Ziova Clearstream CS505 High Definition Network Media Player
Now available and you can demo it at livingcinema (appointment needed.)
The ZIOVA Clearstream? CS505 High Definition Network Media Player
gives users four connectivity options in one unit: wireless networking,
Ethernet wired networking, optical disc playback and USB 2.0 hard drive
It has unprecedented file format support including high definition
Windows Media? Video 9 and MPEG4 playback.
The CS505's music playback capability handles all the formats
enthusiasts have longed for, including the high definition FLAC lossless
compressed format, OGG, AAC (commonly used in Apple iTunes**), MP3, Windows
Media Audio 9, CD Audio and others.
Video playback is also astonishingly comprehensive. The CS505 handles
playback in Windows Media Video 9, XviD, Nero Digital?, MPEG-4, QuickTime
MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, DVD, and other formats.
The CS505 is engineered from the ground up for high performance networking,
with Ethernet and 54Mbit/s*** 802.11G wireless networking integrated.
The internet is just a button away on the CS505, with instant access to
features such as local weather, and support for streaming Internet radio
Included with the player are two options for media servers: TwonkyVision
and Windows Media Connect. These programs make sorting and streaming digital
media files from multiple PCs simple.
TwonkyVision supports Windows, MacOS X and Linux.
World's first Network DVD Media Player to support HDMI output with HDCP.
World's first Network DVD Media Player to support Windows File sharing (SMB).
No server software needed on the PC!
World's first Network DVD Media Player to support FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec).
World's first Network DVD Media Player to provide NTFS support for USB 2.0 drives.
World's first Network DVD Media Player to support incremental Pan and Zoom
during file playback (fine grained control of zoom in .05 increments).
World's first Network DVD Media Player with fully skinnable firmware
allowing for customised appearance.
TV doesn't need to be turned on to play MP3 files. All files and info
(ID3 Tag) are available for viewing on the front panel display.
No need to send the unit back for repairs in the event of
an interrupted firmware update -- power failure, etc.
Firmware can be restored to factory defaults with the
Emergency Firmware Recovery disc.
- MP2 (MPEG 1 Layer 2)
- MP3 (MPEG 1 Layer 3)
- CD Audio
- OGG Vorbis
- FLAC Lossless Audio
- WMA (lossy compression)
- AAC-LC (Low Complexity)
- MPEG-2 MP@HL (720p & 1080i)
- MPEG-4 ASP@L5 (720p & 1080i), such as XviD, 3ivx, HDX4 etc.
- WMV9 MP@ML (720p & 1080i)
- Nero Digital? up to (Main) Cinema Profile
- QuickTime? .MP4 (MPEG-4 SP video with AAC audio)
- DVB/ATSC Transport Stream Support
- DVD ISO and IFO Parsing Support
- SRT, SSA and SMT subtitles
- Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
- Wireless 802.11g
- WEP/WPA(PSK) Wireless Security Encryption
- SMB Support -- access Windows shares directly (no authentication)
- UPnP Streaming
- Full Versions of UPNP Software included (Twonkyvision and Windows Media Connect)
- Search the Shoutcast directory - thousands of free online stations
- Add your own Shoutcast Stations
(if the device appears as a mass storage device)
- USB Thumb Drives
- USB HDD Drives
- DVD-Video, SVCD, VCD 1.x and 2.0
- Online Weather Panel
- Emergency Firmware Recovery (EFR)
- ID3 Tag and display on VFD panel on player
- Incremental Zoom (fine grained control of zoom in .05 increments)
- Firmware updates from OSD. Check for new updates
- Fully customize your GUI with our skinning support
- Quick Skip (user defined skip ahead function)
- Composite Video
- Optical (TOSLink)
- Analogue 5.1
- 10/100 Ethernet
- USB 2.0
- Wireless 802.11G
- PAL 576i/576p
- NTSC 480i/480p
- HDTV 720p50/720p60/1080i/p50/1080i/p60