Hisense 1080p HD TV Media Player (Watch your downloaded films on your TV in HD) £50 @ Expansys + Free delivery and £10 cash back - HotUKDeals
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you can get a £10 Rebate by sending in a form so making it £39.99 with delivery
Expires on 10/09/2010.
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Description:
Watch the films and TV programmes you download from the internet directly on your TV in HD.

For:
Supports Full 1080p HDMI playback
Small size means it wont take up too much room
Massive range of files means your well catered for
Against:
Design not to everyones taste
Remote takes a little time to master

Features:


hdmi Connectivity 1 x hdmi Port

Resolution 1920x1080p

Video codec
- MPEG1,MPEG-2 up to 1080p, MPEG-4 (720P/1080i/1080p), Xvid,H.264 up to 1080p,WMV9/VC-1 up to 1080p, RealNetworks(RM/RMVB)8/9/10 up to 1920*720(720P), Flash Video

Weight 315g


Simply plug in your USB drive and your TV into the Hisense player and you're off. Alternatively, you can plug it into your wired home network and stream films directly from your PC or a NAS box.

The Hisense media player has an HDMI connector for connecting to your TV (like the connector on the back of your PS3), giving you HD quality film playback on your HD ready TV. The box also includes a remote control.

- Supports Full HD: 1080p
- Maximum Stream Rate: 800Mbps
- All Video Format: Real Audio RM/RMVB, WMV9(VC-1), MkV (H.264), FLV, 3GP
- True HD
- DLNA - UPnP / Network Neighbourhood
- Support both FAT / NTFC formatted USB Storage Device
- Remote control included

Release Date: Tuesday 15th September 2009
Shipping Weight: 1.60kg
Technical Details

• HOST: CPU MIPS 400Mhz CPU
• Flash memory: 16MB
• SDRAM: DDR2 128MB
• Video codec:
- MPEG1
- MPEG-2 up to 1080p
- MPEG-4 (720P/1080i/1080p), Xvid
- H.264 up to 1080p
- WMV9/VC-1 up to 1080p
- RealNetworks(RM/RMVB)8/9/10 up to 1920*720(720P)
- Flash Video
• Audio codec:
- MPEG-1 Layers I,II and III and MPEG-2
- LPCM,ADPCM, FLAC, AAC, WAV and OGG Vorbis
- DTS HD Master Audio, LBR
- RA1/RA-cook/RA-lossless WMA/WMA Pro
• Photo: HD JPEG,BMP,TIFF,PNG,DNG
• Video/Audio output:
- Video YPBPR / HDMI out
- Audio RCA stereo out(L/R)
- S/PDIF
• 1 x HDMI port to connect to your HD TV
• 1 x RJ45 connector for connecting to your home wired ethernet network
• 1 x USB 2.0 port for connecting your USB drive that contains your films
• Power supply: UK plug, AC 100~240V / 50~60Hz, DC12V, 2A
• Dimension: 210 x 170 x 32mm
• Weight: 315g
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#1
Has this got .srt/.sub subtitle support?
#2
seems a nice little unit
#3
few reviews about on net - quick look says has some .srt support but as i am not familiar with using subs other than those on dvd (or by hard encoding them into dvd ripsfor phone use) so no idea how well works.
apparently they are also sold as vbridge which has a better remote?
#4
rubbish player. terrible remote, and doesn't even support 59.94Hz (only 60Hz), meaning it's ntsc (and as a result pretty much all HD stuff) won't play nicely.

by 'not nicely' i mean you will get a dropped frame every 41.6 seconds.
#5
They are shipping the VBridge at present.
#6
I've had one of these for around a year now. I caqn fully recommend it:

Full support for .srt files, not tried .sub as of yet. Just rename the .srt to the same as the video filename and you can switch it on/off with one of the buttons on the remote. Also supports subs that are included within .mkv files

Plays .iso files (dvd and blu ray images)
Plays blu ray native files (uncompressed images)
1080p mkv files play without any stutter or problems
Remote control I got was awful but functional (hard white plastic buttons) but I hear that newer units come with better control (dunno if this is one of them)

but for the price it does the job, has HDMI out, component out (can do both at the same time if required).

It says 1xUSB port on the description but mine has 2 and can support 2x2Tb hard drives at the same time. Both of mine are powered so Im not sure if it can support unpowered hard drives but it does play 1080p mkv files from USB stick perfectly.
#7
lmaolmao
rubbish player. terrible remote, and doesn't even support 59.94Hz (only 60Hz), meaning it's ntsc (and as a result pretty much all HD stuff) won't play nicely.

by 'not nicely' i mean you will get a dropped frame every 41.6 seconds.


I'm not dismissing the above comment but from my experience, I use this media player on a 100" screen through a projector and in a year of use have not noticed any glitches in playback of 1080p material. I consider myself very picky when it comes to picture quality and getting things 'perfect' and even on such a large screen it's not been noticeable. Just my opinion though as I know when it comes to audio and video what is perfect to one person can be awful to another.
#8
Sweet player for £40 !!!!
#9
Anyone know what filesystem the attached HDD has to be? The Expansys page says 'FAT / NTFC', surely this is a typo, and NTFS?

Edited By: siksik6 on Aug 30, 2010 22:00: additional info
#10
Sounds like a cheap alternitive to the WDTV live. I'm tempted to get one for the bedroom. I've had a lot of trouble with expansys in the past though - everything I ever get from them seems to be open boxed even if they don't describe it as such...
#11
misterpaul
Sounds like a cheap alternitive to the WDTV live. I'm tempted to get one for the bedroom. I've had a lot of trouble with expansys in the past though - everything I ever get from them seems to be open boxed even if they don't describe it as such...

in the same boat, got a wd downstairs and this is half the price of the wd live (after cashback), looking to hook up to the nas for the tv in the bedroom....been looking at this for a little while, was put off by the remote, which got bad reviews, however, apparently these are being shipped with a new style remote, so have gone for one
#12
siksik6
Anyone know what filesystem the attached HDD has to be? The Expansys page says 'FAT / NTFC', surely this is a typo, and NTFS?


It can be FAT or NTFS. I use NTFS with this device.
#13
It should do ntfs otherwise you are limited to a 4gb file size. Nice price really tempted but spent too much recently and have xbmc on the revo which is way better than this.
#14
For £40 its a good deal kind of.

against you have a poor gui, poor remote
For you have a really nice selection of media file playback including wmv h264 etc
you have an ethernet port and its only £40

The hearest to this is the sumvision MKV player for about £60
#15
Ordered, can these be reflashed??
#16
don't forget quidco too... (_;)
#17
Looks good, gone for one
#18
hi, I'm looking for a cheap wireless media player. It doesn't need to have a hard drive as it would play stuff from the network. Can anyone suggest anything? Thanks.
#19
Seems quite expensive for something not including a hdd
#20
shadowdogg
Seems quite expensive for something not including a hdd


It's not expensive as it is capable of playing MKV files at full HD. The next cheapest to this is about £70 for a Sumvision Cyclone MKV media player from somewhere like SVP
#21
Anyone know if this does DTS down-mixing unlike my WDTV 1 ??

Thanks
#22
i like the look of this - £40! yes plz
#23
Hmm, tempted can't go wrong for £40, just need another 1080p telly to use it on
#24
Could i plug a usb stick or a mains hdd with a 1080p film on and play straight off them ?
Would save me a lot of hassle if i could.
#25
"Simply plug in your USB drive and your TV into the Hisense player and you're off."
#26
Anyone know if this can play files from SMB/NFS shares over the lan, or is it restricted to upnp/dlna?

Cheers, Des.
#28
fowler909
hi, I'm looking for a cheap wireless media player. It doesn't need to have a hard drive as it would play stuff from the network. Can anyone suggest anything? Thanks.

Same goes for me - any suggestions would be appreciated
#29
One of these and some homeplugs would be a better solution than wireless imho.
1 Like #30
cash back for this is it must be brought from 1st -31st august
so last day to buy it is 2today !!!
#31
I've got a WD TV to play H264 stuff. I know there are a lot of happy users out there, but frankly am disappointed at the number of MKV's that stop without warning or fail to seek, and the lack of updates is suprising. Going to give this a go
Thanks to the OP
#32
What a pain though - having to apply to Expansys to get the money back - even though you are bying from them!
#33
custardy
seems a nice little unit


That's what my mrs says........
#34
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mj2XiQf_GRk

Very odd, supplied with a video cable that can not be used with this device.

It does not have a combined RGB video out??? Silly cable..

Actually I like the remote that is shown on the video... (Although these units may have a different one?)
#35
Chiptivo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mj2XiQf_GRk

Very odd, supplied with a video cable that can not be used with this device.

It does not have a combined RGB video out??? Silly cable..

Actually I like the remote that is shown on the video... (Although these units may have a different one?)


Mine came with a component cable in the box.
#36
jsoap
I've got a WD TV to play H264 stuff. I know there are a lot of happy users out there, but frankly am disappointed at the number of MKV's that stop without warning or fail to seek, and the lack of updates is suprising. Going to give this a go
Thanks to the OP


It hasnt happened much but I have had mkv's stop without warning on this Hisense player too. Ive not worked out why it happens yet but it seems something wrong with the file itself rather than the player as when it happens to a film its always at the same moment of that particular file.
#37
jonhoggy
Could i plug a usb stick or a mains hdd with a 1080p film on and play straight off them ?
Would save me a lot of hassle if i could.


Yes just copy your film as you downloaded it to usb stick or hard drive. no reformatting just dump it and play.
#38
is the dts pass through only?
#39
killain
is the dts pass through only?


Audio:
DD - downmix/passthrough worked fine
DTS - downmix/passthrough worked fine
TrueHD - not supported
DTS-HD MA - downmix of core worked fine through tv. Passthrough of core worked great with a receiver.
LPCM - fine.
FLAC - fine.
#40
avsie
killain
is the dts pass through only?


Audio:
DD - downmix/passthrough worked fine
DTS - downmix/passthrough worked fine
TrueHD - not supported
DTS-HD MA - downmix of core worked fine through tv. Passthrough of core worked great with a receiver.
LPCM - fine.
FLAC - fine.


I'm thick you know!! Does this mean the DTS can be heard through the TV, like a WDTV Live, or does it have to go through an amp, like I used to have to do with my original WDTV unit, using the optical out?

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