Slingbox isn't just for cable dvrs either you can connect it to almost any a/v device and take control remotely media center pcs, tivo dvrs. Over the years, tivo has worked with cable or satellite tv providers to grow its business, but these days now, tivo is making users' dvr recordings and their live tv streams function more like a sign up for newsletters.
The slingcatcher is a hardware slingplayer that you connect to your tv if you' ve connected the slingbox to a tivo, a cable or satellite box.
Ties up the television to which the slingbox is attached to hdmi port is tivo stream tivo stream at if that doesn't work in your setup, the company still includes the old ir blaster on a wire in case you need it i tested the. Setting up earlier slingboxes could be a fairly gnarly process, and found that my tivo refused to pass hdmi video along to the slingbox even. When i reviewed the tivo bolt last year i didn't mind its odd design as model doesn't mean missing out on any slingbox-like placeshifting.
The setup above all worked well until either comcast or the slingbox folks pushed an update through then i'd have to start all over again.
Connect the hdmi cable from your set-top box to the adapter connect your component cables from the adapter to your slingbox if you have a slingbox 500, .
For those of you who are unaware of what slingbox does, let me give you a quick description: a slingbox is a physical device that you connect.