01 December 2008

New HD "steel" keeps coming....

Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite

2 new HD Streamers/Players in just few days:
Netgear Digital Entertainer Elite

What makes it "elite". For me it starts from form factor, it's good in my rack woth Onkyo head unit etc. Secondly, all major HD formats and digital audio formats are supported.

Mentionable features
  • HDD is self installable
  • Progressive download capable with HDD model
  • Draft-N wireless
  • Max 40 Mbps throughput
  • All major video formats, including ISO, VOB, MKV
  • Home theatre audio: DTS 5.1; DTS-HD master audio; Dolby Tru-HD, Dolby AC3 and other formats suported
  • Fan

SageTV Theater

SageTV HD Theater 200
  • Fan-less quiet design.
  • Video formats: MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264 up to 1080p, AVI, MKV, MOV, ASF, VOB, WMV9/VC-1 up to 1080p;
  • Audio formats: MP2, MP3, AAC, WMA, Vorbis (stereo only), AC3 (stereo down-mix/pass-through), FLAC, DTS (pass-through);
  • Video Out: 1 HDMI, 1 Component, 1 Composite, 1 S-Video
  • Audio Out: Left/Right audio output and optical S/PDIF
Seems that HD is soon taking over...