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SanDisk Sansa Take TV


$99.00 Released October, 2007

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Makes it easy to play video from your computer to TV without any streaming. Cheap. Works with both Fanfare website and files store on your computer.

The Cons:Doesn't support high-definition. Does not support many file formats. No support for music or photos.

The Sansa Take TV is a hybrid USB/video player that can connect directly to your TV, allowing you to watch video files straight from the player. Take TV has a USB interface that can connect to your PC for easy file transfer.

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Product Shot 2 The docking cradle has the necessary TV cables (either S-video or composite) which can be plugged into any standard televsion. You can think of it as a USB device that is able to play video through a TV. Take TV is available in a 4GB model ($99) or a 8GB model ($149)

Features

  • Supported video formats: MPEG4, DivX, Xvid
  • Resolution: 720x576
  • Maximum 7Mbps bit rate
  • Works with USB 1.1 or USB 2.0
  • Compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac and Linux
  • Includes wireless remote

User Reviews (3)

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Pros
  • 2

    Makes it easy to play video from your computer to TV without any streaming

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    Cheap

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    Works with both Fanfare website and files store on your computer

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    Simple, straight-forward playback interface

  • 1

    Decent video quality somewhere just below DVD-quality

Cons
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    Doesn't support high-definition

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    Does not support many file formats

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    No support for music or photos

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    Limited premium content available from Fanfare service

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    Fanfare downloads can only be stored on the TakeTV, and not your PC

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    Fanfare has been discontinued

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Amanie
Amanie: #sandisk_sansa_take_tv This is a great idea. A really straightforward way to play videos from your PC on your TV. Feb 15, 08
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