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Media Players

Digital Cowboy DC-MCNP2 7.1Ch Full HD DivX Box

by Johan on January 20, 2011

Digital Cowboy today announced its latest DivX Box, the DC-MCNP2. Dubbed as the Movie Cowboy Xtreamer, the gadget is compatible with most of famous multimedia files including ISO, IFO, MPEG-1/2/4, VOB, TS, WMV9/VC-1, XviD, MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, AVCHD, RealVideo 8/9/10 (720/30p Max), MP3, WMA, AAC, OGG, AC3, and FLAC. The Digital Cowboy DC-MCNP2 also features HDMI and Digital Audio output with the support of 7.1Ch audio, USB Host, DLNA Server, NAS and FTP Server. If you are interested, you can purchase this new DivX Box for 15,000 Yen or around $181. [Akihabara]

TMP-301K DivX Box

by Johan on December 20, 2010

TMP-301K DivX Box

You are lucky if you are living in Japan, because you are able to purchase the TMP-301K DivX box. What makes this gadget interesting is that it is capable of holding over 2TB of hard drive space. The TMP-301K also provides several connectivity options such as HDMI out, Component, USB, and Ethernet (DLNA). What’s more, this DivX Box is capable of playing both Standard Definition and High Definition media and supports for DTS-DMA, DTS-HD and True HD audio formats. Too bad, there is no info on pricing or availability at this time. [Ubergizmo]

Creative ZiiEagle Jukebox For Classic Chinese Movie Fans

Creative has recently introduced the ZiiEagle Video Jukebox, which is designed for classic Chinese movie fans. The gadget comes preloaded with 668 Shaw Brothers Chinese films, including popular titles such as “Diau Charn” (1958), “The Kingdom and The Beauty” (1958), “Beyond The Great Wall” (1959), “Madam White Snake” (1962), “Last Woman of Shang” (1963), “One-Armed Swordsman” (1967), “The Magnificent Concubine” (1960) and “Come Drink With Me” (1996). Included in the package are also around 200 titles not released on DVDs and TV. All 668 movies have been carefully selected and categorized into 4 main genres such as Kung Fu/Martial Arts, Horror/Fantasy, Mature and Romance. The ZiiEagle is powered by Creative’s ZMS-05 HD media-rich applications processor offering 720p HDMI video output and a slew of user-friendly features. The Creative ZiiEagle Video Jukebox is priced at S$888 or around US$676. [Creative]

Olive Media Inc. today debuted its flagship offering, the handcrafted Olive O6HD music server for home stereo systems. Available in silver or black, this music server boasts a fully balanced differential DAC with a matched pair of TI’s top-of-the-line 24-bit/192 kHz DAC modules (Burr-Brown PCM1792) for the inverted and non-inverted signals on each of the right and left channels. Other features include a TEAC CD-RW drive, a 2TB of storage space, a plethora of analog and digital outputs, a Gigabit Ethernet jack, 802.11n Wi-Fi connectivity, an HDMI out, a USB 2.0 port and a 10.1-inch 800 x 480 color touchpanel. The O6HD music server is available in limited quantities for $4,999. [Press Release]

Chinavasion HD Multimedia Player

by Johan on November 15, 2010

The Chinavasion HD Multimedia Player is claimed to be the world’s smallest media player. Constructed with an outer aluminum casing, the gadget comes with both RCA audio out and composite video out. This means, you can stream the audio separately to your home stereo system, while you’re watching HD quality video on your TV. The Chinavasion HD Multimedia Player also supports most of multimedia file formats including MP3, WMA, ACC, FLAC, MID, OGG, WAV, RMVB, 3GP, DAT, AVI, DIVX, FLV, MKV, MPEG4, RM, and VOB. $34.82 is all you need to bring home the Chinavasion HD Multimedia Player. [Product Page]