- Windows or MAC based PC
- High speed internet connection with router
- A/V source, such as a DVR, set-top box, DVD/Blu Ray player or a satellite receiver (there are over 10,000 Slingbox-compatible sources);
You can then connect the Slingbox to the device you want to control control using an S-Video, Composite Video or Coaxial Aerial Cable.
Note: Depending on which Slingbox you have, you can connect to multiple outlets
Attach the Ethernet cable into the Slingbox and then into the back of the router. If using Wi-Fi, allow the Slingbox to have access.
Now go to
When completed you'll be given a Finder ID. Write this down somewhere safe as you'll need this to have access when you're away.
Next, download the Slingbox software onto all the compatible devices you want to watch your TV on
When you want to watch your TV on another device, you'll need to logon to the Slingbox website and put in your Finder ID as mentioned.
Shows can be watched on another computer, your laptop and even a mobile phone if it has video and Wi-Fi capabilities
You can watch live shows and have access to recorded programmes on your digital video recorder (DVR), for example, a Sky or Virgin box
Pause, rewind and fast-forward through the channels on your TV using on-screen buttons
You can attach multiple devices including;
- Freeview box
- Basic Cable TV Box
- Digital Cable Set-top Box
- DVD Player/Recorder
- Satellite Receiver (i.e. Sky or Virgin)
- Video/Security Camera
- Apple TV
- Windows Media Center
Now you can watch your home TV, wherever you are in the world!
Please refer to the manufacturer's manual for more details.