Product information Product Dimensions 5. Watch your recordings on your big-screen television with an Apple TV. While it’s a great product, and I recommended it to people previous to losing my disks and not being able to access the software, I can no longer recommend it. To record a show I have to leave my box set to the right channel and leave the EyeTV set to record channel 3, which is what the cable comes in as. Their support is very helpful and friendly, and I found it very easy to use. Total TV Player for eyetv hybrid.

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It’s a lot like the SlingPlayer appwith a similar quality of resolution. The set up process automatically elgati up and you fill in your information.

The other thing that’s a bit disappointing has to do with my cable provider, not the EyeTV.

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You will have to retune channels ocassionally to receive any channels that have been changed or relocated by the cable company. I know it is not advertised as Windows compliant on ElGato’s site, but Microsoft does claim compliancy on it’s site. Watch, pause, and rewind live television on your Mac at your desk or from the comfort of your couch.

So this is a great product – my parents gifted me one a few years ago when I left for college. EyeTV can even handle the exporting automatically when recordings finish, so it doesn’t take any clicks at all.

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The EyeTV 3 software yeetv a variety of DVR features, including video capture and fast-forwarding and pausing shows. Please realize that big cable companies and the FCC are busy trying to encode all cable signals so that you need to rent a set top box even for basic service.

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After doing my homework I found the eye TV with overall good reviews and decided to try it. A word of warning on those resolutions, though: Now to get an extra Mac battery. And, it can receive clear and unencoded QAM quadrature amplitude modulation signals. But, let’s focus on the live TV function first. Elgato EyeTV Hybrid review: Do yourself a favor and instead of buying this piece of junk, do what I did and get yourself a Monsoon Vulkano Flow. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Rated 5 out of eydtv by BacoGuy from I’ll probably buy some more as gifts Wr had some bad storms recently and the power was knocked out.

That setup seems more ideal for a desktop computer or all-in-one like the iMac, or a small TV-compatible companion like the Mac Mini. Even better, the program converts those recordings into iPhone- or iPad-ready M4V files.

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You can easily record any show with one click. For anyone wanting to use this system, please realize that you must have a computer I use an iBook laptop next to the TV and transfer large files to another computer with a larger memory to process the information from either a clear QAM cable or from over the air broadcasts. Rated 4 out of 5 by jcook from A Lot of Power for Such a Small Stick Since broadcasters switched to clear digital, high definition video on multiple channels and subcarriers, it became impossible for my family to receive and record 16 x 9 HD television programs from all available channels on our VHS recorder.


The EyeTV Hybrid will record any analog signal this way, including stereo audio. Elgato Systems EyeTV accessories. You can either set it up manually to record shows using a very simple scheduler, or you can use information over the internet from TV Guide to set up recordings the unit includes one free year of TV Guide service – but your computer must be connected to the internet to do so.

This way when you move around the rest of the cable it won’t move or effect the final 12 inches of the cable that connect to the Hybrid. All in all, I will not recommend this equipment for anyone who is not willing to think deeply about how television is changing and how much more complicated and expensive it has become since cable systems took over our viewing habits. It was easy to load the software and takes about 20 minutes to search all stations available from your cableI can’t speak for anything but the Mac compatibility and highly recommend it.

It won’t record HD video, however, and it’s just a raw dump of whatever the source is such as a cable or satellite boxwithout the ability to automatically change channels. The availability and amount of program information varies depending on the channel. You can use eye tv hybrid with a Mac or PC.