Recommended at 01net France!
French news and reviews website 01net has recently reviewed the Playon!HD Mini.
Like the Playon!HD, it received 4/5 stars!"Excellent Media Centre"
“HD videos and photos to watch, listen to radio, weather to consult a jukebox for dancing...the uses for a media player in your lounge connected to the home network are extensive. This model from the brand AC Ryan promises all this and especially a compatibility test with all the different audio and video formats. The matte black finish, with rounded upper corners, has the merit of simplicity. Diskless unlike its big brother, this streamer is completely silent, with no fan needed to cool any internal hard drive. External drives will connect via the two USB 2.0 ports accessible at the rear of the unit.
Annoyed of not being able to read all formats? It appears from our tests that the Playon!HD Mini plays all video files, DivX, WMV9, MKV, MPEG-2 or 4, without flinching. In reality, there is little evidence that unusual GMO containers (combination of MPEG-4 ASP and OGG for audio) can not be recognized. For the rest, subtitles and multichannel configurations are fully restored. Moreover, after the quick glance at the manufacturer's site, one can see that the firmware, ie the software ensuring operation of the device, is regularly updated. This corrects some bugs or adds or refines certain functions.
Multimedia playback from a storage device connected via USB, network or memory card reader - this Mini fires-up any medium. Reading of all the formats, effective interface, Wi-Fi an option and perfectly operational… this Playon HD Mini stumbles only on points of detail. Excellent Media Centre”
Entire Review: http://www.01net.com/fiche-produit/pris ... --hd-mini/