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WD TV HD Media Player

Code: A63QX

WD TV HD Media Player is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
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  • Enjoy watching your digital content in full 1080p HD on the biggest screen in your home
  • Play your stored media files on your TV using a wired or wireless Wi-Fi connection
  • Stream hit films, trending TV shows, viral video clips, sports and music

Product details

WD TV HD Media Player

• Enjoy watching your digital content in full 1080p HD on the biggest screen in your home
• Play your stored media files on your TV using a wired or wireless Wi-Fi connection
• Stream hit films, trending TV shows, viral video clips, sports and music
• Play media from a USB drive or any network connected PC, Mac or network drive in your home
• Effortlessly control your media with the included remote control
• Use your smart phone or tablet as a remote control with the free WD TV app
• Login and play content from Spotify, YouTube, Vudu, Pandora, Facebook and more
• Play a wide variety of video formats: AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV, TS/TP/M2T, MP4/MOV M2TS, WMV9 and FLV
• Share your photos with friends and family on the TV screen in any of the main picture formats
• Get the party started or chill out with your favourite tunes whatever the song file format: MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA/WMA Pro, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby® Digital Plus™ and DTS
• Mirror the content from your mobile phone or tablet screen on your TV with Miracast software
• Connect to a Slingbox® to stream live TV to any room in your house or play your recorded videos around the globe
• Please note, a HDMI cable is not included
• Manufacturer part number: WDBPUF0000NBK EESN

What is the WD TV media player?
WD TV media brings all your favourite shows and media content directly to your TV in the comfort your living room. It is a high performance media player that can stream video directly from an online video service, a USB storage drive or even from a smartphone or tablet using the Miracast function.

WD TV is easy to use and easy to set up, making it the ideal media solution for even the non-technical user. Now you can enjoy your TV shows and films in 1080p HD quality, including videos stored on any PC connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

To connect WD TV to your network you can use either a wired or wireless connection. It only takes a short while to connect your WD TV to your existing Wi-Fi network using the included remote control. Alternatively, connect an Ethernet cable to the network port.

What features does the WD TV offer me?
The WD TV media player enables you to show films, sporting events, TV shows, music and photographs to friends by using your TV screen. You can login and stream from many the world’s leading online services such as Facebook, YouTube, Hulu, TuneIn, Pandora, Spotify and more.

WD TV is compatible with multiple file formats, making it great for playing your existing media. This can either be transferred via a portable file storage unit like a USB stick or accessed directly from any PC on your wireless network. Details of how to access files on a PC can be found on page 34 onwards in the user manual, a copy of which is also available under the Downloads tab on this page.

What can the WD TV connect to?
WD TV connects to your TV screen using an HDMI cable available here or by using the composite A/V cables included. Please note, a HDMI cable is not supplied.

WD TV is compatible with SlingBox using the SlingPlayer app, allowing you to easily watch your favourite live and recorded shows on any TV it is connected to. This means you can enjoy your favourite content whether you are in a different room or even if your SlingBox is at home but you are in a different country. WD TV also plays content stored on other popular network storage devices including My Passport and My Cloud.

If you have a Miracast-enabled smartphone, it can pair to the WD TV and share anything displayed on your small screen to the big screen. You can also use a smartphone or tablet as a remote control by downloading the WD TV remote from the Apple iTunes store or Google play.

Specifications
Networking Ethernet, Wireless-N
Video connection HDMI, Composite A/V
Video outputs 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Video resolution 16:9, 4:3
Audio Output Analogue stereo Optical audio
Remote Control Wireless Remote
Number of channels Thousands - including Facebook, Youtube, hulu, BBC iPlayer, Pandora, and Spotify
Compatible video types AVI, MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV, TS/TP/M2T, MP4/MOV, M2TS, WMV9, FLV
Compatible audio types MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA/WMA Pro, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby® Digital Plus™ and DTS
Compatible image types JPEG, GIF, TIFF, BMP and PNG
USB Input for media playing yes
Power Mains Powered
Package Contents
Media player
Remote control with batteries
Composite AV cable
AC adapter
Quick Install Guide
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dont get mixed up This is the latest version as at 25/10/14 and no longer uses the word Live on the box or unit It is now called WD TV Media Player Excellent product
Date published: 2014-10-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant bought this player 2 weeks ago and im very pleased with it, does what my old player could not, i would and i have recommended this player to family and friends, works great with my 5 terrabit hard drive.
Date published: 2016-01-08
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Can this replace a Slingcatcher for me to watch TV from a Slingbox in another country. 

Asked by: Geger
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-08-18

Will this item play through all the files on a usb stick (mixture of mpegs and Jpegs) continuously unattended without ony onscreen display of "playt/Next track" icons

Asked by: Steve
Unfortunately this would not be suitable for your intended application.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-05-10

Where his this product manufactured?

Asked by: starman
We get the item direct from WESTERN DIGITAL. The unit is self is produced by them so I cant advise on country of manufacture.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-05-04

Hi what is the actual size of the media player? Just need to know if I can hide it behind the TV easily enough. 

Asked by: Anonymous
The product dimensions are 12.5 x 10 x 3 cm
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-04-12

What is the difference between the WDTV Live media player at £59.99 and the one you are selling at £79.99?

Asked by: Seawart
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-04-05

can I set this to play a video in a loop

Asked by: Brod
There are repeat options to loop an individual video or all videos in a folder or playlist.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-01-27

On my PC I can view BBC programs that I have missed. Is there a gadget that I can fit into my TV that will carry out the same task?

Asked by: Glen
the following item will turn a non "smart TV" into a SMART TV http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/point-of-view-hdmi-smart-tv-dongle-with-wireless-keyboard-n16nu
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-01-09

What size is the hard drive 

Asked by: Pamela
This item is a media player and does not have a built in hard drive.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-11-30
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A63QX WD TV HD Media Player (1+) £63.99

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