The Good The Archos AV has a nice wide-screen LCD with great viewing angles yet is compact enough to fit in a pocket. It supports. Find great deals for Archos AV Gray/Silver (30 GB) Digital Media Player. Shop with confidence on eBay!. That’s the Archos AV 30 GB Mobile Digital Media Player. This exciting media companion offers direct TV recording and the best of home cinema, gaming.

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AA battery pack also available. Archos has made the Jaguar of portable video recorders, with its new Archos AV Skip ahead to the Performance section to find out.

Great sound, achos it’s trapped in Apple’s world.

Archos AV500 Gray/Silver ( 30 GB ) Digital Media Player

However, the latter’s xpixel resolution trumps the AV’s x Plus, you get to view your shows on a relatively giant screen. The BassBoost feature boosts the upper bass, where it usually doesn’t need too much help.

At the price, it sure beats and iPod. The real news is the 4-inch wide-screen LCD, which provides quite a bit more viewing area than the Zen Vision’s smaller 4: We love the way that it can connect directly up to a digital camera and act as a host, so you can downaload images without having to go through a PC. Very sturdy and good computer interface.


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archhos Ultimately, there’s nothing complicated about using the AV, especially after you learn the controls, but the lack of arcchos button labels creates unnecessary confusion. The wires and remote are good additions to my stock. The AV still beats most of the competition when it comes to video features, but suddenly it seems a lot less convenient.

Great piece of video equipment. This series introduced the digital video recorder for the AV, an optional feature that would be compatible in subsequent players. Archos has also included the docking station from its previous media players. Also, it doesn’t have an iTunes-like source for video downloads, though it does record video.

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We wish that the microphone had adjustable sensitivity, but it does have a volume-level meter, so you can see if you’re too loud or not.

If you shelled out for the player, don’t skimp on the headphones. Don’t show this again. Although the AV series did not have standalone digital audio playersArchos did release them under the concurrently released Gmini series. There’s also a standard USB 2.

Design — convenient for playing; but would like easier access av5500 volume and setup features related to mp3. Most relevant reviews See all 8 reviews.


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Indeed, the AV is best suited to tech-savvy users who have patience for its manual, VCR-like recording process. It supports PlaysForSure audio and video and has superb audio xrchos, and with it, you can record audio and video from external sources, including TV at scheduled times. Become a fan of PCMag.

Record video directly to the device. Playback is limited to the AV itself–unlike with other video content, which can be viewed on an external TV–but at least you get to take advantage of the wide screen, something that can’t be said of most recorded TV.

The mobile world might finally get exciting again in The Bad Unintuitive interface; low-quality video output.

Archos AV500

The included earbuds are adequate, but they are very weak in the bass and really don’t do justice to the AV ‘s impressive audio output capabilities. The package also includes headphones, although sadly they do not remotely operate the device from the cable. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Recording is pretty flexible.