COWON A3 30GB Personal Media Player and Recorder

COWON A3 30GB Personal Media Player and Recorder

COWON A3 30GB Personal Media Player and Recorder

B&H # COA330SL MFR # A3-30SL
COWON A3 30GB Personal Media Player and Recorder

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Product Highlights

  • 4" Screen with 800 x 480 Resolution
  • Built-in Stereo Speakers
  • Plays Various Media Formats and Codecs
  • A/V Output
  • FM Radio/Recorder
  • Voice Recorder and Line-in Recorder
  • USB Port and Host
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COWON A3 overview

  • 1Description

Cowon's A3 30GB Portable MultiMedia Player is versatile and powerful with a 4" TFT screen. This screen has 800 x 480 resolution and is powered by TI's new Davinci Chipset. The A3 supports a wide variety of multimedia file formats for all kinds of entertainment such as movies, music, pictures and also novels. The stylish portable media player has integrated stereo speakers and A/V outputs for enjoying all your media with your home theater. The A3 can even record from various sources such as FM, Voice (embedded microphone), Mobile TV (with optional tuner), Audio (Line-in) or Video. When choosing portable media devices, Cowon smartly designed the A3 to be an obvious choice.

Advanced LCD
The 4" 16:9 screen is powered by TI's new Davinci chipset with 800 x 480 resolution while displaying 16 million colors.
High-Quality Voice Recording
With the built-in, high-fidelity microphone, the A3 can record voice at the level of dedicated voice recorders. You can record important meetings or lectures using this feature.
USB Host Feature
You can import photos taken from a digital camera to the A3, and view them from using the USB Host feature and view them on the large 4" screen.
Advanced Overlay Navigation
An overlay navigation function that shows the playback screen during video playback lets you enjoy the convenience of navigating through other contents in your player. Detailed information such as file size, pixel, format can be viewed while browsing through files that increases the fun of navigation.
FM Radio Support
Listen to FM radio and record it by pressing a button, instantly. Play them back on A3, or save to your computer. Also has a preset feature, which allows you to save your preferred radio stations as channel numbers.
Record from Multiple Sources
Besides recording from the embedded microphone or the FM tuner, the A3 can record audio from the A/V line-in, video from the A/V input, or Mobile TV (with the optional tuner).
In the Box
COWON A3 30GB Personal Media Player and Recorder
  • A3
  • AV Cable
  • AC Power Adapter
  • USB 2.0 Cable
  • USB Host Cable
  • Earphones
  • Installation CD
  • High Quality TV Cable
  • Hand Strap
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    COWON A3 specs

    Capacity 30GB Hard Drive
    Expansion Slot None
    Battery Life Up to 7 Hours of Video
    Up to 9 Hours of Audio
    LCD 4" Widescreen TFT Digital LCD
    800 x 480 Pixel Resolution
    Codec: DivX 3.11/4/5/6, XviD, MPEG-4 SP/ASP, WMV 9/8/7, H.264 MP, M-JPEG, MPEG 1/2
    Codec: MPEG1 Layer 1/2/3, WMA, FLAC, OGG Vorbis, OGG FLAC, APPLE Lossless, AAC/AAC+, AC3, True Audio, Monkey's Audio, MusePack, WavPack, G.726, PCM
    Photo Viewer JPG, GIF, PNG, TIF, BMP, RAW
    Voice Recorder Yes
    FM Tuner Yes
    FM Recording Yes
    Data Storage Yes
    Digital Card Slot None
    Built-in Speaker Yes
    Computer Interface USB 2.0
    A/V Inputs Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    2 x RCA Unbalanced, in

    1 x RCA Composite, in
    A/V Outputs Composite, Component, S-Video
    Other Ports USB 2.0 Host port
    AC AC Adapter: DC 5.0V, 3A
    Battery Built-in Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery 4300mAh
    Charger AC Adapter (5.5/hr charge time)
    System Requirements Pentium III 200Mhz or higher
    128MB Main Memory or more
    256 or Higher color display
    USB Port
    CD-ROM Drive
    DirectX 9 or higher
    Windows Media Player 9 or higher
    QuickTime 6 or higher

    - Microsoft Windows Vista/ XP / 2000 / ME
    - MAC OS 10.X (Data transfer only)
    - Linux kernel v2.4 or higher (Data transfer only)
    Video System NTSC/PAL
    Upgradeable Firmware Yes
    Size (WxHxD) 5.25 x 3.09 x 0.87" (133.4 x 78.5 x 22mm)
    Weight 10 oz (298g)

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