SlingBox products, including the SlingBox Solo, SlingBox PRO and SlingCatcher will be available from major retailers starting from today, while the SlingLink TURBO 4 Port will be in stores in August 2009.
Slingbox is a revolutionary product that is capable of sending content from a home television source, including digital free-to-air TV, set-top boxes, PVR’s / DVRs or PayTV boxes, to a laptop or desktop computer (PC or Mac) in and around the house. Additionally, customers who have a high speed broadband connection such as ADSL 2+ that features upload speeds of 256kbps per second or higher, can even deliver TV signals outside the home to just about anywhere you can receive a high-speed network connection.
In addition to the ability to view your home TV on a laptop or desktop from just about anywhere in the world, SlingPlayer Mobile lets you view your home TV on the go with a compatible 3g or WiFi -capable mobile phone as well as some of the current compatible handsets including BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and iPhone.
Slingbox SOLO: allows for the connection of 1 AV source with your choice of connecting via Composite, S-video or Component plus one pass through for the chosen input.
$349 RRP, available now.
Slingbox PRO: allows connection of up to 3 separate sources and includes an integrated Analogue / Digital TV tuner. Connections include Composite, S-video, Component and RF analogue / Digital TV tuner, all input have a pass through.
$499 RRP, available now.
SlingCatcher: allows customers to access and control any device connected to a Slingbox, including a PVR, STB or PayTV Box – located in another room in the house or even on a remote TV. With SlingCatcher you can now watch your home TV on another TV. The SlingCatcher also allows customers to watch online video from any popular site on the internet on your big screen TV. Simply highlight the the video window on your PC and the Audio and Video will sling up to the TV in full screen. And finally, connect a standard USB hard drive or USB flash drive and the SlingCatcher can playback on the TV most personal media stored on the hard disk, including home movies, personal videos, internet video downloads, etc. RRP
SlingLink TURBO 4 Port: if you don’t have a Ethernet (Computer Network) socket behind your TV the Slinglink allows you to use your Power Point instead. With network connections for multiple devices such as PVR, game console, TV or computer, you can connect all your devices easily to the internet. You can expand your network and add up to 16 SlingLinks (up to 64 networked devices) throughout your house.
$399 RRP, available August 2009.
The Slingbox range of products will be available from JBHiFi, Harvey Norman, Domayne, The Good Guys and other leading retailers from today.