The Elgato EyeTV HD Video Recorder is a full-featured recorder/receiver that captures television from your cable or satellite box and delivers it live to your Mac in full HD. EyeTV HD records in the pristine H.264 format for a crystal clear, high-definition digital picture. EyeTV HD is very easy to set up and use. It has a unique dual-format capture mode that enables you to record in the iPad and iPhone formats at the same time.
The DVR comes with Toast Basic disc-burning software so you can archive your favorite movies and TV shows and save space on your hard drive. It includes an infrared remote and channel changer cable ("IR blaster") for automatic control of the receiver.