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SLINGBOX 500

Mfg. Part: SB500-100 | CDW Part: 2858133 | UNSPSC: 52161521
$296.99Advertised Price
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  • Turn your new high-resolution tablet or smartphone into a TV. The elegant Slingbox 500 delivers stunning picture quality
  • Full HD at 1080p. New simplified setup on your TV screen
  • HDMI and built-in Wi-Fi make it easy to get started.
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • Turn your new high-resolution tablet or smartphone into a TV. The elegant Slingbox 500 delivers stunning picture quality
  • Full HD at 1080p. New simplified setup on your TV screen
  • HDMI and built-in Wi-Fi make it easy to get started.
Slingbox 500
Turn your new high-resolution tablet or smartphone into a TV. The elegant Slingbox 500 delivers stunning picture quality, Full HD at 1080p. New simplified setup on your TV screen, HDMI and built-in Wi-Fi make it easy to get started.
PRODUCT FEATURES
• Extend your living room TV experience in sparkling 1080p high definition.
• Connects to your DVR, cable set-top box or satellite receiver via HDMI and component or composite sources.
• New simple setup on your TV screen
• Built-in Wi-Fi
• Sleek, innovative design
• Watch and control your TV and all of its programming on your compatible smartphone or tablet using SlingPlayer software*.
• Access your Slingbox from the web on a high-speed Internet-connected PC or Mac.
• On the road, at work or on vacation, anywhere  anytime.
• Wirelessly archive your videos and photos and enjoy them on the big screen at home. Attached USB storage required.
*Download sold separately.

SLINGPLAYER SYSTEM RECOMMENDATIONS
MOBILE AND CONNECTED DEVICE REQUIREMENTS
SlingPlayer® software for Android™, iOS® and other mobile and connected devices is available separately. Visit www.slingbox.com/requirements for a current list of the supported tablets, smartphones and other connected devices.
WINDOWS® or MAC® MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or better
DirectX 9 Class video card with more than 256 MB of dedicated memory for Windows PC

OPERATING SYSTEMS
OS X 10.6 (or later)
Windows Vista (or later)
BROWSERS
Latest versions of Chrome™, Firefox®, Internet Explorer® or Safari® (OS X only)
SUPPORTED AUDIO-VIDEO AND STORAGE SOURCES
Connect to any of the following high-definition video sources in up to 1080p.
– Digital cable set-top box
– Satellite receiver
– Digital video recorder (DVR)
– DVD or Blu-ray Disc™ player/recorder
– Video security cameras
– USB storage for remote viewing and archiving of videos and photos (not included)
MINIMUM NETWORK BANDWIDTH
Video quality is dependent on network speed and conditions.
• HD Viewing: 1.5 Mbps
• SD Viewing: 600 Kbps
• Mobile Viewing: 250 Kbps
Visit www.slingbox.com/requirements for updated browser support, hardware, operating system and network bandwidth requirements.
Remote viewing via HDMI is only supported for content that is not copyright-protected (HDCP content). To ensure the best HD remote viewing experience, also connect your source to the Slingbox 500 with the included component cables.
For a list of supported audio-video devices, visit support.slingbox.com.
BOX CONTENTS
1 Slingbox® 500
1 Quick Start Guide
1 Composite Video Cable
1 Component Video Cable
1 HDMI® Cable
1 Stereo Audio Cable
1 Ethernet Cable
1 AC Adapter
1 Slingbox 500 Remote Control
1 IR Emitter Cable
Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Audio System
Output Mode: Stereo

Combined Device
Type: Digital multimedia broadcaster

Connections
Connector Location: Rear
Connector Type: RCA x 3
Type: Component video input



Type: Composite video/audio input



Type: Component video output



Type: Composite video/audio output



Connector Type: 4 pin USB Type A
Type: USB



Connector Type: RJ-45
Type: Network



Type: IR Blaster



Connector Type: 19 pin HDMI Type A
Type: HDMI input



Type: HDMI output

Digital Player (Recorder)
Additional Features: USB flash drive playback
Device Type: Digital player

Header
Brand: Sling Media
Manufacturer: Sling Media
Model: 500
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: Sling Media Slingbox

Input Device
Input Adapter Type: TV tuner

Interface Provided
Connector Type: 19 pin HDMI Type A , 4 pin USB Type A , RCA

Miscellaneous
Package Content: Audio cable , Component video cable , Composite video cable , HDMI cable , IR emitter , Network cable , Power adapter , Remote control

Network & Internet Multimedia
Connectivity: Wireless / wired
Functionality: Digital photo playback , Digital video broadcasting

Service & Support
Type: 1 year limited warranty

Supported Video Resolutions
Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Product Reviews
SLINGBOX 500 is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 599.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Can't reconfigure with new Cable Box Bought new Slingbox M1 or 2 just 1 1/2 years ago to replace old one; then got a new cable box (same carrier, just a box upgrade), and NO CONFIGURATION FOR THAT BOX. So basically, iIbought a Slingbox and while it's still relatively new, lasted only 1 1/2 years. Will NEVER buy another Slingbox
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from NEVER FREAKING WORKS!!!!!!!!!!! I cannot tell you how many hours I have spent configuring and RE-configuring my stupid Slingbox. IT NEVER WORKS!!!! The desktop app is confusing, the phone app doesn't work. What a complete waste of time and money!
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Unreliable Have a very difficult time getting my service to connect. This, in spite of the fact that other connections to the network are fast and reliable. Have little use for this product. Ready to toss in to trash can.Beware ... do not buy.
Date published: 2017-05-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from No USB support So you use to support home use of USB and now you don't. Seems like a lack of support way to easily give to a user.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful I have had a sling box 500 for about 3 years now and can count on one hand the number of times I have been able to watch without problems. Constant lost connections (I have Xfinity wireless high speed internet), poor video quality that goes in and out, and now the remote will not work on my iPhone. The remote sometimes works on my laptop and sometimes on my iPad but both of those are crapshoots.Please, Please, Please do not buy one of these!!!!
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite Gadget I have had mine for 3 years. Nothing better. I use with my IPhone, Mac Air, etc. Simply the best and easy to set up!!
Date published: 2017-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely awesome! Bought this Slingbox with a lot of doubt. Wife and I travel a lot both in and outside the country and I missed watching my local news and Direct TV prerecorded TV shows. Without a hitch, Slingbox had me click on to my Direct TV DVR and watch whatever i wanted both live and prerecorded shows. I tried it out of state and also out of country. As long as you have an internet connection it will work. Absolutely awesome!
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This an awesome device! I've had the Slingbox 500 for well over a year. Setup properly, this works wonderfully for watching your TV provider's content anywhere you choose.It has eliminated my need for a second satellite box since I can merely broadcast the content to my other TV via the Roku app.As far as mobile, just get the app (iPhone and iPad, in my case and iPhone and iPad apps are separate but once done, well, there are no further fees), at a one time cost ... no ads, just the content one desires.When one is using it over a local LAN to a device connected to the local LAN, no data is used outside one's own network.
Date published: 2017-01-10
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