Archos 405 (2GB)
2:18

Archos 405 (2GB)

Home Entertainment
[ Music ] ^M00:00:02 >> Hi, I'm Donald Bell, senior editor for MP3 and Digital Audio. And today we're taking a first look at the Arcos 405 portable video player. The 405 has a LCD screen that is 3 point 5 inches and displays at a maximum resolution of 480 by 272. It is a more portable, light weight, though smaller version of their 605 WIFI player which is really the, their, their biggest best model. The 405 is stripped down. It also has a stripped down price of 169 dollars. The 405 comes in only one capacity which is two gigabytes. The upside to that is that it comes with an SD card slot that can support up to 16 gigabytes of flash memory. Compared to the 605 WIFI, the 405 does away with the ability to use a touch screen interface. You can only use the buttons on the side. It also does away with the ability to browse the Internet over WIFI or use the Arcos content portal for renting and downloading movies and music. Using it with the 99 dollar DVR station, you have the ability to connect this to your television so you can play movies back to your television. You also have the ability to use the advanced digital video recording feature in here to have a Tivoisk ability to record any kind of content that's coming from your cable or satellite receiver and be able to take that on the go with you. Another cool feature of the DVR station accessory is that it comes with a cool remote. So you can use the remote for cueing up your video files, browsing your music collection all on your television. The 605 is going to be a great alternative for people looking for less expensive video player. And who aren't thrilled with the 605's ability to get online or do advanced WIFI connectivity features. It's more compact. The down side is that it doesn't use a touch screen, so it's a little more difficult to control. It doesn't have a built in kick stand so you're going to have to prop this up in your hand or buy the optional battery pack that can work as a kick stand as well. On the whole, for 169 dollars, this is a hell of a portable video players. It's a great screen, excellent viewing angles, great sound quality, we like it a lot. So I'm Donald Bell and this is a first look at the Arcos 405 portable video player. ^M00:02:16 [ Music ]

Up Next

TCL reveals the new Leiniao AR smart glasses at CES 2022
watch-tcl-reveal-the-leiniao-ar-smart-glasses-at-ces-2022-01-00-36-28-still001.png

Up Next

TCL reveals the new Leiniao AR smart glasses at CES 2022

How to Improve Your TV's Dialogue
how-4

How to Improve Your TV's Dialogue

Install an M.2 SSD in your PS5 with a heatsink upgrade
ps5drive2

Install an M.2 SSD in your PS5 with a heatsink upgrade

Apple unveils new 4K Apple TV with A12 Bionic chip
apple-appletv

Apple unveils new 4K Apple TV with A12 Bionic chip

Big game tech to get the best at-home experience
screenshot-2021-01-28-164738.png

Big game tech to get the best at-home experience

Samsung introduces new accessibility features for TV experience
screenshot-2021-01-06-at-16-56-04.png

Samsung introduces new accessibility features for TV experience

The basics of The Mandalorian
cnet-mandalorian

The basics of The Mandalorian

Top 5 ways to supercharge Netflix
netflix-logo

Top 5 ways to supercharge Netflix

Top 5 features Disney Plus needs
top5-120219-00-02-39-10-still131

Top 5 features Disney Plus needs

Tech Shows

The Apple Core
apple-core-w

The Apple Core

Alphabet City
alphabet-city-w

Alphabet City

CNET Top 5
cnet-top-5-w

CNET Top 5

The Daily Charge
dc-site-1color-logo.png

The Daily Charge

What the Future
what-the-future-w

What the Future

Tech Today
tech-today-w

Tech Today

Latest News All latest news

How Stationary Batteries Could Help Your Electric Car Move
chargebox-ads-etron-4165x2777

How Stationary Batteries Could Help Your Electric Car Move

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 Video Review
surface-go-22

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 Video Review

What iOS 16 May Tell Us About the iPhone 14
yt-appleslice-iphone-14cnet

What iOS 16 May Tell Us About the iPhone 14

MacBook Pro M2: Apple's New Chip Put to the Test
p1099021-mov-03-56-58-06-still001

MacBook Pro M2: Apple's New Chip Put to the Test

Bring a Little Glamp to Your Camping Trip With These Portable Power Stations
1202484230753671-btat6xklmc41i6ujbdbz-height640.png

Bring a Little Glamp to Your Camping Trip With These Portable Power Stations

Apple Will Have to Add USB-C to iPhones Because of This Legislation
220620-yt-usb-c-explainer-site

Apple Will Have to Add USB-C to iPhones Because of This Legislation

Most Popular All most popular

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 Video Review
surface-go-22

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 Video Review

SpyraTwo hands-on: The ultimate water gun
spyratwo-2

SpyraTwo hands-on: The ultimate water gun

How Stationary Batteries Could Help Your Electric Car Move
chargebox-ads-etron-4165x2777

How Stationary Batteries Could Help Your Electric Car Move

MacBook Pro M2: Apple's New Chip Put to the Test
p1099021-mov-03-56-58-06-still001

MacBook Pro M2: Apple's New Chip Put to the Test

What iOS 16 May Tell Us About the iPhone 14
yt-appleslice-iphone-14cnet

What iOS 16 May Tell Us About the iPhone 14

What's New to Stream for June 2022
netpicks-june-2022thumb

What's New to Stream for June 2022

Latest Products All latest products

E Ink Tablets: Everything You Need to Know
eink-website

E Ink Tablets: Everything You Need to Know

Moto G 5G Review: A $400 Phone That May Have Everything You Need
clip0001-00-00-25-15-still001

Moto G 5G Review: A $400 Phone That May Have Everything You Need

Hands-On: We Got to Try the Sony Xperia 1 IV and Its Zoom Lens
xperiafinalpicsite

Hands-On: We Got to Try the Sony Xperia 1 IV and Its Zoom Lens

Lenovo Legion 7 Gaming Laptops Combine Great Power With Simple, Slim Designs
lenovolegion-00-00-45-13-still003

Lenovo Legion 7 Gaming Laptops Combine Great Power With Simple, Slim Designs

Exploring Meta Store: Facebook Parent Meta's First Physical Retail Space
metastore

Exploring Meta Store: Facebook Parent Meta's First Physical Retail Space

Lenovo's Torrent of Slim-Series Laptops Has Almost Too Many Options
lenovoslim-00-00-03-10-still001.png

Lenovo's Torrent of Slim-Series Laptops Has Almost Too Many Options

Latest How To All how to videos

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account
phoneonorange

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account

Fix Your iPhone Screen With Apple's Self-Service Repair Kit
dsc00641

Fix Your iPhone Screen With Apple's Self-Service Repair Kit

How to Buy a Budget Laptop in 2022
budgetlaptops-00-08-35-15-still001

How to Buy a Budget Laptop in 2022

Google Pay: How to Set Up and Use
googlepay-inhand

Google Pay: How to Set Up and Use

Clean Your AirPods and EarPods Without Damaging Them
yt-howto-clean-airpods-v3

Clean Your AirPods and EarPods Without Damaging Them

How to Control Your Computer With Your Feet
yt-learn-guitar-foot-controls-v2

How to Control Your Computer With Your Feet