Alternative to the WD Live and others.
Generally considered Top equal to the WD TV Live at the sub £100 mark.
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This is the BEST price I have seen for one of these, normally over £80.
A.C.Ryan Mini brings a whole new level of Quality and price to the Range of MKV/H.264 Media Players. Not only is it the same quality as its Big Brother but also its the same performance as its using the same Realtek chipset not only is this item the cheapest on the market but one of the best for quality and Speed.
Playback more video formats
Have the best of both worlds, play back popular video formats like MKV and RMVB in the highest resolution possible! Extensive list of supported video formats below.
NAS Network HDD / Media Player
Turns any external USB device into a NAS Network Drive, making it accessible via network. Plays / streams audio, video, image media from any device on your network.
A/V Streaming via UPNP
A built-in UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) client has been integrated on the system, which enables the player to auto-detect UPnP Media Servers on the network to browse and stream media files from them.
USB2.0 Host ports
Play back your files directly from External storage without going through PC, supports 2 x USB2.0 Host ports for 2 USB devices.
Unique passive Cooling Heatsink = Completely Silent
Once connected to the internet, you will be able to listen to your favourite Internet Radio SHOUTcast stations.
Regular firmware update
As always, AC Ryan strives to enhance user experience and the Playon!HD Mini is a product of the most active firmware development team, regularly releasing firmware updates with new and unique features that make AC Ryan the market leader.
A/V Out: HDMI interface up to 1080p
SPDIF Optical TOSLink (digital audio)
External USB Harddisk
USB disks / USB stick
Full HD Media Player
HDMI up to 1080p (Full HD)
Enjoy Full HD video (H.264, MKV, RM/RMVB) on TV
UPnP Media Streaming
Wired & Wireless Network
(Wired Network is included / Wireless Network is an optional extra, not included in the standard package. To enjoy wireless network at up to 300Mbps, purchase the Wireless option)
*Download BitTorrent to external media (*Available in future firmware update)
Listen to Internet Radio
(Picassa, Flickr, News Feeds)
Enjoy a Slideshow of your favorite photos