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Linksys announces new media center extenders

by Brad Linder, posted Sep 26th 2007 1:03PM
Linksys DMA 2100 and 2200A few weeks after Niveus showed off its first "V2" media center extender, Linksys is following suit with its DMA 2100/2200 devices for Windows Vista Media Center users.

While Windows Vista has been around since the start of the year (and even earlier if you were in on the beta), so far the only media center extender released that works with Vista has been the Xbox 360. If you didn't want to buy an expensive video game console just so you could watch content from your office PC in your living room, you were out of luck.

But with Niveus, Linksys, and several other companies set to offer new extenders, things are looking up. We're expecting a few more product announcements during Microsoft's keynote tomorrow at the Digital Life Expo.

As for the Linksys boxes, the DMA 2200 includes an upscaling DVD player, which could make it a nice all-in-one box to stick in your TV cabinet. Both the DMA 2100 and 2200 will be available in November for an undisclosed price.

[via Engadget and Big Screen Blog]

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Cold Chilli

updated link http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_Promotion_C2&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1175237542889&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper&lid=4288927773L03

Seems to only work with the N router. Even though N hasn't been approved, yet.

October 01 2007 at 5:06 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Any chance to know if this extender will be compatible with a external HD DVD. Also any info if SD or compact flash card could be read???

September 27 2007 at 11:00 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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