Best media players

We round up the top media players for your TV

If you've got a shiny new TV and a Blu-ray player, but want to play back music or photo or video files from your desktop PC or notebook, a media player is the way to go. You can load up these devices with media files and easily access them, or you can connect them to your home network and stream video easily. We've put together a list of what we think are the best media players in Australia.

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Western Digital Elements Play Multimedia Drive (2TB)

This is a great value 2TB Western Digital media player that can display virtually any video format on your TV. We wish it had an eSATA or USB 3.0 port to facilitate faster transfers, and also that it had a better remote control. Considering the price, we can live with these omissions.

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  • 2nd Nov., 2010
  • Elias Plastiras
  • Western Digital
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  • Pros:
  • Large story capacity, easy to use, can play media off an attached USB drive, can play a huge range of formats
  • Cons:
  • No USB 3.0, no eSATA, very small remote control
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