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Slingbox Help

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by omj, Oct 18, 2007.

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  1. omj

    omj Legend

    Jun 28, 2007
    Ok. I looked at the slingbox website and have a simple question. I am wanting to put a tv in another room and still access the HR20 that is in the family room. Will the slingbox allow me to do this or is it only usefull for computers? I have wireless internet. Would it be better to just to try and get another DVR receiver?
  2. Michael D'Angelo

    Michael D'Angelo Lifetime Achiever

    Oct 20, 2006
    It only works on a PC or Laptop because you have to use software to view the Slingbox.
  3. Canis Lupus

    Canis Lupus You make it, We break it

    Oct 16, 2006
    The Slingbox is only for use on a computer (or multiple computers but not at the same time), so another receiver would be the ticket for you.
  4. Stuart Sweet

    Stuart Sweet The Shadow Knows!

    Jun 18, 2006
    There will be a device called the Slingcatcher which will be essentially a slingbox -> TV converter. But who knows when?
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