Can I use this to watch DirecTv on my computer?

I simply want to watch Directv on the computer. Don't need to record - and I also don't need to control the directv tuner from the Mac - i can always change channels from the satellite tuner itself.

Elgato EyeTV 250 Plus Digital TV Recorder

Elgato EyeTV 250 Plus Digital TV Recorder

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  • Best Answer:

    in other words, you just want to use the eyeTV as a tv, correct?

    Then yes, you just plug the eyeTV into your DirecTV top box by using the red, white, and yellow plugs (video and sound).

    EyeTV is, basically, just a TV. it uses your computer as the screen for the TV. you don't need to record, and you don't need to use the on screen display. you can just plug it into your to box, and use it as another tv.