Elgato readies iPad 2 TV tuner dongle

Freeview on the freeway

Elgato EyeTV Mobile Freeview TV dongle for iPad 2

TV tuner specialist Elgato has come up with a plug-on Freeview pick-up for the iPad 2.

Elgato EyeTV Mobile Freeview TV dongle for iPad 2

The diminutive dongle - called the EyeTV Mobile - clips onto the popular fondleslab's dock connector and pulls down digital TV signals through a telescopic micro-antenna.

Power comes from its own on-board battery, charged over a separate USB connection.

Not just Freeview - it'll work with any MPEG 2 streams sent out over DVB-T. Alas, it doesn't support Freeview HD/DVB-T2.

Elgato EyeTV Mobile Freeview TV dongle for iPad 2

EyeTV Mobile will be out at the end of September for just under £100. ®

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