The KiSS 1600 may look like just another slimline DVD player, but this compact player does much, much more. Using wired ethernet or wireless networking (both supported), the KiSS 1600 acts as your home's media hub. It connects to your networked PC and streams audio and video directly. This allows you to play music and movies storied on your computer, directly on your TV and output the sound through your home cinema system. It can even stream media directly from the internet, so you can enjoy services such as Internet Radio, online gaming, and more.
Of course the KiSS 1600 will play DVD discs and also supports many other formats including DivX, Windows Media, and Nero Digital files. It also features a USB port for connection to compatible storage devices such as an external USB hard drive or a USB memory stick.
Connection to your TV or home cinema system is easy thanks to an array of connections, including HDMI for the sharpest and cleanest picture. The 1600 will upscale picture resolution from standard definition to High Definition 720p or 1080i, so they will look great on you HDTV, and digital audio output is also supported. These features make the KiSS 1600 an affordable yet impressive network media player.
DVD, Windows Media 9 HD, Windows Media 9, H.264/AVC, MPEG, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX 3.11, DivX 4, DivX 5, Nero Digital, XviD, HDCP Compatible.
Dolby Digital, DTS, Audio CD, WMA, WMA9, WMA9-Pro3, MP3, MPEG, MPEG-2, AAC-LC, WAVE, Ogg Vorbis
JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF
Requires a PC running at least one of the following: Windows XP, Mac OS X 10.4 (Intel or PowerPC), Linux KDE or GNOME Window Managers.
PAL/NTSC video compatible|
|DVD||DVD/-R/-RW/+R/+RW/-ROM, Dual Layer DVD, CD/-R/-RW, plus support for numerous compressed formats (see compatibility below)|
|Finish ||Black and Silver|
|Functions||Plays supported formats from DVD or CD. Streams media from a networked PC via WiFi or wired LAN, for playback on a standard or high-definition display; connects to a local hard disk/storage device via USB for full playback functionality; upscales standard definition video from any source to high definition; enable enjoyment of your music collection through a proper hifi system; stream Internet media (Internet radio/TV, podcasts etc) for viewing on your TV/hifi setup.|
|Inputs ||RJ45 LAN (network) port (supports 10/100Mb/s)
USB2 port for connection of compatible external hard drive, flash drive etc.|
|Networking||WiFi: 54Mb/s WLAN (802.11g) (WEP/WPA encryption supported)
LAN: Ethernet (10/100 Mb/s Base T)|
|Outputs ||HD outputs supports 1080i, 720p, with upscaling of standard definition video.
HDMI v1.2 output (with HD support)
Component video ouptut (via 3 x RCA/phono)(with HD support)
S-Video (via 4 pin mini-din) & composite (via RCA/phono) video outputs
Scart (RGB, composite video and stereo audio out)
Stereo analogue outputs (via 2 x RCA/phono)
Optical (via toslink) & coaxial (via RCA/phono) digital outputs|
|Peripheral options||External mass-storage device such as a large hard drive or flash drive for massive data storage and connectivity|
|Software||KiSS PC-Link 3.0 software, Nero DVD/CD Burning software.|
|Supplied accessories ||Remote control with batteries, 2 x wireless antennas, basic: scart cable,
composite video cable, analogue stereo cable, KiSS PC-Link 3.0 software, Nero software|
|W x H x D (mm) ||230 x 55 (125 with deployed antennas) x 345|
|Weight (kg) ||2.2|