So you have your PlayStation 3 sitting in the place Sony envisaged, as the entertainment hub in your living room. But until PlayTV arrived, it really wasn't the central device it could have been. Now the PS3 is a PVR (Personal Video Recorder), well not a fully fledged PVR, but for the price, it does the job.
PlayTV is a small, unobtrusive box (160mm X 70mm X 39.5mm 113g) with a single red power indicator, an RF Aerial input and a mini USB output to the PS3 - there is a 1.5M supplied USB cable. Due to its light weights, the box can be squirreled away just about anywhere your home entertainment aesthetics dictate.