LaCie has introduced its most complete HD
multimedia hard drive player, combining Full HD
1080p playback, unsurpassed format compatibility
and DLNA media server functionality – LaCinema
Classic HD, design by Neil Poulton. Users can
browse, play and share HD media collections from
anywhere in the home, directly on HDTV.

The LaCinema Classic HD offers a timeless and
sleek design making it a great addition to any TV
setup. Providing the widest media format
compatibility, LaCinema Classic HD will play all
your files without concern – from the most
popular DivX format to high-quality MKV H.264
video format via its HDMI 1.3 connection.
Uncompromising support for Dolby Digital audio
quality enhances the LaCinema Classic HD, as well
as your entertainment viewing experience.

The LaCinema Classic HD keeps it easy – use it as
an external hard drive to load media from your
Mac or PC. Then, simply connect the LaCinema
Classic HD to your HDTV for instant playback.

Acting as a DLNA media player, LaCinema Classic
HD can conveniently play movies, music, and
photos from your computer or network storage.
LaCinema Classic HD even offers network access to
easily transfer files from your Mac and PC, while
keeping it connected to the TV.

Its unique DLNA server function ensures the
LaCinema Classic HD works in tandem with your
home network, acting as a media server to stream
content to compatible players, such as
PlayStation®3 or Xbox®.

The LaCinema Classic HD boosts capacities that
include up to 1TB of media storage. By using the
included remote control and easy navigation
interface, you have quick and convenient access
to your media libraries. Additionally, the front
USB port allows you to connect a USB drive or
digital camera to instantly share your photos on
your HDTV with friends and family.

“LaCinema Classic HD is all you need to store,
play and share your movies, music and photos at
home. We believe organizing and playing should be
simple for everyone, without concern for media
compatibility or how to access media, no matter
where it’s stored in your home,” said Salem
Tirane, Digital Home Product Manager.

At no premium, LaCinema Classic HD surpasses the
usual media player experience by including a
high-quality HDMI cable, Ethernet cable and the
renowned DLNA Twonky Media Server for Mac and
Windows. Users will be able to get the most of
their multimedia contents out of the box!

The LaCinema Classic HD also features the option
of connecting a USB WiFi 802.11N adapter (sold
separately) for wireless access to the home

LaCinema Classic HD is available through the
LaCie Online Store, LaCie Reseller+, LaCie
Corner, and LaCie Storage Partner, starting at
the suggested retail price of $249.99. For more
information, visit