1 Reply Latest reply: Sep 25, 2015 9:31 AM by Samantha.Sling RSS

    Slingbox 500 recording

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      I purchased a Slingbox 500 with the intent of recording to it (duh). The nice gentleman at Best Buy said that it was possible to record to the Slingbox (like a DVR). So he sold me the Slingbox and said "have fun".  I cannot seem to find anyway to record with it (unless I buy something like Jacksta and record the slingbox output to my PC - a terrible solution by the way).

       

      So do I need to return this for a real DVR or is there something I am missing?

       

      Jeff

        • Re: Slingbox 500 recording
          Samantha.Sling Apprentice

          Hello Jeffrey!

           

          The Slingbox itself, does not record; but it does give you the ability to set the recording on your set top box from a remote location. From what you're saying, it sounds like your set top box doesn't have a DVR of it's own, is that right?

           

          Please let us know if you have any other questions.

          --Samantha