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Central Systems - XP Media Center Audio/Video/Digital/Computer/Network Interface 

XP Media Center network your audio, video, cable, satellite, photos and multi-media applications.

"Connect to everything" with an easy graphic user interface that connects you everything"  

Central Systems introduces MEDIA CENTER control systems.

With all the power and functionality of Windows XP, plus new features that let you watch and record TV, manage your music, play DVDs, and more, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 gives you a remarkable new way to experience digital media in your home.
Media Center puts you in control and gives you the remote to your world. 

Windows XP Media Center is built on MicroSoft's easy to use computer interface look and feel, to control everything you do with audio, video, photos and and digital media. It evolves home media and home computing by bringing the power and easy of setting up custom menus to give access to everything digital you use. You can connect using either network cabling or wireless networks or both. You can include the Internet which opens up the ability to purchase and download music or movies, upload photos or any other file; send and receive emails while watching TV, and more. The windows features you are used to at your computer work station now include TV, DVD, satellite, radio, Internet, network   Because   the easy to 

See for yourself how Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 evolves the home PC so the digital entertainment you want is at your command, right on your TV, monitor, PDA, or remote control.

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Top 10 Benefits

Do amazing things Do amazing things

Windows XP Media Center Edition 20041 is one of the most fully featured versions of Windows you can get for a home PC. Built on Windows XP Professional, it delivers the same power, reliability, networking capabilities, and security features you expect, plus tools that help you do amazing things with digital media. Create, manage, and enjoy your world of digital music and video using Windows Media Player 9 Series. Download Windows Movie Maker 2 and use it to turn your digital video clips into professional-looking movies. Communicate with friends and family in real time using text, voice, or video with Windows Messenger.

Enjoy digital entertainment in a single system Enjoy digital entertainment in a single system

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 gives you easy access to more types of entertainment experiences without the complexity of multiple devices. Media Center PCs are built to deliver the picture and sound quality you expect from a digital entertainment center. With support for adaptive de-interlacing and video scaling, Media Center delivers a smoother, sharper picture on high-resolution progressive scan displays. Support for 5.1 surround sound in Windows Media Player 9 Series puts you in the middle of breathtaking audio.

Access more entertainment with less effort Access more entertainment with less effort

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 keeps all your entertainment in one place. Menus and commands are consistent across all digital media and easily navigable using a mouse and keyboard or remote control. Within one unified view, you can browse thumbnail images of your music, photos, and videos to find entertainment easily. While you browse, the Now Playing window can keep your currently playing media selection in view and within reach. Search helps you find TV shows by category or keyword, or music tracks and albums by artist or genre.

Make your living space a home theater Make your living space a home theater

Connect your Media Center PC to a standard or widescreen TV or a high-resolution display, such as a plasma or projection TV, to create a dynamic home theater environment. The TV Setup and Display Calibration wizards help you configure your TV signal, type of display, and video playback quality, so you can get the best possible quality experience. Enhanced 16:9 support lets you toggle between normal, zoom, and stretch video modes to make the most of widescreen displays. Start a movie, get comfortable, and enjoy.

"Time shift" live TV and radio—and never miss a moment "Time shift" live TV and radio—and never miss a moment

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 puts you in command of all your entertainment choices, including live TV and radio. You can pause, rewind, and skip through live TV and radio as easily as videos or music. When interrupted, just press PAUSE to freeze the broadcast. With live broadcasts in your control, you can even advance recorded TV frame by frame, skip back or ahead by 29 seconds at a time, or replay a priceless moment.

Watch your TV shows on your schedule Watch your TV shows on your schedule

Have your favorite shows waiting for you, instead of the other way around, by using the Personal Video Recording (PVR) features. Browse up to 14 days of upcoming programming in the Guide, or select category filters to display just the programming you want, such as sports, movies, news, music, or kids. Or you can search by title or keyword to find shows that interest you. Then set recordings of a single episode or an entire series, with or without reruns. Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 can also automatically record shows based on keyword or category, title, actor, or director.

Experience your digital memories with friends and family Experience your digital memories with friends and family

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 is a versatile tool for viewing vivid, full-screen images of your digital photographs. You can navigate thumbnail images of photos stored in My Pictures, and zoom in, pan, and print a photo. Or you can insert a digital-imaging storage medium, such as CompactFlash or Secure Digital Cards, and launch a dynamic slide show of your vacation or special event complete with animated transitions and your favorite soundtrack.

Work and play at the same time Work and play at the same time

Now you can watch a baseball game, movie, or video while performing other tasks on your PC. Simply resize the Media Center window to view your program or movie while simultaneously working, e-mailing, or surfing the Web. If you are interrupted while watching TV, just click to mute the volume and automatically display closed captions that stream along the bottom of the window.

Put your music at your fingertips Put your music at your fingertips

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 and Windows Media Player 9 Series help you build a digital music library or Media Library on your Media Center PC and make it easy to find the music you want. You can copy your CD, including album art and information, to your digital jukebox at the press of a button on the mouse or remote. Specify the file format that best suits your needs, and then optimize for efficient storage or for the highest possible fidelity to your original CD source. With your music collection in one place, use the remote to sort and shuffle by album, artist, song, or genre. You can select from one of 20 Auto Playlists that automatically update depending on your listening habits, or create your own playlists.

Connect with movies, music, and more—on demand Connect with movies, music, and more—on demand

The Media Center PC and remote control can connect you to brand-new entertainment experiences. Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 connects you with entertainment options available from leading online, on-demand content providers. Rent and watch digital on-demand movies. Find and download new music. Watch movie previews. Play games. Discover a world of entertainment content from the comfort of your favorite chair.

1 To enjoy all the benefits of Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004, Internet access is recommended; for some features, such as the Program Guide, it is required.

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