Sneak Peek: WD TV Live Media Player


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Leaked photos have surfaced on what appears to be the second generation WD TV, dubbed the WD TV Live Media Player. Stand-out new features include: Ethernet, DLNA / UPnP support, Internet streaming, DTS downmixing, and an A/V jack for component and composite video out through separate cables. Obviously, all much welcomed features spurred on by requests from current WD TV owners. Below are the specs, but be warned that the details haven’t been confirmed.

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WD TV (TM) Live Media Player

Features
Play Full HD 1080p video, music and photos on your HD TV
Supports widest variety of file formats and devices
Network capable for easy access to the newest content from PCs, network drives, internet favorites
Kit Contents
Media Player
Compact remote with batteries
Composite AV cable
Component AV cable
AC adapter
Quick Install Guide

Compatibility
HDMI,Full HD (1080p), AAC, MP3, JPEG, USB 2.0, H.264, SimplayHD™, Energy Star®, Dolby Digital, DTS, DLNA, Bonjour, AVCHD, Windows Vista

Media Formats
AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1),
TS/TP/M2T (MPEG1/2/4, AVC, VC-1) MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264), M2TS, WMV9
JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, PNG
MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby Digital, DTS
Playlist – PLS, M3U, WPL

Subtitle – SRT, ASS, SSA, SUB, SMI

MPEG2 MP@HL up to 1920x1080p24, 1920x1080i30, or 1280x720p60 resolution. MPEG4.2 ASP@L5 up to 1280x720p30 resolution and no support for global motion compensation.

WMV9/VC-1 MP@HL up to 1280x720p60
or 1920x1080p24 resolution. VC-1 AP@L3 up to 1920x1080i30, 1920x1080p24, or 1280x720p60 resolution.

H.264 BP@L3 up to 720x480p30 or 720x576p25 resolution. H.264 MP@4.1 and HP@4.1 up to 1920x1080p24, 1920x1080i30, or 1280x720p60 resolution.

An audio receiver is required for multi-channel surround sound digital output. Compressed RGB JPEG formats only and progressive JPEG up to 2048×2048. Single layer TIFF files only. Uncompressed BMP only. Specific details, please refer to the user manual.




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  • mrb12

    When is this box available?

  • mrb12

    When is this box available?