Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




284 posts

Ultimate Geek


# 38351 28-Jul-2009 16:05
Send private message

Hi,

Does anyone have any experince with the mediagate media players.  I want something cheap to hook up to the kids tv so they can watch their movies, tv programs (mostly divx/xvid AVI's) etc without having to tie up our media PC (running vista).  I'd prefer an wired network based solution as opposed to having to restore the media on another drive.  At the moment it'll be hooked up to a 29" crt screen until I have convince my wife we need a big full HD screen :), at which time it'll get replaced with our current 32" LCD

Create new topic
Cloud Guru
4060 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Snowflake
Subscriber

  # 239840 28-Jul-2009 17:46
Send private message

i have a little portable MG25 (had the laptop hdd inside) from years ago.  was a great little device which worked well for standard  divx/xvid.  didnt handle mkv, mpeg2 or avchd stuff at all though so i barely use it now.




8035 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 239857 28-Jul-2009 18:09
Send private message

A few years ago I gave one of the older models (MG-350HD) to my parents, the use it to primarily watch avi's in divx/xvid format. It's very easy to use and they haven't had any problems with it.

For the price it was worthwhile back then, however now you would probably want to look at something that does more nowadays.

It looks like they have some newer models which do DVR, H.264 and so on but I suspect they wouldn't work that well with the AAC-HE audio freeview is using in NZ.


Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08


Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55


Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19


Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48


CarbonClick launches into Digital Marketplaces
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:42


Kordia offers Microsoft Azure Peering Service
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:41


Spark 5G live on Auckland Harbour for Emirates Team New Zealand
Posted 4-Nov-2019 17:30


BNZ and Vodafone partner to boost NZ Tech for SME
Posted 31-Oct-2019 17:14


Nokia 7.2 available in New Zealand
Posted 31-Oct-2019 16:24


2talk launches Microsoft Teams Direct Routing product
Posted 29-Oct-2019 10:35


New Breast Cancer Foundation app puts power in Kiwi women's hands
Posted 25-Oct-2019 16:13


OPPO Reno2 Series lands, alongside hybrid noise-cancelling Wireless Headphones
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:32


Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million from the Government
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:27


D-Link launches Wave 2 Unified Access Points
Posted 24-Oct-2019 15:07


LG Electronics begins distributing the G8X THINQ
Posted 24-Oct-2019 10:58



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.