D-Link puts draft 11n in new networked media player

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Tim Higgins

Designed to be used with D-Link’s recently announced Dual Band Draft 802.11n

Router (DIR-855), the player works with Windows XP computers through Microsoft’s Windows Media Player 11 or Windows Media Connect and other Universal Plug and Play (UPnP AV) media servers.

Key Features and Benefits are
– Draft 802.11n wireless with legacy support for 802.11g
– Supports H.264 content
– Supports VC-1 (Advanced Profile) content
– HDMI, component video, digital audio, & composite A/V connectors.
– Enjoy Internet radio and downloaded movies and music as well as included
Free trial options from premium online services including: AOL MusicNow,
My Kids Tunes, Napster, Rhapsody, Live365, TotalVid, vTuner and Yahoo!
– USB 2.0 port for easy access to additional content
– 10/100 Ethernet
– Windows Connect Now(TM) compatible for simple wireless configuration

The DSM-750 is expected to ship in "early Q2 2007". Pricing will be announced when the product ships.

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