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Media Players

Energy M2700 Shift Ruby Red DVD Player

by Johan on October 4, 2010

Energy Sistem has proudly introduced their new portable DVD player namely the Energy M2700. The player can read DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, CD-R, and CD-RW. Measuring 21cm x 4cm x 15.8cm and weighing 840 grams, the Energy M2700 features a 7-inch high-resolution widescreen, a USB port and an SD/MMC/MS card reader. This portable DVD player also functions as a digital picture frame. The Energy M2700 Shift Ruby Red DVD player comes with a recommended retail price of 84.66 EUR ($116). [Energy System]

Sony SMP-N100 Network Media Player

by Johan on September 27, 2010

The Sony SMP-N100 network media player has recently introduced in the UK market. This Apple TV competitor provides access to Bravia internet video with Wi-Fi connectivity and DLNA, which means you can stream content through your Wi-Fi connection around your house from the Sony SMP-N100 box. The SMP-N100 also adopts “Content Noise Reduction”, which improves the quality of streamed video. The Sony SMP-N100 network media player will be launched in the UK market next month for £120 ($160). [ElectricPig]

SageTV HD Theater 300 Shipped

by Johan on September 3, 2010

SageTV has started shipping the SageTV HD Theater 300 HD media player. This gadget can stream video from online sites like YouTube, TV network websites, and Google video at the touch of a button on the remote control right to the TV in your living room. What makes this media player more special is that it is also able to stream media files to a wired network or to a wireless network with the addition of an optional wireless adapter. The SageTV HD Theater 300 supports HDMI 1.3 and both Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD/MA audio output. Additionally, it is compatible with SageTV’s Media Center software, allowing any PC or Mac equipped with an HD tuner card to watch and record live TV. You can purchase the SageTV HD Theater 300 for $150 each. [Slashgear]

Netgear NeoTV 550 And 350 HD Media Players

by Johan on August 27, 2010

Netgear has rolled out a couple HD media players in the form of the NeoTV 550 and 350. Both media players support playback of 1080p Full HD media files and supports most media formats including XviD, DivX, MP4, MKV, AVCHD as well as Dolby Digital and DTS digital audio. The NeoTV 350 and 550 both have a SD card slot and USB port for external storage. The NeoTV 550 also supports an eSATA port, BD-Live and an external Blu-ray drive. The NeoTV models should arrive soon and will cost $220 for the 550 and an unspecified but lower price for the 350. [Electronista]

Measuring at just 175mm x 128mm x 15mm, the Amex Digital MP-501 is claimed to be the world’s smallest 1080p media player so far. The gadget features an ARM 9 A8 Full HD engine, which is able to handle most of famous multimedia file formats including MP3, WMA, AAC, JPEG, GIF, BMP, AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1) and MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264). The Amex Digital MP-501 also supports an SD/SDHC card slot, a couple of USB ports and an HDMI out. If you are interested, you can purchase the Amex Digital MP-501 for $49. [Amex Digital]