2 Replies Latest reply: Oct 22, 2014 2:05 PM by katie.sling RSS

    Cable Box Necessary?

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      I just bought slingbox m1.  I don't have a cable/sat box.  Cable goes direct to cable ready TV.  Do I need another device?

        • Re: Cable Box Necessary?

          The way that I see it, you probably need a cable box because the M1 does not have Coaxle input.

          • Re: Cable Box Necessary?
            katie.sling Apprentice

            Hi richfelix4,


            Thanks for using the forums. With the Slingbox M1, you would need a cable box to be able to connect the video source. Unfortunately that particular Slingbox doesn't have a coax connection. The PRO-HD is the only Slingbox that does have a coax connection you would be able to use. This particular model is an older model that isn't currently supported but you may still be able to find one on amazon, which is one of our authorized retailers.


            Hope this helps,



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