Epson Japan has today announced the third iteration of its Photo Fine Player 'Multimedia Storage Viewer'. This new version sports an 80 GB hard disk (the same as the P-4000), the same beautiful 3.8" VGA LCD screen, SD/CF slot and USB 2.0 interface. Improvements include a new image processing system with support for images of up to 30 megapixels, wider RAW format support, wider video format support (including MPEG-1/2/4 and DivX) and new display modes (including grouping by EXIF tag). The P-4500 will cost 75,000 YEN (approx. $640) when it goes on sale in Japan.
Phil: More information as we receive it. (See our review of the Epson P-2000).
Epson Photo Fine Player P-4500 new features
- New image processing engine
- Improved video support: MPEG-1/2, MPEG-4 (inc. DivX) and Motion JPEG
- Support for images up to 30 megapixels
- Wider RAW format support: Canon CRW / CR2, Konica Minolta 7D / 5D, Nikon RAW (D-SLR), Pentax RAW (D-SLR), Epson RAW, Olympus RAW (E-1, E-300, E-500)
- Brighter LCD backlight
- New display modes, EXIF Tag grouping
- SD / Compact Flash Type I/II
- 75,000 YEN
- 148 x 33 x 85 mm
- 438 g
Epson Photo Fine Player P-4500 specifications
|Price||Japan: 75,000 YEN|
|Body Material||Metal and plastic|
Screen Technology: PhotoFine
|Hard Disk Drive|| 80 GB 2.5” (73.8 GB usable)|
|Still file formats||
|Movie file formats||
MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 (avg 8 Mbps, peak 12 Mbps)
|Audio file formats||
|RAW file format support|| Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
Canon EOS-1D Mark II / Mark II N
Canon EOS 5D
Canon EOS 10D / 20D
Canon EOS D30 / D60
Canon EOS 300D / 350D (Digital Rebel / Digital Rebel XT)
Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D / 5D
Nikon D70 / D70s
Pentax *ist DS / DS2
Pentax *ist DL
Pentax *ist D
Epson R-D1 / R-D1s
Olympus E-1 *
Olympus E-300 *
Olympus E-500 *
* Only thumbnail display
|Card Slots|| CompactFlash I/II (supports MicroDrive)
SD / MMC (up to 2 GB SD / 1GB MMC)
Other card types via optional adaptors
|Audio/Video out|| Mono dynamic speaker
Stereo 3.5mm headphone jack
Audio/Video out jack
PAL and NTSC supported
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed for PC and Mac connection
|Direct Print|| USB DIRECT-PRINT compatible|
|Power|| Rechargeable Li-Ion battery
|Weight (excl batt)||
438 g (1.0 lb)
|Dimensions||148 x 85 x 33 mm (5.8 x 3.3 x 1.3 in)|
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