Apple’s “Hobby” has recently got a major update and price reduction. Now the “Hobby” is becoming a real choice when people are considering a Media player for their living room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Size and weight

Height: 23 mm

 

Width: 98 mm

 

Depth: 98 mm

 

Weight: 0.27 kg

 

In the box

Apple TV

 

Aluminium Apple Remote

 

Power cable

 

Documentation

 

Processor

Apple A4 chip

 

System requirements

Wi-Fi (802.11a, b, g, or n) wireless network (wireless video streaming requires 802.11a, g, or n) or 10/100BASE-T Ethernet network

 

iTunes Store account for renting films

 

 

 

For streaming media from a Mac or PC:

 

iTunes 10.2 or later; iTunes Store account for Home Sharing

 

MLB.TV subscription required to watch live and archived games

 

Ports and interfaces

HDMI2

 

Optical audio

 

10/100BASE-T Ethernet

 

Built-in IR receiver

 

Micro-USB (for service and support)

 

Environmental requirements

Operating temperature: 0° to 35° C (32° to 95° F)

 

Storage temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

 

Relative humidity: 5% to 95% non-condensing

 

Maximum operating altitude: 3,000 m (10,000 feet)

 

Power

Built-in 6-watt universal power supply

 

Wireless

Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n)

 

Video formats

H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats

 

MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5Mbps, 640×480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats

 

Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35Mbps, 1280×720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

 

Audio formats supported

HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320Kbps), protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through

 

HE-AAC (V1), AAC (16 to 320Kbps), protected AAC (from iTunes Store), MP3 (16 to 320Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4), Apple Lossless, AIFF and WAV; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound pass-through

 

Photo formats

JPEG, GIF, TIFF

 

TV compatibility

Compatible with high-definition TVs with HDMI and capable of 720p 60/50Hz,2 including popular models from these manufacturers: Hitachi, JVC, LG, Mitsubishi, NEC, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Samsung, Sony, Sharp, Toshiba, Vizio, Westinghouse