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Sling Media Slingbox 500
by Sling Media
3.4 out of 5 stars(41)

Buy new: $299.99 $295.66
23 used & new from $264.99

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Technical Details
– Extend your living room TV experience in sparkling 1080p high definition.
– Connects to your DVR, cable set-top box or satellite receiver via HDMI and component or composite sources.
– New simple setup on your TV screen
– Built-in Wi-Fi
– Sleek, innovative design

Product Description
Slingbox: Watch Your TV Anywhere Get more out of your TV.

Turn your new high-resolution tablet or smartphone into a TV. The elegant Slingbox 500 delivers stunning picture quality, Full HD at 1080p. New simplified setup on your TV screen and built-in Wi-Fi make it easy to get started. Tune in to your favorite TV shows, sporting events and special programming on your PC, Mac, tablet, smartphone or connected TV, from anywhere in the world. Manage your home theater using the on-screen program guide and remote control. And now you can wirelessly archive and enjoy your personal photos and videos on the big screen at home or wherever you go with SlingSync and SlingProjector. Get more out of your TV with the top of the line Slingbox 500.

WATCH YOUR TV ANYWHERE.

At home, around town, around the world. With a Slingbox, you can watch and control your TV and all of its programming, live, over the Internet on your PC, Mac®, tablet, smartphone or connected TV. These days there are a lot of confusing ways to watch TV. Only Slingbox gives you full access and control of your living room TV experience in sparkling 1080p Full HD. Why pay twice for your favorite programming? Get more out of your TV with Slingbox.

IT’S EASY TO CONNECT.

We make it a snap to connect to practically any audio-video (AV) source. You can hook up your Slingbox to thousands of compatible standard-definition (SD) or high-definition (HD) sources, including digital video recorders (DVRs), digital cable set-top boxes and satellite receivers. New simplified setup on your TV screen and built-in Wi-Fi make it easy to get started.

YOU’RE IN CONTROL.

Watch television exactly as you would at home. With the on-screen remote control and program guide, you can change channels, schedule recordings on your DVR, fast forward, rewind, pause and play. You’ll never be separated from your favorite TV shows, sporting events, breaking news stories, digital video recordings or video on demand — wherever you are.

SIT BACK AND ENJOY.

Enjoy your favorite shows in Full HD at 1080p resolution over the Internet on your compatible smartphones or tablets using SlingPlayer software*— anywhere, anytime.

*Download sold separately. Additional fees from your mobile provider may apply.

NO MONTHLY FEES.

Watch and control your TV and its programming on your compatible device with no monthly subscription fee.

WATCH ON SLINGBOX.COM Slingbox on MacBook Pro

View your favorite TV shows, sporting events and DVR recordings from your PC or Mac, anytime. It’s as easy as creating a Sling account and connecting to your Slingbox over a high-speed Internet connection. After you set up your Sling account, just click the Watch tab on Slingbox.com whenever you want to view your programs.

  • Watch your personal channel lineup, live, on your favorite web browser.
  • Navigate your program guide and DVR.
  • Remotely control your programming in real time.
  • Watch recorded shows on your DVR.
  • Easily set up your Slingbox whenever you change your home theater setup.

SLINGPLAYER FOR MOBILE DEVICES Slingbox: Get More Out of Your TV

With a Slingbox at home and SlingPlayer on your compatible smartphone or tablet, enjoy live or recorded TV over 3G, 4G or Wi-Fi. If you like TV, it’s hard not to smile when you take control of your TV and DVR from your mobile device. Flip through channels with the virtual remote control. Pause, fast forward, rewind and even schedule DVR recordings. Never miss another show or game — whether you’re in the backyard, out to lunch or on the other side of the world.

  • Watch your own channel lineup, live.
  • Navigate your program guide and DVR.
  • Remotely control your programming in real time.
  • Watch recorded shows on your DVR.
  • Set up one-click shortcuts to your favorite channels.
  • Take advantage of the high-resolution display on your tablet.

HOW DO I HOOK UP MY SLINGBOX? Slingbox Set Up

  • Connect the Slingbox 500 to your set-top box or DVR with the included cables.
  • Connect the Slingbox 500 to your network router.
  • Follow the instructions on your TV to set up your Slingbox or visit www.slingbox.com/getstarted.
  • Now you can watch your TV anywhere from your PC or Mac at www.slingbox.com. To watch on your smartphone or tablet, you must purchase and install SlingPlayer for your particular device. *

    * Check with your mobile service provider if a data plan is required or if additional fees apply.

    WHAT DEVICES CAN I CONNECT? Slingbox 500 Connections

    • Digital cable set-top box
    • Satellite receiver
    • DVR
    • DVD or Blu-ray Disc™ player/recorder
    • Video security camera

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