Plextor released today its latest personal storage device - the PX-MPE500U - a PC-to-TV consumer multimedia player to enable PC files to be played back on a TV or hi-fi, including audio, video & photo files.
Comprising a 500GB hard disk, the device it comes with wide compatibility with all popular file types for every occasion - including DVD folder, DivX, Xvid, MPEG-1/2, MP3 and JPEG.
The PX-MPE500U can be connected to a PC via USB and used to store videos or still images. The player than can connected to TV or Hi-Fi through Scart or audio/video plugs.
Key features of the new player include
video upscaling to 720P (HD Ready), Hi-Definition JPEG display, creation of playlists on computer, digital photo viewer with thumbnail preview.
The Plextor PX-MPE500U will be available from January 2008 at Plextor's network of dealers.
HDD: 3.5" SATA I/II
File System: FAT32 or NTFS
PC Interface: USB 2.0
Audio/Video Interface: Audio/Video: Composite Video + Audio R/L (3.5 mm phone jack x 1)
Component Video: Y, Pb, Pr (3.5 mm phone jack x 1)
Digital Audio: Coaxial S/PDIF Output (RCA x1)
SCART: SCART connector x 1 (Europe)
OS Support: Windows Vista / XP / 2000 / Me / 98SE
Media Type: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, DivX, Xvid, MP3, WAV, JPEG
Media Files: dat, mpg, mpe, mpeg, vob, m2p, avi, divx, xvid, jpg, jpeg, mp3, wav
DivX Subtitle: IDX / SUB, SRT, ASS, SSA, SUB (type II), SMI, PSB VOB on HDD: DVD Menu/Audio/Subtitle/Angle Selection
Video: 720 X 576 pixels
JPEG: 5120 X 3840 pixels
MP3: 320 kbps
TV: PAL / NTSC
Screen Ratio: 4:3 / 16:9
Component: 480i / 480p / 576i / 576p / HD-720p
Analog Audio: Stereo / Left mono / Right mono, Digital Audio Output
Private Folder: Password protection in both TV / PC mode
Input: AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Output: DC 12 V, 2A
Dimensions: 196 (L) x 61 (W) x 122 (H) mm
Weight: 894 g (approx.with HDD)