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Archos has never put as much focus on ease of use as some other companies have; the brand’s loyalists tend to be very tech-savvy. The Good Sleek, compact design; sharp LCD resolution; slick video interface and controls; support for DRM-protected media; music and video syncing with Windows Media Player; photo viewer and direct image transfers from digital cameras; voice and in-line recording; Mophun game-engine support. Excellent audio recording capabilities. They, along with other homebrew applications including Doom , have now been embedded into the fan made operating system named “MediOS” for the Gmini’s and other Archos players. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The Bottom Line The Archos Gmini Camcorder looks more attractive than ever, now that it’s added a camcorder and a still camera to its long list of music and video features. The one you’ve been waiting for.

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Review Sections Review Specs. Finally, the media juggernaut features voice and line-in recording, as well as support for Mophun-engine games. We love the logical Archos interface. From the back, it looks an awful lot like a camera.

You can even set the title of the recording via a virtual keyboard.

Archos Gmini – Review – PCMag UK

The analog controls are quite confusing, though, as many of the buttons perform 4402 redundant functions or do the opposite of what you’d expect.

Compared with its camcorder features, the Archos Gmini Camcorder’s 1. In Music mode, the screen provides a wealth of information about the file being played as well as a two-channel level meter, which comes in handy, especially when you’re recording. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


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We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. Excellent audio recording capabilities. The model also supports Windows Media PlaysForSure standards, so purchased music can be synchronized with the player. Great Audio Recording Instead of a five-band equalizer or presets, the Gmini offers simple bass and treble tone controls, as well as a Bass Boost feature.

Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. Distortion is admirably low until you push the volume to one step from the top of the step scale.

The xpixel screen still looks pretty good, with rich color and plenty of detail, although the image turns negative when you’re viewing it from the left at more than a degree angle. It also doesn’t charge via USB, so you should keep it plugged tmini the power adapter if you’re transferring a lot of content to the player.

The Gmini is fully USB 2.

That said, we liked the Gmini’s tough, scratch-resistant aluminum shell, and the gmoni left and right sides of the horizontally oriented player made it easy to hold while watching our videos. For example, what looks like the Stop button actually selects and plays items, just like the button with the arrow on it.

Archos Gmini (20GB) review: Archos Gmini (20GB) – CNET

Don’t show this again. The Gmini also syncs with Windows Media Player 10, but unfortunately it can’t transfer actual playlists to the player though the files in the playlists were successfully synced. Try watching from the left at a viewing angle greater than about 30 degrees, and the screen image goes negative, while the picture becomes distractingly bright from the right, above and below. Compression artifacts in our animation were more noticeable on the big screen, but the video played smoothly.


We would have liked a dedicated hold slider, but at least you can press and hold the left-most soft key to lock the controls while you’re playing music.

The Archos Gmini ‘s 2. On archod front of the device, you’ll see the same 2. The player also holds 3 resolution modes, which enables users to choose size over quality, as well as recording directly into MPEG4 in VGA resolution. Just after the release of the AV, the Archos Gmini was born. Archos Gmini Camcorder 20GB review: Turn the Archos Gmini Camcorder around, and you’ll find the biggest change from its predecessor. Also, the Gmini Camcorder cannot multitask that is, no background music for photo slide showsand it has no levels meter for audio recordings.

Unfortunately, your buddies will have a tough time watching the display with you. The slim and sleek 20 gigabyte hard-drive-based video, audio and photo device is now Microsoft PlaysForSure-compatible, supporting both protected download and subscription music services, and features a 2.

The ARCHOS Gmini is designed for media enthusiasts who want to take their video, photos and music with them on a stylish pocket-sized device.