Say Hello to SageTV HD200 HD Theater

As many of you know, SageTV has been relentless in their pursuit of being on the cutting-edge of media center development. Today the company is announcing the follow up to their popular SageTV HD100 Extender with the new SageTV HD200 HD Theater. Not only does the HD200 come in a smaller, more stealth enclosure, the device is now capable of streaming content from a NAS server, external USB storage device, or a variety of online video sites (like YouTube, Google Video) without being connected to a PC! Of course, the HD200 is still capable of providing users full access to stored media, EPG, and live TV from a central SageTV server. The SageTV HD Theater is available now and sells for $199.95 or $249.95 with a copy of SageTV Media Center for Windows.

Quick Overview:

Video format supported: MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264 up to 1080p, AVI, VOB, WMV9/VC-1 up to 1080p

Audio format suppported: MP2, MP3, AAC, WMA, Vorbis (stereo only), AC3 (stereo down-mix/pass-through), FLAC, DTS (pass-through)

Video Outputs: 1 HDMI, 1 Component, 1 Composite, 1 S-Video

Audio Outputs: Left/Right audio output and optical S/PDIF

Maximum Number of SageTV HD Theaters: Limited only by your home network bandwidth, each HD video stream may use 20 Mbps or more of home network bandwidth.

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4 Reactions to “Say Hello to SageTV HD200 HD Theater”

  1. Andrew says:

    So many fragmented solutions. No killer app.

  2. Can you elaborate? I don’t see anything wrong with variety and choice. I don’t think everyone should follow what people believe to be the “it” thing. It should come down for what works for them. And for SageTV users (and maybe even non-SageTV owners), this is a very nice add-on peripheral. FYI, SageTV Media Center is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

  3. Greg Wishart says:

    Does this box support .ISO files of DVDs? Someone said the Western Digital HD TV box would because it supports VOBs, but it does not…

    Does it atleast support navigation of the menus from a ripped DVD, or chapters?

    Can you hook up a USB hub to it and connect multiple hard drives?

  4. Nnyan says:

    No wireless 802.11n is a killer. Not sure why they make these without a wifi option.