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Rating 3.3 out of 5 stars with 74 reviews

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  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great with Sling

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    I bought this to connect to an antenna so I can receive local channels with my Sling subscription. It’s a little pricey but works well for the channels you get over the antenna. It was a little difficult to. Figure it out but I eventually did it. I had to connect an external drive to recorded the local channels. Advice: Use the Sling app on your phone and in the settings connect to the AirTV box and set it up that way.

    I would recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from AirTV Support
      Posted .

      Please let us know if you run into any questions in the future! We of course have our website (https://www.airtv.net/help) and we are available at 1-866-974-1354 from 7:30 AM – 10 PM MT (7 days a week). AirTVSupport

  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Streams live tv with some hickups

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    This works great. It streams live tv for free and it combines the live tv channels with my sling channels into a single menu. It saves me money because streaming services that include live local channels (Hulu live, youtube tv, etc) are more expensive than my sling subscription. I do have several complaints. You can setup the device to stream channels to a sling account or an airtv account but NOT both. Also the DVR function only works in the sling app and not the airtv app. The function to combine live channels with my sling channels only works on certain devices. It works on my iphone sling app but not my Macbook web browser. It works on my Roku sling app but not on my new QLED Samsung tv sling app. It works on the Amazon fire tv sling app but not my new 4k apple tv sling app. So all these devices have a sling app but only the sling app on certain devices will combine live channels with sling channels. I wish this was listed somewhere instead of me having to contact customer support to get it figured out.

    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 2 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    I Miss My Error Free Comcast TV

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    As a family of 3. There is a regular struggle with being able to record and watch enough shows at the same time with the boxes limitations. That, however, isn’t the only limitation(s). 1) 802.11n is an extremely old Wi-Fi standard that was created back in 2009. This needs to be at *LEAST* updated to the newer 802.11ac (created in 2014, which is what nearly every electronic on the market is made with these days) or 802.11ax (the latest and greatest of 2019). I believe this to be at least one of the causes of my Wi-Fi issues, given that my internet speeds are 250 MBPS download and 13 MBPS upload, I shouldn’t be seeing pinwheel loading pauses during my shows. In fact, the loading pauses were so bad that I had to hardwire it, which did help quite a bit. 2) Errors. Random errors seem to occur for no particular reason. Listed are some of the ones I have seen lately: - Ensure that your antenna is plugged in (restarted the AirTV and it was detected again) - Your hard drive has been ejected (restarted the AirTV and it was detected again) - Lost connection to the internet, please check your modem (restarted the AirTV and it was connected again, though i’m not sure how it lost connection to a hardwired cable) - AirTV is already in use (restarted and it was good to go, this one was even stranger given that it was 10 AM, everyone in the house was still asleep and nothing was even being recorded) I never used to have to unplug and reconnect my Xfinity box when I was paying Comcast for TV. However, it seems like if I don’t regularly restart my AirTV it spits back all sorts of strange errors like the ones above. Even when I do restart the box daily, I still sometimes need to restart it again. 3) No AirTV integration to the Windows 10 Sling app or the Sling browser. Basically, you currently do not get OTA (Over The Air) channels on a computer. 4) If you try to connect multiple antennas with a combiner it only seems to pick up from 1 antenna or another. I couldn't for the life of me get it to detect channels from multiple directions using multiple antennas. That being said I currently stick with 1 antenna. –Disclaimer: All of the feedback above is provided with experience using the Sling Roku app, iOS Sling app, Windows 10 Sling app and the Sling website on Google Chrome–

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great product, terrible software/apps

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    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

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    The product does what it is supposed to. In today's over-saturated market of tech things that are supposed to work and don't work or do a half-assed job of it, this one isn't one of those. The huge downside of the product is the setup which requires a tablet/phone to setup and lack of software on PC platforms. I don't understand how companies can ignore a multi billion user base when they are delivering a product to the market. Yes you can technically setup your machine to run Android apps but why not at least setup an installer to do this. For the average user this is too complicated. The 2nd huge miss is that I can't seem to find AirTV on Roku for some reason. It was there and now its gone, I assume it has something to do with sling - talk about ridiculous. Now I can only run AirTV on a Shield device or run it from a tablet/phone. Maybe next time they'll get it right

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    DVR OTA at its best

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    Extremely easy to set up. Superb Signal image and quality. Almost zero buffering. Works even on cellular network out of home on my devices. I have it on My Roku, Fire TV stick, iPad, Android phone. You do not have to be sling customer to use it. This product is amazing. DVR woks very well. I am very much impressed. I used Tablo before I bought this, but this is way better in signal quality, buffering, setup and performance.

    I would recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from AirTV Support
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      Excellent! We are happy to hear that you are enjoying your AirTV! AirTVSupport

  • Rating 1 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Does not work, no support from AirTV/SlingTV guys

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    Owned for less than 1 week when reviewed.

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    Would have been a great device if it worked! Very poorly designed configuration flow. Everything has to be configured in one shot - add to your wifi/ethernet, software update and then channel scan. Failure at any step makes you start all over again. Real pain! I am SlingTV subscriber. So tried to configure using SlingTV iPhone app so that I can see local channels in my subscription. It always gets stuck after channel scan, which is the last step, just showing a spinning wheel and "Starting stream..." message. Called AirTV support. They asked me to do a hard reset and go through the configuration steps. Same issue. They asked me exchange the device through BestBuy, which I did. Same issue on the new box. Called AirTV support again. They said it could be a SlingTV app issue, so I should call them. Called SlingTV support, they just asked me call back AirTV since its their device! FWIW I have tried connecting using 2.5GHz and 5GHz WiFi and Ethernet, reinstalling SlingTV appp, using different SlingTV account, hard reset over a dozon times. Same issue every time. Its going back for good,

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from AirTV Support
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      We are truly sorry to hear that you have had a poor experience, and would like to look into this on your behalf. Would you be willing to send us an email at customersupport@airtv.net? If you have not already returned the product, we certainly would like to attempt to work with you and earn your satisfaction. AirTVSupport

  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Fantastic Little Box!

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    The AirTV Player from Sling is a nice little android box, geared strongly toward Sling subscribers. Though I’d never have thought of buying one, I Saw it on sale at Best Buy and took a chance on it (GLAD I did!). There was a SLING Credit in the box, so I redeemed my coupon, booted up the box and began exploring … I’m having a gas with this! First of all, you can pull your OTA channels in from your Antenna and incorporate them right into the guide … your Sling channels and OTA channels are all on the same guide, same grid and get the same treatment. Further - you can select specifically, which GROUP of channels are displayed in the Channel Guide and Grid. So, for non-Sling subscribers, you can select OTA only (or Favorites only) and you get a nice little TV box with your OTA Channel Guide. Apps and Google , The Google side of this box uses the Android TV OS. So far, I’ve installed Hulu, Vudu, etc. and side loaded VPN & IPTV services. When you are on the “Google” side of things, you’re running it as a straight Android TV Box, no Sling, no OTA, just Android TV. To get back to the Sling side, just click “Guide” button. If you’re a Sling subscriber, you have a cloud DVR which functions well, but costs an extra $5.00. For your OTA channels, there’s a Two-Tuner DVR in the box. Records to your own Thumb Drive or External Hard Drive. It works, and because it’s relatively new, I’m looking for improvement here in the future (or a new box in development?). I’m not crazy about Sling TV (nothing bad, nothing good, just have a solution I prefer), but I love this funny little box. It is NOTHING LIKE some of the negative reviews I've seen on Y..Tube and nothing like some of the demos there. They’ve continued to make nice changes and improvements on this box, since it was first introduced and have turned out a great product. No, it’s not a Shield, it’s not a Skystream, but it doesn’t pretend to be. It's much more … a great little Cord Cutting appliance and I think it’s a gas. The Air TV Player is the BEST little experiment I’ve tried in ages, with an IMMEDIATE Return on Investment! …

    I would recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from AirTV Support
      Posted .

      Thank you for taking the time to leave such detailed feedback! We are ecstatic that we were the right solution for you! AirTVSupport

  • Rating 2 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Disables NBC streaming included with plan

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    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

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    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I started slingTV. would be a great plan if just included ABC and CBS. Where I am located NBC streams with my regular Sling plan as well as Fox. I hook up the AirTV and setup if fairly easy. Integrates ABC and CBS into my Sling app w/ my other channels, locals were at top Issues 1) NBC in my area is poor reception. The AirTV over-rides NBC streaming so am stuck with NBC cutting out if I want to see ABC or CBS within the same app. 2) Does not work on PC's or Samsung TV's, app integration works with Roku's mobile apps etc. I assume will change in future. I chatted w/ Tech support on this, the support rep at Sling was clueless that I have NBC streaming already available on my sling subscription routinely. Kept saying only way I have it is with Airtv app. Wouldn't even look to see if an option to over-ride OTA and use NBC with Streaming. Sling just trying to save money not giving my a streaming channel that I pay for . So irritated with the Support repn not transferring my after I asked for it that I just cancelled the sling service. Terrible implementation if you can not continue to use streaming on channels you pay for when they do not receive will with OTA. Dish/sling customer service was terrible.

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 1 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Not impressed.

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    Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.

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    Setup can fail for strange reasons, and once it is set up, if you decide to move the antenna in search for better reception, then the phone app will freeze when you try to rescan. You end up having to reset the AirTV, and then start all over again, redo all the firmware updates, etc.... What a hassle! Image quality is simply not as good through AirTV off the LAN, than it is straight to the TV from the antenna, neither. The tuner is also less sensitive, which means I've lost channels with the AirTV. Very disappointing! Finally, HDD support for the DVR function is very poor. None of my laptop, or portable hard drives worked properly with it, and that only my microSD card in a USB adapter would work. Lame! Do I really have to get another SD card for my camera, because of this thing, when I have perfectly working hard drives that should just work? C'mon! Who's got time for this? Couple this with Sling, which has a buggy, crashing app for my Roku, and I was done with the entire setup. I have canceled my Sling subscription, and returned my AirTV for a refund.

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Box is good service is not

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    Owned for 3 months when reviewed.

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    The box was not bad it is a good idea for a streaming service but singtv is horrible half the channels can not pause, fast forward or rewind and some of them you can't even dvr. I recommend the ota dvr as it's not bad just don't like slingtv.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Adequate at best

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    Owned for 1 year when reviewed.

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    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    Works for over the air TV and antenna. Works with sling TV. Not the best at recording thru sling.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 1 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great Concept, Someday could be Great, Not today

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    As of 3-15-2019 the DVR function is ONLY supported if you use sling, which I find misleading when looking at the product information on their website. I have sling and was/am very disappointed with integration into sling. I set it up for my parents couple months ago after they were confused with using PLEX for local OTA channels and Sling for 'cable' channels, and the airtv box was supposed to solve everything with local OTA & 'cable' channels within sling app on Roku. Recently, I asked if they wanted to go back to PLEX for local OTA and sling for 'cable' and they said 'YES, PLEASE!!! The airtv thing is REALLY annoying especially when recording local news broadcast and PLEX provides so much information and just works better'. So I got the point and removed from Sling integration and was going to trying with the airtv app. The hardware works for tuning, but the DVR function does not work through their app. I just called airtv.net and a representative said, 'the DVR functionality is only available through sling integration'. I asked when for airtv app, and he said 'it is priority and is coming'. Asking when, 'he said there is no timeline'. I asked if it could be tomorrow or a year from now and he said again 'no timeline'. So Great Concept, but not useful at ALL for me today considering I'm all in on PLEX with HDHomeRun Extend Tuners.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great with Sling!

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    Owned for 3 weeks when reviewed.

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    5 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    I've been a Sling user since the beginning of 2019. I took a look at the AirTV OTA DVR and Streaming Player to add local over the air channels to all my devices with the Sling app installed, after attaching an antenna. I can watch my favorite shows even away from home. There is a delay when switching from a Sling channel to local because the player disconnects. The player itself does not have a DVR but contains a USB port to connect an external drive. However, the drive must be no bigger than 2 TB. Great purchase for the convenience.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 5 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    So far so good.

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    I bought this mainly for the DVR function. Initially I had difficulties setting up a usb drive. I tried a couple of old usb 2.0 hardrives I had laying around. I couldn’t get either to format with the Air TV. I finally tried an new usb 3.0 drive and it formats and works flawlessly. It is easy to set up recordings and I like that I can do this up to seven days in the future. Also nice to set up recording from the Sling app on my phone, even when I’m not at home. The tuner on the Air TV seems to be adequate as it picks up all the channels it should. I’ve had no dropouts or pixelation. An added benefit of the Air TV is that it has saved me from two awkward cable runs to my bedroom and the garage. Also, my son who lives in another state, is able to access my antenna through the Sling app and is able to watch football which is out of market for him.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 1 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great idea, poor execution

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    I thought I had finally found what I've been looking for--a reasonably priced solution for recording OTA TV shows. When I cut the cord several years ago, this is what I missed the most, especially the ability to record sporting events. I've been a loyal Sling TV customer for several years now, so when I heard about the AirTV's integration with Sling TV, I was pretty excited. Setting this up was easy, and after only a few minutes, I was connected to my home's wifi and ready to scan for channels. I've been using the Mohu Leaf antenna for a while now, and they really work well, so I anticipated it working well with the AirTV. Once I connected it, AirTV found all my local channels! The big thing I wanted to do was to be able to record shows, so I attached an external hard drive and started the setup. After about 30 minutes it was still formatting, so I disconnected it and reformatted it in my computer. I finally got AirTV to recognize it, only to tell me that it wasn't fast enough. I then attached a 64 SD card in a card reader, and this was successfully recognized. Finally, I was ready to go! Unfortunately, that's when the trouble started. There's a light on the AirTV indicating that it is receiving a signal. Mine would only stay on intermittently. Also, it started to report that my external storage was disconnected, then reconnected, without me doing anything. I tried multiple antennas in multiple places in my house, including the attic. No location produced a strong enough signal for the AirTV to work as advertised. What's interesting is that these same antennas, when connected to my TV, produce excellent HD images with no dropouts. This is what I use to watch TV every day. No matter what I tried, however, the AirTV would not consistently recognize the signal, and without a signal, this is just a paper weight. So, unfortunately, I'm going to have to return mine and hope that someone can solve this TV viewing use case at a reasonable price, without a subscription. As it is, AirTV is still not ready for prime time. The concept is fantastic, and I loved the integration with SlingTV for the few minutes that it worked. Maybe I'll try again with a future version.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from AirTV Support
      Posted .

      I am sorry to hear that you had a poor experience using the device. While I understand that you tried different antennas and locations, it is possible that your television has an inbuilt amplifier which was boosting reception and improving picture quality when connected directly. Also, keep in mind that the way the device functions is by uploading your OTA content, and then downloading it to your streaming player.
      If you still have the device, we would like to work with you to get it running properly. If you have time for a call, our customer support line is: 1-866-974-1354 (Mon-Fri: 7:30AM–10PM MT and Sat-Sun: 6AM–11PM MT).
      We also work with professional installers which may be able to resolve the reception problems that you were seeing. If that sounds like something you would like to give a try, we have information about that at this link: https://www.airtv.net/antenna-installation/
      Hopefully we can earn your business and satisfaction back! AirTVSupport

  • Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Limited by the software

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    Owned for 4 months when reviewed.

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    3 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Purchased this to be able to stream my antenna home and away- does a great job with an easy interface. The biggest problem is the app support for Roku is Sling TV and Airtv app for others. The two apps do not play nice and you have to pick one which limits device support.

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    I would recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Great device. Especially if you have Sling

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    Owned for 1 month when reviewed.

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    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
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    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    Ease of Use
    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Setup was a breeze. Sling integration and Live TV DVR are great even with having to bring your own hard-drive. Could be 5 stars if the stand-alone AirTV app was near as good as the Sling integration. I don't understand why there isn't an option to use both Sling and AirTV apps simultaneously, or the lack of DVR functionality without Sling integration. As a way to integrate live TV into your Sling experience and DVR for locals this device is perfect.

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    4 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     
    I would recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from AirTV Support
      Posted .

      Thank for you leaving the great review! We will be forwarding your feedback to our development team. AirTVSupport

  • Rating 3 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Good real-time OTA viewing, troublesome DVR

    Posted .

    AIrTV works well when watching live OTA channels. However, the DVR has lot of issues. I won't recommend AirTV if one likes to record a lot of OTA programs. It's almost impossible to watch a recorded program while another program is being recorded. Especially if you are fast forwarding commercials while watching a recorded program (A) AND a new program is being recorded (B), the playback of program B will have lot of issues later on. The hard disk is not able to keep up with all of these operations. I wish AirTV was more explicit about this in their website. I have one of their recommended external HDDs (Western Digital 1TB My Passport Portable External Hard Drive). I just talked to their customer service and I was recommended trying an SSD. I would have bought an SSD instead of a regular HDD. Also, Sling/AirTV frequently "forgets" where the playback of an OTA recorded program was stopped. Next time when you want to continue watching, it'll take you to the beginning of the program. Now you'll need to fast forward which can effect the quality if a new program is being recorded meanwhile!

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 1 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Do waste your money

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    1 out of 5
     
     
     
     
     

    Took several tries to setup. Kept disconnecting. I have no issues with any other devices I have connected to my wi-fi. When finally set up, would receive multiple errors when trying to watch channels. My antenna works fine when connected to my tv. Received continuous pop ups stating hard drive was disconnected and reconnected as well as channel line up has changed. Returning this to the store.

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    No, I would not recommend this to a friend
  • Rating 4 out of 5 stars with 1 review

    Like but needs some work

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    The things I do like are that I can view my local channels on other device with the need for multiple antennas and that you can record local channels. However, I get constant messages that the flash drive is removed then immediately inserted and I’m not even home. It interferes with the shows I’m watching. I have reset the device and it still does the same thing. I wish you could watch local channels on a computer as well.

    I would recommend this to a friend
    • Brand response from AirTV Support
      Posted .

      While we're glad you're happy overall with the device, there may be some recommendations that we can make to help with that DVR/Drive message that you're receiving. We have seen the best results with external hard drives that have their own power supply, with between 50gb-2tb of space. We have more details about the DVR at this URL: https://www.airtv.net/airtvdvr/ and of course our customer service agents are more than happy to help! AirTVSupport