LaCie LaCinema PlayHD 1TB High Definition 1080p Network Media Player


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About LaCie

With 1TB of storage space, the LaCinema PlayHD can hold all of your movies, photos and music. It's got full HD 1080p playback, which lets you enjoy your favorite photos and movies in high definition-making them even better. And the features don't end there-the LaCinema PlayHD is designed to be eco-friendly with its low noise and low power consumption HDD. Its energy mode automatically powers down the device after a period of inactivity, helping it to be one of the most energy-efficient choices.

The LaCinema PlayHD's enhanced compatibility means that worrying about file formats is a thing of the past. It handles all major video formats with ease (MKV, AVI, H.264, etc.) letting you sit back and relax. DTS and Dolby compatibility are also included, which means you'll always experience stunning sound quality from your TV or home theater. Additionally, firmware updates are available from the LaCie website, so you can easily keep your LaCinema PlayHD up-to-date.

Everything you need to get started with the LaCinema PlayHD is in the box. With the included HDMI cable, a simple remote control and an intuitive user interface, you can start using it immediately. Just plug in the cables, follow along with the straightforward installation wizard and you can begin enjoying High Definition in just seconds.

Connect the LaCinema PlayHD to your computer if you need to quickly copy your multimedia files to the drive. Then, enjoy them on your HDTV whenever you want. Or, instantly play movies or pictures from your hard disk, camera, or mobile phone with a USB port. The media library feature makes things even easier-it can organize all your multimedia content, helping you preview the beginning of a movie, or find your favorite songs in seconds, whether you're searching by album or artist. It's simple to manage everything from the user interface-just connect, transfer and you're ready to play.

LaCie Features

  • Full HD 1080p media player
  • Plays MKV, H.264, XviD with DTS & Dolby Digital audio
  • Connect a USB hard disk, digital camera, or video camera
  • Store your entire media library

LaCie Specifications

Maximum Resolution
1920 x 1080p
Supported File Systems
NTFS (Windows), HFS+ (Mac), FAT32 (Mac/Windows)
Video Codecs
H.264, AVI, MP4, MKV, WMV, MOV, RMVB, DAT, MPEG,1/2/4, VOB, ASF, TS, M2TS, DVR-MS, DVD-Video (ISO, Video_TS, full menu navigation), AVC/AVCHD, M2V, M4V, FLV, XVID, MJPEG, TP, TRP, IFO
SRT, SSA, SUB, SMI, embedded subtitles supported
Audio Format
Interface Languages
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Greek, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean (more languages available by firmware update)
Subtitle Languages
Western Europe, Central Europe (ISO), Central Europe (Windows-1250), Cyrillic (Windows-1251), Cyrillic (KOI8-R), Greek (Windows-1253), Greek (ISO), Arabic (Windows-1256), Traditional Chinese (Big5), Simplified Chinese (GB18030), Japanese (Shift-JIS), Korean (EUC-KR)
Audio Multichannel Decoding
DTS, Dolby 5.1, Dolby Digital Plus: convert to stereo to play on TV via HDMI
Audio Multichannel Passthrough
DTS, DTS HD: raw signal sent via HDMI to compatible audio amplifier, Dolby 5.1, Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus: raw signal sent via HDMI to compatible audio amplifier
HDMI 1.3, Audio Video RCA, Coaxial Digital Audio
System Requirements
Computer with a USB 2.0 port, television with an HDMI or composite video output Latest version of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.6 Minimum free disk space: 600MB recommended
117 x 193 x 45 mm / 4.6 x 7.6 x 1.8 in
1 kg / 2.3 lb
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Eddy C  That's my needs: I want a device which I could feed it with my media files via USB.2.0 (no network) and play the medias via hdmi interface in my TV Samsung LCD. Does your product SKU: VDLALCPHD1T solve my needs?
Andrew R  This unit appears to perform the tasks you're inquiring about. The LaCinema HD does not appear to require a full time connection to a host computer nor does it appear to have any network abilities.
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