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Eminent EM7080

Eminent EM7080
alaScore 87

90 reviews

Dec, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 90 reviews of Eminent EM7080. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the sound. The performance also gets good feedback.

performance, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Eminent EM7080 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Eminent EM7080 from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on

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This summary is based on the products: Eminent EM7080 hdMEDIA RT High-Definition Media PlayerEminent EM7080 hdMEDIA RT High-Definition Media Player

Dec, 2018

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Eminent EM7080 review


Take the optical disk drive out of a recent Blu-ray player and replace it with an HDD compartment. Squeeze the result into a glossy black box with roughly the same dimensions as a Mac Mini (complete with the external power supply) and you have the...

Very fast selection of networked content: uPnP and Samba protocols are both supported. We were able to play DivX Plus full HD, DivX/XviD and 720p .mkv files with excellent picture quality and no lip-sync problems. Among the playable audio formats are...

HDMI port is v1.3 and the component output supports HD, but the only dedicated standard-def output is composite – there’s no S-video or Scart. The component output will deliver a 576i output to compatible displays, though

Mar, 2012

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Eminent hdMEDIA RT EM7080 review


Eminent's hdMEDIA RT EM7080 looks like a glossy black version of the old Apple TV. On the back, it has the usual HDMI, optical S/PDIF out, composite video, component video and stereo phono outputs. There's also a USB B port for connecting it to your PC...

The EM7080 has a better interface than most, but we were irritated by problems such as poor YouTube support for users who don't install a hard disk.

Jan, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:DTS


Colour of product:Black


Built-in BitTorrent client: Yes
On/off switch: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:FLAC, MP3, OGG
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF
Subtitle formats supported:pgs, smi, srt, sub / SMI, SRT, SUB
Video compression formats:AVCHD, AVI, DivX, H.264, MKV, MOV, VC-1, XviD / AVCHD, AVI, H.264, MKV, MOV, VC-1 / DivX, H.264, MKV, VC-1, XviD


Built-in speaker(s): No


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Networking features:Fast Ethernet
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Other features

Audio codecs:DTS, AC3, MP2, MP3, OGG Vorbis, PCM, LPCM, MS-ADPCM, LC-AAC, HE-AAC, COOK, RA, FLAC
Audio/video cable:Y
Built-in Camera: No
Compatible operating systems:- Linux.\n- MAC OS X 10.4.x.\n- MAC OS X 10.3.x.\n- Microsoft Windows 2003 64-bit.\n- Microsoft Windows 2003 32-bit.\n- Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit.\n- Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit.\n- Microsoft Windows Vista 64-bit.\n- Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit.\n- Microsoft Windows XP 64-bit.\n- Microsoft Windows XP 32-bit.\n- Microsoft Windows 2000. / Windows XP, Vista, 7
Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wired & Wireless
I/O ports:1x eSATA
Supported data transfer rates:10, 100 Mbit/s

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Printed user guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:2
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
DC-in jack: Yes
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.3
Headphone outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3


Power requirements:100-240V
Power supply type:AC


Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 1024 / 1500 / 500
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:3.5
Maximum storage capacity:1.5
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Number of hard drives supported:1
Supported file systems:FAT32, NTFS
Total Storage Capacity:1500

System requirements

Mac compatibility: Yes

TV tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


Full HD: Yes
HD-Ready: Yes