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LaCie silverscreen 40GB

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews of LaCie silverscreen 40GB. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other MP3 Players for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size. The portability is also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the usability and performance.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the LaCie silverscreen 40GB is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of LaCie silverscreen 40GB from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other MP3 Players on Reviewers really like the price, but there are some negative comments about the usability and performance.


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This summary is based on the product: LaCie Silverscreen 40gb USB2.0 Multimedia Hard Drive (300939U)

Jul, 2015

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LaCie Silverscreen (40GB)


The 5.5-inch-long, 3.5-inch-wide, 1.1-inch-thick Silverscreen is small and light enough to be portable and plays back a broad array of file formats: MPEG-1 video; VOB movie parts, AVI movie files, or DVD movies ripped in ISO-image format (though not...

Small; plays video and music directly to TVs.

Sluggish PC performance; plays DVDs only in ISO format.

The Silverscreen is a sluggish mobile hard drive with a useful entertainment feature--it plays video and music directly to TV.

Mar, 2005

Product Specifications

LaCie silverscreen is a USB hard drive that also plugs into TVs, VCRs, cable boxes or satellite tuners with an AV cable for instant playback of stored movies, music or photos. Plug and play on your PC or Mac through Hi-Speed USB to store data and then view your media on almost any TV or monitor. Compatible with HDTV quality video and Dolby Digital or DTS quality audio, there's no compromise on quality with home theaters. Share home-movies and photos with friends and family, or use it for exhibitions, promotions, and delivering rough cuts to clients. The LaCie silverscreen's user-friendly interface and remote control provide for an easy set-up. The VOD (Video On-Demand) feature allows you to go online to rent or buy DivX VOD movies from the DivX website. NOTE: Silverscreen supports "regular" JPEG photos in RGB mode but not in CMYK format. Silverscreen supports "regular" AAC audio format (Windows) but not the proprietary "AAC format of Apple (".m4a").

Digital Audio

Supported Audio Formats:AAC / AC-3 / MP3 / WAV / WMA

Digital Multimedia Devices

Device Type:Digital AV player
External Control Devices:Remote control
Key Features:Digital audio player / Digital photo viewer / Digital video player
PC Interfaces:Hi-Speed USB
TV Standards Supported:NTSC / PAL

Digital Storage

HDD Capacity:40GB

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:LaCie silverscreen

Motion Video

Video Playback Formats:DivX / MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 / XviD

Still Images

Supported Still Images Formats:JPEG