Reviews and Problems with Pinnacle Show Centre 200
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Pinnacle ShowCenter 200
29 January 2006
Conclusion: Pinnacle Systems ShowCenter 200 seems to offer all the right ingredients for getting content from your PC to your HDTV. With both wired and wireless connectivity, support for Windows Media Video (including the HD version), several digital audio formats and even Internet radio, it sounds like the perfect match for a modern home entertainment system. Alas, software glitches, slow Wi-Fi response times and a balky remote control make it a less than scintillating experience.
Pros: Many outputs connectors, including component video and both 720p and 1080i. Support for HD TVs and video formats. Great image quality.
Cons: Balky SQL server-based database, which proved difficult to work with. Persistent Wi-Fi troubles remained unsolvable.
Excerpt: The ShowCenter 200 is designed to help bridge the digital media gap that currently exists between the computer and the TV. In other words, it attempts to solve the problem of how you manage and access your digital content and then get ...