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Use your ARCHOS as a camcorder and enjoy your personal videos, anywhereanytime: connect most digital cameras to your ARCHOS 404, through the optional DVR travel Adaptor. connect the optional high resolution helmet camcorder to the ACHOS 404. The ARCHOS 404 records video directly on its 30 GB hard drive in MPEG-4 format1, up to VGA resolution (640 x 480). Transfer your photos from a PC or most mass storage devices via the USB 2.0 high speed interface or directly from a digital camera, on the move with the
Archos 404 30GB Digital Media Player Ultra-compact, full screen Portable Multimedia Player supporting all standard video formats in full DVD resolution. Screen size surface twice that of similar size PMPs with 2.5" screens. Reads all standard video formats1 in full DVD resolution. DVD-quality video playback on TV with optional DVR Station. Records directly from TV in high-quality MPEG-4 with optional DVR station. Bright 3.5" LCD with 16 million colours. Extremely fast photo viewer with zoom, music and transition effects. Advanced music player able to display track, artist, album, and album cover. Fully compatible with DVD quality VOD and music online stores. Large choice of convenient for TV recording, direct digital photo transfers, hands-free video capturing, and more. 30 GB to store up to 85 movies, 300,000 photos or 15,000 songs.
The ARCHOS 404 is the perfect companion for people on the move: its 30 GB* hard drive capacity allows you to store up to 130 hours of video5 encoded with a PC, the equivalent of 85 movies5. Play them on the built-in 3.5" LCD color screen or playback on TV in high resolution up to 720 x 576 (DVD quality) with the DVR station. Play a large variety of video files, including MPEG-41, WMV2 and protected WMV2 and read MPEG-4 AAC/H.2643 (.MP4 QuickTime files), MPEG-24, and VOB4 with optional software plug-ins (available on this website). The ARCHOS 404 also offers many more functionalities such as slow motion, adjustable screen size, video editing and even a video bookmarking function.
|Record TV or external video sources|
Transform your ARCHOS 404 into a Digital Video Recorder with the optional DVR station. Record TV or most video sources such as satellite/cable box, VCR, DVD player6 or camcorder in MPEG-4 format1. Set up the DVR station by connecting it to the external video source; simply slot in your ARCHOS and record instantaneously or make scheduled recordings with the included infrared receiver that controls the external video sources.
|Turn your ARCHOS into a camcorder|
Use your ARCHOS as a camcorder and enjoy your personal videos, anywhere…anytime:
Transfer your photos from a PC or most mass storage devices via the USB 2.0 high speed interface or directly from a digital camera, on the move with the optional docking adapter, or at home with the DVR station. Store and view up to 300,000 photos5 (JPEG, PNG and BMP formats) and display slideshows with music and transition effect. Manage your files and folders directly on the device for a better mobility.
Store up to 15,000 songs5 on the hard drive and play most popular music files such as MP3, WAV, WMA and protected WMA files. Easily organize songs with the enhanced ARCLibrary and customize your view by artist, album, type of music, title, year, and create your playlists without having to use a computer. Use the voice recorder to store notes quickly for a later use.
|Charge and sync|
Charge your ARCHOS 404 via the USB 2.0 interface or plug the device into the DVR station to get a quick charge (faster than USB). Purchase, download, subscribe to or rent protected video and music content from the Microsoft PlaysForSure™ websites. Using the high-speed USB 2.0 interface, the ARCHOS 404 will easily auto-synchronize this content with Windows Media® Player 10 each time you connect it to your PC, or convert your Windows Media® Player 10 library content to one of the many compatible formats (MP3, WMA, WAV, protected WMA, MPEG-41, WMV2 and protected Windows Media Video2).
I have the Archos 404 with camcorder but have exactly the same problems as noted by several other people. Read morePublished on 27 May 2009 by James M. Lewis
i download lots of stuff off the internet and transfer it to my archos .... if this bad boy broke down ad cry ... Read morePublished on 18 Mar. 2009 by Stephen Lamb
I bought this just as another MP3 player with a huge size and lo what i found was - its marvelous
You can store most of your documents and pictures as well as your... Read more
i got this archos in july last year as i wanted some different rather than an ipod huge mistake. in november i went to use it with out using for about 2 weeks and the back case had... Read morePublished on 8 Jan. 2008 by R. Lines
Having used my Archos now for over six months all I can say is that it is my favorite gadget. I use it every day either recording something or playing something. Read morePublished on 10 Dec. 2007 by The Gadget Man
What a wonderful device, compact, easy to use, 30GB! Wonderful until the back panel warped and came away from the device leaving a massive gap. Read morePublished on 25 Nov. 2007 by Smith
I have no idea what made me buy an Archos, but i thank my lucky stars, after having somewhat, awkward times with ipod/iriver/creative, i thought i needed a nice mp3, reliable, or... Read morePublished on 25 Aug. 2007 by Marie Roberts
I bought one of these when my 3rd iPod broke within months of buying it! I was sick of iPods and wanted anything that played music, videos and stored photos, but wasn't an iPod. Read morePublished on 8 Aug. 2007 by Ms. K. M. Noel