Roles Edit

This player has capabilities and limitations that make it more suitable to some roles, and less suitable to others.

Hardware Requirements Edit

  • 350 MHz Pentium class processor or higher
  • USB 2.0 or 10/100 Ethernet connection1
  • 64MB RAM

The ScreenPlay Pro HD also supports wireless access via supported USB WiFi adapter (not included in package).

Supported Operating Systems Edit

  • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Professional / XP Home / XP Professional / XP Professional 64x / Windows Vista™ (all versions)
  • GNU/Linux 2.6 (needs samba to transfer files over the network)

Supported Connections Edit

ScreenPlayProHD Connectors

Output connections

  • HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) — supports 480p, 576p, 720p 50/60 Hz, and 1080i 50/60 Hz
  • Composite video and audio R/L
  • Component video: Y, Pb, Pr — supports 480i/480p, 576p, 720p, and 1080i
  • Coaxial S/PDIF output

Input connections

  • Composite video and audio R/L

Other connections

  • USB Host Type A plug (flat form factor, for connecting other devices to the ScreenPlay Pro HD)
  • USB Slave Type B plug (square form factor, for connecting the ScreenPlay Pro HD to the computer)
  • RJ-45 Ethernet
  • Power
  • Hardware Lock

Supported Media Formats Edit

NOTE: Although the ScreenPlay Pro HD supports the listed file types, it might not be able to support every codec used to create the files.

Check Answer 20311 for the latest information on supported file types.

Audio Edit

  • AAC
  • AIFF
  • MP3
  • OGG Vorbis
  • WAV
  • AC3 (Dolby Digital Encoding)
  • DTS
  • M4A
  • PCM
  • WMA

Video Edit

  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-2 — AVI, VOB
  • MPEG-4 — AVI, DivX 3.11, 4.x, 5.x, XviD
  • DivX HD
  • DVD

Supported file extensions for videos and associated audio/support files include avi, dat, divx, mov, mp2, mp4, mpe, mpeg, mpg, m4a, m4v, vob, xvid, ifo, iso (DVD ISO), MKV*, DMF, TS

MKV only supports Xvid and NOT H.264 directly from the player. There is a program that will stream H.264 from your PC to the ScreenPlay by transcoding it to a compatible format. However, the file cannot be on your ScreenPlay to do this, it has to be on your PC.

Photos Edit

  • BMP
  • JPG
  • JPEG

Drive attributes Edit


  • 1 TB
  • 500 GB


  • 0.98 kg (2.16 lbs)


  • Length: 14.5 cm (5.7")
  • Width: 7.6 cm (3")
  • Height: 18.4 cm (7.26")

Data transfer rates (maximum)

  • USB 2.0 — 480Mb/s
  • USB 1.1 — 12Mb/s


  • Supported file system: NTFS (default), FAT32

External Power Supply The ScreenPlay Pro HD Multimedia Player is powered by an Energy Star qualified adapter for a better environment.

  • Input Voltage: 100Vac - 240Vac +/- 10%
  • Output Voltage: 12VDC +/- 5%
  • Max current: 2.0 amp

Technical specifications are subject to change without notice and may change depending upon your computer performance and specifications.

Internals Edit

Firmware Edit

  • It runs a uClinux distribution with a custom 2.6 kernel.