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D-Link MediaLounge DSM-520

Experience the high-definition difference with the D-Link MediaLounge Wireless HD Media Player. Stream music, photos, and high-definition videos to yo...

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ProPlays MP3, photo and movie over your network to yo...

ConsStutters very badly on any HD content.

Morning all, I finally decided last week to order the D-Link DSM-520 from Komplett.co.uk at £172 inc VAT & del. Reasons for buying : I wanted to stream HD movies, photos and music. Reviews have been mixed, admittedly, but seemed to indicate that this was the best of the bunch. I also looked at...

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Product Information : D-Link MediaLounge DSM-520

Manufacturer's product description

Experience the high-definition difference with the D-Link MediaLounge Wireless HD Media Player. Stream music, photos, and high-definition videos to your home entertainment system with the DSM-520 Wireless HD Media Player. The DSM-520 connects to your existing home network using either 802.11g wireless technology or via Ethernet cable. The DSM-520 Wireless HD Media Player supports all your favorite media formats, including support for high-definition video in either Windows Media Video 9 or MPEG-4 format. Enjoy videos with resolutions of up to 1080i for the best picture quality from your high-definition television. For compatible television systems, the DSM-520 features a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) connection. HDMI offers a pure digital connection for both audio and video. Other video connectors include component, S-video, and composite output, ensuring compatibility with virtually all televisions. The DSM-520 also supports coax and optical digital audio output for delivering high fidelity digital surround sound. D-Link has partnered with premium online service providers to offer access to a vast array of online radio stations and music download services. The DSM-520 supports Microsoft PlaysForSure, which means you can use the Windows Media Connect feature of Window XP SP2 to playback files protected by Windows Media Digital Rights Management (WMDRM). Access your entire library of premium downloaded songs and videos directly from your MediaLounge Wireless HD Media Player. The DSM-520 Wireless HD Media Player includes a USB 2.0 port in the front panel for instant access to music, photos, and videos stored on removable USB flash drives or hard drives. A built-in Setup Wizard makes setting up the DSM-520 simple, and is made even easier with Windows Connect Now. Configuring the wireless settings is as simple as running the Wireless Network Setup Wizard from Windows XP SP2, and transferring the wireless settings to the DSM-520 using a USB flash drive. A sleek 17-inch black aluminum chassis with smoked mirror front panel houses the DSM-520. The stylish Wireless HD Media Player blends in with your other home entertainment devices, making your home theater setup complete.

Product Details

Product Description: D-Link MediaLounge DSM-520 - digital multimedia receiver

Product Type: Digital multimedia receiver

Dimensions (WxDxH): 42.5 cm x 28.6 cm x 3.8 cm

Weight: 2.5 kg

Colour: Black, smoke

Remote Control: Remote control - infrared


MPN: DSM-520

Product Type: Digital multimedia receiver

Width: 42.5 cm

Depth: 28.6 cm

Height: 3.8 cm

Weight: 2.5 kg

Enclosure Colour: Black, smoke

Enclosure Material: Aluminium


A/V System Recommended Use: PC multimedia

Features: Upgradable firmware


Optical Digital Output: Yes

Coaxial Digital Output: Yes

Network & Internet Multimedia

Functionality: Digital audio playback, digital photo playback, digital video playback

Connectivity: Wireless, wired

Connectivity Protocols: IEEE 802.11b (Wi-Fi), IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet), IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet)

Network Protocols Supported: TCP, HTTP, DHCP, IP

Supported Audio Formats: MP3, WMA, WAV, Ogg Vorbis, AIFF

Supported Video Formats: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Xvid, AVI

Supported Pictures Formats: BMP, JPG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, JPEG2000

Encryption: 128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK (TKIP)

Analogue Video Standards: Composite video, S-Video, component video


Type: USB 2.0

Remote Control

Type: Remote control

Technology: Infrared


Connector Type: Audio line-out ( RCA phono x 2 ) - rear ¦ Composite video/audio output ( RCA phono x 3 ) - rear ¦ S-Video output ( 4 PIN mini-DIN ) - rear ¦ Component video output ( RCA phono x 3 ) - rear ¦ SPDIF output ( TOS Link ) - rear ¦ SPDIF output ( RCA phono ) - rear ¦ Network ( RJ-45 ) - rear ¦ HDMI ( 19 pin HDMI Type A ) - rear


Included Accessories: Remote control

Compliant Standards: CSA, FCC


Type: Internal

Power Consumption Operational: 10 Watt


Listed on Ciao since: 17/05/2006