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Ellion's LazBox-110 plays all the formats for under $100

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September 10, 2009

Ellion's LazBox 110

Ellion's LazBox 110

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We've seen HD media players like the Western Digital WDTV and the Popcorn Hour A-110 before, but Ellion's LazBox 110 packs best-in-class functionality into a small form factor at a mass market price.

Of course, it's capable of playing back 1080p video over its HDMI 1.3 output - but that's not the impressive part.

You can copy and playback files from an SD/MS/MMC memory card, a FAT32 or NTFS connected to two USB 2.0 host ports, or over the network with the onboard Samba, FTP and UPnP clients.

Ellion claims the LazBox is capable of playing any format out there - including AVCHD files straight off your camcorder. Check the impressive compatibility list for yourself:

Video: MPEG-1/MPEG-2/MPEG-4, M1V/M2V/M4V, TS, TP, TRP, M2T, M2TS, MTS, MKV, WMV, AVI, VOB, M2P, ASF, XviD SD/HD, DivX SD/HD, H.264, WMV9, VC-1, AVCHD

Audio: Dolby, DTS, AAC, M4A, MPEG (MP1, MP2, MP3, MPA), WAV, WMA, LPCM, FLAC, Vorbis, OFF, ISO, IFO, DTS Downmix

Subtitles: smi, srt, sub, idx-sub, ssa

The only thing we don't know is how big the internal storage is - we've asked Ellion for the answer and will update this article with their response.

The LazBox-110 is currently available in Europe for 99 euros, and will be available in the US from Amazon early next year for around $99. For more information, visit elliondigital.de.

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Tim Hanlon Tim originally came to Gizmag as a developer, much to the dismay of anyone who had to maintain, build on, or rewrite his code. After wearing every other hat that didn't have a head for it, he became CEO in 2010. He's a racing sim tragic, an amateur martial artist, a nacho enthusiast, and a (mostly) reformed electronic musician.   All articles by Tim Hanlon
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