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ARCHOS 5 250GB Internet Media Tablet

B&H # AR5250 MFR # 501129
Archos ARCHOS 5 250GB Internet Media Tablet

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Product Highlights

  • 250GB Hard Drive
  • Opera Web Browser
  • 4.8" LCD Display
  • Widgets
  • Stream PC Content
  • Store Photos, Music, Movies & Games
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Looking for a personal media player that bring you the Internet and a wide array of media sources all in one place on a generous 4.8" LCD screen? The ARCHOS 5 250GB Internet Media Tablet provides you with full screen views of web pages via the Opera browser and plenty of room for access to all of your favorite photos, music, movies, games and more. Internet access via a WiFi source on the ARCHOS 5 provides you with complete email access to all standard POP accounts, web TV and radio and Widget applications. And, if that weren't enough you can also instantly stream content from your PC without having to download.

In addition, with select add-on accessories the Internet Media Tablet allows for features such as surfing the Internet through your television screen or transferring analog audio and video formats to digital files.

Full Web Browsing
Browse the web in full width on the 4.8" (800 pixels) LCD - just like you view the Internet on your computer. There's no need to zoom in or out to view the pages because they're fully displaced on your ARCHOS. Adobe Flash 9 video support allows you to browse video sharing sites easily. The ARM Cortex superscalar microprocessor in the ARCHOS 5 means that you won't have to wait around for pages to load.
Full Email Application
Once your Internet Media Tablet is connected to the Internet via WiFi or 3G+ network you can check your email from any standard POP account. Manage accounts from your PC, Mac or cell phone all through the ARCHOS 5
Web Radio & TV with Optional Plugin
Enjoy web TV and radio on the ARCHOS 5 without having to open the web browser and without having to deal with download wait times. You'll have access to almost 1,000 web TV and over 10,000 web radio stations when you purchase the optional Web Radio and TV Plugin.
Widgets Application
The ARCHOS web application, Opera, comes with fun widgets that can be downloaded for free for use on your ARCHOS 5. Weather and sports reports, maps and other handy information can all be accessed at a touch thanks to the Opera browser.
Media Club
The Media Club, on the ARCHOS 5 gives you a variety of options for accessing music, videos and games no matter where you are. View all the content from each site on a single page and enjoy the simple downloading that allows you to pause when needed. Chose from content on sites such as FNAC, AMC, TF1, CinemaNow, Vizumi, VodeoTV, Jamendo, Four/Music and MusicMe among many others.
Watch all your videos, movies and recorded TV shows on the nearly 5" high resolution screen of the ARCHOS 5. Formats supported include MPEG-4, MPEG-2, Windows Media Video, AVI, Flash Videos and HD videos.
With 250GB the ARCHOS 5 has more than enough room for all your music. In addition, the Internet Media Tablet allows you to create playlists, display album covers and browse the web at the same time. You can also connect the player to a set of standard speakers to enjoy your music free from headphones.
View all your photos on the brilliant 800 pixel screen of the ARCHOS 5. Create slideshows with background music and transitions without using a computer. With the optional DVR Snap-on you can import photos right from you digital camera.
The ARCHOS 5 features several game applications that come standard with the Internet Media Tablet and the option to purchase other premium games from www.archos.com. Some of the standard games include Sudoku, Golf and poker.
Content Streaming from Your PC
Stream video or music content from your computer wirelessly and play the file without having to download it to your ARCHOS 5. Streaming from your WiFi network will allow you to play it immediately.
Optional TV Recording
With the separate DVR Station you can record TV shows or movies using the remote control. Watch the recorded show on your ARCHOS 5 or on your wide-screen TV.
Capacity 250GB hard drive (stores up to 300 Movies, 2.5 million photos or 145,000 songs)
Expansion Slot Not Specified by Manufacturer
Battery Life Music playback: up to 22 hours
Video playback: up to 7 hours
LCD 4.8" TFT LCD (800 x 480 pixels)
Video MPEG-42 (ASP@L5 AVI, up to DVD resolution) WMV (MP@ML, up to DVD resolution) included WMV protected files M-JPEG (in QVGA resolution)

With optional software plug-in:
HD support: MPEG-4 (ASP 720p) & WMV HD (MP 720p) MPEG-2 MP@ML up to 10 Mbps (up to DVD resolution) and AC3 stereo sound (5.1) H.264 up to DVD resolution with AAC
Audio Stereo MP3 decoding @ 30-320 Kbits/s CBR & VBR, WMA, Protected WMA, WMA pro 5.1, WAV (PCM/ADPCM)

With optional software plug-in: AAC3 and AAC+ stereo audio files AC3 stereo audio and 5.1 sound files (via SPDIF output of DVR Station)
Photo Viewer JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
Voice Recorder Via the optional DVR Station or DVR Snap-on: Stereo line-in, WAV (IMA ADPCM or PCM) format
Voice recording via the optional FM remote and its built-in microphone in WAV format (IMA ADPCM)
FM Tuner N/A
FM Recording N/A
Data Storage Not Specified by Manufacturer
Digital Card Slot No
Built-in Speaker Yes
Computer Interface USB 2.0 High-Speed Device (compatible USB 1.1 at a lower speed): Mass Storage Class (MSC) and Media Transport Protocol (MTP)
USB 2.0 Host: Mass Storage Class (MSC) and Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) with optional Mini Dock, Battery Dock and DVR station
A/V Inputs No
A/V Outputs USB 2.0 (compatible USB 1.1 at a lower speed)
3.5mm mini headphone jack
Other Ports Accessory connectors (for optional DVR Station & other ARCHOS accessories)
AC Available only via optional accessories
Battery Lithium polymer battery
Charger Charges via computer USB port
System Requirements Windows Vista, XP, ME, 2000 or higher
Mac OS X & Linux
Video System NTSC
Upgradeable Firmware Yes
Size (WxHxD) Approx (5 x 3.1, 0.32 x 0.75, 0.17" (127 x 78, 8 x 19, 4mm)
Weight 0.66 lbs (300g)
ARCHOS 5 250GB Internet Media Tablet
  • ARCHOS 5
  • Headphones
  • ARCHOS USB Cable
  • DVR Station Adapter
  • Screen Cleaning Cloth
  • Quick Start Guide (QSG)
  • Legal & Safety Notice
  • 90-Day Limited Warranty
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