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Anyone have luck with a Slingbox
« on: July 26, 2012, 09:12:04 PM »
I'm wanting to cut cable, as soon as my cheap deal ends (December), as currently I'm getting a DVR and 3 tv's covered for $14 more/month than hulu and netflix accounts. I know I should switch now, but it seems like a fair value at the moment.  My question though is does anyone have any luck with a slingbox?  http://www.slingbox.com/get/countrySelect?page=/go/home  My parents have an extra TV that is used maybe twice a year, that I'd like to hook it to, so I can just get all my sports, TV through that. It seems like a great xmas present for myself to cut cable forever, plus I'll be able to watch my teams (Tigers, Lions and Buckeyes) out of market, as I currently live 4 states away. 

I don't want to pull the trigger on a slingbox though if they don't work.  I've seen varied reviews and don't know what to think.  So in short, is a slingbox a good value pick up to end a monthly recurring cost?

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Re: Anyone have luck with a Slingbox
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2012, 06:34:11 AM »
My sister has it, it works awesome - so if your family doesn't mind you mooching then definitely go for it.

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Re: Anyone have luck with a Slingbox
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2012, 06:56:55 AM »
I've heard good things. 

If your parents don't mind, and you both have good Internet connections, it should work fine.
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Re: Anyone have luck with a Slingbox
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2012, 07:21:49 AM »
My dad has one and likes it. He uses it to watch tv on the road with his iPhone.