Amex MP-501 Full HD Media Player is World's smallest

Aug 18 2010, 1:35am CDT | by , in News | Home Entertainment

Amex MP-501 Full HD Media Player is World's smallest
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According Amex Digital this 1080p media player is the smallest on the planet.

Amex Digital unveiled the MP-501 1080p media player today and claims it is the world's smallest. Measurements of the Amex MP-501 are 175x128x15mm, which is rather small.

The Amex MP-501 runs on an Arm 9 A8 full hd engine and support the usual audio, video and photo formats. The box supports of course HDMI out and can be connected to a USB storage or PC. Full specifications are below. The price of the Amex MP-501 is only $49. Amex Digital is not selling direct, you need to wait for a reseller to pick up this box.

MP-501 Specifications

Video - AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T (MPEG1/2/4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264), M2TS, WMV9, Real
Playlist - PLS, M3U, WPL
Subtitle -SRT

- MPEG2 MP@HL up to 1920x1080p24, 1920x1080i30 or 1280x720p60 resolution.
- MPEG4.2 ASP@L5 up to 1280x720p30 resolution and no support for global motion compensation.
- WMV9/VC-1 MP@HL up to 1280x720p60 or 1920x1080p24 resolution. VC-1 AP@L3 up to 1920x1080i30, 1920x1080p24 or 1280x720p60 resolution.
- H.264 BP@L3 up to 720x480p30 or 720x576p25 resolution.
- H.264 MP@L4.1 and HP@4.1 up to 1920x1080p24, 1920x1080i30, or 1280x720p60 resolution.
- An audio receiver is required for multi-channel surround sound digital output.
- Compressed RGB JPEG formats only and progressive JPEG up to 2048x2048.
- Single layer TIFF files only.
- Uncompressed BMP only.

Does not support protected premium content such as movies or music from the iTunes® Store, Cinema Now, Movielink®, Amazon Unbox™, and Vongo®

InterfaceHDMI, Composite,  A/V out, USB 2.0


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