Freesat Channels

MSRP: $60.00
Chowmain LTD
Version: 20210119
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Freesat is a British free-to-air satellite television service, provided by joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc. The service was formed as a memorandum in 2007 and has been marketed since 6 May 2008. Freesat offers a satellite alternative to the Freeview service on digital terrestrial television, with a broadly similar selection of channels available without subscription for users purchasing a receiver.

The Chowmain Freesat Channels driver is designed to replace the existing RF_CABLE cloud driver to automatically get the latest channels from Freesat including channel numbers, names, icons, currently playing information and more.


  • Updates data every 10 minutes
    • Channel Numbers
    • Channel Names
    • Channel Logos
    • Currently playing data for each channel
    • Synopsis, duration, ratings for each channel
  • Ability to choose channel logo or now playing artwork for browse view

  • Ability to turn off synopsis for quicker playback

  • Selects the first unused Freesat box or compatible TV available in that particular room or if a Freesat box or compatible TV is in use in that room will send the channel to that box.
  • Programatically select a channel for playback in a particular room.


Can you give us some examples of how we could use this driver?

  • Channel surfing is now easier than ever with Control4.
  • Programatically select a channel.  Tie the programming to a keypad on the wall, schedule or more.

What Freesat driver will this work with?

This driver is designed as a replacement RF_CABLE driver and will work with any Freesat box or compatible TV driver with a RF_CABLE binding. It is recommended that you obtain a compatible driver from the Control4 online database.

What hardware will this work on?

This driver has been tested to work on the following navigators

  • Onscreen Navigator
  • SR-250
  • SR-260
  • T3
  • MyHomePC

Do you offer showroom discounts?
We offer dealers a free showroom licence for demonstration and educational purposes.  See link below for T&C's and signup procedure.

Chowmain Dealer Showroom FAQ

I want to try this driver out before buying it?
All Chowmain drivers for Control4 come with a 90 day trial.  Just add the driverCentral licencing driver and this driver and you're good to go.  No registration required.

Version #20210119 - 19-JAN-2021

  • Updated to new Driver Central licensing

Version #20200910 – 10-SEP-2020

  • API changed. Fixed.

Version #20200410 – 10-APR-2020

  • Daylight savings fix

Version #20200312 – 12-MAR-2020

  • Fixed issue with certain local channel numbers not working

Version #20200311 – 11-MAR-2020

  • Improvements for Neeo remote (won't auto select leaf node due to addition of new list_no_autoselect capability).

Version #20190114 - 14-JAN-2019

  • Initial Version