Probably not. See forum about possible discontinuation of the catcher at https://community.sling.com/message/1990#1990 At present the catcher can do almost full HD - but not the full 1080 I understand. Some other guys here could qualify the specifics.
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I have read the Rules, all four of them, and believe I am abidding by them. I was not in any way, shape or form responding to a rumor. The "HD coming soon" announcement is printed on the box that my Slingcatcher came in and was clearly being touted as a feature of the Slingcatcher. Unless you consider that Sling Media Inc. is just generating a rumor, then I was simply inquiring into the staus of an announced product.
Before coming on this forum, I had already read the web pages you pointed out and had already made sure my Pro HD and Catcher had the latest s/w revisions. But, I was inquiring into the staus of the "High Definition" (HD 720p or 1080i) upgrade, not the "Higher Definition" (1280 x 540) upgrade. I believe that inquiry is valid within the rules of the forum and should be given a reasonable answer.
Here here, excellent question.
I am greatly dismayed that Sling have released a SlingBox Pro HD in the UK, that doesn't have a HDMI in, and the [discontinued] SlingCatcher has a HDMI out that isn't Full HD!
None of it makes sense, everything is a half-job.
I need to know if there is going to be a proper SlingCatcher HD, otherwise I won't bother purchasing a SlingBox Pro HD.
It's a very important factor in my decision to buy, which has been pending for many years while I wait for terribly slow progress.
Sling, get your act together.
I currently have a SLINGSOLO AND SLINGCATCHER I will be purchasing a SLING PRO HD.
I Have the same problem. I need the CATCHER TO BE IN FULL HD.
I have a PTP using microwave antennas running 200mgbs symmetric. So it’s more than I need.
What is the max bitrate that the Sling PRO HD and the Slingcatcher will use?