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Sumvision Cyclone 500GB 3.5in SATA Hard Drive & Multimedia Player - £88.77 @ SVP
Sumvision Cyclone 500GB 3.5in SATA Hard Drive & Multimedia Player - £88.77 @ SVP

Sumvision Cyclone 500GB 3.5in SATA Hard Drive & Multimedia Player - £88.77 @ SVP

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I am sure that this is a pretty good deal for a 500GB device, surely?
Don't forget the free delivery code too.

Play videos and MP3s and view pictures through your TV. This may look a bit like a standard external hard drive enclosure, and it can be used as that, but this media player is in actual fact a great addition to your home entertainment system.



Upload your files to the pre-installed 500GB hard drive and then just relax yourself on the sofa and use the remote control to flick through your favourite media files.



Includes a USB input on the rear of the unit so you can copy files directly to an installed hard drive from your PC or laptop.



Features:
- Play video, audio and image files through your TV
- Supports DivX and XviD video file formats
- Image slide show with background music
- High speed USB2.0 connection for use as storage device
- Remote control included
- Folder support
- Easy to use menu system
- Smooth fast forward and rewind functions



Specifications:
- Supported hard drive format: SATA 3.5" (FAT32 or NTFS formatted)
- Supported hard drive capacity: Up to 1TB (1000GB)
- High speed USB2.0 connection



Supported media files:
- Video: VOB (DVD file), MPEG, MPEG4 (AVI, DivX v3.11/4/5, XviD)
- Audio: MP3, WMA
- Image: JPEG



Outputs:
- Composite video + stereo audio channels
- S-Video



Package contents:
- Sumvision Cyclone media player and drive enclosure
- 500GB hard drive
- Remote control
- Power adapter and cable
- AV cable
- Manual

17 Comments

It's alright if you haven't got an HD telly I suppose...

Mmmm, same price as Amazon, but they offer free delivery.

No MKV compatability and only standard definition, but it does include the 500gb hd.

A bit mixed on this one for me, cheers anyway.

Banned

Tear the guaratee up as soon as you get it out of the box as Sumvision don't honour them!

Podzak;5455320

Tear the guaratee up as soon as you get it out of the box as Sumvision … Tear the guaratee up as soon as you get it out of the box as Sumvision don't honour them!



Do you work for Sumvision?

sumvision dont honour the guarentee the retailer does and as far as im concerned both svp and amazon have outstanding customer service so i wouldnt worry about buying from either

Yes he does, he's the one who decides if they will accept returned goods.

Rubisco;5455264

It's alright if you haven't got an HD telly I suppose...



Eh ? I dont get your reply ?

Do you ONLY watch blu rays and HD tv ?

No , so why do you say this is ok for only non HD tvs ?


This is a great little device fo any tv - would probably hold 700-800 films at near dvd quality


hot from me :thumbsup:

Original Poster

Rubisco;5455264

It's alright if you haven't got an HD telly I suppose...



I assume that you are referring to the lack of HDMI?

Would've thought that you can drive this through an HD TV via composite or S-Video and still watch hi-definition downloads surely?

I could of course be wrong...:whistling:

Seems a good price to me

RudiBryson;5455678

Eh ? I dont get your reply ?Do you ONLY watch blu rays and HD tv ?No , so … Eh ? I dont get your reply ?Do you ONLY watch blu rays and HD tv ?No , so why do you say this is ok for only non HD tvs ?This is a great little device fo any tv - would probably hold 700-800 films at near dvd quality hot from me :thumbsup:



Because if you have an HD tv then it's well worth spending the extra £30 for the ability to play HD files.

martinelsen;5455782

I assume that you are referring to the lack of HDMI?Would've thought that … I assume that you are referring to the lack of HDMI?Would've thought that you can drive this through an HD TV via composite or S-Video and still watch hi-definition downloads surely?I could of course be wrong...:whistling:



Composite and S-video are standard-def only, so yes you are wrong. Perhaps you're mixing up Composite with Component (which can carry HD), a common mistake.

Original Poster

Rubisco;5455950

Composite and S-video are standard-def only, so yes you are wrong. … Composite and S-video are standard-def only, so yes you are wrong. Perhaps you're mixing up Composite with Component (which can carry HD), a common mistake.



I think you may be correct - oops :oops:

HD films are between 4.5 and 12 gig each , there aint that many about in comparison , and there not seeded too well . So i still dont see why you would only want this device if you have not got a hd tv .

As it happens i do have an hd device (ps3) but its very rare i DL blurays - just not worth it at the moment

I think the point he was making was not that this is not worth it for standard divx / avi movies because it is, but more the fact that if you ARE into HD then for approx a tenner more you can pick up one that will have HDMi connections, run at 720/1080p as well as play HD formats such as DivX HD & MKV files. This, alongside the standard file types such as AVI / MP4 / VOB etc is a more attractive purchase... and I agree with him to be honest.

I also generally use a PS3 and burn to disk, however the problem using a hard drive with the PS3 is the format.

As you mentioned the standard file size for HD is generally between 4+gb for a 720p or 6-12gb for 1080p. As the PS3 will only read FAT32 (which has a limit per file of 4GB) then you need something NTFS to play the files through.

crazyhorse1;5455393

Yes he does, he's the one who decides if they will accept returned goods. … Yes he does, he's the one who decides if they will accept returned goods.



actulally no, the law does that.. and it says we return to the retailer.

yea see what you mean i suppose , but you can watch blu ray files on your ps3 , you just convert them .

Thats right, if you convert to AVCHD or m2ts you can do, but you will still have to burn to DVD or DL-DVD to watch it which is a shame. The 4gb restrictions of FAT32 don't really go with the PS3 capabilities imo. :thumbsup:

These are still cracking devices though if you're not too fussed about Hi Def.
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