F*** Neo, I'm The One.
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Was this what I was looking for when I bought the NX70?
I was at work checking out some electronic sites when I came across this...
Was this what I was looking for when I chose the NX70?
| The ARCHOS VIDEO AV320 is the first handheld personal entertainment center. It combines a modular MP4 video player and recorder(1), MP3 music player and recorder, digital camera and camcorder(2), digital photo wallet, and data storage in a compact device that fits in the palm of your hand. |
MP4 video. The ARCHOS VIDEO AV320 is the first handheld MP4 video player on the market. You can now enjoy anywhere 40 hours of near-DVD quality MP4 video with MP3 sound.
MP4 video recording. It has never been so easy to recorder video and then watch them wherever you are.
Click the Digital Video Recorder onto your AV320 and record off your television, VCR or camcorder directly into MP4. To make recording even easier a remote control is supplied with the Digital Video Recorder.
What you will playback is an AVI format file with MPEG4-SP VHS quality video and MP3 stereo sound.
While a standard tape can only hold 2-4 hours of video, your AV320 has a 40 hours capacity*. More than enough to enjoy your favorite movies while on the move or, to take video information with you for your work.
*Depending on resolution chosen and on capacity of the Jukebox' hard disk. Figures given 20GB hard disk.
MP3 music. Complete MP3 functionality is included: record directly into MP3 from any audio source (stereo-set, computer etc.). The built-in microphone enables you to use the ARCHOS VIDEO AV320 as a voice recorder providing 1,000 hours capacity. Listen to your MP3 tracks from the ARCHOS VIDEO AV320 connected to your stereo set. You will never be without your favorite music- keep your entire CD collection on the ARCHOS VIDEO AV320 hard disk.
Photo wallet and viewer. The ARCHOS VIDEO AV320 can store up to 200,000 photos for easy viewing by your family, friends, customers or colleagues.
View videos and photos on built-in color LCD or TV.The 3,8" built-in color LCD lets you comfortably watch videos or photos while on the move. For large screen size display simply connect the ARCHOS VIDEO AV320 to your TV.
20GB USB2.0 hard disk.The ARCHOS VIDEO AV320 is based on a 20GB hard disk. Connect it to your computer and it will be mounted as an additional hard disk, on which you can store any type of data. The USB2.0 auto-connection ensures extra fast data transfer to and from your PC or Mac.
(1) with optional Digital Video Recorder 100
(2) with optional AVCam 300
Capacity: 20 GB Hard Disk
Interface: USB 2.0, extra fast, compatible USB 1.1, PC & Mac . Optional FireWire cable.
Video playback: MPEG-4 SP with MP3 stereo sound, near-DVD quality. Resolutions 352x288@30f/s, or 640x272@25f/s, up to 640x368@20f/s. AVI file format, reads XviD and DivX"* 4.0 & 5.0.
Music playback: Stereo MP3 decoding @ 30-320 kb/s CBR & VBR, WMA @ 160 kb/s
Music recording: Stereo MP3 encoding @ 30-160 kb/s VBR
Photo viewer: JPEG (except progressives) or BMP of any size
Display: 3,8'' color LCD (QVGA) 320xRGBx240 pixels or TV
AV Connections: Stereo analog Line In & digital SPDIF Line In/Out. Composite Video/ Earphone/ Line Out jack. Built-in microphone.
Playback Autonomy : Up to 10 hours on MP3 or 3 1/2 hours for video on built-in LCD
Scalability: Downloadable firmware updates from www.archos.com.
Power Source: Internal: Rechargeable Li-Ion Batteries. External: AC charger / adapter.
Dimensions & Weight:
112 x 82 x 31 mm (4.4" x 3.2" x 1.2"). 350g (12.5 oz)
JBM DVR Features :
Connection: Plugs into AV320 expansion port. RCA jack for composite video or MiniDIN socket for S-video (NTSC or PAL)
Capture rate: PAL : 320x240 @ 25 f/s, NTSC / 304 X 224 @30 f/s
Video Input: Analog Composite Video or S-video
Audio input: Analog stereo audio Mini-jack - RCA
Video compression: mpeg-4 SP with MP3 stereo sound in AVI format (can be read by XviD or DivX™* players)
Audio compression: Stereo MP3 96-192 kb/s CBR (Constant Bit Rate)
Dimensions & weight: 60 x 54 x 30mm (2.3''x2.1''x1.2''), 45g (1.5 oz)
PC: Pentium ii 266 MHz. Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, 64 MB RAM
MAC: 9.2 or 10.2.4 iMac, G3 or higher
Package Included: AV320 Video Recorder, USB 2.0 cable, AC adapter, Li-Ion batteries (already installed), stereo headphones, AV cinch cable (SCART adapter in Europe). CD with MusicMatch™, drivers and 6-language manual. JBM Digital Video Recorder, audio & video cables, remote control and 6 langage installation sheet.
* DivX™ is an international trademark of DivXNetworks Inc.
Buy Item Price Qty.
ADS USB Turbo 2.0 5-port PCI card $39.99
Archos extra case for all Jukeboxes $29.99
Mack 3 Year Audio / MP3 Warranty $49.99
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed 2-Port PCI Card $44.99
Well I would lose out on the Palm OS and the data entry capability. Also the games, AvantGo, and other fun apps, but I still find this thing interesting. Maybe it will become my primary digital cam and video recorder and take the place of my NX70 in the cam catagory.
Link to the original site: http://www.shopharmony.com/product.asp?i=ARCAV320
Just thought I'd show yall that, it might be pretty old.
~SanDisk Memory Stick Pro 512 MB (I gave up the MD :(.)
~LEXAR Memory Stick Pro 256MB (Sony still gets profit, but it's cheaper than Sony's)
~Bellagio Flip Style Leather Case (Just beautiful.)
~Wireless LAN Card WL-100(I can now access the web outside without having to take my laptop.)
~GameCon GC-100 (I have now put into my NX70 the amount of money one would put into purchasing a desktop or laptop.)
Last edited by A-OnE : 11-12-2003 at 03:23 PM.