Elgato EyeTV Mobile

Elgato EyeTV Mobile

A$ 149.95

2.0 out of 5 stars

Based on 12 reviews

Discontinued

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Product Information

  • Overview

    EyeTV Mobile connects directly to your iPad’s dock connector and receives the DTT signal through its miniature telescopic aerial. EyeTV Mobile does not require an Internet connection and gives you unlimited DTT TV without touching your data plan. With the EyeTV Mobile app you can enjoy a full range of TV viewing features on your iPad 2 including pause, rewind and record. The integrated EPG (Electronic Programme Guide) offers you up to 7 days of detailed programme data.**

  • Highlights

    • Unlimited TV without the need for an internet connection
    • Portable and easy-to-use
    • Watch, pause, rewind and record over 8 hours of live TV*
    • Free EyeTV Mobile app available on the App Store
  • Did you notice?

    EyeTV doesn't require an internet connection so you can enjoy unlimited television without using up any of your data plan.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Watching television on your iPad 2 whether you're at home or on the move.
  • What's in the Box?

    • EyeTV Mobile Receiver
    • Miniature telescopic aerial
    • Rod aerial with magnetic base and removable suction cup
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Micro-USB charging cable***
  • Tech Specs

    • Height: 1.1 cm
    • Width: 3.1 cm
    • Weight: 14 g
    • Length: 4.1 cm
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: ELG-US-000005
    • UPC or EAN No.: 4260195390188

    Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products

    • Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.

    Manufacturer Note

    • * With a fully charged iPad 2
    • ** The amount of EPG data varies by broadcaster
    • *** Micro-USB cable intended for use with the EyeTV Mobile battery and is not designed to charge an iPad 2

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iPhone models

iPad models

  • iPad 2 (2nd generation)

  • iPad (3rd generation)

Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (2.0 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Do not buy for Australia

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Tried many configs on different iPads, in different suburbs, bottom line in a city where tv reception is generally never an issue, Tried many configs on different iPads, in different suburbs, bottom line in a city where tv reception is generally never an issue, product failed to identify any channels. Not good for Melbourne (probably Australia). Just doesn't work.

    I've returned the unit, on that note Apple customer care was exceptional. Initial exchange done with ease and then refund processed with ease.

    • Written by from Mill Park

    78 of 85 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Do not buy for Australia
  • Does the job!

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    It does the job nicely. Very easy to use and understand, even with the recording facility. Comes with a tiny wireless aerial and It does the job nicely. Very easy to use and understand, even with the recording facility. Comes with a tiny wireless aerial and a slightly larger one for better reception. The larger one can be stuck down or sucked onto a surface with the sucker.

    It's all extremely small in size which is very nice, and it doesn't look ugly.

    Charge the unit simply by plugging the USB cable into the eyetv unit and into almost any USB slot, ie PC. Charges very quickly.

    Only problem I have, when you're moving about, you do get interference, but this is expected I suppose, as this would happen with any aerial device that's being moved. If you're in one place, it's perfect.

    • Written by from Exeter

    88 of 106 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Does the job!
  • Don't waste your money

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    This product simply does not work. I have tried using both the micro and rod aerials and cannot get the device to receive any chan This product simply does not work. I have tried using both the micro and rod aerials and cannot get the device to receive any channels at all. I have tried positioning my iPad in a number of different places in the house, including right next to windows but it makes no difference.

    I will be sending this product back first thing on Monday morning for a refund.

    Don't waste your money on this product, you are likely to be very disappointed.

    • Written by from Camberley

    85 of 109 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Don't waste your money
  • Does not work in Sydney!

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Wish I read the Aussie reviews before I wasted my money! Recently moved from Riverstone to the heart of Sydney CBD and it's awful! Wish I read the Aussie reviews before I wasted my money! Recently moved from Riverstone to the heart of Sydney CBD and it's awful! Depending where I out the device dictates if I get various channels and it picks up different channels in the same location if you scan again! The main issue is the screen is just fully pixelated so it's not watchable! I'm in an apartment that only has internet tv which is awful & foxtel via xbox so no terrestrial tv. I thought this device was the answer - gutted! BTW also tried this in Tassie and same thing, not happy.

    • Written by from RIVERSTONE
    Was this useful? Does not work in Sydney!
  • A disappointment

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    No matter what sort of aerial I use, I can get no more than 26 channels. I'm in Australia and particularly want to watch GEM which No matter what sort of aerial I use, I can get no more than 26 channels. I'm in Australia and particularly want to watch GEM which is screening the ashes cricket series. I just can't get it to scan GEM even when connected to my roof top aerial. My verdict? An expensive disappointment.

    • Written by from Sydney

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? A disappointment
  • Small package and yet it still delivers

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I've had a whole lifetime where I have purchased numerous TV cards for desktop computers and notebooks, most of these units failed I've had a whole lifetime where I have purchased numerous TV cards for desktop computers and notebooks, most of these units failed to live up to my expectations, often failing to pick up all stations even with an external aerial. Even the best full size home TV units fail to deliver an adequate signal with small indoor antennas so this was not an expectation I had of my Eye TV, I tried the unit indoors with the supplied small antenna in remote NSW and it actually worked, although with an unreliable signal, but then I expected this. Connect this sucker to an external antenna and it works like a trooper. I now have a compact lightweight TV for my off-road camper van. Mounted using a Wallee case and Wallee VESA mount it is just as good as any other TV in my van. I highly recommend this product.

    • Written by from Deniliquin

    5 of 5 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Small package and yet it still delivers

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