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Slingmedia Slingbox

Slingmedia Slingbox
alaScore 74

19 reviews

Jan, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Slingmedia Slingbox. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Slingmedia Slingbox is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Slingmedia Slingbox from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Satellite Receivers on

92% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sling Media Slingbox - Watch Your Home Digital TV AnywhereSling Media Slingbox - Watch Your Home Digital TV Anywhere

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

Slingmedia Slingbox - UK EXCLUSIVE - Pocket-lint


Like Sky+ this will change the way you watch television, definitely worth a closer look

Watch you home TV anywhere in the world, easy to set up

Have to spilt the signal to avoid having to watch the same channel as your home, make sure your router support UPnP

Having lived with the device for over a week now (Pocket-lint was given early access to the service by SlingMedia ahead of the UK launch) we have to say that it’s a stroke of genius.

May, 2006

Consumer review by: Done Googl (

Got me some NETs!


Plug one into the modem and outlet, plugged the other one into my Sony NSZ-GT1 and the outlet and I was done.No dropping, and much faster than WLAN. Buying more for the other rooms in my house.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: momonwheel (

Loves his bday gift


My nephew's original Sling was 'zapped' by lightning (even the keyboard blew off his lap), so he was using the lan connection while sitting outside the office door. He loves the Sling's fast response - no lag in the action - and his room is at the...

Aug, 2009

Product Specifications

Slingbox is a compact and elegantly designed, state-of-the-art electronic device that connects to the back of your TV. It redirects, or "placeshifts" the TV signal from your cable box, satellite receiver, or personal video recorder (PVR) to your computer or laptop of choice, no matter your location - so long as you have a high-speed Internet connection. This utterly unique device will transform the way you watch TV. Whether you want to watch your soaps in the shower room, or catch the big game during a conference call, or watch your local news from China, the power is now in your hands.

Combined Device

Type:Digital multimedia receiver / broadcaster / TV tuner


1080p Upscaling: No
Built-In Modem: No
CDMA Modem: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
Display: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Insteon: No
Integrated Firewall: No
Integrated Modem: No
Integrated Private Branch Exchange (PBX): No
IPTV (Internet Protocol Television): Yes
MHP (Multimedia Home Platform): No
Power LAN: No
Power over Ethernet: No
Remote Control: No
Show View: No
TV Cable Net Function: No
Twin Tuner: No
Ultra-Wideband: No
USB Host: No
Wibree: No
WLAN 802.11a Port: No
WLAN 802.11b Port: No
WLAN 802.11g Port: No
WLAN 802.11i Port: No
WLAN 802.11n Port: No
ZigBee: No


ADSL Port: No
ADSL2+ Port: No
Bluetooth: No
DECT Port: No
Device Type:Gateway / Bridge
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
Firewire: No
Home Radio Frequency Port: No
HPNA Port: No
IrDA Port: No
ISDN Port: No
Memory Card Slot: No
MiMo Port: No
S-Video: Yes
SDSL Port: No
Token Ring Port: No
TV Cable Port: No
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: Yes
WLAN 802.11a Port: No
WLAN 802.11b Port: No
WLAN 802.11g Port: No
WLAN 802.11i Port: No
WLAN 802.11n Port: No

Decoding Systems

Betacrypt: No
Conax: No
Crypto Works: No
Free-to-Air: Yes
Irdeto: No
Mediaguard / SECA: No
Nagravision: No
Skycrypt: No
Terrestrial:Not Applicable
Viaccess: No

Dimensions & Weight


Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

Access Point Function: No
Analogue Satellite Receiver: No
Bridge Function: No
Device Form:Extern
Hub Function: No
Optical Drive: No
Reception Standard:Digital
Router Function: No
Segment:Networking Device
Switch Function: No
Switch Type:Not Applicable
Table / Portable:Table
VoIP Function: No
VPN Function: No


Manufacturer:Sling Media
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sling Media Slingbox

Network & Internet Multimedia

Functionality:Digital video broadcasting

TV Tuner

Tuner Qty:1