Excerpt: Newly minted iPad owners in search of more content for their device should take a long hard look at the Elegato EyeTV ($199) . It’s designed to grab 1080i signals from a sources like a DVR or Blu-ray player via component connection, and record the HD video directly to your Mac. Unlike other computer based DVR software which leaves your newly ripped content marooned on your computer, the EyeTV HD provides glorious sharing flexibility thanks to a dual-format capture mode...
Excerpt: (1 items) One thing missing from Elgato’s line of Mac-based, TV-tuning, DVR-replicating products has been the capability to easily record content from cable or satellite sources, and in HD quality to boot. The EyeTV HD finally fills that void, and in a very nice way. The EyeTV HD differs from most of Elgato’s other offerings in that it isn’t a TV tuner—it’s a video-capture device.
Pros: Works with satellite and cable service, Records HD broadcasts, Box contains everything you need
Cons: Buggy export feature, Program Guide lacking some information