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post #1 of 3 Old 08-23-2007, 04:13 PM - Thread Starter
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I have ipod videos, tried an archos 604, now have a zen vision w that's going back soon. I have a ton of wmv's in resolutions up to DVD quality. I want to be able to watch the vids on the player, and be able to output a relatively clean signal to my tv at home on occaision or say in a hotel room while on vacation.

The zen will not accept the high bandwith wmv files, and I don't want to have to transcode a couple of hundred wmvs. The ipod puts out a good signal, but have to transcode. The archos accepted the files, but the interface was funky, and there were some other problems that I can't remember right now.

A portable standalone mini dvd player would be cool if it could accept burned wmvs.

Are there any other options? I'm stumped. Thanks.
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You can try a UMPC, ultra mobile pc, which are pmp sized mini pcs that run on Windows XP/Vista.

But in my own way, I am King. Hail to the King, baby.

My Networked Media/Music/DVD Server
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Thanks Ja Phule, that's a good idea. I have a 17" laptop which is far to big, but a 10 or 12" notebook could be useful. Maybe with an hdmi output to hookup to my plasma.
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