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Archos GMINI 402 20GB Camcorder Pocket Multimedia Centre - £113.40 delivered
Archos GMINI 402 20GB Camcorder Pocket Multimedia Centre - £113.40 delivered

Archos GMINI 402 20GB Camcorder Pocket Multimedia Centre - £113.40 delivered

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Archos GMini pocket player Misco. Note that this is camcorder version of the player.

Here is the spec (taken from Archos website as Misco spec is misleading):

Capacity: 20 GB* Hard Drive.
Capture 50 hours of personal videos.
Store up to 80 hours1 of videos, 200,000 photos1
or 10,000 songs1.
Camcorder: Encode in real time in MPEG 4 SP, CCD sensor,
resolution for video: up to VGA, digital zoom 2x.
Three resolution modes for different quality of
recording.
Digital Still Camera: Resolution up to 1.2 mega pixels.
Video playback: MPEG-46 SP with B-Frames with stereo sound.
Near DVD quality up to 720x480 @ 30 f/s (NTSC),
720x576 @ 25 f/s (PAL), AVI file format. WMV9
(including protected files) up to 352x288 @ 30
f/s, and 800 KBit/s2.
Photo viewer: JPEG (except progressives) or BMP.
Download photos from computer through USB 2.0
port. Transfer photos from digital camera3
through USB Host port.
Music recording: From an analog source in stereo sound for WAV
(PCM & ADPCM) format.
Music playback: Stereo MP3 decoding @ 30-320 kb/s CBR & VBR,
WMA (including protected WMA files), WAV (PCM &
ADPCM).
Game engine: Mophun game engine4.
Display: 2.2" TFT LCD 220x176 pixels, 262 000 colors.
Interfaces: USB 2.0 high-speed device, compatible USB 1.1, PC
& Mac. USB Host port compatible Mass Storage
Device.
AV connections: Stereo analog Line In (via adapter included).
Earphones. Audio and Video line Out (TV output).
Built-in microphone. Built-in camcorder and still
camera.
Battery life: Up to 10 hours5 for music. Up to 4 hours5 for
video on built-in LCD. Up to 2 hours5 for
camcorder.
Scalability: Download firmware updates from archos.com
Power source: Internal: rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery.
External: AC charger/adapter.
Dimensions: Approx. 10,6 x 6 x 1,7 cm - 4.1 x 2.3 x 0.7"
Weight: Approx. 160 g - 6.64 oz
Minimum system requirements:
Minimum computer configuration:
PC with Windows® ME, or 2000, and USB 2.0 port. Macintosh® G3 with MAC OS v10.2.4 or higher, Macintosh® G3 and USB 2.0 port.
Minimum configuration for Playsforsure content:
PC with Windows® XP SP1 or higher operating system, Windows Media® Player 10 or higher, and USB 2.0 port.
Package includes: Gmini 402 Camcorder, AV cable and adapter, earphones, USB cable, USB Host adaptor, AC power charger, Quick Start Guide, Pouch.

More information can be found archos.com/pro…ere


NOTE: The price ex-del is £108.99. I assume that buyer can use 'Lite 3 day' delivery for packages weight below 1kg. If not, then 114.87 using normal 3 day delivery.

34 Comments

Thanks for the post Kommunist!

This is a nice piece of kit. (Again lol)

http://www.systemaxdev.com/productmedia/htmlimages/cten/MP3/129446-front.jpg

Original Poster

You're welcome!
Where the other post went, BTW? And why I just received notification that it was branded as 'SPAM - Archos Multimedia Player £114.87'???

I think the other post was posted after yours, so in effect it was 'spam'. It was removed I believe.

This looks rather good. Does anybody understand how you get photos on to if from a Canon 350d or a compact digital?

Original Poster

It got USB host port, so in theory you just connect your digicam to it and it'll move pictures to its disk. Whether it works in practice, I do not know

Looks a good deal Kommunist,

Does anyone know if this will play my Divx or Xvid films that I usually play on my DVD player at home? I'm looking for a decent portable video player that can also be plugged into a TV if required.

Thanks

Original Poster

Reviews on Amazon say it does play Divx, but I guess you might need to re encode it in case your specific file doesn't work.

remember quidco

:thumbsup:

Skirge

Looks a good deal Kommunist,Does anyone know if this will play my Divx or … Looks a good deal Kommunist,Does anyone know if this will play my Divx or Xvid films that I usually play on my DVD player at home? I'm looking for a decent portable video player that can also be plugged into a TV if required.Thanks



I have the original 402 (without camcorder), and it plays the majority of my DIVX movies. Took it on holiday with me and it was superb, used on the plane, and hooked it up to the hotel TV as well :thumbsup:

rizla01

Was that my post you are referring to, I wonder.Never sent SPAM before.:)



It's just the button we click to remove any duplicate posts

Kommunist

You're welcome!Where the other post went, BTW? And why I just received … You're welcome!Where the other post went, BTW? And why I just received notification that it was branded as 'SPAM - Archos Multimedia Player £114.87'???



Was that my post you are referring to, I wonder?

Never sent SPAM before.:)

Wow. That's confused the issue.
Whoooops.:)

rizla01,
How did Emma reply to your post 2 minutes before you posted?

LOL he removed a post an re-posted. Or else I really am a psychic robot from the future.

Editor

I reallt like the look of this, good deal Kommunist!

dinosteveus

rizla01,How did Emma reply to your post 2 minutes before you posted?



Yeah. Emmas too quick.

I was editing my post when she posted the answer?:roll:

Anyway. Bigger picture here.

http://img.systemaxdev.com/productmedia/A/A-ARH/54d91a1d-d164-4f1b-be3a-7653e62add6d_CTEN_500x500.jpg

Also would love to know where they get 2.3 inches as the width. 10.6 Cms is 4.2 inches.

It should read:-


[CENTER]http://www.systemaxdev.com/productmedia/htmlimages/cten/MP3/129445-front.jpg
But Misco have this one at £169.99 ex VAT
[COLOR=red](£199.74 inc VAT)[/COLOR]
[/CENTER]

Original Poster

rizla01

Was that my post you are referring to, I wonder?Never sent SPAM before.:)


Yes, I just was surprised why it was regarded as spam

The only way we can physically remove a post from the hot deals forum is to click the spam button, which moves it to a holding forum (other than physically deleting it, which we rarely do, so as to keep posts for future reference).

rizla01 - Don't be offended, we're not calling you a spammer.

Kommunist, what do you mean you got notification that it was spam?

Original Poster

emmajk42

Kommunist, what do you mean you got notification that it was spam?

After you clicked 'spam' button I received the following email:

emmajk42 has just replied to a thread you have subscribed to entitled - SPAM - Archos Multimedia Player £114.87 - in the Testing forum of HotUKDeals Forum.

Here is the message that has just been posted:
***************
Dupe pming !!
***************

I see, thanks for the reply

If anybody is undecided as to whether to get this or not I would recommend it you get it asap.

I bought one of these about a year ago (non camcorder version) and I couldn't live without it now.

I went back back home for two weeks over the christmas period and would have literally nothing to watch without it. I just copied across some Xvid files I had downloaded before I went.

It's also a great mp3 player, puts my other half's iPod video to shame in every respect.

for just £50 (or so) more you can get this from Amazon.
4" Screen and 40 Gb but no camera.
http://ec2.images-amazon.com/images/P/B000BM8FKE.01._SS400_SCLZZZZZZZ_V38555163_.jpg

http://ec1.images-amazon.com/images/P/B000BM8FKE.01.PT03._SS400_SCLZZZZZZZ_V38555163_.jpg

][color=blue]http//ww…OR]

if thats of any help to anyone.

Why do I want one of these? I have a very good MP3 player, a PDA, a Smart Phone, 2 digital cameras, a Flashttracks thingy, a portable DVD player.. but I still want one.

Madness.

As joconner said i would recommend anyone considering this product to buy it1

I purchased the non camcorder version over 2 years ago and still think its the best mp3/mp4 player ive come across.

The sound quality is great, I encode all my videos to .avi and play em thru the tv at perfect quality.

A massive bonus is that theres a big online communitu dedicated to the 400 series and they have tweaked firmware and thanx to them i now have a nes/gameboy/gamegear/megadrive emulator on my system, so when im on the train, i play sonic :D.

hope this is helpful

Andy

P.S. ([url]www.gmini400.com[/url] was the community site i referred to earlier but the sites seems to be down atm)

Thanks for the helpful post jimerson Welcome to the forums.

This looks good.I'm interested mainly in using it as a camcorder.Has anyone seen the video camera quality or seen any examples on the net? Is the quality up there with images from a traditional mini-DV tape based camera?

:?

Original Poster

Is the quality up there with images from a traditional mini-DV tape … Is the quality up there with images from a traditional mini-DV tape based camera?

I wouldn't think so. Nothing can substitute good lens
And there is no full PAL (720x576) recording but rather VGA (640x480). And no optical zoom.
So, in my opinion, camcorder part of it is just a gimmick, just like on mobile phones.

In addition to these other features, the Archos Gmini 400 contained a … In addition to these other features, the Archos Gmini 400 contained a ][COLOR=#0000ff]CompactFlash[/COLOR] reader enabling the user to slot in a ][COLOR=#0000ff]memory card[/COLOR], increasing the unit's capacity, play files stored within the card, and transfer files from the card to the unit. It was not possible to transfer files from the Gmini 400 to the CompactFlash card, presumably to discourage sharing of media files amongst Gmini users.



Go Here.

]http//en…hos

Scroll down and select Gemini400 for mor tweaks /Info

rizla01

for just £50 (or so) more you can get this from Amazon.4" Screen and 40 … for just £50 (or so) more you can get this from Amazon.4" Screen and 40 Gb but no camera.][COLOR=blue]http://www.amazon.co.uk/Archos-Gmini-500-40GB-Player/dp/B000BM8FKE[/COLOR]if thats of any help to anyone.



blast missed it - now back up to 170 notes:x

just a heads up - this is back at the lower price from misco......

Original Poster

How is that lower price? The price inc delivery and VAT is £114.87?

sorry was not reading all of the replies...

anyway the item is back in stock and still at a good price.... so deal is currently not expired.....

Original Poster

Yup! Thanks for that!

Mods, can you please remove the "Expired" bit?
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