|Enjoy a complete media experience with the new feature rich Iomega® ScreenPlayTM Director HD Media Player. With full 1080p high definition (24 fps) and up to 1TB of space to save your files, the ScreenPlay Director adds exceptional features like direct access to online media and network connections. This high-definition multimedia player connects easily to your home network to store & access your videos, music and photo collections. Easily browse your network to select stored videos and view on your home theatre or access online content with the convenient remote. Compatible with the latest media formats such as H.264, WMV, MKV, MP3, AC3 (Dolby® Digital Encoding), WAV, WMA, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (AVI/VOB), MPEG-4 (AVI/DiVX /XViD) and JPEG. It supports the Iomega USB WIFI Adapter for wireless access (adapter sold separately). Available in 1TB capacity, plus includes Iomega Protection Suite software.|
Customer Reviews of Iomega ScreenPlay Director 1TB HD Media Player
This is a cool product with a cool usage. I had no hassles in saving the multimedia files into this player. All player formats got copied easily with the USB provided. I had to just plug into my TV with the HDMI cable that comes with it and movies play instantly. The reason I got this device was to store all my HD videos and pictures at one place and play them easily. This works great for me.
One player, all formats1/6/2011
This one has got all in it. It is the best storage for my huge collection of movies, photos and stuff in high definition. It supports almost all the audio and video formats and this feature makes it more versatile. The interface is user-friendly. This is one of my best buys for my home system.
Does many things11/1/2010
Am someone who hates to clutter up my workspace and home. This 1 terabyte of a multimedia device does many things which I rarely expected. To begin with, I put in all my photos and checked the slide shows, then loaded some movies and checked if my TV could actually play them, then I used the device exclusively for backup and heavy storing purposes. Within a couple of days of testing it back and forth through these claims I have found that it lives upto them. My skepticism has dissolved!
This is the first time I am checking out a media player. Absolutely satisfied with the buy. Thought it would hang up on certain codecs, which dint happen. Intuitive in design and navigation. Altogether a wise buy.
Simple setup, easy to manage, plays anything, supe8/25/2010
I have mine hooked up only to a TV and (wired) LAN for use exclusively as media storage/player, not using any of the "backup" functionality. PRO- setup took less than a minute. No additional software needed on any computers. Initially loaded it up with 200G of media over USB, worked like any other external hd. Now I push media to it over LAN for later playback. It hasn't complained about a format (codec) yet. Remembers where you were in a file if you stop and come back later. I manage folders and content over network from any PC, it looks and behaves just like a shared disk resource on it's own network device. Small, pretty, and unobtrusive. Does exactly what I need it to, less than 1/3 the price of a home theater PC. Generous 1TB local storage. Also, operates as both DLNA server and client with rest of network -- super flexible. CON- specs say it can do 1080p, best I can get is 1080i over HDMI. Interface is slow. It won't play just one file by default (at the end of one file, it automatically loads the next alphabetically listed one); you can change this behavior only for the file you're currently viewing, and it won't remember the setting. Online video (YouTube, etc.) is cumbersome, but expectations for this shouldn't be too high considering there's no keyboard. Mine "ticks" frequently, sounds like a hard drive clicking or the little fan hitting the housing; not a problem when watching something, but I have to turn it off otherwise. None of these "cons" are show-stoppers. All things considered, very satisfied, HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
By far the best media player I hav ever used!!6/21/2010
For my home theater the screenplay director has been the High definition video quality plus ample store space. With 3 USB ports am able to use it on multiple systems and my Mac has atleast 150000 songs already loaded. I can stay in touch with RSS feeds any hour of the day. Protectionsuite software, strong backup and h.264 support have been some of the main reasons for my choosing this. Moreover I had to always format my FAT32 files on my previous mediaplayer. Am saved of this now.. My hdtv has become a hometheater in its truest sense, thanks to the Director!! When I bought it I thought it may go to grave in 6 months. But it has been almost a year since it has been set up and it's still going cool! I guess the only reason it could falter is when it is not supported by the right OS if using a comp or a nonhdtv if using it for movies. Some of my buddies who also wanted to get one of this are also using it for their home network. One of them had a problem with configuration but it was due to OS failure. On my Mac, I dint need a video file converter for any of the file types on my library. Currently am only adding more to my library for my movie weekends!
When I got this I immediately hooked it up. the setup was easy but then it went downhill form there. You have to use your computer to do any kind of use with the device. You have to setup an account with Iomega online and use your computer to set everything up. The use of the website menus are unforgiving. There is no ease in the operation of this device. It is slow to any input from the remote. There is no direct use of any kind of browser on the device. Overall disappointed. The same day that I received the device I have request a RMA to return the device.