I was bought one of these for Christmas 2004, and broke it, and was replaced for free around 2-3 months ago, so I have the most recent version:
The Zen PMC wont come cheaply, but it's recommended for people who are looking to put a lot of money in to recieve a generally high quality video ... Read review
Ability to play music, videos, pictures and recorded tv anywhere!
Quite large, and not extremely easy to synchronise
"I was bought one of these for Christmas 2004, and broke it, and was replaced for free around 2-3 months ago, so I have the most recent version:
The Zen PMC wont come cheaply, but it's recommended for people who are looking to put a lot of money in to recieve a generally high quality video player as well as just music.
One drawback I've noticed is that it isn't like Ipods or Micro Zens in size, it's a lot heavier, and the need for a video playback ..."
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Product Information for "Creative ZEN Portable Media Center 20GB" »
Manufacturer's product description
The Creative Zen Portable Media Center is the ultimate portable player for audio and visual entertainment. Watch up to 85 hours of video, listen to over 9,000 songs and view tens of thousands of photos. Its intuitive Microsoft interface offers familiar, fast and easy access to all your favorite digital media and gives you the freedom to take it with you anywhere.Watch it, listen to it, share it or show it off - As the flag ship of the Zen family of portable media products, the Zen Portable Media Center truly delivers an unparalleled audiovisual experience for people on the go.Movies, TV, music and photos can be enjoyed on the Zen's bright 3.8-inch color screen, through high quality headphones or its built-in speaker. You can even connect your Zen to external entertainment systems to share digital media with friends and family. This powerhouse entertainment player is housed in a compact and sleek design that is truly mobile.The Creative Zen Portable Media Center's rechargeable Li-Ion battery is removable, which means you can carry a spare battery and have many more hours of digital entertainment at your fingertips. Plus, Zen connects to your computer with a USB 2.0 port, giving you high-speed transfer for all your media.Zen supports all popular audio, video and picture formats including MP3, WMA, WMV and JPG. And, because it supports Windows Media Audio with DRM, the Zen Portable Media Center works will all popular download music services. You now have all your home entertainment wherever you go - experience the new wave of digital entertainment with Zen.
System Requirements Details
Windows XP - Pentium II - 233 MHz - RAM 64 MB - HD 100 MB
MS Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Media Player 10
Battery Enclosure Type
Battery Life Details
MP3 playback - up to 22 hour(s) ¦ Video playback - up to 7 hour(s)
Stereo headphones, AV cable, USB cable, AC adapter, carrying case , power adapter
Service & Support
1 year warranty
Hi-Speed USB ¦ Composite video output ¦ Audio line-out ¦ Headphones