We at CDFreaks would like to present a review of the Media HardDrive from INOi, the MH720. The new MH720 not only stores data with its 3.5” SATA HDD but supports high definition video output (up-scaling to 720P) for better picture quality. The drive also supports digital sound quality. The drive will also support computer hot swap and high speed data transfer with its USB 2.0 interface.
Let us take a look at some of the company information found at the INOi (USA) Website:
INOi is a company dedicated to manufacturing and marketing the latest innovative products for the computer and consumer electronics channels. INOi’s mission is providing products that bridge the gap between computer and consumer and make their customers lives easier and more productive.
Some of our latest products consist of devices that allow you to watch downloaded movies from the internet conveniently in the comfort of your living room as well as external miniature hard drive products that allow you to store all of your precious digital photos and important files in a product that fits in the palm of your hand.
INOi’s products are available in the US and Canada though major retailers, on-line resellers and national computer and consumer distributors.
Headquartered in Southern California, INOi employs a full team of seasoned sales and marketing personnel as well as a fully trained and dedicated technical support staff that are available in the event customers need assistance with their products. INOi also has a fully staffed overseas Research and Development and manufacturing facilities in Taiwan.
For more information about INOi, please refer to the corporate website: http://www.inoi.com
Let’s take a closer look at the drive features.
- Download video through PC and immediately playback on TV
- DivX subtitle: IDX/SUB, SRT, ASS, SSA, SUN (type II), SMI, PSB Audio/Subtitle/Angle Selection
- Operates as a Hi-speed USB 2.0 hard drive and supports both NTFS and FAT32 file systems
- Operates as a Hi-speed eSATA hard drive and supports both NTFS and FAT32 file systems (our review unit is only capable of USB)
- Supports both NTSC and PAL systems
- Incorporates video jacks (Y/Pb/Pr jacks) which provides higher picture quality
- Supports progressive scan output
- Provides a Coaxial jack to output Dolby Digital audio to a Dolby Digital receiver
- Full feature Remote Control that can also be stored on the bottom of the drive
- Sharing video, audio, and photos anywhere with family, friends, or when travelling
- Supports wide range of media files including dat, mpg, mpe, mpeg, vob, avi, divx, xvid, jpg, jpeg, mp3, m2p, wav
Let’s head to the next page where we will take a look at what’s inside the box.