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HD model of Slingbox finally available

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 25 Sep 2008 22:55 User comments (2)

HD model of Slingbox finally available Sling Media has announced the availability of the HD model of its popular Slingbox media hub, dubbed Slingbox PRO-HD and has said it will retail for $300 USD.
The company says the PRO-HD will let users stream "HD content from a home television source, including over the air HD digital signals (ATSC), digital cable channels (Clear QAM), HDTV cable set-top boxes, HDTV satellite receivers, or HD DVRs, to a laptop or desktop computer in and around the house."

The stream can also be sent online to your laptop as long as you have SlingPlayer software installed on the system.

The new box uses a technology dubbed SlingStream 2.0 which "adaptively stream high quality television content across virtually any network connection." The technology supposedly improves audio and video quality.

The SlingPlayer software has been updated as well and will work with XP and Vista. The software "features a live video buffer which lets you pause and rewind a live video stream. Also included is an electronic programming guide (EPG) and the incorporation of Sling Accounts, a single sign-on feature that keeps key personal Slingbox information including Finder IDs, favorite channels and programming guide information."

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2 user comments

125.9.2008 23:32


I know a lot of users that use sling boxes and now with a hd model out it only gets better awesome.

226.9.2008 4:56

Ah the humble slingbox, an awesome piece of hardware just got better.

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