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Will my Apple TV® work with my Slingbox?

Have an Apple TV and want to watch its content from your Slingbox? Here are the technical specs for each generation of Apple TV.

4th generation (currently shipping)

  • Audio/video connections: HDMI
  • TV compatibility: Compatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI and capable of 1080p or 720p at 60/50Hz

3rd generation 

  • Audio/video connections: HDMI and optical audio
  • TV compatibility: Compatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI and capable of 1080p or 720p at 60/50Hz

2nd generation

  • Audio/video connections: HDMI and optical audio
  • TV compatibility: Compatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI and capable of 720p 60/50Hz

1st generation

  • Audio/video connections: HDMI, component video, optical audio, and analog RCA stereo audio
  • TV compatibility: Enhanced-definition or high-definition widescreen TVs capable of 1080p/1080i 60/50Hz, 720p 60/50Hz, 576p 50Hz (PAL format), or 480p 60Hz

 

Apple TV connections

This is what the connections look like on the back of the Apple TV generations.

Apple_TV_4.ashx

apple_tv_1.ashx

Will it work with your Slingbox?

Because the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generations of Apple TV only have HDMI connections, they will not work directly with a Slingbox. For help connecting your 1st-generation Apple TV to your Slingbox, see the article linked below.

For more information on Apple TV, please visit Apple's web site.

Related Information

How do I use my Apple TV® with my Slingbox? How do I connect it?
Own an Apple TV (first generation)? Do you want to use it with your Slingbox? Here's how!

What kinds of audio and video connections can be used with the Slingbox PRO-HD?
The Slingbox PRO-HD comes with a variety of ports, allowing you to connect different kinds of audio-video equipment.

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