Store up to 30 movies, 300,000 photos, or 15,000 songs with the 30GB hard drive. Enjoy the high quality video on a 4.3" color screen. Easily to navigate menus. Turn your ARCHOS 604 into a DVR: Record TV from a TV, VCR, DVD Player and cable box or satellite reciever on your ARCHOS with the optional DVR travel kit.
Video playerThe ARCHOS 604 is the perfect companion for people on the move: its 30 GB* hard drive capacity allows you to store up to 130 hours of video5 encoded with a PC, the equivalent of 85 movies5. Play them on the built-in 4.3" LCD color screen or playback on TV in high resolution up to 720 x 576 (DVD quality) with the optional DVR station. Play a large variety of video files, including MPEG-41, WMV2 and protected WMV2 and read MPEG-4 AAC/H.2643 (.MP4 QuickTime files), MPEG-24, and VOB4 with optional software plug-ins. The ARCHOS 604 also offers many more functionalities such as slow motion, adjustable screen size, video editing and even a video bookmarking function.
Music PlayerStore up to 15,000 songs5 on the hard drive and play most popular music files such as MP3, WAV, WMA and protected WMA files. Easily organize songs with the enhanced ARCLibrary and customize your view by artist, album, type of music, title, year, and create your playlists without having to use a computer. Use the voice recorder to store notes quickly for a later use.
Record TV or external video sourcesTransform your ARCHOS 604 into a Digital Video Recorder with the optional DVR travel kit. Record TV or most video sources such as satellite/cable box, VCR, DVD player6 or camcorder in MPEG-4 format1. Set up the DVR station by connecting it to the external video source; simply slot in your ARCHOS and record instantaneously or make scheduled recordings with the included infrared receiver that controls the external video sources.
Photo walletTransfer your photos from a PC or most mass storage devices via the USB 2.0 high speed interface or directly from a digital camera, on the move with the optional docking adapter, or at home with the DVR station. Store and view up to 300,000 photos5 (JPEG, PNG and BMP formats) and display slideshows with music and transition effect. Manage your files and folders directly on the device for a better mobility.
Charge and syncCharge your ARCHOS 604 via the USB 2.0 interface or plug the device into the DVR station to get a quick charge (faster than USB). Purchase, download, subscribe to or rent protected video and music content from the Microsoft PlaysForSure websites. Using the high-speed USB 2.0 interface, the ARCHOS 604 will easily auto-synchronize this content with Windows Media Player 10 each time you connect it to your PC, or convert your Windows Media Player 10 library content to one of the many compatible formats (MP3, WMA, WAV, protected WMA, MPEG-41, WMV2 and protected Windows Media Video2).
(*) 1 GB = 1 billion bytes, formatted capacity is less.
(1) 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.
(2) Microsoft? WMV MP@ML (up to DVD resolution)
(3) H.264 up to DVD resolution. AAC sound.
(4) MPEG-2 up to 10 Mbps (up to DVD resolution). AC3 stereo sound.
(5) On average; based on 3.5 mins/song & 64 Kbits/s WMA (for better quality 128 Kbits/s or more recommended), on 500 Kbits/s MPEG-4 audio/video encoding and 1h30/movie (for near DVD Quality 1500 Kbits/s encoding or more recommended), on JPEG, VGA.
(6) External video output disabled for Macrovision-protected contents