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Slingbox 500

SKU #SLING500
  • 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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  • Description+-

    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)
  • 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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  • What people are saying+-
    Slingbox 500 is rated 4.668918918918919 out of 5 by 592.
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Easy to use I liked what this device did. I did return it as I was not able to watch from my device (tablet/smartphone/laptop) without it changing the channel on the tv. However, if that's not an issue for you (multiple cable boxes at home or you live alone) then this is a perfect device. I saw reviews that mentioned the video playback wasn't great. The thing to remember is your playback on the wireless network is only as good as the network you're using. On the Verizon network I had no issues with delay or sudden pauses).
    Date published: 2015-01-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Slingbox 500 - Love it I've had a Slingbox 500 for the past few weeks and love it. I upgraded from a PRO-HD and really notice that the quality is improved on this new one. Setup was pretty easy, did it all on the TV. Much easier than the PRO-HD to set up. I've used it so far to watch a lot of March Madness on my Android phone & tablet and it seems to work really well on LTE with no lag or buffering
    Date published: 2013-04-08
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Marathon It's one obstacle after another setting this thing up... First needing to reset password, then wifi issues, then it wouldn't play HDMI videos (component only), then connection not available. 300 dollar product is great once it actually begins working and monthly payment that's great once it actually works.
    Date published: 2016-06-11
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Game Changer I am a huge soccer fan, When Champions League is on you want to see all the games. Slingbox makes this possible. I have one game on my TV, one on my Phone, and can have on on the Ipad as well. MY job takes me out of town weekly and having a slingbox with me allows me to watch all my stuff and take full advantage of my cable anywhere!
    Date published: 2016-05-09
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great Product, but....... Been using the 500 for the better part of 3 years. Upgraded my laptop to Win 10 and worked great up until a few weeks ago. Can log in and everything is going great. But, 20 secs in, the browser crashes. Changed browser and still the same thing. Tried another browser, same thing. So, the only way to watch is via an iPad or iPhone right now. Was able to finally get the laptop to work but only by downloading Slingplayer from the Win store. Not ideal.
    Date published: 2016-03-24
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