Xtreamer SideWinder2 Announcement!

target & vision

Seoul, South Korea - June 21th, 2011

   Xtreamer is set to revolutionize again the pricing of media player world with its market leading, multi award winning Xtreamer! series of Full HD Media Players and Solutions.We took our best seller - the Xtreamer Sidewinder - and made it now even better without changing its price. The demand for an affordable modern Digital media player is now more eminent than ever before. If you are looking for the best media player that has the biggest community around it, and that is not made as an OEM project by a chinese company, look no further. The Xtreamer SideWinder2!  designed and developed in Korea is a Full HD Media Player that delivers the most connected media player with the fastest consumer electronics USB 3.0 connectivity coupled with HTML 5 API, Web browser and innovative modern GUI.


With the launch of Xtreamer SideWinder2 ! we will continue in 2011 to achieve our compelling mission of being a leading provider of FULL HD comprehensive media centers encapsulated into a very compact unit yet very capable devices in a very aggressive price tag. The Xtreamer SideWinder2, is our Entry level machine for 2011 and 2012. It can do anything that any other so-called "mini" DMP can do and much more. We aimed to keep it on the same price segment of the mini digital media player so as to allow as many of you enjoy our solution at the most affordable price. We could ofcourse reduce the specs, remove the internal HDD, remove the USB 3 and the integral wifi to achieve even a lower price. We decided rather to insist on a valuable package that ensure your enjoyment based on "all included bundle"  

Mission Goals

Xtreamer has successfully established a well-known leading brand of the best price-performance full HD media streamer in the industry. The Xtreamer products high recognition stems from company’s devotion to bring the most cost-performance products to users and the close active community we groom around our products. Besides creative features and solid build, the Xtreamer Sidewinder 2 engineers had to pay special attention to EMI, thermal, acoustics and details to achieve a complete customer satisfaction. To succeed in this very-competitive industry, Xtreamer Sidewinder 2 aims to provide you a great product with speed-to-market, cost and service as customers.

We could make this model set to less than 70 euro price tag. We decided not to compromise your experience and ensure it will be the machine you will enjoy and be proud to own.

HTML5, Safari, USB 3.0, MKV, Full HD 1080p, DTS HD, Dolby True HD, SQLite, PHP, Grooveshark, Facebook, Megavideo, and more...

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 can run many apps and environments..

Description

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 is next generation Realtek based media streamer with USB 3.0, 256 Mb DDR3 RAM ,HDMI, an integral IR remote control and room for internal 2.5” HDD. Very much the same as our 2010 models it will allow vivid and crisp playback of dozens of FULL HD multimedia files.

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 devices incorporate state-of-the-art technology, commonly used in high-end computing and consumer electronic solutions. It can play nearly any 1080P video file, play DTS HD and TrueHD with 7.1 bit streaming Audio.

The highly-refined manufacturing process, timeless engineering and careful quality control have resulted again in a product that works out of the box yet embrace the highest long-term aesthetic and commercial value.

We hope anyone seek a very capable yet portable media player will find the Xtreamer SideWinder2! to be a rewarding experience and a worthy investment both as FULL HD streamer as well as a vehicle to his favorite web sites and services on TV.

While we intend to continue work hand in hand with our vibrant community members, the xtreamer SideWinder2 will retain compatibility to the Xtreamer Live, Xtreamer Jukebox and Xtreamer VOD projects which will serve your devices online content for various sources.

In multi national, cross platform global operation coordinated with its development partners the xtreamer  will attempt to take advantage of the resulting opportunity by positioning itself as a valid alternative to any other multi media player in its price tag in the market.

It is now more apparent than ever before ! Even if you pay more for any other alternative media player, you are not necessarily getting a better machine.

Xtreamer Media Streamer

and it even connects to

Head Set

2.4G Wireless Headset (not included)

The Xtreamer 2.4G Wireless headset is a two-part system that comes with wireless headphones, powered by a couple of AAA batteries (on the headset) and a USB dongle transmitter that connects to your output xtreamer device or even directly to a USB enabled TV. It’s very simple to set up as the whole system is plug and play.

Air Mouse Elite

Air Mouse Elite (not included)

The ergonomic Air Mouse Elite, brings the intuitive simplicity of motion to your digital life. With the Air Mouse Elite, your natural hand movements drive more powerful presentation delivery, more immersive gameplay, more interactive classroom lectures and more convenient access to your digital entertainment.

Mini Rechargeable LI-ION keyboard mouse

Mini Rechargeable LI-ION keyboard mouse (not included)

LI-ION keyboard mouse combo which is 3-in-1 multimedia wireless keyboard (Keyboard, TouchPad, Laser Pointer) compatible with Windows, Mac OS or Linux system.

If you're looking for a value-packed Media streamer that can play nearly any file or format, one loaded with power that easily manages your digital needs, consider our Xtreamer SideWinder2 model. Easy to use and packed with great features, it’s perfect for music or movie playback on the go & all at an affordable price.

USB 3 Connection

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 is equipped with the next major revision of the Universal Serial Bus which delivers Higher transfer rates (up to 4.8Gbps). Increased maximum bus power and Full-duplex data transfers and support for new transfer types.
USB 3 Connection

7 1 Ch HD audio bit streaming

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 supports DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD multi-channel lossless audio codecs with upto 7.1 CH passthrough. The result is your media streamer will be able to play bitstream that can carry up to 14 discrete sound channels. Sample depths up to 24 bits/sample and audio sample rates up to 192 kHz are supported.
7 1 Ch HD audio bit streaming

Gigabit Wired Networking

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 come from factor with Gigabit Ethernet that allows network transfers up to 1.000 Mbps. Users will be able to stream information at high rates of speed over long distances.
Gigabit Wired Networking

Integrated Web Browser

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 introduce a built in media browser optimized for TV. With web browser on your TV Everything from loading webpages to opening tabs is optimized to happen almost instantly. Use great features that make common browsing tasks faster and easier.
Integrated Web Browser

1TB HDD Support

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 is probably the only device in the market that currently support 1TB size HDD. With SideWinder2 you will be able to enjoy the highest density hard drive, as they reach the 1TB mark with their newest, 5th generation HDD. To go along with its massive storage capacity, the 1TB serves up a super-sized combination of reduced power consumption, lower operating temperature, and a quieter working environment.

Search Function

We fully understand that the more HDD storage you get the bigger your media library can grow. The call for an integration of a search function as an integral part of the media streamer is eminent. The Xtreamer SideWinder2 introduces a media search feature that allows you to perform a search query on any indexed source of storage attached to the device with on-screen.
Search Function

Online Firmware Update

While most of our competitors offer a manual updating mechanism to their devices, the Xtreamer SideWinder2 allows you to enjoy an online update from the device itself. Simply browse on your TV to the settings and perform a verification to the latest builds of the FW available for direct download to your device.

Free DDnS built in

Give your SideWinder2 a friendly name and access via web from anywhere yourname.myxtreamer.net. Again, this service and function is only unique to the xtreamer products and cannot be found on any other device in the market.

Store your SRT files anywhere. Unlike most of our competitors, you don't need to rename the SRT file to the same name of your movie. Place on the movie folder any subtitle file you want.

The Xtreamer GUI as well as the integrated web browser introduce support for user interaction via USB mouse and keyboard. Another exclusive feature from xtreamer.

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 allow the user to select from more than 32 languages built in. Full GUI and Subtitle languages is now supplemented with on multilingual screen keyboard.

NFS allows a system to share directories and files with others over a network. By using NFS, users and programs can access files on remote systems almost as if they were local files. This protocol is specifically recommended to those users seeking to stream from their PC high nitrate HD movies and MKV files.

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 comes from factor with another unique function that allows you to make a backup copy of any DVD video disc or CD Audio with 1 click of a button. Backing up your entire DVD collection has never been easier.

Hard drive spin down every given minutes of inactivity will allow your HDD life to increase significantly while preserving power. Set your interval for HDD Standby from a various multiple choices.

The Community projects are now expected to go beyond the XML, PHP and Sqlite features. The Xtreamer SideWinder2 open our community the power of HTML 5 coding coupled with full integration to online web repositories. Php 5.32, JSON & CURL, OpenSSL, Zlib, Sqlite and HTML

BD-ISO and DVD IFO/ISO were added to the base firmware support amongst cue and .ape files.


The Xtreamer SideWinder2 platform allow us to introduce better optimization to online streaming content due to the innovative user cache & stream buffer control. Enjoy better experience with our Xtreamer Live online streaming solution based on community continuing updates, Xtreamer VOD MegaVideo streaming, Xtreamer Music Jukebox based on Grooveshark.

Yahoo! Finance is a service from Yahoo! that provides financial information. It is the top financial news and research website in the United States. Now you can access its content on your Tv with a few clicks of a button.

The Xtreamer media players are the only media streamers capable of smooth integration to an online music on demand service such as grooveshark. Grooveshark is an internationally-available online music search engine, music streaming service and music recommendation web software application, allowing users to search for, stream, and upload music free of charge that can be played immediately or added to a playlist. With the Xtreamer SideWinder2 you will be able to do all that directly on your TV.
Grooveshark

Support Facebook

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 takes your social networking experience to the next level. We created an optimized TV application which will make your way to meet friends and keep up on what they are doing easier than ever before. Once you add a friend to your Facebook friend list you will always know when they are adding things to their blog or updating their profile. Share your Xtreamer experience directly to your wall or update your profile from the comfort of your TV. Meet people like you, or browse the profiles to find new friends, classmates and co-workers with similar passion and hobbies.

Google Search

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 introduce you an elegant gateway to search and browse google - the most-used search engine on the Web. Imagine you watching a TV program and allowing you searching an item on google as an integral part of your viewing experience on TV. Google search

Internet Radio

DI.fm is a multi-channel Internet radio service specializing in Electronic Dance Music genres.
SHOUTcast Radio is the definitive directory of community and professionally programmed radio stations from around the world.
soma fm is listener-supported, commercial-free Internet radio.
Sky.FM is a free internet radio network where you can listen to a variety of music channels.

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 introduce you an elegant gateway to the most famous free, web-based, collaborative, multilingual encyclopedia project. the wikipedia. Directly from the comfort of you couch you will be able to search and read over 4 million articles on subjects on the Internet

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 introduces you the ability to project images on your Tv directly from an image and video hosting solution currently available on the web.Picasa and flicker helps you organize that huge mass of photos you have and offers a way for you and your friends and family to share stories about them. This service is now made for your TV.

The Xtreamer SideWinder2 has a built in interface for youtube optimized for TV.It is made to be simple to use and interact with on big screens. everything is bigger and is of variable width. The menu is on the left hand side, with options for watching videos, searching for videos, and controlling specific settings. Once you have selected a video, you can watch it, expand it full screen and browse through related video playlists or create your own. YouTube XL also supports HD video, and from watching clips,it strips out a lot of the extras of the main YouTube website, specifically comments and many of the community features

technical highlights

  • Next-Generation RTL Chipset 1185
  • 256MB DDR3 Memory
  • USB 3.0
  • Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000
  • Card reader
  • Integral Jukebox with search function
  • Web browser
  • Internal HDD 2.5" (up to 1TB & compatible up to 12.5 mm)
  • 1080p MKV support to header less compression and 16ref
  • HD Audio with 7.1 CH Passthrough
  • Internal WiFi (built-in antenna)
  • Passive cooling (fanless solution)
SideWinder 2
SideWinder
Remarks
 
  Internal HDD   2.5” Upto 12.5mm   2.5”   1TB hdd support and formatting  
 
  CPU   RTD 1185
500 Mhz
  RTD 1283
400 Mhz
  The Xtreamer range of products are gaining much higher reliability rates with less than 1% RMA rates  
 
  USB 3    
USB2
  The Xtreamer utilze a high end USB IC on board vs unstable chip used by china vendor  
 
  Gigabit LAN   10/100/1000   10/100    
 
  WiFi   Internal   Optional external    
 
  Power button       Xtreamer SideWinder2 - Built in
Xtreamer Sidewinder - From remote control only
 
 
  IR Signal   Strong   Standard    
 
  Memory   256MB DDR3   128MB DDR2    
 
  Video Connections   CVBS, YPbPr, component, composite, HDMI   RCA, HDMI    
 
  Mount Position   Horizontal   Vertical    
 
  Size   Same   Same    
 
  Weight   Same   Same    
 
  Remote Control   52 Keys   35 Keys    
 
  Price   99€   99€   Why pay more?  
 

Xtreamer SideWinder2 GUI

Xtreamer SideWinder2 Specification

A/V Out
HDMI 1.3 interface up to 1080p
Composite Audio / Video
Y/ Pb / Pr Video
SPDIF coaxial (digital audio)
SPDIF Optical TOSLink (digital audio)

Storage Supported
Internal hard disk drive
(2.5” SATA up to 1TB - compatible up to 12.5 mm)
External USB mass storage devices (USB2.0 or 3.0)
(hard drives, flash drives)
Media Cards
USB sticks and other USB mass
storage devices

Wireless networking
802.11n

Chipset
Realtek 1185

Memory
256MB DDR3

Card Reader
Side panel

BUILT-IN Storage Supported
EZ-Drive slot - 2.5” SATA/SATA2 HDD up to 1TB

Media Cards Supported
SD, SDHC (SD High Capacity), MMC, MS, MSPro

USB Supported
USB 3.0 and 2.0 Interfaces
Add ports with USB hubs, USB card readers
2x USB 2.0 (USB-A)
1x USB 3.0 Slave Port (USB-B)

External File System Supported
FAT, FAT32, NTFS, EXT3, HFS+

Network - Wired Gigabit
RJ-45 10/100/1000

Network - Wireless
Wireless WLAN 802.11b/g/n
Supports WLAN security WEP, WPA
Supports WLAN Peer-to-Peer (connects wireless without router)

Video Formats Supported
AVI / MKV / TS / TP / TRP / M2TS / MPG /
MP4 / MOV / M4V / VOB / ISO / DVD-ISO
/ IFO / DAT / WMV / ASF / RM / RMVB / / BD-ISO
FLV resolution up to 720p / 1080i / 1080p

Video Codec’s Supported
MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 SP/ASP/AVC
(H.264 | x264) / XviD / DivX / WMV9 (VC-1)
/ RealVideo 8/9/10 (up to 720P)

Video Output Supported
PAL / NTSC / 480p / 576p / 720p / 1080i
50Hz / 1080i 60Hz / 1080p 50Hz / 1080p
60Hz / 1080p 24FPS

Audio Formats Supported
MP3 / MP2 / WMA / AAC / FLAC / WAV /
OGG Vorbis / PCM / LPCM / MS-ADPCM /
LC-AAC / HE-AAC / COOK / RA-Lossless

Audio Output Supported
Stereo
Dolby Digital AC3 5.1 (passthrough & downmix to stereo)
Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 (passthrough)
Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (passthrough & downmix to stereo)
DTS Digital Surround 5.1 (passthrough & downmix to stereo)
AAC 7.1 (passthrough & downmix to stereo)
FLAC

Image Formats Supported
JPEG, HD JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIF, PNG

Subtitles Format Supported
SRT, SMI, SSA, IDX/SUB, SUB

Character Sets Supported (Needed for Subtitles)
Unicode (UTF8), BIG5 (Traditional Chinese),
Western, Turkish, Central European,
Greek, Cyrillic, SE European, Russian,
Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese, Thai

Cooling
Passive cooling - Builtin

Package Content
Xtreamer SideWinder2 (HDD not included)
100~240V Power Adapter
WiFi 802.11n Antenna (Built-in)
Audio & Video Cables
Infra-Red Remote Control with 2 "AAA" batteries
USB Slave cable
Quick start guide