As the use of digital contents is becoming increasingly popular, more and more consumers are looking for solutions to store and enjoy the digital entertainment. Now here comes an easier way to share and enjoy your family videos, vacation photos and favorite music on your home entertainment systems. QNAP NMP-1000 network multimedia player is the new generation home networked appliance for playing the
videos, photos, and music on the internal hard disk. It also supports network playback of the digital contents from the PCs or NAS on your home network. The player can be seamlessly integrated with TV and stereo system for playing your digital collections in the living room or anywhere at home.
Featured with HDMI 1.3 output, SATA HDD interface, Gigabit network interface, and excellent network sharing features, the NMP-1000 supports various file formats including the high-quality H.264 MKV, M2TS, and FLAC. It is small and lightweight, yet powerful to deliver smooth playback of Full HD video and high-definition audio and bring the excitement of home theater.
Enjoy and share your digital media contents right from your living room
Cinema-grade home theater
The NMP-1000 features the powerful SMP8635 SoC hardware-based decoder, HDMI 1.3 interface, and the advanced software decoding technology. The playback of video files encoded in H.264 or the other popular codecs is supported for up to 1080P resolution Full HD ultimate quality.
Experience high-quality music
The FLAC lossless audio files can be natively handled by the NMP-1000 without converting job. You can rip to archive your favorite music CD and enjoy the original high-quality music on your Hi-Fi system conveniently. The NMP-1000 plays lots of digital music format, including FLAC, PCM, WMA, AC3, DTS, and WAV.
Enjoy the crystal clear sound
The NMP-1000 delivers the best possible sound and lets movie lovers enjoy stunning and highly realistic sound effects right in the living room.
* Note: The current NMP-1000 will only handle the Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD by down-mixing to 2-channel output (through HDMI, S/PDIF, or analog), but cannot pass through the signal to the amplifier due to the known DSP limitation/ policy of Sigma Designs 8635 platform.
Browse the digital photos in slideshow
The NMP-1000 lets you share your memorable photos with your friends and family. You can browse the digital photos on your TV in slideshow with your desired background music.
Store and playback your camcorder video
Back up your cherished family and vacation videos; the HDV or AVCHD digital videos recorded by camcorder can be played directly from the NMP-1000, e.g. Sony HDR-CX12 and Panasonic HDC-HS100.
Enjoy HD Experience
High compatibility of media formats and subtitle support
The NMP-1000 supports almost all popular media formats files such as MKV(H.264), M2TS(Bluray) and AVI with the most popular codecs. DVD functional navigation of ISO, VOB, and IFO formats is also available. A range of popular subtitle formats are supported with configurable font-size for ease of viewing.
An easily accessible library at your fingertips
The NMP-1000 automatically finds all the digital media files on its internal hard disk or the mounted remote disks on your home network, and organizes them into a categorized library. The navigation tree enables you to sort and search the multimedia files systematically. You can also specify different ratings for the music and video files.
Easy-to-use and user-friendly interface
The NMP-1000 is designed with an intuitive graphical user interface. You can customize the home menu background with your selected images or video. A remote control with luminous buttons is provided for you to use it easily in the dark. With the on-box VFD display and the controlling buttons on the machine's front panel, you can configure the system or listen to the stored music without turning on the TV.
One-stop player for Apple movie trailers & Flickr
The NMP-1000 is a one-stop player for you to view Apple movie trailers, and Flickr photos on your high definition (HD) home entertainment system.
Apple Movie Trailers
The NMP-1000 allows you to access the latest Apple movie trailers for upcoming and recent movies and experience the theatrical excitement with your HDTV.
You can access the public photos shared by the Flickr members from all over the world and view them in full screen or as slideshow on your high resolution TV.
Internet radio service
You can select thousands of worldwide popular radio stations from SHOUTcast on the NMP-1000 or input your favorite Internet radio channels and play them on your Hi-Fi system at home.
Wireless Ready (Optional)
The NMP-1000 can be connected to the network with WEP/WPA-PSK encryption through USB wireless adaptor (802.11b/g/n) without physical network cables. ** For HD video playback from the network, it is recommended to use wired connection.
Ease of data sharing through built-in NAS features
Advanced NAS features for storage and file sharing
The NMP-1000 supports one 3.5" SATA hard disk (optional purchase), providing up to 2TB storage capacity for saving your digital contents. Powerful NAS functions are supported for file sharing across Windows, Mac, and Linux OS. The built-in file
server feature allows you to create user ID and password, user groups and define their access rights to the disk data.
Direct media playback from PCs or NAS on home network.
The NMP-1000 can mount up to 6 remote disks through SMB/CIFS, NFS and AFP. You can play the shared files directly from your PC or other NAS devices on your home network. The NMP-1000 can also discover the UPnP supported storage devices on the local network for you to play the multimedia contents from them.
The NetBak Replicator backup utility is provided for you to easily backup the media files from Windows PC to the NMP-1000.
Remote access to your media files
The built-in FTP server and the Web File Manager enable you to upload or download the media files remotely.
Convenient remote access and management
Built-in DDNS support
The NMP-1000 supports dynamic DNS (DDNS) for ease of remote access. You can register a unique domain name from a DDNS service provider and assign it to your player.
PC-less BT P2P download
The NMP-1000 is equipped with BT download engine for continuous P2P download. To access the download interface of the NMP-1000, you can login the web-based interface by the web browser or use the Windows or Mac QGet utility provided by QNAP. The download tasks can be managed even if you are away from home.
High performance file transfer through eSATA or USB
The NMP-1000 is based on NTFS file system and can act as a mass storage device of a Windows PC. It is equipped with an "eSATA-to-PC" port and a "USB-to-PC" port for direct connection to a PC. The file transfer rate via the eSATA connection is several times faster than that via the Ethernet connection, which saves you lots of
time especially when copying large-sized video files.
Comparison Table of Transfer Time (minutes:seconds)
Testing environment: PC:Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33Ghz/2GB RAM, Windows Vista Business 32bit SP1
Energy-saving solution for home theater
The NMP-1000 is equipped with a quiet cooling fan for heat dissipation. You can place it in your living room or anywhere at home and it won't disturb your work or rest. The normal power consumption of the NMP-1000 in operation is less than 17W, which is less than the power consumption of an energy-saving light bulb.