PrimeDTV unveils PHD-HM5 HD media player

Media players are popular devices in many homes providing the ability to watch all sorts of digital media on the big screen in the living room. PrimeDTV has announced its latest HD network media player called the PHD-HM5. The device is recognized by Amazon as one of the ten hottest electronics products of 2009.

The device is capable of playing almost every video format around in resolution up to 1080p without needing video to be converted. The device can be connected to a home broadband network for playing video and has a pair of USB ports for directly connecting devices.

Digital cameras and camcorders can both be directly connected to the media player. Outputs include a single HDMI and a single component Y-Pb-Pr connection. Network connectivity is via a single Ethernet port. The player also has an included remote control, optical SPDIF out, and stereo Audio L/R.