Archos 504 Portable Multimedia Player

Archos 504 Portable Multimedia Player Image (View Larger Archos 504 Portable Multimedia Player Image) The ARCHOS 504 is the PMP with the biggest storage capacities of the Gen 4 range. Available in 80 and 160GB* versions, The ARCHOS 504 can store up to 200 movies encoded with a PC and its bright and luminous 16/9 screen brings you the best portable video experience.

ARM Processor: ARM9


Capacity: 80 or 160 GB* Hard Drive to store up to 200 movies1, 95,000 songs1 or 1,6 million photos1
Display: 4.3'' TFT (480X272 pixels) 16/9, over 16 million colors
Video playback**: MPEG-42 (ASP@L5 AVI, up to DVD resolution)
With optional software plug-ins:
-  H.264 up to DVD resolution and AAC sound.
-  MPEG-2 MP@ML up to 10 Mbps (up to DVD resolution) and AC3 stereo sound.
Audio playback**: Stereo MP3 decoding @ 30-320 Kbits/s CBR & VBR, WMA, Protected WMA, WAV (PCM/ADPCM).
With optional software plug-ins:
- AAC3 music files
- AC3 stereo sound files
Photo viewer***: JPEG, BMP, PNG
Transfer directly your photos from a digital camera with the optional Docking adapter
PDF viewer: Reads PDF documents. May not implement all PDF features;
Video recording4: Via the optional DVR Station: record in MPEG-4 SP with ADPCM stereo sound, resolution VGA (640x480) @ 30 or 25 f/s, in AVI format.
Audio recording: Voice recording through the built-in Microphone
Via the optional DVR travel adapter or DVR Station: stereo line-in, WAV (IMA ADPCM or PCM) format.
Interfaces: USB 2.0 High-Speed Device (compatible USB 1.1): Mass Storage class (MSC) and Media Transport Protocol (MTP).
USB 2.0 Host : Mass Storage class (MSC) and Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) (with optional docking adapter).
Connections: 3.5 mm stereo headphone mini-jack and TV output (AV cable sold separately).
Dedicated connectors to connect optional adapters and DVR station.
Battery life ARCHOS 504: Music playback time: up to 17 hours5.
Video playback time: up to 5,5 hours5 on built-in LCD
Power source: Internal: removable Lithium-Ion Polymer battery .
External: charges via computer USB port. Optional Power charger/adapter available.
Scalability: Download firmware updates from www.archos.com
Dimensions & weight: Approx. 130 x 78 x 23 mm – 5.1" x 3" x 0.9"
Approx. 315 gr. – 11.15 oz
Package includes: ARCHOS 504, headphones, dedicated USB 2.0 cable, DVR station adapter, protective case, QSG, legal and safety notice
Minimum system requirements: Windows® ME, 2000, XP or higher - Mac OS v.10.3.9 and Linux (with mass storage device support).
For PlaysForSureTM: PC with windows® XP SP2 or higher and Windows Media® Player 10 or higher - USB 2.0 interface (compatible USB 1.1).

(*) 1 GB = 1 billion bytes, formatted capacity is less.
(**) Certain bitrates, resolutions, and/or file variations may not be compatible
(***) Certain resolutions and file sizes may not be compatible
(1) On average; based on 160GB hard drive, 3.5 mins/song & 64 Kbits/s WMA, movies of 1H30 encoded in QVGA resolution MPEG-4 at 1000 Kbits/s and sound at 128 Kbits/s, on JPEG, VGA.
(2) MPEG-4 ASP@L5 AVI (up to DVD resolution) (MPEG-4: ISO standard by Moving Picture Experts Group ; AVI: audio/video file container by Microsoft) without GMC and Quarter Pixel.
(3) Do not read AAC protected files
(4) External video output disabled for Macrovision®-protected contents
(5) Rechargeable batteries have a limited number of charge cycles and may eventually need to be replaced. Battery life and number of charge cycles vary by use and settings.

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