Connect cd/DVD drive to hd media player

Is that possible for hd media to recognise an external cd/DVD drive? So that I can play cd/DVD without a proper cd/DVD player… :?:

i dont think the HD media player OS have any means to recognize a dvd drive

YEs… if u can invented 1.

is it usb powered?..then yes

yes…if the hd media player have the driver to recognize the cd/DVD drive

Any this kind hd media player in market at this moment? :lol:

Experience the Cinema-grade Enjoyment in Your Living Room

Astone Media Gear AP-300 is a powerful home media center which truly decodes, playback and outputs High Definition 1080p videos through HDMI interface. AP-300 is able to play the HD MPEG2, HD VC-1, HD AVC/H.264 movies from internal hard drive or external USB devices to HDTV screen. The advanced Network function allows you to browse the video file from your PC or NAS in your study room and play it on TV in the living room. The player also support NAS function with build in Samba Server, which is able to share the whole hard drive and USB drive to the network, so you can easily access you media files via your computer.

Astone Media Gear AP-300 is compatible with Astone AW-N290 USB 802.11n wireless Dongle. Just plug this dougle into USB port of AP-300 to enable the wireless function, so you can easily enjoy playback your movie from your computer or NAS server wirelessly.

Features

Decode and output High Definition 1080p video and Photo.
Support internal SATA hard drive up to 2.0TB
Support Mainstream formats of HD video including MPEG-2, VC-1, H.264/AVC and RMVB HD.
Support DTS HD Downmix Via HDMI
Within the next generation interface - HDMI 1.3 output.
Ethernet port supports Network player function.
NAS function share the hard drive and USB device to the network
High performance video playback. Experience fluent playback control like Zoom out/in, Pan the picture, Fast Forward, Fast Reverse, Slow-motion.
Fully supports the subtitle format. Dynamically change the subtitle display by remote control.
Photo playback via HD. Supports Up to 40 mega-pixel photo files, 16X Zoom in, 3-direction rotation.
Slide show mode with 8 kinds of transition effect. Background music playback is supported.
Rich types of music file. The playback function includes Fast Forward, Fast Reverse, Repeat, Shuffle and Shuffle Repeat.
Within USB 2.0 port, plug-and-play the USB Flash Drive, USB Mobile Hard Disk Drive , USB Card Reader, USB DVD-ROM*, USB Wi-Fi Dongle (Astone AW-N290 802.11n).
Easy to use and intuitive control. Change to setup menu at any time even in media playing to provide the fluent control.

Package Contents

AP-300 HD Media Player
Power adapter
Pemote control unit
AAA batteries
YPbPr cable
RCA cable
User's manual
Quick installation guide

Specification

Product name: Astone Media Gear AP-300
HDD Support: 3.5" SATA hard drive up to 2.0TB
Disc format: FAT16/FAT32/NTFS/UDF/EXT3
Subtitle: Chinese Traditional/Chinese Simplified/UTF8/Korean/Japanese
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: Pan Scan 4:3 / Letterbox 4:3 /16:9
Interface: Video: CVBS YPbPr HDMI 1.3
Audio: AUDIO L/R S/PDIF, TOSLINK
USB: USB 2.0, 5V-1000mA
USB DVD-ROM: DVD Disc playback
USB Wireless dongle: Astone AW-N290 802.11n dongle, SAMBA client, UPnP
MOVIE Video: MPEG-1 (DAT / MPG / MPEG); MPEG-2 (MPG / MPEG / VOB / ISO / IFO / TS / TP) MPEG-4 (MP4 / AVI / MOV); DivX 3/4/5/6, Xvid (AVI / MKV) H.264 AVC (TS / AVI / MKV / MOV) VC-1 (TS / AVI / MKV / WMV); WMV 9 (WMV); Real Video HD 8/9/10 (RM / RMVB); FLV (FLV)
MOVIE Audio: Dolby Digital AC3, DTS, DTS-HD Downmix, MPEG-I Layer 1/2/3, MPEG-II Layer 1/2 multichannel, Real Audio, MPEG-4 HE AACv2, LPCM; Support 7.1 audio channels
MOVIE Subtitle: srt, sub, smi, idx+sub**, ssa, DVD subtitle, DivX subtitle
MUSIC: MP3, WMA, WAV, ASF, AAC, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, iTune, M4A(AAC), M3U(Playlist)
PHOTO: JPG(40-mega pixel without limitation of resolution, Baseline), BMP, PNG, GIF, TIF, TIFF
Power rating: 12V 2A
Size: 206 x 142.5 x 48.1 mm (L x W x H)
Operation temperature: 40 Celsius

[quote=“Lt Dan”]Experience the Cinema-grade Enjoyment in Your Living Room

Astone Media Gear AP-300 is a powerful home media center which truly decodes, playback and outputs High Definition 1080p videos through HDMI interface. AP-300 is able to play the HD MPEG2, HD VC-1, HD AVC/H.264 movies from internal hard drive or external USB devices to HDTV screen. The advanced Network function allows you to browse the video file from your PC or NAS in your study room and play it on TV in the living room. The player also support NAS function with build in Samba Server, which is able to share the whole hard drive and USB drive to the network, so you can easily access you media files via your computer.

Astone Media Gear AP-300 is compatible with Astone AW-N290 USB 802.11n wireless Dongle. Just plug this dougle into USB port of AP-300 to enable the wireless function, so you can easily enjoy playback your movie from your computer or NAS server wirelessly.

Features

Decode and output High Definition 1080p video and Photo.
Support internal SATA hard drive up to 2.0TB
Support Mainstream formats of HD video including MPEG-2, VC-1, H.264/AVC and RMVB HD.
Support DTS HD Downmix Via HDMI
Within the next generation interface - HDMI 1.3 output.
Ethernet port supports Network player function.
NAS function share the hard drive and USB device to the network
High performance video playback. Experience fluent playback control like Zoom out/in, Pan the picture, Fast Forward, Fast Reverse, Slow-motion.
Fully supports the subtitle format. Dynamically change the subtitle display by remote control.
Photo playback via HD. Supports Up to 40 mega-pixel photo files, 16X Zoom in, 3-direction rotation.
Slide show mode with 8 kinds of transition effect. Background music playback is supported.
Rich types of music file. The playback function includes Fast Forward, Fast Reverse, Repeat, Shuffle and Shuffle Repeat.
Within USB 2.0 port, plug-and-play the USB Flash Drive, USB Mobile Hard Disk Drive , USB Card Reader, USB DVD-ROM*, USB Wi-Fi Dongle (Astone AW-N290 802.11n).
Easy to use and intuitive control. Change to setup menu at any time even in media playing to provide the fluent control.

Package Contents

AP-300 HD Media Player
Power adapter
Pemote control unit
AAA batteries
YPbPr cable
RCA cable
User's manual
Quick installation guide

Specification

Product name: Astone Media Gear AP-300
HDD Support: 3.5" SATA hard drive up to 2.0TB
Disc format: FAT16/FAT32/NTFS/UDF/EXT3
Subtitle: Chinese Traditional/Chinese Simplified/UTF8/Korean/Japanese
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: Pan Scan 4:3 / Letterbox 4:3 /16:9
Interface: Video: CVBS YPbPr HDMI 1.3
Audio: AUDIO L/R S/PDIF, TOSLINK
USB: USB 2.0, 5V-1000mA
USB DVD-ROM: DVD Disc playback
USB Wireless dongle: Astone AW-N290 802.11n dongle, SAMBA client, UPnP
MOVIE Video: MPEG-1 (DAT / MPG / MPEG); MPEG-2 (MPG / MPEG / VOB / ISO / IFO / TS / TP) MPEG-4 (MP4 / AVI / MOV); DivX 3/4/5/6, Xvid (AVI / MKV) H.264 AVC (TS / AVI / MKV / MOV) VC-1 (TS / AVI / MKV / WMV); WMV 9 (WMV); Real Video HD 8/9/10 (RM / RMVB); FLV (FLV)
MOVIE Audio: Dolby Digital AC3, DTS, DTS-HD Downmix, MPEG-I Layer 1/2/3, MPEG-II Layer 1/2 multichannel, Real Audio, MPEG-4 HE AACv2, LPCM; Support 7.1 audio channels
MOVIE Subtitle: srt, sub, smi, idx+sub**, ssa, DVD subtitle, DivX subtitle
MUSIC: MP3, WMA, WAV, ASF, AAC, OGG Vorbis, FLAC, iTune, M4A(AAC), M3U(Playlist)
PHOTO: JPG(40-mega pixel without limitation of resolution, Baseline), BMP, PNG, GIF, TIF, TIFF
Power rating: 12V 2A
Size: 206 x 142.5 x 48.1 mm (L x W x H)
Operation temperature: 40 Celsius[/quote]

Wow…thanks for the info! Really appreciate it… :mrgreen:

actually you can rip the dvd to mkv then play it on the media player
I rip blu rays with makemkv, it just takes 30min or so and you can’t tell the difference.