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Topic # 95607 9-Jan-2012 12:28
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Hi if anyone has one of this model would you please report if it can play .mkv .m4v h264 files from USB? Also if it plays hi-res divx?

The NZ supplier says it wont play these formats, but its most unusual for any blu-ray not to play .mkv

Unfortunately I dont have a clue who the overseas manufacturer is otherwise their web site would probably reveal info.
Thanks,
Alistair.

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  Reply # 566477 9-Jan-2012 13:00
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Found this which may be useful
Specifications
  • Compatible Disc Type: CD-R/CD-RW/DVD-R/DVD-RW/DVD+R/DVD+RW/BD-ROM/BD-R/BD-RE/AVCHD
  • Digital Video Playback: DVD-Video, Super VCD, VCD compatibility
  • Supported File Types: MP3, WMA, DIVX, MPEG4, AVI, XVID, JPG, PNG
  • Dolby DTS HD support
  • BD-Live interactive content via LAN(100)
  • Blu-ray Region Code: B (Europe, Greenland, French territories, Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand)
  • DVD Region Code: 4
  • Java support
  • Connections: 1 x Ethernet Jack, 1 x HDMI out, 1 x Component Video out, 1 x Video out, 1 x Audio out, 1 x Optical out, 1 x Coaxial out, 1 x USB input
  • USB Format: FAT32
 



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 566487 9-Jan-2012 13:29
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Sorry should have mentioned that - I saw those specs but often the correct specs are not copied from manufacturer, and so far havent found the manufacturer website.

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  Reply # 567375 11-Jan-2012 14:25
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I read a review of the Akai ABR100 a while ago and one of the downsides noted was that it didn't play mkv format files.

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