1 Reply Latest reply: Oct 14, 2012 11:31 PM by alanrichey42 RSS

    Basic cable encryption 350 - 500 models


      Is the fact the FCC is going to allow basic cable encryption ( http://www.engadget.com/2012/10/14/fcc-to-allow-encryption-of-basic-cable-with-a-few-strings-that/ ) going to affect the slingbox if its hooked up through the component cables on the new models, or only if through the hdmi port on the 500?

        • Re: Basic cable encryption 350 - 500 models
          alanrichey42 Master

          No, I think you are confusing encryption with HDCP.    The ONLY effect of encrypting basic cable is that the tuner (co-ax input) on a Pro-HD will not work any more.  The 350/500 doesn't have a tuner so will not be affected.  If you want to watch basic cable through a Slingbox you still need some sort of external device, a DTA or a DVR as you have always needed on a Solo.