News Archive for 06/08/20

Choose an article from the archive listing on this page or refine your selection using the controls in the gray box below.

Yearly Archives: Archives:

2000

2001

2002

Of:  /  / 

  

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

 

AMEX 505: high-performance Blu-Ray recorder

08/20, 3:15pm

AMEX 505 Blu-Ray recorder

Though described mainly as a Blu-Ray player and recorder, the AMEX 505 series is definitely more than a basic Blu-Ray drive with just enough power to handle the new disc format. Hong Kong-based AMEX DIGITAL's 505 is, effectively, a full home theater PC capable of handling almost all the functions you would care for in such a machine. The hardware name is a misnomer - it doesn't actually record Blu-Ray - but it can play back the new format as well as record TV through two digital tuners on a massive 1.5TB of hard drive storage. It fully supports 1080p input and output (including upconversion for DVDs) and has the processing power to support this: a Core 2 Duo, 4GB of RAM and a built-in Radeon X1600 graphics chip will ensure that the 505 is never challenged by the content you play. This player ships to Europe by the end of August for the equivalent of $2000 US, which is very impressive for the features. Click through for the full press release and a photo of the extensive AV ports on the back.

Advertisement

Connect with Us

Free Technology and Gadgets Newsletter

  • We will not share your email address with anyone.

    Follow us on Facebook

    toggle

    Most Popular

    Advertisement

    Recent Reviews

    Prong PWR Case

    Ultimately there's one thing we all want from smartphone accessories; we want options. When it comes to keeping our iPhone charged, we ...

    iHome iBT74 Color Changing Bluetooth Speaker

    There's no reason why your tech can't look good while doing what it was designed to do. That's the reason that sports cars look good a ...

    Logitech Gaming Daedalus Prime Mouse

    Logitech Gaming continues to expand upon its peripherals line, with each one looking to fit neatly into a breadth of gaming needs. Bui ...

    Advertisement

    toggle

    Most Commented