ASUS - Play Media Player
Like many people nowadays you probably have lots of movies saved in different places and in various forms as well. This fantastic little Asus O!Play media player will let you enjoy virtually all these videos (as well as music too) and take all of it to your television. The cool looking device will process HiDef (to 1080p) along with regular data and you may hook up to a LAN to stream information. Aside from a LAN port it's also got eSATA, USB, and composite (RCA) video and audio jacks to provide interface with nearly all equipment. The Asus O!Play HDP-R1 additionally carries an optical digital audio output intended for audio transfer with no loss, to the receiver or television. Pros: The single characteristic that helps make the Asus exceptional is its movie processing. Inevitably the picture created is identified as exceptional. Plus the audio is quite good too. Some folk go as far as to state that the Asus movie standard is superior to what they've already witnessed. It is additionally explained that there's simply no lag in video, no matter if a 8GB HD video in 1080i ends up being used. Numerous customers praise how this device is quick and easy to set up and get going. Based on consumers you need to simply remove it from the package, hook up the wires plus a hard disk, and you'll be in a position to enjoy movies without delay. People record how the system appears to be capable of coping with just about every data file variety. According to users it is not totally flawless nevertheless it measures up exceptionally well to the majority of the competitors plus its much less expensive than lots of others to buy. Cons: Irrespective of boasts how the gui is particularly user-friendly plenty of people are finding that in actuality it is merely adequate, certainly not amazing. Examination of remarks by users discloses that the Asus does not appear to stream Netflix or Amazon video. Furthermore, being able to view films that happen to be stored on a folder in a network can be a lengthy procedure involving locating the work-group, pc, as well as the exact folder where ones videos will be. This is just not a straightforward operation. It significantly slows you up, which may be irritating. Feedback highlights that you've got to handle the Asus with its remote control - no choice. The actual remote control is slammed because of its key layout in addition to some instances involving hesitation in between pressing a key and achieving a result. Some individuals mention that there's no 'menu' key with respect to DVD's. Consequently you cannot get back to the main menu after you begin playing a video without going by way of a time-consuming procedure. The system occasionally gets frozen whilst moving throughout the folders or perhaps when you use the web. Quite a few users had to disconnect the energy cord to totally reset the device. The O!Play from Asus will quickly have you making the most of videos which have been saved and possibly lost in your numerous devices and folders. Now with a click of the remote control you are able to pick a video irrespective of where it's saved, and even view it in high definition.