Aug 18 2007
EyeTV 250 Plus is the first solution available on the Mac that contains a hybrid television tuner and a video converter with hardware encoding. In addition to containing a television recorder, the successor model to EyeTV 250 includes a high quality solution for digitizing video cassettes and other analog video material. The package also includes Roxio Toast 8 Basic CD/DVD recording software, so that recordings can be burned to DVD-Video with one click of the mouse.
EyeTV 250 Plus enables reception of ATSC (over-the-air digital television.) The USB 2.0 device features a standard coaxial input jack for ATSC reception via roof or indoor antenna (not included). In addition, EyeTV 250 Plus can receive analog television via antenna or cable through the standard connector. The package includes an adapter cable for Composite (RCA) or S-Video, which EyeTV 250 Plus uses to connect to digital satellite or cable receivers.
EyeTV 250 Plus is available immediately for USD$199 at the Apple Store, the Elgato Online Shop, as well as through resellers. The package includes EyeTV 2 software (CD-ROM), Roxio Toast 8 Basic (CD-ROM), User manual (PDF document), a breakout cable with Composite and S-Video as well as audio (RCA) inputs, a USB extension cable, EyeTV infrared remote control, and a printed Quick Start Guide. The EyeTV 250 Plus requires a Macintosh computer with a PowerPC G4, G5 or Intel processor, 512 MB of physical RAM, integrated USB 2.0 port, Mac OS X v. 10.4 or newer. The download of program guide data requires an Internet connection.
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