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WD TV Play


Interface:
Ethernet, USB 2.0, HDMI, Composite A/V, Wi-Fi, Optical audio

The most entertaining apps on your TV.
Stream the latest movies, trending videos, hit TV shows and your favorite music. Make your entertainment play by your rules.

It doesn’t get any easier than this.
With one-touch access to your favorite apps and an interface that works just like your smartphone, fun is just a click away.

Relive your fondest memories in Full-HD.
Show off your home videos and vacation photos the way that they were meant to be seen—on the biggest screen in your house in 1080p.

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You can turn your smartphone into the ultimate remote control with the WD TV Remote app.
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Get instant entertainment with your favorite apps.

Stream hit movies, view the latest viral videos, catch up on TV shows, stay connected to your social network and watch highlights from the biggest games of the season. Don't settle for online entertainment on your small computer screen. With WD TV Play, you can enjoy it all on your HDTV.

*Availability of online services varies by country.

Your media collection belongs on the big screen.

Enjoy your media library, home videos, vacation slideshows, and favorite songs on your HDTV and sound system in your living room.* Sit back and enjoy the spectacular picture quality of Full-HD 1080p.

Ready, set, stream.

So easy to set up, you'll be up and running in minutes. WD TV Play connects to your high-speed Internet connection wirelessly, no PC required. Or use the Ethernet port to connect to your wired home network. It works with virtually any TV.

High-performance, streaming-ready Wi-Fi®.

Includes the latest wireless technology– extended-range Wireless-N– giving you the speed you need to stream HD.

Your shows on any TV at home,
or away.

Connect a Slingbox® and watch your favorite live and recorded shows in any corner of your house. Use WD TV Play as a set-top-box for other rooms using the Slingplayer® app. Get access to your cable service when you take WD TV on the go. With Slingbox and WD TV Play, you can get access to your favorite shows on any TV.

Enjoy media from any source.

Stream videos, music, and photos from your USB drive and any DLNA/UPnP™ device on your home network.

Get one-touch access to your favorite entertainment.

Use the handy remote to skip straight to what you want. Access your favorite apps using the pre-programmed buttons, or move them to the home page of your customized screen.

Turn your smartphone or tablet into a touch-screen remote.

Control your WD TV experience with the swipe of a finger using the WD TV Remote™ app. Great for text input when logging into any online app and searching for a movie or video. Download WD TV Remote for free from the Apple® iTunes® store or the Google® Play™ store.

Show photos and movies directly from your digital camera or camcorder.

Connect your camcorder or digital camera directly to the media player using the USB port, and instantly view or archive HD video and photos without a PC. Works with any digital imaging device that supports Picture Transfer Protocol.

Bring the arcade to your HDTV.

Swap gems with Rockswap, try your luck with Texas Hold'Em, or test your math skills with Sudoku. WD TV Play brings casual games to your big screen TV.

Use your keyboard for easy searching and updating.

Use the on-screen keyboard or attach your wired or wireless USB keyboard for easy text input. Perfect for searching videos on YouTube or updating your status on Facebook.

Stay updated with news feeds.

Stay posted on your favorite bloggers and websites and stream the latest audio and video with timely RSS feeds. You can also add specific feeds to your dashboard to be shown as tickers so you never miss a thing.

HDMI and composite video output.

The HDMI port lets you connect to the highest quality HDTV or home theater. Additional composite (RCA outputs) ensure compatibility with virtually all television sets. HDMI cable not included.

Automatic play.

Select your favorite app to automatically play when the device is turned on. Perfect for instantly listening to your favorite music.

SPDIF digital output.

The optical audio output sends digital signals to your AV receiver for the best surround sound experience.

Ultra-compact design.

This compact system integrates perfectly into your entertainment center.

*Play media from USB devices such as cameras, camcorders, and USB storage as well as DLNA servers on your home network.




A world of entertainment in one simple box.

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Enjoy popular movies, classics, and TV episodes instantly. Review your Netflix recommendations, search for content, and add items to your Netflix instant Queue - no PC is required. Access your Netflix unlimited membership and instantly watch TV episodes and movies on your big screen.*

*Netflix is available in certain countries. Unlimited membership required. More information at www.netflix.com.

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Hulu Plus offers current hit TV shows and award-winning movies anytime in HD . Watch any current season episode of top shows like Modern Family, Glee, 30 Rock and many others, enjoy classic series, or explore acclaimed movies from The Criterion Collection and Miramax. Available on WD TV Live Plus, WD TV Live Hub, gaming consoles, connected TVs, smartphones and tablets for only $7.99/month..*

*Hulu Plus subscription required. Available in the US only.

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Share your status, photos, videos, and your favorite links on Facebook. Find out the latest news from your social network or the world and so much more. Access it all on your big screen TV.

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Free, personalized Internet radio playing only the music you love. Enter your favorite songs or artists, and enjoy stations created just for you. Rate songs as they play, because Pandora caters to your tastes and adapts stations to your feedback on the spot.

*Available in the US only.

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With Spotify, you choose the music. Enjoy on-demand access to millions tracks and albums. Any artist, any album, any genre - available instantly on your WD TV.

*Spotify premium account required. Available in US, UK, Sweden, Finland, Norway, France, The Netherlands, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland and Denmark.

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Stream YouTube and watch your favorite videos from the world's #1 video sharing website on your television.

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VUDU delivers a cinema-like experience at home with the hottest new releases and the largest HD library. There are no subscription fees or late fees, simply pay for what you watch. Choose to rent or own from thousands of titles available in vibrant 1080p with rich Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. Activate your VUDU account on WD TV® Live Hub™ or WD TV® Live™ media player today and receive a free* movie credit.

*New VUDU account required. Terms and conditions apply. For more information visit www.vudu.com.

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HD content from Moviefone, Engadget, Huffington Post and more delivered to your TV with fresh content every day. Only on AOL HD.

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With a Slingbox® connected in your home, the SlingPlayer® app brings your living room TV experience to your WD TV media player, whether it’s around the home or around the world. Watch and control your TV no matter how near or far you are from your Slingbox. With the SlingPlayer app on your WD TV media player, watch your favorite shows on the big screen.

*Compatible with Slingbox Pro-HD, Solo, 350 and 500.

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With over 11,000 titles to choose from, CinemaNow gives you instant access to new release movies the same day they come out on DVD and brings you TV episodes for many popular shows the day after they air.* No subscription required and no need to drive to a kiosk or wait for movies in the mail!

*CinemaNow account required. US only.

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Update your status and follow what’s happening around the world with the people and organizations you care about.

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Watch the latest theatrical movie trailers and get critics reviews from Rotten Tomatoes™. Preview movies that are opening this week and see what’s hot at the box office. See what’s new on DVD and Blu-ray and the top rentals.

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The world's largest Internet radio guide with access to over 30,000 free radio stations searchable by location, genre, or format.

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Red Bull TV is your exclusive wingman to the best seats at spectacular sporting and culture experiences worldwide – available 24/7 whenever and wherever you want it.

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SHOUTcast Radio is the ultimate directory of online radio stations featuring over 45,000 music, talk, sports, and community radio stations from around the world.

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Picasa is a fast and easy photo sharing service from Google. Sign in to your Picasa account to see all of your favorite photos and albums. You can also view friends’ photos by adding them to the "People I’m Following" feed.

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Dailymotion is about finding new ways to see, share and engage your world through the power of online video. You can find videos about your interests and hobbies, eyewitness accounts of recent news and distant places, and everything else from the strange to the spectacular.

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Listen to thousands of commercial-free Internet radio stations! Live365 has broadcasts from Radio Disney, Santana, David Byrne, Pat Metheny, and Paul Oakenfold, as well as stations created by music lovers just like you!

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Flingo offers consumers free Internet Television from leading studios, TV networks, and video websites.

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Get local and international forecasts, climate trends, and the latest news from the world's weather authority.

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YuppTV with 100+ channels enables Indian expatriate communities to watch Ethnic Indian premium TV channels LIVE and VOD on multiple Internet enabled devices.

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XOS College Sports offers college sports fans multi-sport, multi-conference access to full games and historic documentaries including many of the nation’s top schools and teams. Free access to a large collection of rare content, championship season highlights and select full games past and present. Additional content can be ordered at XOSSports.com.

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WatchMojo produces original video programming on the people, places and things that people are passionate about, covering the Automotive, Business, Education, Fashion, Film, Food, Health, Music, Parenting, Politics & Economy, Space, Sports, Science, Technology, Travel and Video Game categories.

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The Comedy Time Network launched as the comedy channel for Sprint TV and MobiTV in July, 2004 and has since expanded on to all major carrier decks as well as cable/satellite/IP television, broadband video and traditional media. It is a market leader in the production and distribution of short-form comedy programming.

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SnagFilms offers a broad collection of great independent movies on demand, for free – films that entertain and inform, engage and inspire, and satisfy every taste.

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The SEC Digital Network offers college sports fans access to the largest library of multi-sport full games and original programming from the most dominant and exciting collegiate sports conference. Watch FREE daily programming including SEC Today, Countdown to Kickoff, Game Day Central, and weekly coaches teleconferences, and select full games. Additional content can be ordered at SECOnDemand.com.

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Turn your smartphone into the ultimate remote control.

Take control of your WD TV Play experience with the tap of a soft key or the swipe of a finger. Whether it’s your personal media or Internet entertainment and games, the WD TV Remote app allows you to control it all with one-touch from your smartphone.

Search for hit movies and TV show episodes using your smartphone keyboard for multi-lingual text input. Use the gesture pad for quick and easy navigation to your personal media and Internet entertainment. Hosting game night? Enjoy multiplayer games with friends and family using multiple mobile devices connected to your network.

Movie night just got better.

Control your WD TV Play from anywhere in your house using your mobile device. Simply launch the WD TV Remote app and it will automatically connect to your WD TV media player through your wireless network, instantly turning your smartphone into a WD TV remote control. Access your Netflix® or Hulu Plus™ account right from your iPhone® and watch your favorite TV shows and movies on your HDTV.*

Languages Supported: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Japanese, Korean, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Russian, Portuguese.

* Hulu Plus subscription required (US only).
Netflix is available in certain countries. Unlimited membership required. More information at www.netflix.com.
WD TV Remote app may not work with all online services. For more information, please go to the WD Support site and refer to knowledge base article 8688.

Requirements:

  • You need a WD TV Play with firmware 1.03 or later.
  • You must have an iPhone, iPod touch®, or iPad® running iOS 4.0 or higher or, an Android device with OS 2.1 or higher.
  • Your mobile device must be connected to the same wireless network as your WD TV Play (Your media player may be connected to your network via Ethernet port or wirelessly).

*Service availability varies by country/region.


Click Model # for Full Specs.
 Model #InterfaceCapacityVideo Format 
WDBMBA0000NBKEthernet, USB 2.0, HDMI, Composite A/V, Wi-Fi, Optical audioN/ANTSC

 

File Formats Supported
Video - AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG4, VC-1), MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T/M2TS (MPEG4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, AVC), WMV9, FLV (AVC)
Photo - JPEG, GIF, TIF/TIFF, BMP, PNG
Audio - MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby TrueHD
Playlist - PLS, M3U, WPL, M3U8, XML, CUE
Subtitle - SRT, ASS, SSA, SUB, SMI, MKV (embedded sub)

Note:
  • MPEG4.2 ASP@L5 up to 1280x720p30 resolution and no support for global motion compensation.
  • WMV9/VC-1 MP@HL up to 1280x720p60 or 1920x1080p24 resolution. VC-1 AP@L3 up to 1920x1080i30, 1920x1080p24 or 1280x720p60 resolution.
  • H.264 BP@L3 up to 720x480p30 or 720x576p25 resolution.
  • H.264 MP@L4.1 and HP@4.1 up to 1920x1080p24, 1920x1080i30, or 1280x720p60 resolution.
  • An audio receiver is required for multi-channel surround sound digital output.
  • Compressed RGB JPEG formats only and progressive JPEG up to 2048x2048.
  • Single layer TIFF files only.
  • Uncompressed BMP only.
  • For details, please refer to the user manual.
File Formats Not Supported
Does not support protected premium content such as movies or music from the iTunes Store, Movielink, Amazon Unbox, and Vongo.

Languages Supported

User Interface:

  • English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Polish, Czech, Dutch, Swedish, Hungarian

Subtitle:
  • English, Dutch, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Greek, Hebrew, Turkish, Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian, Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Hindi, Malay/Bahasa

Multilingual Input:
  • English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Norwegian, Hungarian

Package Contents

  • Media player
  • Remote control with batteries
  • Composite AV cable
  • AC adapter
  • Quick Install Guide

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