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Media Players

The Pioneer ASX-1021 is the company’s first AirPlay-compatible AV receiver. The gadget requires an additional Pioneer-compatible AS-WL300 wireless LAN adapter (sold separately) that allows you to stream audio from your iPod, iPhone or iPad to your home theater system. There are also several free apps on the Apple App Store, which allow you to remotely control the Pionner ASX-1021 from your iPod, iPhone or iPad. The Pioneer ASX-1021 AirPlay-compatible AV receiver is priced at $549.99. [Pioneer]

The GO Media HD player is claimed to be the smallest HD media player in the world. Measuring at just 82mm x 15mm, this gadget provides the most simple and convenient way to enjoy all your HD media while on-the-go. The GO Media HD supports most of famous multimedia files such as MP3, WMA, ACC, FLAC, MID, OGG, WAV, RMVB, 3GP, DAT, AVI, DIVX, FLV, MKV, MPEG4, RM, and VOB. $34.97 is all you need to bring home this portable HD media player. [Product Page]

Iomega 2TB ScreenPlay DX HD Media Player

by Johan on February 18, 2011

The Iomega 2TB ScreenPlay DX HD media player is now available via Amazon. The gadget streams movies from Netflix and music from Pandora (US only). This DivX-certified media player also allows you to access videos, movies, photos, and songs on the Internet using the built-in web browser with Flash 10.1 plug-in. The Iomega 2TB ScreenPlay DX HD media player supports 1080p HD video playback, Dolby Digital Audio and DTS for superior sound. If you are interested, you can purchase the Iomega 2TB ScreenPlay DX HD media player for $299.99 a pop. [Product Page]

Online store Chinavasion has started selling the new 7-inch Full HD 1080p Handheld Multimedia Player. The gadget supports PDF files, which means you can read your favorite e-books on this high definition multimedia player. The Chinavasion 7-inch Full HD 1080p Handheld Multimedia Player also supports most of famous multimedia files including AVI, MP4, MPG, MKV, DAT, WMV, RMVB, MOV, XVID, DIVX, MP3, WMA, WAV, APE, FLAC, OGG and DTS+AC-3. You can save your movie collection in this player’s 8GB internal memory. If you are interested, you can buy the Chinavasion 7-inch Full HD 1080p Handheld Multimedia Player for just $116.24 a pop. [Chinavasion]

Marantz NA7004 Network Audio Player

by Johan on January 21, 2011

Marantz NA7004 Network Audio Player

Marantz has announced its latest network audio player, the NA7004, that serves as a digital-to-analog converter for people with large collections of downloaded high-resolution music on their computers or other external storage devices who want to listen through their home audio systems. The Marantz NA7004 is a DLNA version 1.5-certified DMP (Digital Media Player) and DMR (Digital Media Renderer), which is capable of providing users with studio quality sound in home listening rooms. The player utilizes some of today’s most advanced and innovative sonic-enhancement technologies to deliver pristine audio performance from all of today’s most widely used digital music sources. Users also have access to vast collections of Internet radio stations for high-quality playback though a home audio system. Among its key performance and convenience features are a USB front-panel input featuring iPod Digital Connection and a back panel M-XPort for wireless Bluetooth streaming with optional RX101 Bluetooth Receiver. The NA7004 also includes access to over 14,000 Internet Radio stations. File types supported include FLAC, 96/24FLAC, WAV, WMA, WMA Lossless, MP3, MPEG-4 and AAC. The Marantz NA7004 retails for £699.99, and you will have to pay an additional premium for the AirPlay features. [Marantz]