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SLING Media Slingbox SOLO
5.8 out of 10

SLING Media Slingbox SOLO

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Reviews and Problems with SLING Media Slingbox SOLO

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Overall 4
4.0

Overall, a disappointment

shsears, Amazon
21 November 2011
  • Summary: Let me start off by saying that I have owned a Slingbox for over two years. And in that time, I've had it replaced TWICE. As others here have pointed out: when this thing works, it WORKS!
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Overall 4
4.0

How long will it last?

E. Mayou, Amazon
25 October 2009
  • Summary: I purchased the Slingbox Solo so I could watch my TIVO any where in the world. 1 year later here is where I am at now. I was never able to get the Slingbox video out of my home network. In network it worked great.
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Overall 4
4.0

Works Exactly as Advertised

CKE, Amazon
15 August 2009
  • Summary: Update ---Dropped to 2 stars... .like many users my Slingbox worked for about a year and then died. Do youself a big favor and buy the instead of the Slingbox ---------------------------------- I was a bit skeptical about the Slingbox solo - I was concerned that the set-up would be difficult and...
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Overall 4
4.0

Remote Control issues because of hardware

H. Stebbins, Amazon
23 December 2008
  • Summary: This could be a really great little device EXCEPT for the way they try to control your box. They use IR Blasters, which are these little wires that sticky tape to your box. I personally have never gotten these stupid little things to work with any device (tivo), maybe it's me, but there were MANY...
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Overall 4
4.0

Great - but hugely unreliable - beware!

M. Jones, Amazon
19 July 2008
  • Summary: I have been a Sling user for over 6 years now - traveling a lot with my job and having my Sky box liberated so I can view it anywhere in the world with a decent internet connection has been a life saver.
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Overall 4
4.0

be aware - customer services is bad!!

toner15, Amazon
19 July 2008
  • Summary: BE AWARE!! CUSTOMER SERVICE IS RUBBISH Bought this slingbox solo and had high hopes, ran into internet tv watching problems so decided to contact their customer services via web chat - bad idea, kept me waiting for nearly an 1 hr on the first occasion, then apologised and closed down my chat, office...
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Overall 4
4.0

Only useful if no other alternative

T. Carter, Amazon
19 July 2008
  • Summary: Whilst this product is designed well and is relatively easy to install and use it failed to impress me with the picture quality. I have a fast 50mb broadband connection with a very reasonable upload and download speed (in excess of the recommended minimum) that was used to sling a picture from my...
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Overall 4
4.0

Good product now spoiled by adverts

esjay, Amazon
19 July 2008
  • Summary: Slingbox just spoiled a great device with adverts! As soon as you use the new ("upgraded") desktop player to connect to your Slingbox you get not only a banner advert which you can't close but also a video advert with sound.
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Overall 4
4.0

watchable tv at last

WOPR "occasional_reviewer", Amazon
19 July 2008
  • Summary: I nw live just outside London and my TV reception for channels such as ITV, ITV4, Film 4 etc was poor/non-existent. So I installed a Slingbox at a family member's place in the northwest of England.
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