SKU #SLING500 Sling Media

Slingbox 500

  • Watch TV shows on compatible mobile devices in 1080p HD
  • Remotely control your home TV from a compatible smartphone
  • Archive videos and photos to show them on a big screen

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$ 299.99
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  • Overview+-

    Picture this: You love television but you can’t find the time to watch your favorite shows, including the ones piling up on your DVR. Sound familiar? Here’s where the Slingbox 500 can be a huge help. This innovative gadget links your living room television to your smartphone, tablet or laptop, so you can watch your favorite shows on the move. Hook up Slingbox 500 to your TV’s cable box, DVR or satellite receiver, connect Slingbox to your home Wi-Fi and then watch live TV or recorded programs in glorious 1080p high definition on your compatible mobile device.

  • Features+-
    • Watch TV shows on a compatible mobile device in 1080p HD just like you were home
    • Setup is simple from your TV screen
    • Remotely control your home television through the Slingbox on-screen guide
    • Archive your videos and photos and then show them on a big screen
    • Sleek design looks good in your living room (or any room)
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  • Tech Specs+-

    Specifications

    • Connection: 1080p HD
    • Compatible software: Windows Vista, Windows 7 or 8 (desktop), Mac OS 10.6 or higher
    • Devices supported: iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Kindle Fire, Android phones, tablets, Windows Phone
    • Minimum network bandwith: 2 Mbps (HD), 600 Kbps (SD), 250 Kbps (mobile viewing)
    • Wi-Fi: Built-in 802.11n

    In the Box

    • Slingbox 500
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Composite video cable
    • Component video cable
    • HDMI cable
    • Stereo audio cable
    • Ethernet cable
    • AC adapter
    • Remote control
    • IR emitter cable
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