Sling Media SlingCatcher

  • Sling Media SlingCatcher
71
Based on 15 scores, 21 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • All three modes work well if your PC and network are up to scratch.
  • Simple setup and menu.
  • Great for streaming internet TV.

Cons:

  • Fast network needed for good results.
  • No wireless built-in.

Expert reviews and ratings

By The Unwired on -

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 80

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. ...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

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 ...

By V3.co.uk on 80

Does its job well, but expensive and limited if you don’t have a Slingbox...

By Web User on 84

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...

By CNET UK on 76

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...

By Computeractive on 80

Another ingenious product from Sling Media, but the Slingcatcher is not without its fair share of...

By TechRadar on 80

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...

By Expert Reviews on 60

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...

By techcrunch.com on -

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...

By Stuff.tv on 80

A handy way to get internet TV on your plasma, but a tad pricey...

By Pocket-lint on 60

The SlingCatcher on the surface sounds like a great bit of kit, but its really only useful if youve got a...

By Tom's Guide on -

The experience of driving the SlingCatcher from your PC feels inconsistent. For video files, you can copy them onto a USB drive and plug that into the SlingCatcher to watch directly. You do have to wait a few minutes the first time you put in a drive...

By LaptopMag on 70

It was worth the wait. But is it worth the price? It’s been nearly two years since Sling Media announced the SlingCatcher, an ambitious set-top box that’s designed to do three things. The coolest feature is the ability to project any video...

By PC Mag on 40

The much-hyped, long-delayed SlingCatcher isnt the killer Internet TV device the company originally promised. Instead, its an interesting but expensive alternative to existing, niche-market media extenders, and one that really benefits only current...

By PC Pro on 67

An attractive and ingenious piece of hardware, but it's niche and lacks one important function....

International Review By Digitalt TV on -

SlingboxCatcher gør det godt på en række områder. Den er den indeelle partner for din Slingbox, og skuffer ligesom Slingbox’en ikke, når det kommer til ydelse og brugervenlighed. Det er forholdsvis nemt at komme i gang, og...

International Review By Gear Online on 67

For at forstå hvad man kan bruge SlingCatcheren til, kræver det, at man kender til SlingMedias øvrige produkter som eksempelvis Slingbox Classic, Slingbox Pro eller Slingbox Solo. For med en af de kasser i hjemmet, kan du sende dit tv-signal ud på...

International Review By Datormagazin on -

Slingcatcher passar dig som redan har en Slingbox och vill dra nytta av den fullt ut....

International Review By TV 2 Beep on -

Send tv-signalerne om på den anden side af verdenen og smæk dem op på dit flad-tv.Den nye Slingcatcher-boks fra Sling Media er smart, men for at forstå ideen bag den lille sag, må vi hellere lige introducere Slingbox først....