You no longer have to be stuck to the sofa to watch TV. With Slingbox SOLO you can watch your favourite TV programmes, films and sporting events wherever you are. The Slingbox SOLO allows you to watch and control your favourite TV source, including HD programmes, from anywhere in the world via your laptop or mobile phone (additional software required for mobile phones). Slingbox SOLO is compatable with all sorts of devices meaning you can choose to watch your set-top box (Freeview, cable or satellite receiver), digital video recorder (DVR), or even your DVD player. There are no monthly fees, just connect the device, plug it in, download the software and you are ready to go.
Multiple connection options enable you to connect a wide
variety of devices
Connect it all
The Slingbox SOLO is designed to make it as easy as possible to set-up and enjoy. Simply connect the device you wish to control, plug in your ethernet cable (from your broadband router) and turn it on. Then all you need to do is download the SlingPlayer software onto your computer and follow the instructions. In minutes you will be ready to watch your home TV via your computer. A quick start guide is included to make setting up your Slingbox a piece of cake.
When connecting your device you should choose the best availble connection type for the best possible picture quality. The yellow composite video connection offers good quality, S-Video better and component leads the best.
You can control most devices that would sit under and connect to your TV. Whether it is a simple set-top box (cable, satellite or Freeview), or a DVR such as Freeview+, Sky+ or Virgin V+, you will be able to view or control everything as if you were sat on your sofa.
Take your home TV with you
wherever you go
Take your TV with you
It is always frustrating if you are going away and you miss the big match or your favourite show, especially if you have paid to watch it. Sometimes watching a recorded version when you get back home is just not the same. With the Slingbox SOLO you won't have to spend the rest of your trip avoiding all media coverage, just so that when you get home you can watch the match as if it were live. Simply take your laptop with you and watch it live as if you were at home. Whether you go away on business trips, like to take a holiday or simply want to be able to watch your TV in another room in your house, Slingbox SOLO will let you take control.
If you have connected a DVR to your Slingbox SOLO, then you can control everything as if you were sat on your sofa with your remote control. If you have forgotten to record a programme, or want to watch something that you have previously recorded, no problem. If you can do it when you are at home, you can do it through your Slingbox.SlingPlayer - The lap of luxury
SlingPlayer is the software that works hand-in-hand with the hardware inside the Slingbox to bring your entire living room TV viewing experience to your laptop, desktop or mobile device. SlingPlayer comes as standard with all Sling Media Slingboxes.
Every function that you can use on your remote control when sitting in your lounge, you can use when you use SlingPlayer
SlingBar™ docks the SlingPlayer (the TV screen) on either the right or left of the desktop, letting you watch television and work with other applications simultaneously. Or, if you want the big picture, you can watch TV in full-screen mode. Whichever mode you choose, you will have the remote control that you are familiar with will be viewable on the screen.
The Slingbox directory is where you can easily view all the available Slingbox connections in your network and add additional Slingboxes.
Also included with your SlingPlayer software is our groundbreaking streaming technology designed to address varying network conditions to optimise your viewing experience.