Monsoon Vulkano Deluxe: Place-Shifting Meets DVR

At a Glance

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  • Monsoon Multimedia Vulkano Deluxe

    The Monsoon Vulkano lets you remotely access live and recorded TV on a wide variety of devices at a reasonable price, but does impose some compromises in quality.

At a Glance

The Monsoon Vulkano lets you remotely access live and recorded TV on a wide variety of devices at a reasonable price, but does impose some compromises in quality.

Price when rated: $280

Pros

  • Delivers high-def DVR and place-shifting features
  • Delivers high-def DVR and place-shifting features
  • Reasonable price
  • Reasonable price
  • Lets you access and set recordings via PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android
  • Lets you access and set recordings via PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android

Cons

  • Supports only analog inputs
  • Supports only analog inputs
  • Recorded shows must be downloaded, not streamed
  • Recorded shows must be downloaded, not streamed
  • Shows recorded in high definition aren't viewable on your smartphone
  • Shows recorded in high definition aren't viewable on your smartphone
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