Iomega brings 1 TB ScreenPlay Pro HD Multimedia Drive

By Koushik Saha on 31.10.08

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Promising to offer a high-definition theatre experience, Iomega has unveiled its latest multimedia drive, dubbed ScreenPlay Pro HD. The 1 TB drive allows users to bring all their photos, music, standard- and high-definition videos to a home theater from a PC by creating convenient link between the home network and the home theater.

The 7,200RPM unit formatted hard disk drive is compatible with a 10/100 Ethernet connection, enabling users to remotely access their networked files or use a second USB drive to transfer files.

The Iomega ScreenPlay Pro HD Multimedia Drive comes with a remote and also offer built-in basic video recording capabilities from a set-top box, letting users save a standard definition video clip for later viewing.For video connection drive has HDMI, component and composite video. While audio connections such as composite RCA and coaxial S/PDIF outputs are also included.

The drive supports HD signals up to 1080i resolution, along with DivX, MPEG-4 and XviD video files. It supports a wide range of file formats which include MP3, AC3 (Dolby Digital Encoding), WAV, WMA, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (AVI/VOB) and JPEG.

Compliant with Windows XP and Vista operating systems, the ScreenPlay Pro HD allows backup of important data with EMC Retrospect software or online with MozyHome Online Backup.

The 1 TB Iomega ScreenPlay Pro HD multimedia drives have been rolled out in the US carrying a price tag of $300 (approx. Rs. 14,790). Iomega has also unveiled a 500 GB storage device.

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