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Jul 23, 2012 02:54 PM

Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link DX HD Media Player Review

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Iomega has come out with a unique and latest Media Player, ScreenPlay TV Link DX HD in the market. The use of such media players has changed the way we watch movies or listen to songs. All you need to do is just download the digital media or rip the optical media owned by you. This might look bit time consuming and also the above medium is not as popular. So, consumers were introduced to Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link DX HD, which is not just a media player but also a full entertainment hub. The use of Ethernet and Wi-Fi connectivity options with DLNA in it has brought the internet access right to your TV.

Highlights

 Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link DX HD Media Player- Technical Specification

Connectivity

AV: Composite (IN & Out), Component, Coaxial Audio, HDMI

Data: USB (A & B), 10/100 Ethernet

Playback Resolution

Up to 1080p High-Definition (60fps)

External HDD Formats

NTFS (default), HFS+, FAT32, Ext2, Ext3

Dimensions

8.0" L x 6.17" W x 1.85" H

Weight

0.95 kg

Video Formats

-H.264, WMV, RMVB (SD), MPEG-1/2/4 (part 2, ASP), VC-1, DivX®, DivX Plus™ HD (MKV), Xvid

-File Types - .avi, .asf, .iso, .vob, .ifo, .mp4, .mov, WMV, FLV, .mkv, AVCHD, M2TS

-Subtitles - SRT, SSA, SUB, SMI

Audio Formats

-MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, AAC, AC3, PCM, M4A, DTS

-Playlist - M3U, PLS, WPL

Photo Formats

JPEG, BMP, GIF, PNG, TIFF

Clip Splitting

Web browser w/Flash 10.1, Netflix, Pandora, Flickr, MediaFly, YouTube

I/O

Ethernet and USB

System Requirements

-Windows XP, Vista, 7

-Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6

-Built-in USB connection

-Standard or HD TV with HDMI or Composite Video 

 connection & cables

Alarm Volume

QWERTY-format keyboard

Price

INR 8,999 Approx.

Design and Feel

This rectangular shaped black box is available with rounded sides that are made of polymer. Further, this Media Player weighs around 0.95 Kg and measures 8"x 6.17" x 1.85" making it light and compact sized. The build quality of Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link DX HD is good and it also has few ventilation perforations on either side. Also, the device is provided with has two USB ports and a blue power LED to indicator. This DLNA certified media player can also be availed with a Wi-Fi dongle, two AAA batteries and a QWERTY keypad remote

Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link DX HD Media Player Features

Iomega’s latest Media Player, The ScreenPlay TV Link DX is loaded with tons of features that make it more demanding and useful among the consumers. The device is provided with a Wi-Fi adapter, HDMI cable and plethora of socket plugs. Some of the other features of this media player include:

  • The addition of a QWERTY keypad to the IR remote is nice as the device supports Internet capabilities
  • Extensive Audio & Video Format Support
  • WiFi Adapter & QWERTY Remote Included
  • Connect Flash & Hard Drives Via USB
  • View Internet Content On Your HDTV
  • Brilliant 1080p Full HD Video Playback
  • Direct Access To Several Internet Sites
  • Dolby Digital & DTS Decoding
  • DLNA Certified Media Server & Player
  • DivX Plus HD Certified
  • Compatible With PC & Mac
  • Easy-to-use interface

Disadvantages

ScreenPlay TV Link DX does lack few features that might have made a hot seller in the market. Some of the drawbacks of this media player are listed below:

  • No memory card reader
  • Being glossy, it attracts dust and fingerprints
  • Using the QWERTY remote is frustrating
  • Wi-Fi could have been in-built
  • The lack of internal storage is definitely felt

Verdict

If judgment has to be made, this media player is a decent development from Iomega. The overall Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link DX HD Media Player Review also indicates that it is capable of supporting all media formats, wireless media streaming and DLNA support. The Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link DX HD Media Player Price in India is INR 8,999 approximately.

 

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