Sling Media Slingbox Pro-HD

  • Sling Media Slingbox Pro-HD
74
Based on 21 scores, 32 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    10
  • Average:
    6
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • No fees.
  • Simple to setup.
  • High Def video quality over home network.

Cons:

  • Portable devices such as Cell Phone/PDA Slingplayers cost extra.
  • Requires high bandwidth upload capability for high def viewing.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Advisor on 70

When it first came out, the Slingbox concept was ground-breaking. Five years later and we’re less convinced. In a bid to offer specific solutions to specific types of customer, Sling Media has ended up offering less than the competition now does....

By ThinkDigit on 70

The Slingbox PRO-HD is meant for a very specific user or rather a user with a very specific need. And it does its job pretty effectively. The setup may be a little complicated for some users, but then again, once that one time process is done and...

By Expert Reviews on 60

There’s no HDMI input, the web interface can be slow and we wish it had wireless networking, but it’s still an easy way to stream video content over the internet....

By AVRev on -

The ability to watch your television or satellite content anywhere is certainly a powerful motivator for purchasing a Slingbox Pro-HD and, to that point, it does an admirable job of allowing access to television and movies while on the go in...

By Whathifi.com on 60

The PRO-HD connects to your video devices at home and pumps the content out via Ethernet, allowing it to be viewed from any computer, whether it's in your bedroom or a coffee shop in Sydney. There's even now an application that allows you to...

By Zath UK on -

I’m going to put it out there and say that I love the idea of the Slingbox. However, is it worth the £200 for the sake of throwing the ‘HD’ on the end? No, considering there are so many faults in the implementation of HD streaming...

By TechRadar on 80

Sling Media's Slingbox Pro HD is finally available in the UK, after being on sale in the US for over a year. Its key advantage over the original Slingbox Solo is HD support; where the original model was restricted to only streaming...

By RegHardware on 40

The original Slingbox was created to allow its inventor to watch has favourite TV shows while he was travelling. The Pro-HD still lets you do that, but without Freeview HD the new box is no better to use than the £50 cheaper Pro, though at least...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 80

Sky HD subscribers away from home a lot could appreciate its potential - but keep the receipt in case set up doesn't quite go to plan13 Pages12345678910111213 ShareThe Slingbox Pro-HD has been a long time coming. It’s Sling Media’s...

By SlashGear on -

Sling Media’s Slingbox PRO-HD for the European market has been a long time coming, two years in fact, though the streaming media market has largely left its niche alone in the meantime. As with the US model, the PRO-HD promises to take your SD...

By AVguide on -

For many TV fans, a DVR is a “once with, never without” kind of device, with cable and satellite companies (and firms like Tivo and Moxi) offering expanded DVR feature sets and additional programming services. Being able to watch your...

By Testfreaks on 90

The Slingbox Pro HD is the next phase in the evolution of the Slingplayer line. It provides several exciting new features including the ability to use three video sources, built in QAM tuner, High Def streaming and more. It does not include an HDMI...

By L.A. Audio File on -

The SlingBox Pro HD is a really cool product that can benefit those looking to enjoy their home content from different sources while they are away. Best of all, there are no monthy fees for using the system. It is a great concept that works better...

By Gadgetell on -

Out of the boxOpening up the package, there are several compartments to be opened. The compartments have small pictures of what is inside of them. The Pro-HD comes with all the cables you will need to get started. SetupThis Slingbox has one...

By Geek.com on -

I’ve been a big follower of the Slingbox since it came out. Unfortunately, I haven’t had the opportunity to play with one until recently. I’m kind of glad I waited this long. That’s because the first Slingbox I got was the new...

By AskMen on 75

Sling Media’s newest model, the Slingbox Pro-HD, is now slinging digital television signals to your PC, Mac or mobile devices in high-definition. It’s also ready for the coming DTV change over in February 2008 when all TV gets delivered in...

By Mobility Today on -

The Slingbox PRO-HD is the first ever HD-streaming Slingbox. With the Slingbox PRO-HD, you can watch and control multiple devices - including your standard- or high-definition DVR, digital cable, satellite receiver, or DVD player - from anywhere in...

By Dvice on -

The Slingbox Pro-HD works extremely well, especially if you have a fast upload speed with your broadband connection. Within a network, its sweet HD all the way, perfect for plugging a laptop into a bedroom TV and watching that HD TiVo while reclining...

By PC Advisor on 70

We would consider getting a Slingbox Pro HD if we were confident of having access to reliable, high-bandwidth broadband in places where we expected to watch remotely - and if we didnt insist on flawless performance. Otherwise, the Slingbox Pro HDs...

By PC Mag on 80

REVIEW Sling Media invented a product category with the original Slingbox a nifty device that place-shifts any cable box or other television-based media source to any PC in the house, or even anywhere in the world (either to a remote PC, or to a...