Pinnacle Showcenter 200 Wireless Media Center

Item#:  P121-3030  | Model#: 210100460

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Pinnacle Showcenter 200 Product Details

Top Quality Digital Music, Videos and Photos
Now you don't need to sit in front of your PC to enjoy your digital media. ShowCenter 200 lets you experience the very best of everything — music, movies, and photos — on your home TV and audio system. The ultimate in crystal-clear pictures and CD quality sound! Enjoy High Definition output of your photo slide shows, videos, HD camcorder movies, and HD videos captured from TV broadcasts. Your high-megapixel digital camera photos will look sharper than ever on the big screen. Turn them into slide shows, complete with subtitles and background music. Control the Personal Video Recorder (PVR) features on your Pinnacle PCTV tuner card (purchased separately) from the ShowCenter unit in your living room without any subscription fees. Use the remote control to record your favorite shows directly from ShowCenter. Timeshifting lets you fast forward past commercials, rewind and replay your program. Includes support for analog, satellite, and DVB-T digital video broadcasting standards. Pinnacle's MediaManager software lets you organize your media files in several categories, or find them in predefined genre lists. It supports a huge range of popular media formats. Burn your music collections and films to CD or DVD for archiving or sharing with friends. Import your entire CD music collection with integrated ripping.

Powerful, Flexible Media Management
Pinnacle's MediaManager software lets you organize your media files in several categories, or find them in predefined genre lists. It supports a huge range of popular media formats..
Access to Premium Content
Pinnacle ShowCenter 200 gives you access to digital rights-protected (DRM) music that you've purchased online so you can watch or listen to them on your home theater system, TV or stereo.
High Definition Photos and Video
Your high-megapixel digital camera photos will look sharper than ever on the big screen. Turn them into slide shows, complete with subtitles and background music.
Music Right At Your Fingertips
Listen to music without turning on the television. Assign radio stations or playlists to individual buttons on the ShowCenter remote.

Specifications

  • Supported File Formats
    • Music: MP3, MPEG-1 layer 2 (MPA), PCM WAV, WMA.
      Incompatible audio files (such as WMA lossless, WMA Pro) will be converted to MP3 at 192 kbit/s
    • Video: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-2 VOB, MPEG-4 AVI, Xvid, WMV9
    • HD Video:WM9 HD up to 1080i, WM9 HD up to 1080i with DRM, MPEG-2 HD up to 720p, MPEG-4 HD AVI up to 720p
      Incompatible video files (such as DV) will be converted to a ShowCenter compatible format as set by the user.
    • Images: JPEG, BMP, PNG and GIF
      All "portrait"-oriented image files are rotated by 90° as defined in the ShowCenter 200 database. The pictures are optimized on the fly for TV screen display and stored as a copy in JPEG format, preserving the original image file. A software color correction and flicker filter is selectable from the ShowCenter 200 player.

  • Hardwares:
    • Inputs and outputs:
      ShowCenter 200 provides outputs equivalent to a premium-quality DVD player, thus ensuring optimum video and audio quality.
      • SCART 21-pin connector (Europe-only, also known as Peritel connector or Euroconnector) with composite, Y/C, RGB, stereo audio
      • Component video output (YPbPr, 3 x RCA)
      • Composite video output (1 x RCA)
      • Y/C ("S-Video") video output (1 x Hosiden)
      • Stereo audio outputs ("Line-Out" - 2 x RCA)
      • Additional stereo audio output (for separate connection to audio system - 2 x RCA)
      • Digital audio outputs, both optical (1 x Toslink) and electrical (S/PDIF 1 x RCA)
    • Further inputs and outputs:
      • Ethernet 100BASE-T (1 x RJ-45) with associated connection/data LEDs
      • Integrated Wi-Fi 802.11g, interface with built-in antenna
      • Power cable connector
      • IR receiver
      • NEW! USB Connector on front panel
    • Switches, indicators:
      • Power button on front panel
      • LED for standby or power on mode
      • LED on front of ShowCenter which signals that a newly imported media file is ready for playback

A Closer Look



Features

  • Support for online premium content:
    - NEW! Support for Windows Media 9 DRM protected content purchased on the Internet.
    - RealRhapsody® subscribers can automatically import Real Network's Rhapsody content - more than 770,000 songs available.
    - Enjoy Internet SHOUTcast™ radio on your home audio system.
    (Online content requires a broadband Internet connection.)
  • HD Video Support: Enjoy PC-based HD video content on your HD flat screen or TV.
  • HD Photo support: Share and watch digital photos with family and friends, including HD quality from large mega-pixel cameras,.
  • USB port on front panel for viewing photos, music or movies stored on external devices such as digital cameras or hard drives.
  • Integrated 802.11g wireless or Ethernet connectivity. New Wi-Fi® installation wizard.
  • Remote PVR functionality using the PC's PCTV tuner product (PCTV product not included)
  • Comprehensive media management on the PC automatically catalogs your media by category, allows for custom playlists. It also lets you directly burn playlists and slideshows to CD or DVD.
  • Listen to music without turning on the television. Assign radio stations or playlists to individual buttons on the ShowCenter remote.

Minimum System Requirements

  • Intel® Pentium® III. 1.0 GHz or equivalent AMD® Athlon® CPU or Celeron®/Duron 1.2 GHz
  • 256 MB RAM
  • EIDE hard disk with minimum 10 GB free space
  • DirectX® 8 or higher compatible graphics controllers
  • DirectX 9 or higher compatible sound controller
  • CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive
  • 802.11b/g for wireless connection or 10/100BASE-T for wired Ethernet connection
  • Mouse
  • Windows® XP Professional or Home edition, or Windows 2000 Service Pack 2 or higher
  • Recommended System Requirements:
    • Intel Pentium 4, 1.8 GHz or AMD Athlon XP 1800
    • 512 MB RAM
    • UDMA hard drive with 80 GB or more disk space
    • DirectX 9 (or higher) compatible graphic card and soundcard
    • CD or DVD-Recorder
    • 802.11g for wireless connection or 100BASE-T for wired Ethernet connection
    • Mouse
    • Windows XP Professional or Home edition
 
  • Manufactured by: Pinnacle Systems
    Warranty provided by: Pinnacle Systems
    Limited Warranty: 24 months parts; 24 months labor
    Mfg Part No: 210100460
    UPC No: 613570216148
    Box Size: ( Length:17, Width:12, Depth:5)
    Shipping Weight: 5.7500 pound(s)
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