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Company: Elgato Systems

Website: www.Elgato.com

Model: EyeTV 250

Price: $200

Compatible: Macintosh

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Elgato Systems EyeTV 250 TV Receiver/Recorder and Video Converter

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Tuesday, June 6, 2006
Category: Video Recorders

Similar to the EyeTV 200 we previously checked out, Elgato's new EyeTV 250 is considerably cheaper ($200), physically smaller - the same footprint as a full-sized iPod, but twice as thick as the thickest iPod models - and still capable of running with the EyeTV 2 software we reviewed before. The EyeTV 250 uses USB 2.0 rather than FireWire for its connection to a Macintosh computer, and cosmetically matches the white plastic and aluminum bodies of Mac minis. A large black remote control is also included in the package.

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