All three modes work well if your PC and network are up to scratch.
Simple setup and menu.
Great for streaming internet TV.
Not locked into specific content providers.
Can access Slingbox in another room or around the world.
Plays music and video stored on USB hard drives.
Fast network needed for good results.
No wireless built-in.
No UPnP streaming.
Slingbox Pro-HD support not yet available.
MyMedia mode doesn’t yet support album art or playlists.
Doesn’t yet support 64-bit Windows or Mac.
By The Unwired on June 19, 2009
Sling Medias SlingCatcher is the counterpart for the companys Slingboxes (see our previous reviews of the Slingbox Classic here, the Slingbox Pro here and the Slingbox Solo here) which Sling Media introduced back in 2005. For the use of the...-
By BrightHub on April 29, 2009
If you enjoy the use of your Sling Player and Sling Box, then you may be thinking about getting your hands on a Sling Catcher. If that is the case, read this review and find out if the Sling Catcher will be the way that you can watch TV on the go. ...80
By Trusted Reviews on April 21, 2009
Portability and personal choice are the buzz words of today with people pushing more and more for their technology to work anywhere and give them what they want when they want it. This is a trend that was typified by SlingMedias original ...70
By V3.co.uk on April 01, 2009
Does its job well, but expensive and limited if you don’t have a Slingbox...80
By Web User on April 01, 2009
Sometimes, when youre watching something on your computer like a YouTube video or anything else for that matter, you cant help but wonder why youre not doing it on your TV. Enter the SlingCatcher. With this device switched on, you just load a...84
By CNET UK on February 04, 2009
Sling Media's SlingCatcher is a useful add-on to the Slingbox for anyone who wants to stream the content of one TV to another. It's not exactly an essential purchase though -- there's not much difference between using a SlingCatcher and...76
By Computeractive on January 23, 2009
Another ingenious product from Sling Media, but the Slingcatcher is not without its fair share of...80
By TechRadar on January 17, 2009
With the exception of Sky+, the Slingbox is probably my favourite product of the decade, allowing me to watch my home TV from anywhere in the world. All I need is a broadband connection and a laptop (and several phones are now Sling-friendly). At home...80
By Expert Reviews on January 01, 2009
The SlingCatcher is the latest member of the Slingbox family. Previous Slingbox devices have streamed TV or other video content from your living room to a PC. The PC could be elsewhere in your home or, with the Slingbox attached to a broadband...60
By techcrunch.com on December 29, 2008
This review comes from DemystifyingDigital.com and was written by Ted Kritsonis Sling Media’s Slingcatcher has been touted as the device that would give users the opposite benefit of the company’s popular Slingbox products. Rather than...-