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Patriot Box Office Media Player


$130.00 Released November, 2009

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Includes remote control. Unassuming aesthetic. Includes an HDMI cable.

The Cons:No internal storage standard. No built-in WiFi. No native DvD decoder.

The Patriot Box Office Media Player is a media streamer featuring a 2.5” hard-disc drive slot. It supports a variety of popular media formats — including H.264, MP3, and JPEG — and allows users to submit files either by USB, UPnP streaming, the Ethernet, an HDD (separate purchase required), or via WiFi (optional USB adapter required).

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Pivotal to the Patriot Box Office Media Player is that it supports full 1080p HD video content with Dolby Digital and DTS Surround Sound. Note also that the unit comes with an included HDMI 1.3 cable. Users simply connect the cable from the box to an HD-ready display, after-which they gain immediate access to all their digital media.

Features

  • Media Streamer
  • 2.5” HDD Slot
  • USB Interface (x3)
  • 10/100 Ethernet Port
  • WiFi (Optional)
  • Full 1080p Video
  • Dolby Digital
  • DTS Surround Sound
  • Wireless Remote

Specifications

  • Product Name: Box Office
  • Patriot Part #: PCMPB025
  • Warranty: 1 Year
  • Supported Audio Formats: WMA, MP3, Real Audio (RA)
  • Supported Image Formats: JPEG, BMP, PNG
  • Supported Subtitle Formats: SRT, MicroDVD SUB, SSA, SUB/IDX
  • Outputs: HDMI, Composite, A/V, S/PDIF

Supported Video Formats

  • [MPEG-1] MPG/MPEG/DAT
  • [MPEG-2] MPG/MPEG/VOB/ISO /IFO/TS/TP/M2TS
  • [MPEG-4] MP4/AVI/MOV
  • [H.264/AVC] MKV/TS/AVI/MOV/M2TS
  • [DviX 3/4/5/6, Xvid] AVI/MKV
  • [WMV9] WMV
  • [FLV] FLV
  • [Real Video 8/9/10] RM/RMVB support up to 720p

Included Accessories

  • Remote w/Batteries
  • Composite AV Cable
  • HDMI 1.3 Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • Quick Install Guide
  • Software
  • CD Manual

User Reviews (8)

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Pros
  • 5

    includes remote control

  • 4

    unassuming aesthetic

  • 4

    includes an HDMI cable

  • 4

    built in 10/100 LAN connectivity, optional WiFi connectivity with USB adapter sold separately

  • 4

    capable of outputting full 1080p high definition content

  • 4

    full support for the most popular video/audio formats

  • 4

    3 USB ports

  • 4

    affordable price

  • 3

    accepts internal 2.5" laptop drives (completely optional)

  • 2

    Updatable Firmware.

  • 2

    Plays just about any media file you throw at it.

Cons
  • 1

    no internal storage standard

  • 1

    no built-in WiFi

  • 1

    no native DvD decoder

  • 0

    unattractive and boxy

  • 0

    noticeable fan noise

  • -1

    Difficult to share files with Windows 7.

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