- Receives DVB-S and DVB-S2 satellite TV
- Superb picture quality in HD as well as standard definition
- Integrated CI slot for Pay TV reception (CAM & smartcard not included)
- Comes with an EyeTV Remote
Experience the stunning quality of HD satellite television on your Mac’s high-resolution display. EyeTV Sat is a premium USB 2.0 satellite TV tuner that delivers DVB-S and DVB-S2 broadcasts directly to the Mac. EyeTV Sat supports DVB multilingual programming, Teletext and Dolby® Digital sound.
EyeTV Sat also has an integrated CI slot for satellite Pay TV. It can be used with a compatible conditional access module (CAM) and a Pay TV subscription smartcard from a provider that supports third-party standard CI receivers.
Watch and record HD satellite television
If you have a satellite dish, then you can watch, record, edit and enjoy the tremendous selection of freesat broadcasts that are now available, many in HD, directly on your Mac. EyeTV Sat is a USB 2.0 TV tuner that delivers the remarkable picture and sound quality of DVB-S and DVB-S2 from your satellite dish directly to your Mac’s high resolution display, so you get the complete HDTV experience.
Superb quality recordings
EyeTV Sat has one quality setting, Lossless. The DVB stream is recorded unaltered to give you the full quality MPEG-2/H.264 file as encoded by the broadcaster, both in HD and standard definition. EyeTV Sat supports multilingual programming, Teletext and Dolby® Digital sound.
Satellite Pay TV
EyeTV Sat has an integrated CI slot which enables you to receive satellite Pay TV on your Mac. All you need is a compatible combination of conditional access module (CAM) and a Pay TV subscription smartcard. Please check with your Pay TV provider to verify support of third-party standard CI receivers. Some providers, such as BSkyB in the UK, allow their smartcards to be used with proprietary set top boxes only.
TV software for Mac
The included EyeTV 3 software from Elgato turns your Mac into the coolest TV and DVR in the house. This award-winning TV software enables you to:
- Watch, pause, and rewind live TV on your Mac
- Search two weeks of Program Guide listings
- Set up schedules to record your favourite TV programmes
- Edit out unwanted content
- Share recordings with other Macs on the same network
EyeTV 3 software offers special features for Mac users, including Smart Series Guides, Smart Playlists, automatic exports to iTunes, and support for the EyeTV for iPhone app.
You can use EyeTV Sat with a Mac or PC. EyeTV Sat is compatible with Windows 7 and works great with Windows Media Center. It also comes with THC software for Windows, which offers many of the same features as EyeTV 3.
- Macintosh: Intel Core CPU, Mac OS X v10.5.8 or later
- PC: Windows 7 or later, 2.0 GHz Intel/AMD CPU or Intel Atom CPU
- 1 GB RAM
- Satellite dish with digital LNB or universal LNB with Multiswitch (not included)
- Internet connection required to download Program Guide data.
- 720p or 1080i HD features require an Intel Core 2 Duo processor.
- Supported digital TV standards: DVB-S, DVB-S2
- Support for up to four digital or universal LNBs (Low band 9.75GHz L.O. with 22kHz off, High band 10.60GHz L.O. with 22kHz on)
- LNB & switch control: DiSEqC 1.0 and MiniDiSEqC (Tone Burst)
Input and Output
- Output: USB 2.0
- Input: F connector for RG-6/U coaxial satellite cable
- IR remote control sensor
- DC 12V, 1.5A
- 105×155 x 27 mm
- 0.236 kg
- EyeTV Sat TV Tuner for DVB-S/S2
- Infrared remote control with battery pack
- USB cable
- Power supply
- Quick Start Guide
Review: Excellent PVR functionality; good image and sound quality, especially HD. 4 out of 5 stars.
If you run a Mac Mini media centre and want to introduce High Definition then this is definitely the device you have been waiting for!
Diese externe Tunerbox für Macs und PCs ist wahrlich ein Prachtstück: Das EyeTV Sat sieht nicht nur gut aus, sondern liefert im Test eine sehr gute Bild- und Tonqualität, attraktive und übersichtliche Menüs sowie umfangreiche Videoschnitt- und Exportfunktionen. (...) Somit ist sie durchweg für alle Computerbesitzer empfehlenswert, die Sat-HDTV verfolgen möchten.
EyeTV sat e un modulo CAM abilitato alla ricezione della piattaforma satellitare tivùsat rendono questo prodotto perfetto per tutti coloro che non possono utilizzare i sintonizzatori classici.