Date: March 25th, 2003
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner, Head Editor & Hardware Reviewer)
Product was donated by: ATI Technologies
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Expand your personal entertainment world when you bring together TV, DVD and video playback with on-demand features, wireless remote control and a 125 channel stereo TV receiver:
- An all-in-one TV tuner with TV-ON-DEMAND™ (records TV programs, pauses live TV, has optional picture-in-picture (PiP) capability and lets you schedule broadcasts directly to your PC)
- Gemstar GUIDE Plus+™ software organizes TV listings and makes searching for and scheduling programs a snap.
-Drive 2 VGA monitors or a VGA monitor and TV output simultaneously. Control independent resolution and refresh rates for any two connected displays.
-Drive an HDTV-ready Television using the optional VGA->YPrPb adapter available from ati.com. Enable a non-interlaced high resolution display in the family room.
-Enjoy the convenience of over 30 foot wireless radio frequency range (including through walls) with the user friendly control pad utilizing the REMOTE WONDER ™ remote control device. The REMOTE WONDER™ lets you operate your PC mouse without being tied to your system with a cable.
-Includes a simple, forward facing input block with s-video, composite video inputs and stereo audio input
-THRUVIEW™ creates live, translucent TV, video and DVD windows for easy desktop access New
-EAZYLOOK™ provides easy to read on-screen information for TV and DVDs. Drive MULTIMEDIA CENTER™ from the couch using the REMOTE WONDER™.
-With the EASYSHARE™ feature you can share the power of the ALL-IN –WONDER® 9600 with all of your home networked computers
Remake your old videos, or use them in new productions, emails, or business presentations with this comprehensive set of authoring tools:
-It’s “all-in-one” video and audio software suite is ready for recording, streaming, and editing; the included MULTIMEDIA CENTER™ software lets you:
-create your own music videos
-create slide shows
-add European teletext or North American closed captioning
-edit your home movies with Hollywood quality transitions
-convert analog to digital videos
-Save your projects with one touch DVD or VideoCD burning software with faster than real time performance
-Capture still images from TV or DVD at resolutions up to 720x480 and video at up to 30 frames per second
Immerse yourself in a visually rich experience with cinematic 3D graphic rendering power at blistering speeds with these advanced features:
-128MB DDR memory to generate detailed gaming without sacrificing frame rates
-Full support for DirectX® 9.0 ensures future compatibility with next-generation games
-Full support for the AGP 8X standard doubles available bandwidth for a more engaging gaming experience
-SMARTSHADER™ 2.0 enables cinematic quality lighting effects
-SMOOTHVISION™ 2.1 delivers the sharpest, clearest textures
-The ALL-IN-WONDER® family is powered by the industry’s most stable ATI CATALYST™ suite for reliable user confidence