ViewSonic intros VMP70 HD media player

ViewSonic-VMP70ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display and consumer electronics products, today introduced the VMP70 direct-connect, HD media player. Taking media that is stored on a hard drive or USB thumb drive the VMP70 makes attaining the ultimate Full HD big screen viewing experience easy and affordable.

“We believe in enhancing the entertainment experience in a way that is both convenient and user intuitive,” said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic North America. “With more compatible media formats than any other media player on the market, we are confident that our portable media box provides consumers the freedom to enjoy HD multimedia content on their favorite HDTV without limitation.”

ViewSonic VMP70 HD media player

The VMP70 makes it easy to enjoy ultra crisp, Full HD 1080p content on a TV or other entertainment system display. By simply inserting a USB drive or external hard drive into the player, users can enjoy their favorite output content, including HD movies with optional subtitles, TV shows, music and photo albums. Weighing less than one pound, this stylish and lightweight device can easily be brought along when visiting friends or family, making any digital library portable and accessible nearly anywhere.

ViewSonic VMP70 HD media player

Unlike some direct-connect media players, the VMP70 features a S/PDIF port, enabling the player to easily connect to even the most advanced home theater systems for a surround sound experience. A remote control is included for making easy adjustments to aspect ratio, audio and format settings. The VMP70 also ships with an HDMI cable standard in every box to provide users with the best consumer experience possible.

ViewSonic VMP70

The VMP70 supports the most complete set of video and audio formats of any media player available including MPEG1/2/4, Divx/Xvid, MKV, H.264, VC-1, WMV9, RM/RMVB, DTS, Dolby Digital, WMA, MP3, FLAC, OGG and MKA to name a few. Connectivity options are nearly limitless as well with the VMP70’s included HDMI, Component, composite, S/PDIF and duo USB drive slots for optional increased storage space.

ViewSonic VMP70 HD media player

Specification

DISPLAY

Resolution Full 1080p HD video playback

COMPATIBILITY

Photo Formats JPG, JPEG, BMP, PHG, GIF photo format
Video Formats MPEG 1/2/4, DivX/Xvid, H.264, VC-1, WMV9, RM/RMVB & more
Audio Formats WMA, MP3, DTS, OGG, AAC, (2-channel), Real Audio

POWER

Consumption 11.48W (typ), standby mode < 48W
Voltage Input 100~120V AC, 50/60Hz
Voltage Output DC 12V 2.0A

CONTROLS

Basic 1 key power button, all functions controlled by remote
OSD English, French, Spanish

OPERATING CONDITIONS

Temperature 32ºF –104ºF (0ºC–40ºC)
Humidity 80% (non-condensing)

DIMENSIONS

Physical (WxHxD) 8.03″ x 1.57″ x 5.5″ (203.98mm x 40mm x 140mm)

WEIGHT

Weight 0.925 lb. (420 g)

REGULATIONS

FCC, RoHS

PACKAGE CONTENTS

ViewSonic VMP70 Digital Media Player, HDMI cable (1.0m), remote control with battery, AC/DC Power Adapter, User Guide

WARRANTY

One-year limited warranty

INTERFACE

HDMI, Component (CVBS), Composite (YPbPr), SPDIF inputs 2xUSB 2.0

SYSTEM STORAGE FILE SYSTEM

EXT3, NTFS, FAT 16/32

The ViewSonic VMP70 is now available for an MSRP of $129.99 with a promotional holiday ESP of $98.99.

Source: ViewSonic

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