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The Archos 704-WiFi Portable Media Player is the only Person Media Player (PMP) with a 7-inch touch-screen and full wireless capabilities. The new 704-WiFi presents the highest quality screen with 800x480 resolution and 5x7 dimensions?making it similar in size to a standard photograph.

The Archos 704-WiFi offers complete PMP features? video, music and photo playback?with full Internet access for surfing the Web and sending email. The new 704-WiFi features an 80GB hard drive with the capacity to store 100 hours of video, or about 70 DVD-quality movies, as well as two high-quality speakers for enhanced audio even without headphones. The 704-WiFi also supports video downloads from the new online stores of leading retailers, giving you the flexibility to enjoy your entertainment wherever you want, in your own place, on your own time.

The Archos 704-WiFi will change the way you access and experience entertainment - by moving your digital media library from your home computer to your big screen TV. For the first time, you will be able to unleash slideshows of the kids, new video downloads, and podcasts, and enjoy them on the bright 5x7 portable screen or the big screen in your living room - not from their desk chair. Digital Entertainment Moves from the PC to the TV.

Digital music, photos, personal video and podcast have been tied to the home computer? until now. The Archos DVR Station works easily with the company's new WiFi players to bridge the gap between the PC and the TV - Through the wireless home network.

The Archos DVR Station turns all Archos devices into portable digital video recorders that record video directly from the TV, DVD player or cable box.

The Archos 704-WiFi PMP with Exclusive 7-Inch Touch Screen and Wireless Internet Capabilities support the most video download stores for enjoying your favorite movies on your device, wherever you go.

Wide Touch screen - The Archos 704 WiFi features a wide, high resolution (800 x 480) 7-inch color touch screen that allows you to navigate through menus easily with a stylus or even a fingertip. The size of screen enables a great visual comfort.

WiFi - The integrated 802.11g wireless interface is perfect for those who want to access their media wherever they go, including surfing the Web2, sending and receiving email from Web-based mail applications, and connecting the device to a home network to transfer files or play content directly from the network.

Video player - The Archos 704 WiFi is the perfect companion for people on the move: its 40/80 GB* hard drive capacity allows you to store up to 50/100 movies1 encoded with a PC. Play them on the built-in 7-inch LCD color screen or playback on TV in high resolution up to 720 x 576 (DVD quality) with the DVR station. Play a large variety of video files, including MPEG-43, WMV5 and protected WMV5 and read MPEG-4 AAC/H.264 (.MP4 QuickTime files), MPEG-2, and VOB with optional software plug-ins (available on this website). The Archos 704 WiFi also offers many more functionalities such as slow motion, adjustable screen size, video editing and even a video bookmarking function.
* 1 GB = 1 billion bytes, formatted capacity is less.

Record TV or external video sources - Transform your Archos 704 WiFi into a Digital Video Recorder with the optional DVR station. Record TV or most video sources such as satellite/cable box, VCR, DVD4 player or camcorder in MPEG-43 format. 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.

Turn your Archos into a camcorder - Record your personal videos. Archos allows you to transform your device into a camcorder:
- By connecting most digital cameras to your Archos 704 WiFi.
- By connecting the optional high resolution helmet camcorder to the ACHOS 704 WiFi.
The Archos 704 WiFi records video directly on its 40 GB hard drive in MPEG-43 format, up to VGA resolution (640 x 480).

Photo wallet - Transfer your photos directly from a digital camera with the USB 2.0 Host interface. Store and view up to 800,000 photos* (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. Enjoy the large size of the screen and the cool sleek design of the product to display the Archos 704 WiFi in your living room and use as digital photo frame.
* On average; based on 3.5 mins/song & 64 kbits/s WMA, on 1000 kbits/s MPEG-4 audio/video encoding and 1h30/movie (for near DVD Quality), on JPEG, VGA.

Music Player - Store up to 40,000 songs* 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.
* On average; based on 3.5 mins/song & 64 kbits/s WMA, on 1000 kbits/s MPEG-4 audio/video encoding and 1h30/movie (for near DVD Quality), on JPEG, VGA.

Charge and sync - Charge your Archos 704 WiFi with the included power adapter. Purchase, download, subscribe to or rent protected video and music content from online stores on your PC, and, using the high-speed USB 2.0 interface, the Archos 704 WiFi will easily auto-synchronize this content with Windows Media Player 11 each time you connect it to your PC, or convert your Windows Media Player 11 library content to one of the many compatible formats (MP3, WMA, WAV, protected WMA, MPEG-43, WMV5 and protected Windows Media Video*).
* Microsoft WMV MP@ML (up to DVD resolution)

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Avg. Customer Rating:
 
4 stars
(based on 1 review)
 
This little gem is just AWESOME
By Photo PhilVerified Reviewer from Reading, PA on 5/9/2007
Pros:
Great Resoution, Nice Features, Simple to Use, Strong Construction, Well Organized
Cons:
DVR Sta should be includ
Best Uses:
Archive, Display, Home, In car entertainment, Photographs
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Archos 704-WiFi Portable Media Player:

This is a must have for movie buffs, digital photographers, and gadget collectors. I am a photographer, and this is one of the best purchases I have made in the last year. Not only can I use it to D/L my mem cards on the road and thus not needing to drag my laptop along, but I can also allow my clients to see their pictures on the spot. It also allows me to make slide shows that I can present to my clients in the comfort of their own homes, allowing me to offer more personalized services. I can even use it to access the web from my TV. All in all, I think this product is a must have for Pro and Semi Pro phographers, video enthusiasts, and even those who just like hi-Tech toys.

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