July 2, 2009

Mvix to Release Ultio Media Player


Mvix is about to release their latest media player. The Ultio MX-800 is hard disk based and will reproduce up to 1080p video. Pre-equipped with a network port, it features a samba server and UPnP implementation. View movies or photos or listen to music as it supports most HD codecs including AVC-HD and FLAC. Stream content with integration with services like PlayOn or Tversity for such sites as Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, CNN and ESPN. It also has 2 USB 2.0 slaves for extending storage, adding media cards or USB drives. Look for the Ultio sometime this week with a decent price of $169.00.

(Thanks, A. Jay)

Via Mvix

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October 28, 2008

MvixUSA Launches MvixBox - Ultra Performance 3 Terabyte NAS/Media Server

Most people don't think they need one but one of the nicest devices you can have in your home is a Networked Attached Server (NAS). Just imagine having a safe storage and media server that takes care of your data even when you laptop or desktop PC decides to blow up? Mvix has announced the MvixBox 3 Terabyte NAS which comes in at a decent price-point (under $300).

Chantilly, VA. October 24, 2008: Mvix(USA), Inc., a market leader in high-definition entertainment and business signage solutions announces the launch of the MvixBOX (WDN-2000) 2-Bay Ultra Performance NAS/Media Server. MvixBOX is a 2-Bay Network Attached Server featuring a user-friendly interface with Web-Disk, Torrent Sharing, Dynamic Website hosting, and data backup capable of holding 2 x 1.5TB (total 3 TB) SATA Hard Drives.

Beyond its dizzying array of features, the MvixBOX offers many advanced features for home-office network environments. It's WebServer feature offers a complete Media / Web Server solution in one box. The unit comes pre-configured with Apache, MySQL, SQlife, and PHP, offering a ready-to-go solution for hosting personal or small business websites, blogs, family forums or wikis. MvixBOX also comes pre-configured for dynamic DNS functionality. MvixBOX offers the ability to use simple name, easy to remember domains... allowing easy access of files across the web.


Amazon is showing the MvixBox coming in at under $300 and the MvixBox should be shipping anytime.


MivxBox at Amazon

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March 13, 2008

MvixUSA 780-HD Media Streaming Device Unboxing


The box in all its glory

We just got the amazing new 780HD media streamer in the office and we wanted to share with you the standard unboxing pictures that some of you like and others apparently hate with a passion. We will have a quick first impressions post up soon about this and our detailed hands on review will probably be out next week. As anyone that reads the site often knows, we love ourselves some Mvix. We have been using the 760HD as our primary media streaming device and it has rocked. We have been anxiously awaiting the release of the 780HD in the states as it promised a lot of new features and improvements on some of the older features. Well without further ado here are the pictures.

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January 21, 2008

New Media Streamer From MvixUSA: The MX780HD


After many months of silence it looks like MvixUSA will be releasing their new HD streamer, the 780HD. This is a nice upgrade to their 760HD which has garnered a lot of praise from us over the past year.[here and here] The 780 is set to fix the few problems that the 760 had. For starters they have upgraded the Sigma CPU to the EM8621L which can decode H.264 and that will make a lot of people happy since we have heard a lot of people saying they won't buy a media streamer that can't do H.264. Also added to the new device is a HDMI port which again had a lot of 760HD owners upset. We personally love Component video since you aren't subjected to the same DRM restrictions and since most experts agree that few people can really tell the difference between a movie shown via Component and one shown via HDMI. But non the less people love it so it has been added.

They have also thrown a few other new things into this device. There is an eMule client so you can download straight to the box, no need to transfer anything. There isn't much else different, the same case design although this time it is in black. The same connectors on the back with the addition of HDMI. We have spoken with the guys over at MvixUSA and we are going to be getting us a demo unit so you can be sure that we will have all the details for you soon. For those of you that held off on the Mvix 760HD for whatever reason, this could be the update you have been looking for. For those that have yet to buy a digital media center the guys from Mvix have the best multi-function media streamer on the market. So stay tuned for when we get our hands on this sucker.
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November 12, 2007

Networking Audio Video 2007 Holiday Gift Guide


Well it is that time of year again. You need to buy gifts for your friends and family and invariably you get stuck trying to think of a gift for that one techie family member that seems to have everything. We have taken it upon ourselves to try and help you out and give you some ideas for the coming holidays. This gift guide will be focused on media streaming devices. We will add another guide later for the peripherals like hard drives, routers, etc. We thought we would break this guide up into categories. Hopefully we can help someone out and give them a great idea for a friend of family member. OK, onto the ideas:

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September 11, 2007

Big Sale on Mvix 760HD at NewEgg


Well as any reader of our site knows, we love the Mvix 760HD. It has fulfilled our desire to be able to access all of our DVD's without having to actual have the DVD present. We have put all of our DVD's on our central server and use the 760 to stream them to our TV.

Well we were very excited when we saw that Mvix had teamed up with Newegg to offer a great deal on their 760HD. You can now purchase the 760HD via Newegg for the low price of 304.99 after printing and filling out the main-in-rebate form on the website.

If there was ever a time you were thinking of jumping on the 760's bandwagon now is it. This has been our favorite media streamer yet. It has changed the way we watch movies. Having all of them available all the time without that ugly stack of DVD's next to the TV has been great.

Hopefully this deal will turn some more people onto the the 760HD and help show companies like Apple what a true media streamer should be like!
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July 31, 2007

Sign Up for Our Newsletter and Win Prizes from MvixUSA!


We've teamed up with MvixUSA to giveaway some cool prizes. The type of prize you can win depends on how many people sign up for our newsletter here at This giveaway will be a tiered giveaway, so the more users that sign up, the bigger the prizes. If more than 500 ( U.S.) users sign up, Mvix will give away All of the following prizes. All winners will be chosen by the end of the giveaway, and be chosen via random drawing.

  • (10) MvixUSA T-shirts - 100 signups or more
  • (1) Mvix MV-4000U Media Center - 250 signups or more
  • (1) Mvix MX-760HD Media Center - 500 signups or more

This giveaway is open to U.S. participants only and ends August 31st, 2007.

To be eligible to win, all you have to do to win is be part of our mailing list. Click here to be part of our mailing list or sign up by using the form below.

Enter your Email to Win!

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July 24, 2007

Free Optical Cable Giveaway at MvixUSA


We just saw that the good people over at MvixUSA have a new promotion going on to increase exposure for their great 760HD media streamer ( see news here and here ).

They have a deal going on currently that the first 500 people that sign up for their promo get a free optical cable. The only thing that you have to do is fill out a form and agree to receive a brief email about the 760HD.

We think this is a great way to expose a larger audience to the 760HD. Many people don't really hear about networked media streamers and when they do they end up hearing only about the AppleTV. This is a great way to show people that there are other options out there for people.

We have loved their products so we really hope this allows more people to find out about the 760 and experience first hand what a great product it is.

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July 23, 2007

Interview With 760HD Media Center Creator MvixUSA

So anyone that is a regular reader of this site knows that we love us some Mvix 760HD Media Center. We have reviewed a bunch of their products ( 760HD and the MV-5000 ) and we are really excited about what they have been doing. We recently were able to conduct an interview with Rich Knitter (marketing director) of Mvix(USA), Inc. to answer a few questions we had.

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July 20, 2007

The Top 7 Media Streaming Products Available Today


Well we have reviewed a lot of different devices over the past months and we are here to say what we think our the top 7 products on the market today. Why 7, well we are just sick of top ten lists, thats why. There are a lot of things to weigh when you are deciding on which device makes the list.

For us here at Networking Audio Video, one of the most important aspects of any media streamer is ease of setup. If your average person off the street can't open the box and get this thing to work then it won't be widely adopted, plain and simple.

We also had to decide if we were only going to include products that could stream all media types or also include specialized devices that only did audio, video, or images. After much internal debate we decided to include all the devices out there even if they only streamed one type of content.

Well enough boring setup, on to the list!

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June 12, 2007

Fathers Day Sale at MvixUsa

The good people at MvixUSA are celebrating fathers day by offering the following deals:

$50 off Mvix MX-760HD Media Center / 400GB HDD Combo Store: ZQQU-N6M8-87JH MvixUSA Store: 4UMLUA5D

$25 off Mvix MV-5000R Media Center / 400GB HDD Combo Store: UVE6-B2H2-ADX0

The returning reader knows that we love us some Mvix and if anyone was on the fence about getting one, now might be a great time. Mvix's lineup of products is top notch and the if you look at our hands on review of the 760HD you can see just how bad ass it really is. Don't walk, run and get yourself one of these suckers. We have had so much fun streaming our movies to our TV that it sometimes scares us. There was a lot of satisfaction in putting all of our DVD's in the closet for good and being able to watch any of the anytime we wanted without getting our lazy ass off the couch.

Check out the full newsletter here.

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May 30, 2007

MvixUSA 760-HD Wireless Media Center Hands on Review


Well we have had some time to play around with our shiny new 760HD and we can only say, WOW! Sure its not the most creative description of our thoughts, but we were so blown away with everything this thing can do that we are left speechless.

We were expecting the typical streaming device that worked, but left us with that, meh, feeling. From the minute we plugged this sucker in we knew that there was more to this then just your run of the mill device. We had been reading up on and writing about the 760 for awhile now so we had a basic understanding of what it should be able to do, but we were excited to see how well it actually did them.

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April 24, 2007

MvixUSA 760-HD in house


Well our MvixUSA 760-HD has finally arrived and we can't be more excited to put it through our battery of tests. We have only just set it up and are seeing how it performs, but it looks like this could be our holy grail of media centers. We have yet to get to a point of frustration of find any true bottlenecks.

It has an elegant look and has so far past all of our tests, the most important one being that it just works out of the box. No one should have to spend hours searching the Internet trying to find answers on how to get their cool new product to work. We followed the directions and in a matter of minutes we were able to see our files on the TV.

We will have a bunch more articles coming up on this amazing product and a special one that pits the 760HD against the Apple TV, stay tuned.

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March 13, 2007

Mvix MV-5000U Multimedia Player


MvixUSA's MV-5000U is a new approach to networked music and one that we think you will come to love. Usually the products that we cover deal with being hooked up to the network so you can keep your files in once place and play them over your entertainment center.

Well the MV-5000U takes a different approach. Basically you hook this up to your PC via USB 2.0 and transfer all of the files you want to the internal hard drive( not included with purchase ). Once you have all of your music, photos and videos on the device just move it down to your entertainment center and hook it up to your TV and stereo.

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