
Remote IR remote


HDMI (out) 1 x 1.4a
S/PDIF 1 x optical
Audio DAC -
Micro USB -
USB 2.0 1 x USB (side)
USB 3.0 -
Micro SD -
Display 1 x LED
Button -
Ethernet 1 x Ethernet


Power 12V/ 1.5A


Remote Yes
Battery 2 x AAA
Q-guide Yes
HDMI cable Yes


Android ver. Kitkat 4.4.2 (AOSP)
Security ARM Trust Zone(TEE) – Secure Boot, Secure Video Path, HDCP 2.2 for Wireless Display
OSD 720p




Playready Playready 2.0
Verimatrix -
Marlin -


Decode H.265 / H.264 AVC / MPEG1&2 / VC-1 / WMV / VP8
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
Resolution up to 1080p 60fps


Decode MPEG-1 Layer, AAC, Dolby AC3
Audio format PCM (decompressed stereo), Compressed Dolby Digital (5.1)


Decode -

Energy information

On-Mode Power Consumption 3.81W
Standby Power Consumption 1.2W (Network STBY Only)
Approx. Annual Power Consumption 12.81kWH/year

Physical Specification

Size (W x H x D) mm 95 x 18 x 95
Weight 186g
Giftbox Dimensions (w x h x d) mm 118 x 191 x 97
Giftbox Weight Product Included 648g


Humax H3 Espresso Smart Media Player

User Manuals

Warranty Registration


I can also play the recordings I made on my Freeview Play recorder on the HUMAX H3?
If you have Humax Freeview Play recorder (FVP-4000T) connected to the same network as the Humax H3, you will be able to access all your recordings in another room. You can even set a recording from your H3.
You can also contact HUMAX Support Helpdesk via uksupport@humax-digital.co.uk or by phone from Monday / Friday at 0344 318 8800 Opening times: 9am - 5:30pm
Can I extend the internal memory of the HUMAX H3?
The H3 has enough memory for commonly used apps. The internal memory is not expandable.
Can I use my photos, music, videos from my phone
If you have an Android device, you can mirror your mobile screen on to your TV. This feature is not currently available for iOS.
Can I transfer pictures, music and videos from another device playback on the HUMAX H3?
You can play all your media contents on the big screen but there is no storage facility for these media files. You can play back your media files via USB port or DLNA media player.
Does the H3 Espresso support Dolby Digital?
Absolutely! Where available this device fully supports Dolby Digital. Your H3 supports the most widely used Dolby Digital format.
Can I watch Netflix on the HUMAX H3?
Yes, this device support Netflix but you will need subscription for the service.
Can I add apps yourself on the HUMAX H3 which are not in the store?
The H3 has great selection of Humax approved Apps and we continue update and improve one these. For security reasons and reliability of the box, we only suggest you use the approved Apps.
Can I use the HUMAX H3 even when Wi-Fi hotspot?
Yes, you can use Wi-Fi hotspot. However, for the most stable connection we always recommend connecting via Ethernet cable. If you still prefer Wi-Fi hotspot simply go through the VPN menu, choose to make Tethering and portable hotspot.
Why can I not control the sound when I use the HUMAX Cast App on my Android phone?
There is currently no audio control via the Humax Cast App. And we always recommend you use the remote control provided.
Can I connect the HUMAX H3 to my stereo?
By connecting your H3 via HDMI you will get fantastic sound. However, if you want to little extra, this device also supports the optical digital output.
Do I need an antenna cable for the HUMAX H3?
No Aerial or Satellite required. The H3 streams from the Internet, wirelessly with Dual Band Wi-Fi built-in, so connecting to your home broadband couldn’t be easier, giving you live TV. This means that you can use H3 to upgrade any TV in the house to a smart media player.
How long will the Apps work?
At Humax, we are always working to bring you best contents so you may find some Apps will be regularly updated or removed.
How long will the Apps work?
At Humax, we are always working to bring you best contents so you may find some Apps will be regularly updated or removed.
Which apps are in the HUMAX store?
There are additional entertainment and lifestyle apps available via the Humax portal (myhumax.net).
How can I control the HUMAX H3?
There are two ways to fully control your H3 espresso box. 1. Elegant and minimalist remote control providing easy navigation of key features. 2. Dedicated Humax cast app which is available on both iOS & Android (Just search for Humax)
How do I connect the HUMAX H3 on my TV?
Setting up your H3 is easy!
1. Connect HDMI cable from your box to your TV
2. Connect power supply
3. Wi-Fi connect your home Wi-Fi network, select network. Enter your password. (usually found on router)
4. When Wi-Fi is unavailable we recommend Ethernet connection.
5. Relax & enjoy!
Supplied all the cables?
Both HDMI & power cable are included in the box.
In case of pairing failure?
If you see the message ‘unable to connect’ when you enter your password, try selecting show password option before entering password.
How do I pair my FVP-4000T?
1. Before paring your devices, you must ensure they are connected in same network.
2. Choose Live TV in the HUMAX plus section
3. If the devices are connected to same network, you should be able to see the name of your STB.
4. Choose ‘add channels’
Do I need an Internet connection for the HUMAX H3?
Yes!! Your H3 is streaming device so internet connection is a must. We recommend Ethernet connection as well as Wi-Fi
What can I do with the HUMAX H3?
HUMAX H3, turns your TV into a Smart TV.
This smart box gives you access to entertainment apps such as TV player and YouTube. You can also enjoy hours of TV, drama, movies and BOXSETs of your favourite series via Netflix.
(Subscription required). And if that’s not enough, browse the web, listen to countless podcasts and internet radio streams.  “EYE” integration for easy review and monitoring via the cloud.