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Hard Disk Drive Video Players Hit The Mainstream

Comparative Table Of Codec Compatibility

Test format / CodecModixTHEbox
AC-3yesyes
3ivx D4nono
Canopus Soft DVSDnono
DAT CD-Videoyesyes
DivX 3.11yesyes
DivX 3.20yesyes
DivX 4.1yesyes
DivX 5.03yesyes
DivX 5.2yesyes
DivX 6 (.divx)yesyes
DivX 6 (.avi)yesyes
DivX 6 with menusyes **yes **
DivX 2-PASSyesyes
DVD Video (.vob)yesyes
DVD with menuyesno
Leadtools 1.0nono
Matroskanono
Morgan M-JPEG 3.0nono
Motion JPEGyesyes
MP3 Fraunhoferyesyes
MP3 Lameyesyes
MP3 VBRyesyes
MP3 CBRyesyes
MPEG-1yesyes
MPEG-2yesyes
MS WMV 9nono
MS MPEG4 V1nono
MS MPEG4 V2noyes
MS MPEG4 V3yesyes
On2 VP3 V3.2nono
OGGyesno
PCM Audioyesyes
Sigma Realmagicyesyes
SVCD (MPEG-2)yesyes
VOB (MPEG-2)yesyes
VCD (MPEG-1)yesyes
WMAyesyes
XviD MPEG3 V2.1yesyes
XviD + AC3yesyes
* video hands, ** no DivX menu

Table Of Features

Manufacturer/ModelTHEbox HP-25OTGModix HD-3510
Internet Websitedatabridge.commodix.co.kr
Price$215$200
Casing
Materialaluminum/plasticplastic
Weight2 lbs (1000g)0.7 lbs (350 g)
Dimensions6.3 x 4.3 x 0.7 inch160 x 110 x 17 mm5.0 x 8.1 x 1.8 inch129 x 205 x 45 mm
Hard drive
InterfaceP-ATAP-ATA
Form factor2.5"3.5"
Capacity40 GB (up to 100 optional)up to 2000 GB
File systemFAT32FAT32 / NTFS
Display
Resolutionno168 x 168 Pixel
Diagonalno1"
Functions
ButtonsOTG only13 operating controls
On the Go feature (OTG)yesno
Connectors
S-Videonoyes
Composite cinchcombo A/V cablecombo A/V cable
High Definition Videonocombo cable
Audio 2 canal down-mixcombo A/V cable2x Cinch
Digital optical DTS / AC3nooptical cable
USB1x USB 2.0 Mini1x USB 2.0 Mini
Other connectorsnoexternal IR connector
OtherPower supplyPower supply
Video-out
Video standardsNTSC / PALNTSC / PAL
HD componentsno480p, 720p, 1080i
Accessories included
Player, user manual, driver CD, power supply unit, remote controlPlayer, user manual, driver CD, power supply unit, remote control, device stand, carrying bag