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Pinnacle ShowCenterâ„¢ 200

Pinnacle ShowCenterâ„¢ 200
alaScore 66

125 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 125 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Media Centers the Pinnacle ShowCenterâ„¢ 200 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 125 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 1 - 10 of 11 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (52)

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Pinnacle ShowCenter 200

 

Many outputs connectors, including component video and both 720p and 1080i. Support for HD TVs and video formats. Great image quality.

Balky SQL server-based database, which proved difficult to work with. Persistent Wi-Fi troubles remained unsolvable.

Pinnacle Systems ShowCenter 200 seems to offer all the right ingredients for getting content from your PC to your HDTV. With both wired and wireless connectivity, support for Windows Media Video (including the HD version), several digital audio formats...

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Pinnacle Showcenter 200 Brings HD To The Living Room

 

Pinnacle's new Showcenter 200 brings HD features after "broadcasting" sound, video and photographs around the home. More compact, the 200 also ...

HD resolution LCD televisions are arriving in their droves, and with Showcenter 200, you can not only send HD videos from you PC but you can also display your photos in HD. And that's the big difference

Consumer review by:

Pinnacle Systems ShowCenter 200 Media Hub

 
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Consumer review by:

Pinnacle ShowCenter 200

 

good

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Consumer review by:

Pinnacle ShowCenter 200

 

Digital media is becoming an increasingly important format for entertainment. Everything from video and music to digital photos and Internet radio are rapidly moving into the mainstream, but there's still a reluctance to put an extra PC in the living...

excellent

none

Consumer review by:

Pinnacle ShowCenter 200

 

igital media is becoming an increasingly important format for entertainment. Everything from video and music to digital photos and Internet radio are rapidly moving into the mainstream, but there´s still a reluctance to put an extra PC in the living...

ok

nothing

Expert review by:

Pinnacle ShowCenter 200

 

Pinnacle's ShowCenter 200 bridges the audio-visual gap between PCs and TVs.It plugs into your home network (or directly to a PC using the supplied 'crossover cable').

Flexibility ; HD support

Some HD jitter ; No DVI/HDMI output

To enjoy the 200's pi¨ce de résistance - high-definition video streaming - wired Ethernet is a must.Formats supported by the 200 are 720p/1080i WMV,720p MPEG4 (eg DiVX/XViD) and 720p/1080i MPEG2.HDTV playback is restricted to the component outputs -...

Expert review by:

Pinnacle ShowCenter 200

 

It's all very well using your PC to download album after album, stream music videos and film trailers, but it's not quite as nice as putting your feet...

Handy as a go-between

No hard drive

The Pinnacle ShowCenter 200 serves as a useful conduit to stream content you've downloaded onto your PC into the comfort of your lounge room.

Expert review by:

Pinnacle ShowCenter 200

 

It's all very well using your PC to download album after album, stream music videos and film trailers or log on to BBC3, but it's not quite as nice as putting your feet up in the front room.

The ShowCenter has no hard disk and doesn't store any content; it's merely a central connection point. Depending on the physical layout of your home it could prove a useful go-between for the music, photos and video stored on your PC that you'd rather...

Expert review by:

Pinnacle ShowCenter 200

 

Ever fancied being able to pull together all your media content from everywhere for viewing or listening on a TV? In theory the Pinnacle ShowCenter 200 can do this.

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Product Specifications

Easily stream your favorite high-quality digital photos, music and movies from your PC to your television and home stereo system with Pinnacle ShowCenter 200. It combines top quality audio and video, including HD photo and video support, with an intuitive user interface for an incredibly convenient and engaging entertainment experience. Stream audio from your media library, listen to Internet radio, enjoy premium content purchased on the Internet. Equipped with a USB port on the front panel for enjoying photos and other media files from a camera or other storage media device. It comes with powerful, easy-to-use media management software and works with high-speed wired and wireless (802.11g) home networks.

Combined Device

Type:Digital multimedia receiver

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type: None

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:9.1in
Height:1.6in
Weight:5.3lbs
Width:11.8in

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Country Kits:Europe
Manufacturer:Pinnacle Systems
Model:200
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pinnacle ShowCenter

Network & Internet Multimedia

Connectivity Protocols:IEEE 802.11b (Wi-Fi) / IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) / IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet)/IEEE 802.11g / IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet)
Functionality:Digital audio playback / Digital photo playback / Digital video playback / Internet radio playback

Radio

Device Type: None

TV Tuner

Type: None
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