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Creative Zen Vision M – Movie iPod rival

Uncategorized author: Djuki 03.28.2006 Comments Off

Creative Zen Vision M is 30gb MP3 player. His the 2.5″ QVGA screen is very vivid and vibrant. In comparison to the video iPod, the Zen’s screen is a lot brighter. The four main buttons are very large in iPod style, and their labels illuminate in aqua blue when you press anyone of them. There is also the buttons with arrow labels on the two sides of the touch strip. Creative has the mini USB 2.0 port for connection to PC, DC-In and Video-out to a
dock connector. The Zen Vision comes with AC adapter witch reduce the recharging time from 6hrs via USB to 2.5hrs.

Creative Zen Vision M

With Creative Zen Vision M users can watch 4 hours of XivD video playback. This is enough time

for watching Lord Of The Rings. When listen to the music, Zen Vision lasted to 12 hours. This gadget is DivX/XviD friendliness. Zen support many codecs like: DivX4/5, XviD5, MPEG-1/2/4SP, and WMV9 as well as Motion-JPEG. Unfortunately, Zen is restrictive on the WMV files, it could only handle WMV3 video codec.

Zen can handled with high resolution MPEG, XviD or DivX files and give you finest color and sound experience. Users can protect any video content folders with a 4-digit code from prying eyes. Also users can manage with equalizers, they have 8 preset equalizer settings or they can customize they own. They can rate the songs, jump through CDs alphabetically or search songs with keywords.

Creative Zen has a nice photo viewer, hat is set up of your choice in a 5×4 matrix or on a list. There is one level zoom and rotate function.

Creative Zen Vision M

Users can transfer data, movies and music with Creative Media Explorer. To take advantages of the smart playlists, picture ratings, album art and PlayforSure media download, you should opt for Windows Media Player 10.

Calendar, contacts and tasks are extracted from the Outlook database. The Zen Vision can record from FM radio in IMA ADPCM 22khz stereo. Also Zen can record voice via built-in microphone in IMA ADPCM 16khz mono. Users can record 10 hours FM or Voice sounds. This is firs formidable opponent to the video iPod.

Creative Zen Vision M Specification

  • Interface(s) Hi-Speed USB
  • Platforms Windows XP
  • Dimensions 4.89″ x 2.93″ x 0.79″
  • Weight 8.43 oz.
  • Natively supported music format(s) MP3, WMA, WAV
  • Battery life 14 hrs. (music), 4hrs. (video)
  • Storage 30GB built-in hard drive
  • FM tuner Yes (via recording)
  • Voice recording Yes
  • Software Creative Media Explorer, MediaSource, Sync Manager
  • Inputs / outputs Headphone jack, AV out
  • Screen 2.5″ 262k color LCD
  • Natively supported video format(s) MPEG-1/2/4, DivX 4/5, XviD5, WMV9
  • Power source Built-in Li-ion battery
  • Warranty One year

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