Those worried about the clock ticking while they’re out watching movies are now proffered a convenient solution right on their couch. WD has recently shed some light on its media drive which displays Full HD 1080p content, the WD Elements Play.
For those bitten by the entertainment bug, this drive lets users enjoy HD video picture quality and crystal-clear DTS 2.0 digital audio rendering a cinematic experience. The media player measures 41mm x 225mm x 149mm and tips the scale at a mere 1.05kg for convenient handling. With a whooping 2TB capacity, the Play offers plenty of room for media files. It can store up to 4,00,000 digital photos, up to 5,00,000 songs or up to 240 hours of HD video.
This sleek offering is dressed in black to seamlessly blend with any room’s ambiance. Users can play or transfer content from their digital camera or camcorder directly by connecting the drive since it is camera compatible. Moreover, support for USB 2.0 and several media formats including RMVB, H264, and MKV is also packed in the device. The drive’s user interface is simple to use and supports over 25 languages including English and Hindi. Subtitles of a movie can also be enjoyed in several languages.
The Play is compatible with composite (RCA) outputs, assuring connectivity with almost all television sets. The device can play AAC, MP3, JPEG format files while the built-in HDMI port makes it simple to connect to high quality HDTV or home theater. The drive can also be used for digital signage as it comes with a setup of immediately playing selected media files when it’s switched on.
Users can enjoy a theater-like experience with the offering’s high fidelity audio supporting SPDIF and Dolby Digital native playback. This remote-controlled drive enables pass-through digital audio signal to users’ AV receiver for surround sound experience. The device is packed with USB cable, remote control with batteries, AC adapter, and Quick Install Guide.
As of now, there’s no official word on the pricing and availability details of the WD Elements Play.