Netgear are soon to release the NeoTV 350 HD and NeoTV 550 Ultimate HD Media Players, allowing you to play movies, music and photos stored on your computer or external hard drive, on your TV.
Either you plug in a hard drive, flash drive or SD card and play the content, or SD card, or hook the Netgear NeoTV up with your home network, and play content stored on your networked devices.
Netgear NeoTV release date and price
Two NeoTV models will go on sale in December. The NeoTV 350 HD Media Player will have an RRP of $169, and the NeoTV 550 Ultimate HD Media Player will sell for $249 RRP.
- Analog or HDTV
- Connections: Two (2) USB ports (1 front, 1 back), SD card slot, eSATA port, 10/100 Ethernet
- Media sources: USB Storage devices, eSATA storage devices, SD memory card, CIFS/Samba, NFS, UPnP AV and DLNA servers, Windows Media Player 11 Media Sharing
- Video and audio output: HDMI 1.3a, 36bpp deep color, 12 bit xvYCC processing and HDCP 1.2 compliant, Component video, Composite video, stereo analog audio, S/PDIF optical digital audio
- Video codec formats: H.264 HP@L4.1 to 1080p, VC1 MP@HL, AP@L3, WMV 7/8/9, MPEG-2 MP@HL to 1080p, MPEG-4 Part 2 ASP@L5 to 10 Mbps (Xvid), MPEG1/2/4 SD, H.263
- Video container formats: AVI, Xvid, MOV, MP4, MPEG2 PS, MPEG2-TS, DVD ISO/VOB/IFO, MKV, ASF, AVCHD, DivX, WMV, M4A, M2TS, MTS, MP1, MP2, MPG, DVR-MS
- Blu-ray (external USB Blu-ray player not supported)
- Audio formats:Dolby® Digital (AC3), Dolby® Digital Plus, TrueHD, DTS 2.0+, DTS HD and DTS HD MA (passthru), MP3 up to 320 Kbps or variable bit rate (VBR), WMA8 and WMA9 up to 192 Kbps or variable bit rate (VBR), WMAPro, AAC, FLAC (to 5.1, 192Khz), PCM LPCM/WAV (to 5.1, 192Khz), internet radio (streaming MP3), MKA
- Photo formats: JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF