The EyeTV 250 Plus from Elgato Systems is an external USB TV tuner for Mac. It turns your computer into a PVR by allowing you to watch and record ATSC digital and NTSC analog TV signals on your Mac. The small external device connects to your computer via a standard USB 2.0 connection. It lets you input video directly from a coaxial, RCA, or S-Video source. It comes with the EyeTV software package to watch and record TV, making it a great choice for watching and recording television programs on your Mac.
- PVR Capabilities
- The EyeTV 250 Plus turns your Mac into a powerful Personal Video Recorder. Video is recorded and compressed using hardware MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 compression, producing high quality video with a relatively small file size.
- iPod Export
- The included EyeTV software features a one-click iPod export. This lets you easily export video to watch on your iPod. You can even schedule an automatic export, allowing you to load your recorded programs quickly on your iPod for your morning commute.
- Complete Solution
- The EyeTV 250 Plus is a complete solution, featuring an integrated tuner as well as a remote control. This is the perfect companion for anyone wishing to turn their Front Row-equipped Mac mini into a true media center computer.
- Analog Import
- In addition to working with TV signals, you can also import video from any analog source. This allows you to convert old analog video tapes to a digital format, allowing you to archive them on your computer or on DVD.