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Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 07-16-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,401
Posted By sethm1
Whats the Market Hack? Does one still have...

Whats the Market Hack?

Does one still have to purchase Codecs from Archos?

Ended up buying the Cineplayer - very nice. clean crisp picture. 9" screen.
Happy with it.
Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 05-10-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,401
Posted By sethm1
Yeah - its too new that I have not seen any...

Yeah - its too new that I have not seen any reviews.
Also concerned that its too slow.

Shame as I am need of a portable player now.
Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 05-01-2010, 04:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,401
Posted By sethm1
Interesting about the build quality- I thought...

Interesting about the build quality- I thought the Archos was better than that.

What gets me is paying extra for addil codecs - All should be included/free.

I saw the new 7 home (android)...
Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 04-29-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,809
Posted By sethm1
The main use for me will be video. So how good...

The main use for me will be video.
So how good is the video quality (of the 5 & 7) compared to portable DVD's or even other Archos products?

Do these units have brightness, contrast controls....
Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 04-28-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,809
Posted By sethm1
New ARCHOS 7 8 GB Home Tablet

I think this one is not yet avail but places like Amazon taking pre-orders.
$199 but may be $179 soon.

Does any one know if I have to purchase codecs, much like with previous Archos' models.
...
Forum: Other Brands 04-18-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By sethm1
Philips makes a 9" version that has a SD slot. ...

Philips makes a 9" version that has a SD slot. As far as I can tell the 7 " does not come with a SD slot.
But the battery life is not as long as the 7"
As long as I get one movie (2 to 2 1/2 hrs)...
Forum: Other Brands 04-18-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By sethm1
Thanks - I may end up with either a Sony...

Thanks - I may end up with either a Sony DVP-FX950 or a Toshiba SDP935.
Both 9"screens, plays DVD's & has a USB Slot.
The Archos new IT models do have nice screens but over my budget.
Forum: Other Brands 04-18-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By sethm1
Since the main thing I am looking for is a bigger...

Since the main thing I am looking for is a bigger screen then my iTouch.
What are your thoughts on the Philips 7-inch Docking Video Player for iPod
see here:
...
Forum: Other Brands 04-17-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By sethm1
Yeah, after looking at the Coby it did not seem...

Yeah, after looking at the Coby it did not seem all that great.

I took the iTouch on a trip last year and the screen is just too small, which is why I am looking for something 7" or bigger.

I...
Forum: Other Brands 04-17-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By sethm1
Found a Cowan V5 - A little more than I want to...

Found a Cowan V5 -
A little more than I want to spend and its 4.8" screen, which is about the size of my iTouch (the actual physical dimensions, not the screen). I was hoping for around 7".

I...
Forum: Other Brands 04-17-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By sethm1
I will look at Cowan and thanks for providing an...

I will look at Cowan and thanks for providing an option.

Oh, I was far from pointing any finger at China. In fact just the opposite.
I thought that was you (pointing the finger with " ...
Forum: Other Brands 04-16-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By sethm1
darkside - so any suggestions for a non suck...

darkside - so any suggestions for a non suck portable video player?

It seems the Cineplayer looks like a good player.

Is not the iPad built in China?
Not sure what you have about China, but...
Forum: Other Brands 04-15-2010, 12:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By sethm1
7" Player : ...

7" Player :
http://www.ownta.com/jxd-a30-mp5-player-with-7-0-inch-lcd-and-hdmi-function-8gb.html

"The HD display" player:
http://www.aluratek.com/product_info.php?products_id=108&display=All
...
Forum: Other Brands 04-14-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,821
Posted By sethm1
question on quality

I tried to google this first with no luck.

I am looking to purchase a portable video player.
It is a 7" TFT LCD screen with 800x 480 pixels. It does have an out put for HD (1080) for viewing on a...
Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 04-11-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,681
Posted By sethm1
So if I have to buy codecs- what does this device...

So if I have to buy codecs- what does this device support right out of the box?

What I am really looking for is a video player. I don't need games or internet access.

Seems Archos is not for...
Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 03-31-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,401
Posted By sethm1
I too am considering the Archos 5 or the 7. I...

I too am considering the Archos 5 or the 7. I like the idea of a bigger screen and I dont't think the weight that big a deal when compared to say taking a portable DVD player on a trip.

Also glad...
Forum: Software 03-31-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By sethm1
Thanks for all the input.

Thanks for all the input.
Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 03-31-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,681
Posted By sethm1
Wonder if the hardware of the screens are...

Wonder if the hardware of the screens are different between the 5 & the 7.

Like with the older Archos's - do I still need to buy Archos' codecs to play MP4 & H.264?
I have a software...
Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 03-30-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,681
Posted By sethm1
Thanks - What about the screen/image quality? ...

Thanks -
What about the screen/image quality?
I forgot where I read this, but that a glossy screen looks better-
Are both the Archos 5 & & glossy or Matte?

Do I still need to buy Archos'...
Forum: Software 03-30-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By sethm1
OK, Thanks for all the info

OK,
Thanks for all the info
Forum: Software 03-30-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By sethm1
Thanks guys. I use a product similar to...

Thanks guys.
I use a product similar to Handbrake- but it’s a paid version.
It takes about 30 minutes for the software to convert a 2hr DVD ( I own) into any format I chose.

What would...
Forum: Software 03-29-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,262
Posted By sethm1
File quality question

What are the differences in the file qualities of : AVI, VOB, DAT, MPG4, DiVX & H.264? I have a converter, but not sure which type of file to convert to.

I am thinking of getting either a...
Forum: Archos Generation 6/7 Internet Tablets 03-27-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,681
Posted By sethm1
Archos 5 IT vs Archos 7 IT

Other than the size are they pretty much the same?
How much better in video size & quality over the iTouch?
I hear the 7 has a better battery life.
How are the controls for video playback?
Will...
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