I have been looking around for a digital television solution that wasn’t going to cost an arm and a leg. Well, I saw the ASUS My Cinema-U3000 Mini on the weekend and so thought it was time to take the plunge. I do like Asus – let’s face it, I bought their R1F!
I was a bit skeptical about the size and this USB dongle’s ability to receive digital television broadcasts, let along HD broadcasts. I was pleasantly surprised. It comes with it’s own antenna that plugs into the unit and then has a magnet on one end so you can attach it to metal objects.
As you’d expect, that’s not the greatest solution but for the mobile traveller it’s the best you can hope for. The dongle does come with a coax adapter so you can attach it to an external antenna for a more permanent installation. Continue reading