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Elgato EyeTV Hybrid 2008 TV Tuner Stick for Analog and HDTV Reception

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  • EyeTV 3 Software Included
  • Receive analog and free HDTV
  • Clear QAM digital cable

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The convergence has begun, and your media have begun to come together! Take it with you with the EyeTV Hybrid! Perfect for anyone who wants over-the-air HD- or analog TV, it delivers free over-the-air digital and analog TV to your Mac by antenna or standard cable. You can also connect it to a set top box to receive premium channels, digital cable or satellite (in standard definition).

With your Dual-processor PowerPC G5 or an Intel Core Duo processor you'll also enjoy watching 720p or 1080i HDTV (MPEG-2). Navigate EyeTV's Full Screen Menu with your Apple remote or the included EyeTV remote. Just plug the unit into your USB 2.0 slot, and you'll be watching TV in no time! This remarkable little module brings in flawless digital signals to your Mac, so ou get the full-quality digital content in one swoop.

You can even connect your game console for a lively gaming experience. Who'd have believed you could pack so much function into a unit the size of a pack of gum? Unwrap this special stick and taste the sweetness of TV on your Mac!

  • newegg Two-in-One TV for Your Mac The EyeTV Hybrid delivers free over-the-air digital TV to your Mac in stunning 720p or 1080i HDTV (MPEG-2) and other digital television standards, as well as conventional analog TV via the standard cable or antenna.
  • newegg Super Quality Digital TV Recording The EyeTV Hybrid records digital TV in lossless quality for unaltered digital content as encoded by the broadcaster and supports closed captioning and Dolby Digital sound.
  • newegg High Speed USB 2.0 Interface The high speed USB 2.0 interface provides 480Mbps bandwidth for real-time analog/HDTV programming and MPEG 2 encoding on your computer. Hot-swappability enables the Elgato EyeTV Hybrid to be connected or removed to/from your Mac during operation.

Learn more about the Elgato EYETVHYBRID2008


TV Tuners & Video Devices


EyeTV Hybrid now comes with revolutionary Xceive 5000 silicon tuner and 6th generation demodulator technology for improved reception (both analog and digital) and unencrypted digital cable (Clear QAM) support.

Analog- /ATSC-Tuner:
Frequency range: 48-860MHz (VHF and UHF)
Analog TV standards: NTSC
Digital TV standards: ATSC
Digital cable standards: Clear QAM

Input and Output:
USB 2.0
Antenna input: Coaxial connector (IEC)
S-Video (via break out cable, included)
Composite video (via break out cable, included)
Stereo audio (via break out cable, included)
IR remote control sensor

Power Supply:
USB bus power

3.23" x 1.26" x 0.59"
1.06 oz.


EyeTV Hybrid instantly turns your Mac into a digital TV and DVR that is capable of receiving stunning quality HDTV by antenna, as well as conventional analog TV by standard cable or antenna.

EyeTV Hybrid now receives unencrypted digital cable (Clear QAM).

Made for the Mac
With its classic matte aluminum finish and surprisingly small size for such a versatile product, the EyeTV Hybrid is a perfect complement to the Mac. It features a USB 2.0 interface for the streaming of superior quality, uncompressed TV content to your Mac. EyeTV Hybrid is USB powered and therefore requires no external power supply, and contains a full-size coaxial plug.

EyeTV Hybrid records digital TV in one quality setting, Lossless. The digital stream is recorded unaltered for full quality digital content as encoded by the broadcaster. EyeTV also supports closed captioning and Dolby Digital sound.

EyeTV Hybrid records analog television using the encoder built into the EyeTV software together with your Mac’s processor. As a result, the quality of the analog recording depends on the power of your Mac.

EyeTV Hybrid also comes with a break-out cable for composite video and S-Video, enabling you to connect a set-top box directly to your Mac


Macintosh computer with a PowerPC G4,G5 or Intel Core processor
512 MB of physical RAM
A built-in USB 2.0 port
Mac OS X v10.4.11 or later
Internet connection required to download Program Guide data

Note: 720p or 1080i HD features require a Dual PowerPC G5 or an Intel Core Duo processor. Analog TV recorded via software encoder; quality depends on processor performance.
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    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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