The Slingbox 700U vs Pro HD whiich one would you buy and why? (1 Viewer)

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SatelliteGuys Pro
Nov 20, 2003
San Jose, California
I know the 700u is not out yet but based on what we do know...spec sheets, CES etc what will be the advantages of the 700 over the Pro-HD besides:

Connectivity- Simply plug it in your USB and done?

And are there any disadvantages known or perceived?

Ultimately...if they were both out today...which one would you recommend buying?
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SatelliteGuys Master
May 5, 2007
Salem, OR
The 700u is only compatible with the DISH Network DVR where the Slingbox Pro HD will work with multiple devices and includes a fully capable TV tuner. That's a biggie.

The disadvantage to the Slingbox Pro HD is that it must take over TV1 to work where the 700u doesn't need a video decoder to work.

Not nearly enough is known about the 700u to make a critical comparison. There's also the question of whether or not it is compatible with EHDs (it should be, but who knows).
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