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4TB Full 3D AluPlay HD Media Player, USB 3.0, LAN + HDMI Cable [3DAluPlay-4TB]

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Product Description

Quality 2m HDMI v1.4 lead included

Massive 4TB Hard Drive fitted inside


  • Massive user-replaceable 4TB Hard Drive inside, to store masses of your media
  • Plays the latest Full HD 3D file formats
  • Supports major video formats, including MP4 and MKV containers, Blu-ray files
  • Full featured media player and streamer
  • HDMI v1.4 1080p High Definition Video Output
  • Network file sharing
  • Media streaming from uPnP media server
  • Fast USB 3.0 (or 2.0) for connection to PC
  • BitTorrent DownloaderInternet Media Service (Youtube, Picasa, Flickr, RSS news feeds)
  • Internet Radio
  • File copy between internal disk, USB devices and Network
  • Attach 2 USB devices, such as external disks or a USB memory stick, or Wireless Dongle.
  • Analogue and Digital Video and Audio outputs
  • Full 2 Year Warranty


A feature-rich media player that is simple to use by non-techies!

Play 3D movies in real Full HD. The FANTEC 3DAluPlay media player has a HDMI 1.4 interface and supports all common 3D formats like Frame-Packing, 3D MVC plus 3D SbS (side by side) and 3D TaB (top and bottom).

Next to this all popular HD video formats like: MKV (H.264), AVCHD, MOV, M2TS, MTS, TS and many other formats as well as 3D and 2D Bluray ISO files with menu (BDMV without Java) are supported. Of course the player can also playback SD video formats for example: DVD (with DVD menu), AVI, MPEG, VOB, MP4, MPG, TS, WMV, DAT and ISO files.

In the area of audio and surround sound the player is able to handle Dolby Digital and DTS sound up to 7.1 channel audio in HD audio or downmix.

The wide ranged functions of the FANTEC 3DAluPlay media player includes many more features, for example, the device allows you by the use of a suitable app (e.g. iMediaShare) to stream movies, music and pictures directly from your smartphone or tablet PC to your TV. In this case the FANTEC 3DAluPlay media player is a kind of a bridge between the smartphone or tablet PC and your TV.

Furthermore the FANTEC 3DAluPlay media player is equipped with a GIGABIT network port, which allows you to exchange data between your PC, NAS device and the media player. You also can stream movies, music and pictures over UPNP or NAS function. With the integrated internet applications it's for example possible to listen to thousands of internet radio stations, watch YouTube videos, subscribe Podcasts or view photos via Flickr.

For fast file transfer can you connect the FANTEC 3DAluPlay media player directly via USB 3.0 to your PC.

We now fit the latest Seagate Desktop 4TB Hard Disk Drive - optimized for low-power consumption and quiet operation.

The hard disk drive is easily user-replaceable. It slides out from the side of the media player. All sizes including the latest 4TB models are supported.

The media player is used in 4 main modes.

1) Standalone Media Player. When detached from a PC it can be connected to a TV (using HDMI, composite video connector, or component video connectors). You then use the remote control to select which media you want to play.

2) Internet Media Streamer. When connected to your router, it is able to browse internet media sites, like Youtube, Twitter, Picaso, using your remote control and output to the TV.

3) Network Disk Drive. When connected to your network router it can be used as a shared network folder. You can create folders and copy files onto the disk. Stream media to any PCs on your network, or from them onto the TV.

4) External USB3 (or USB2) Disk Drive. You connect the disk to your PC and use it just like any other external disk drive. You can create folders and copy files onto the disk.


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The screenshots have been taken using a standard definition capture unit.  In real life on a HD TV the images would look stunning in quality and sharpness.

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  • Fantec 3DAluPlay Web and HD Media Player
  • Fitted with fast 4TB Seagate Desktop Hard Drive
  • Mains power adaptor, UK & EU Plugs
  • Supports worldwide 100-240V
  • Infrared Remote Control
  • USB 3.0 data lead, approx 1.2m.
  • HDMI v1.4 lead (2m) with Gold Connectors.
    • This is not a standard v1.3 lead, but a high speed lead supporting ethernet over HDMI


Disk Drive Specifications

Seagate Desktop HDD.15, 4TB SATAIII, with 64MB Cache.

  • ST4000DM000 Part Number
  • Fast performance, with Green low power consumption
  • 1TB per platter, Seagate AcuTrac™ technology
  • OptiCache™ technology further exploits big 64MB cache sizes and improved micro processor capabilities
  • SATA 6Gb/s technology to further maximize performance

Enclosure Specifications
connectors: Internal:
HDMI 1.4
AV out (Audio / Video)
YpbPr Video output
S/PDIF Digital Optical Toslink (Audio)
S/PDIF Digital Coaxial (Audio)
RJ45 GIGABIT (10/100/1000Mbps)
USB 3.0 connector max. 5Gbps (compatible to USB2.0)
USB 2.0 Host (2x)
supported formats:

File system:

Supported media formats:
1. Video:
MKV, ISO (DVD & BD BluRay), AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, AVI, VOB, MOV, MP4, MPG, TS, WMV, DAT, IFO, RM, RMVB, M4V, ASF, FLV, XviD, DivX 3/4/5, H.264

- DVD menu
- Bluray menu (BDMV without Java)

3D Video format:
- 3D Frame-Packing
- 3D MVC (Multiview Video Coding)
- 3D SbS (Side by Side)
- 3D TaB (Top and Bottom).

- HD MPEG2 (up to MP@HL 1080i)
- HD MPEG4 SP/ASP (720p/1080i/1080p)
- XVID, WMV9 (up to 1080p)
- H.264 BP@L3, MP@L4.1 (720p/1080i/1080p)
- RM/RMVB 8/9/10 (up to 1280x720@30p)

2. Audio:
32 kbps - 320 kbps
- Stereo
- Dolby Digital 5.1 (pass-through & downmix to stereo)
- Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 (pass-through)
- DTS Digital Surround 5.1 & 7.1 (pass-through & downmix to stereo)

MP2, MP3, OGG Vorbis, WMA Standard (DRM, Pro & Advanced Profile are not supported), PCM, LPCM, MS-ADPCM, COOK, RA-Lossless

3. Photo:
up to 144 megapixels

4. Subtitle:
Unicode (UTF8), BIG5 (Traditional Chinese), Western, Turkish, Cyrillic, Greek, Cyrillic, Eastern Europe, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese, Thai

resolution: TV:
PAL / NTSC / HD ready / Full HD / 3D Full HD
HDMI 1.4 backward compatible:
480p, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p/24p, 1080p/3D
Video out (CVBS):
720 x 576 / 720 x 480
operating system: Windows 2000, XP, VISTA, 7, 8, Mac OS X, Linux
Network: - Samba Client / Server NAS
- UPnP client
power supply: 12V, 2A
standby: 0,5W
accessories including: - remote control / battery
- USB 3.0 cable
- external power supply
- quick start guide
Overview optional accessories: USB WiFi dongle
Material / Color: aluminium / black
dimensions (w x d x h): 215 x 64 x 162 mm

Warranty Information

2 Year - Return to Base.

The product is returned to us at your expense, and replaced and returned to you at our expense.

Return postage cost is not included for non-UK sales.

Other Details

HDMI Version:
3D Support:
SbS + Full HD 3D frame packed
Internal Disk:
Yes, user replaceable
Network Streaming:

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