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How to Connect a Slingbox to Directv: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

Set up slingbox

Photo courtesy If you have a wireless router, you can either use a pair of SlingLinks or a WiFi-to-Ethernet bridge to make the network connection. We may have to back up a couple of times to access the stream, or it may happen on the first shot. The Slingplayer app will no longer be supported on any Roku device. To get started finding Slingbox Solo User Guide , you are right to find our website which has a comprehensive collection of manuals listed. Also, only provide a guest account, don't give your admin account out. Or press the Sling logo button again.

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How to Connect a Slingbox to Directv: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

Set up slingbox

Again, the software will walk us through the process and tell us which settings to change. Our library is the biggest of these that have literally hundreds of thousands of different products represented. However, using your computer might be nicer if you prefer typing to selecting from an onscreen keyboard. Step 3: Ethernet Connection If we happen to have an Ethernet jack or router in our living room, we're golden. Step 4: Power Up The final step in hardware setup is to plug the Slingbox into a wall outlet. If you have any of these apps already installed, you may continue to use them on your current device, but you will no longer receive updates. Slingbox configuration Let's say we're going to Sling our digital cable signal to our computer.

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Slingbox Setup

Set up slingbox

Photo courtesy If you have a wireless router, you can either use a pair of SlingLinks or a WiFi-to-Ethernet bridge to make the network connection. If you're happy, then we're happy. The first step is to connect the cable box to the Slingbox using an available video output on the cable box. Otherwise, we'll buy a couple of powerline-to-Ethernet wall adapters and make the connection that way Sling Media sells their own version, called SlingLinks. Setting up your Slingbox 500 When you set up your Slingbox 500, there are a couple of ways that you can go about it. We can only make a composite audio connection, so that decision is simple.

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Set up slingbox

Photo courtesy If we had no available outputs on our cable box, we could use the Slingbox as a pass-through, connecting the cable jack to the Slingbox input and the Slingbox output to the cable box. The place where some people run into trouble is the router configuration. The wall adapters turn a regular power outlet into an Ethernet jack, using a home's powerlines to send data from one Ethernet-enabled device to another see HomePlug 1. To use the Computer Method If you have connected your Slingbox 500 to your home network using an Ethernet network cable, then you can set it up using the Computer Method. The video quality from a WiFi hotspot may be choppier than it is at home, though, because network connection speeds vary. The Slingplayer app will no longer be supported on any Roku device. If you connect your Slingbox to your network using Ethernet network cable, then you can also use the Computer Method.

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How to Connect a Slingbox to Directv: 7 Steps (with Pictures)

Set up slingbox

Hopefully, our digital cable box is on the list, in which case the software automatically configures Slingbox for our device. We just use the supplied Ethernet cable to connect the Slingbox Ethernet port to the Ethernet jack on the wall or router. Who we are Team Slingbox is made up of like-minded, hard-working entertainment and technology enthusiasts. If they're unable to do so, you're likely being scammed. We apologize for the inconvenience. We can only make a composite audio connection, so that decision is simple.

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Slingbox Setup

Set up slingbox

If manually configuring a router scares you, you may not be happy, but it's definitely doable. Depending on the type of router you have and the video source you choose, you might run into a couple of snags. We'll immediately know if we've configured everything correctly, because our digital cable programming will pop up on the computer screen. Two ways to set up your Slingbox 500 Did you know that there are two ways that you can set up or reconfigure your Slingbox 500? These apps have been removed from the Google Play Store. Otherwise, we'll buy a couple of powerline-to-Ethernet wall adapters and make the connection that way Sling Media sells their own version, called SlingLinks. If you're happy, then we're happy.

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