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Old 16-07-2009, 08:58   #16
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We watch next to no TV while onboard.

However, it would be nice when we have that critical ballgame to watch (the Admiral is a PE teacher, and a college football NUT), that we can watch onboard. Last season we found ourselves going to a bar instead - and that's much more expensive!
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One thing that hasn't been mentionned is that to use a slingbox, you someplace ashore that has some form of high speed internet access and a network. The slingbox connects directly to the router.

If you live on your boat and do not have a place ashore, you need a friend with a slingbox who will allow you to tap into his or her network.
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Old 16-07-2009, 09:15   #18
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Yes, we live on our boat on the weekends. Have cable at home.
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Right, on shore at the signal source it connects to a router, but on the boat all you need is a computer with a wifi connection. It's software driven. They do have a box that can run independently of the computer, but the software version is much easier and can work anywhere.
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