Archos Jukebox Multi-Media Portable Entertainment Center

Archos Jukebox Multi-Media Portable Entertainment Center


The ARCHOS Jukebox Multi-Media provides a revolutionary, hand-held entertainment center, which combines an MP3 music player and recorder, plus built-in microphone, photo album and carousel, still camera and camcorder, plus video player and recorder.

The base unit of the Jukebox Multi-Media provides an MP3 player, a photo and video viewing capability, and a 10GB Hard, plus an Expansion Connector that allows additional modules to be attached to the unit.

It comes with a standard USB 1.0 interface and can also use an optional USB 2.0, FireWire, or a PC Card connection. The 10 GB Hard Drive is able to hold 2500 MP3 songs, 5000-30,000 photos, 10 to 50h of videos, and can serve as a back up 10GB hard drive for personal data.

The Jukebox Recorder Kit allows real-time MP3 recording from any audio source. The Photo Module downloads images from CompactFlash cards or SmartMedia in seconds to the hard drive and can be viewed on the color LCD or on a TV.

The Camera Module turns the unit into a digital camera and Camcorder with a 2X digital zoom to shoot movies in MPEG4 format with an MP3 sound track.

The Video Recorder Module is similar to a VCR recorder. It can record and playback MPEG4 videos in VHS quality from and to a TV.

The Jukebox Multi-Media provides a total, portable entertainment solution for music, photos, videos and data – all in the palm of your hand.

Technical Specifications

Capacity: 10 GB Hard Drive
Internal Buffer: 16 MB
Transfer Rate:: USB 1.1 (PC & Mac) – Optional Interfaces: USB 2.0 (PC), FireWire (PC or Mac) or PC Card (PC)Up 1 MB/sec (USB), 2 MB/sec (PC Card), 10 MB/sec (FireWire), 480 Mbps max. (USB 2.0).
Format Supported: MP3 (30 to 320 Kbps – CBR and VBR) Reading
MP3 VBR (30 to 160 kbps) Real-time encoding
Photo Carousel to display image files
MPEG4 playing (CIF format – 352×288 pixels, 30 frames/sec., MP3 sound track – VHS Quality)
Display: Color LCD 237 x 234 pixels.
Audio Specifications: Stereo Digital Line In/Out, Stereo Analog Line In, Stereo Analog Line Out/Earphone Jack. Composite Video Output (to connect to a TV). Buit-in microphone.
Playback autonomy: Up to 7 hours.
Scalability: Downloadable firmware updates from Internet.
Power Source: Internal Power: Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries. External Power: AC-DC Charger / Adapter. .
Dimensions: 113 x 79 x 30 mm
Weight: 290g (10.23 oz)
System Requirements: PC: Pentium 233 MHz or higher. Win98SE, WinME, Win2k, WinXP. 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended). CD-ROM Drive with digital audio extraction support.
Mac: OS 8.6 or 9.x. iMac, G3 or higher. USB Manager version 1.2 or higher.
Package Includes: Jukebox Multimedia, USB cable (Mini B-A), AC-DC adapter, Li-ion Batteries (Already installed in Jukebox Multimedia), stereo headphones, carrying pouch, MusicMatch™ Jukebox software, drivers and manual in 5 languages.