LaCie announced the new LaCinema Classic HD, a HD media player with up to 2TB of internal storage. Serves as an upgrade to the LaCinema Classic, the device is capable of 1080p Full HD output and has built-in DLNA media server. Other than internal storage, it provides USB ports for expansion.
The LaCinema Classic HD offers Full HD output via HDMI connector. Other than playing media files on internal storage, the player can also connects to your home network via Ethernet port and stream movie, music, photos from networked PC or network storage. Thanks to its DLNA server, it also act as a media server to stream content to DLNA-compatible players, such as PlayStation 3 or Xbox. LaCie’s new offering supports MKV H.264 HD video as well as Dolby Digital audio.
The LaCie LaCinema Classic HD media player starts at $249.99 for 1TB model.
- File Systems: NTFS, FAT32, HFS+ (non journaled)
- Video: MPEG-1, MPEG-2 / HD, MPEG-4, DIVX, DIVX HD, XVID, H.264 HD, WMV9 HD, VC-1
- Video Format: AVI, MP4, MKV, WMV, DivX, DAT, MOV, MPEG, VOB, ASF, TS, TP, TRP, M2TS, DVR-MS, DVD-Video (ISO, Video_TS)
- Upscaling: 1080p for standard definition movies
- Audio Format: MP3, WMA, WAV/PCM/LPCM, AAC*, OGG, FLAC, AC3, MP4, MKA (*supports iTunes-encoded)
- Subtitles: SRT, SSA, SUB, SMI, PSB, ASS
- Playlist: M3U
- Photo: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, TIFF/TIF