Netgear Digital Entertainer EVA700 wireless media streamer

This looks interesting, especially as my Xbox 360 is out for repair. Shame it doesn’t do ms-dvr format from Windows Media Centre, but it does say ” It also supports access to content on Microsoft® Windows® Media Center PCs through Windows Media Connect”

The cheapest I have found it for is about £130


Another day, another media streamer. True, the concept isn’t a bad one – video content is best enjoyed on a big telly in the comfort of your lounge, rather than hunched up in front of a computer screen. But with numerous offerings on the market, there’s little to tell them apart. Netgear’s Digital Entertainer EVA700, however, has a nifty little feature up its sleeve…

Like many such gadgets, it comes with standard composite-video, s-video and SCART connectos, but it’s also packed with an HD component-video output. This means if you’re HD readybut your component-video ports are just sitting there gathering dust, the EVA700 makes an ideal lounge-side companion.

Source: and 

With the EVA700 Digital Entertainer you can connect your TV, stereo or home entertainment system to your home network and the Internet. The EVA700 Digital Entertainer device enables you to stream and play popular media formats from PCs and the Internet.


Supported Media Formats:

  • MP3s up to 320 Kbps or variable bit rate (VBR)
  • WMA8 and WMA9 files up to 192Kbps or variable bit rate(VBR)
  • WMV up to 1080p (down-converted)
  • Internet Radio (streaming MP3)
  • Video Formats: MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, WMV, Xvid
  • Audio Formats: MP3, WAV, WMA, M3U, PLS, ACC
  • Photo Formats: JPEG, BMP, PNG, TIFF, GIF
  • Playlist Formats: M3U, PLS

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