Vosonic VP6230 Personal Entertainment Device. - Description:
The Vosonic VP6230 is an all-in-one portable storage device, music and video player and 13-in-1 card reader. The VP6230 features a 2.5-inch hard disk drive, ranging from 40Gb to 80GB capacity, and three memory card slots which support 13 different types of memory cards. A 2.5 inch colour LCD screen on the Vosonic VP6230 allows you to view and manage your digital photos (JPEG and some RAW formats) and watch MPEG-1 or Motion JPEG videos. The VP6230 can also play MP3 and WMA music files. As the Vosonic VP6230 is basically a hard-drive in a stylish metal case, any type of file that you would normally find on a computer can be stored on it. You can copy your digital photos from a memory card onto the VP6230, and then copy them from the unit onto your computer via a speedy USB 2.0 connection. The Vosonic VP6230 is the ultimate all-round entertainment device.
The Vosonic VP6230 uses a fast USB 2.0 interface for quick file transfers to your PC (also backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports). When it is plugged into your PC the Vosonic VP6230 also doubles up as a multi-card reader/writer, so you can save yourself some money by not having to buy a card reader as well.
The Vosonic VP6230 is powered by a rechargeable 3.7V Li-ion FUJIFILM NP-120 battery which has a life span of around 3 hours when the LCD display is on, or up to 6 hours in LCD standby mode. Alternatively, you can use the supplied 100-240V AC/DC adapter to plug the Vosonic VP6230 into the mains power in most countries; this is also the way in which the battery is recharged.
The Vosonic VP6230 can playback music in MP3 and WMA formats. You can play, pause, stop, rewind and fast forward individual tracks, create playlists by organising files into folders, repeat and shuffle tracks, and there are 6 different Equalizer modes to choose. Volume is controlled by the Up and Down buttons on the front of the device.
The Vosonic VP6230 can playback videos in MPEG-1 and Motion JPEG formats. The display resolution is 352 x 240 pixels at 30 frames per second. You can play, pause, stop, rewind and fast forward videos.
2.5" Low Temperature Poly Sillicon TFT high resolution LCD.
Support to copy data or images from memory cards to HDD or memory card(s) to memory card(s).(No Need PC).
Support SM, SD/MMC, MS, MS Pro and CFType I/II, MicroDrive, MIni-SD(with adapter), RS-MMC (with adapter), MS Duo (with adapter), MS Pro Duo(with adapter).
Back up all kinds of files as the 2.5" external HDD, USB card reader/writer.
Double as a MP3 audio player and video player , Voice Recorder.
Support to view photos or digital movies, MTV on a color LCD OR TV.
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Registered: October 2005 Location: Nottingham Posts: 15335
Review Date: Sun 22, October, 2006
Would you recommend it? Yes |
Total Spent: £199.00| Rating: 8
Huge disc capacity. Easy to use.
Battery Power a bit on the low side
I use mine purely as a storage device for my images. You can download your images straight from your card, it takes Compact Flash I/II, SD/MCC Memory Stick, Mini SD, and Smartmedia. It also Supports most RAW modes, so you can view your images as soon as you've uploaded them. You can update this through their web site as new formats become available.
I've got the 80GB model which I managed to fill in just over three months!
When connected to your PC it's just another external storage device, so you can simply drag and drop files to and from the device easily.
I wouldn't go out without it, and although the battery life isn't too good, it's fine if all your doing is uploading images. It will do this all day long without a problem.
It comes with it's own sturdy case for protection, and is supplied with all the necessary leads. It charges with a mains adaptor.
As well as images, it will also Play back Mpeg 1,4 and DivX-5X video files and MP3,AAC,WAV and CDA Audio.
So far it's proved to be a reliable backup device, although I have had the odd software lock up when playing images back, but you simply re-set it and your back in business.