2 reviews


$399.00 Released October, 2009

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Capable of outputting full 1080p high definition. External eSATA and internal SATA hard disk connectivity. HDMI output.

The Cons:Actively cooled and not very quiet at ~34dB. High price for the functionality provided. Not wireless.

The QNAP NMP-1000 is a network media player offered by QNAP as the only model in their NMP series. This compact media player seamlessly integrates with your existing TV and home theater system to give you the ability to enjoy videos, photos, and music stored on the internal hard disk or digital contents from the PCs or NAS on your home network.

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Product Shot 2 It has an HDMI 1.3 output, SATA HDD interface, Gigabit network interface and several networking features which lets you play Full HD 1080p video on you HDTV with Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD multi-channel digital surround sound. The slideshow mode which lets you browse digital photos on your TV with your desired background music. For easy file browsing, the NMP-1000 will automatically find all digital media on the internal disk, mounted remote disks and on your home network and organizes them into a categorized library. This navigation system lets you sort and search your multimedia files systematically and specify different ratings for the music and video files. It has has support for popular applications such as YouTube, flickr and SHOUTcast internet radio.


  • Processor: Sigma Designs SMP8635
  • Memory: 256MB DDR RAM, 64MB flash
  • HDD Capacity: 1 x 3.5" SATA I/II HDD, up to 2TB
  • LAN Port: 1 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
  • VFD Display: 9 alpha-numeric character
  • LED Indicators:
    • Power/ Status (Player mode: blue; NAS mode: red)
    • Direction key (OK)
  • USB:
    • 2 x USB 2.0 host (for storage expansion) , 1 x USB 2.0 device (to PC, NMP works as a mass storage device)
    • Supports 802.11b/g/n with WEP/WPA-PSK encryption by USB wireless adaptor (optional purchase)
  • eSATA: 1 x eSATA port (to PC; NMP works as a mass storage device)
  • A/V Output: HDMI v1.3a, component (Y, Pb, Pr), composite video, S-Video, analog stereo out, S/PDIF optical and coaxial
  • Buttons:
    • Power button
    • OK/ play button, four direction buttons, option button
  • Form Factor: Portable
  • Dimensions:
    • 204 (H) x 176.4 (W) x 62 (D) mm
    • 8" (H) x 6.9" (W) x 2.4" (D)
  • Net Weight: 0.7Kg/ 1.54 lbs
  • Gross Weight: 2Kg/ 4.4 lbs
  • Operation Environment:
    • Temperature: 0~40°C/ 32~104°F
    • Humidity: 0~90% R.H.
  • Fan: 40 mm, smart fan
  • Power Supply: AC Input: AC-DC Adaptor, 110-240 12V, 3A; 5V, 3A
  • Power Consumption:
    • Standby mode: 11W
    • In operation: 14W
  • Sound Level:
    • Standby mode: 34.6 dB
    • In operation: 34.7 dB

User Reviews (2)

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    capable of outputting full 1080p high definition

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    external eSATA and internal SATA hard disk connectivity

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    HDMI output

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    3 USB connections for external drives, optional WiFi adapter

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    support for the majority of popular formats

  • 1

    compact and lightweight

  • 1

    includes remote control

  • 1

    attractive UI

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    gigabit network connection

  • 1

    DNLA compliant

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    support for popular online media services

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    actively cooled and not very quiet at ~34dB

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    high price for the functionality provided

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    not wireless

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