Monday, March 19, 2018

Masscool MP-1371RS Media Player Review

Television-connected media players from pretty much any company outside a Fortune 500 technology player are hit and miss some get popularized via hype and excellent marketing campaigns, while others are half-assed devices which get the job done but are beyond frustrating to use. The Masscool MP-1371RS Media Player may have a very generic name, and look like it probably falls into the half-assed category, but I assure you, it does not. ThinkComputers reviews this sleeper contender and gives it rave reviews.

Special thanks to Masscool for providing us with the MP-1371RS Media Player for review.

Features and Specifications

  • Support internal 2.5″ SATA HDD
  • Support BT download and network sharing
  • Dolby and DTS ready
  • Full-HD 1080P video playback on your TV system

Exterior Interfaces
Video Output
Composite Out * 1
HDMI 1.3 Out  * 1, Support up to 1920*1080p
Audio Output
Audio L/R Out   * 1
SPDIF (Optical) * 1
File Transfer Port
USB 2.0 Host Port * 2 (Type A)
Data Transfer With PC
USB Mini Port     * 1
10/100Mbps RJ45   * 1
SATA Data and Power

Multi-Media Support
Video Decoding (Movie)
DivX 3/4/5/6, Xvid: AVI/MKV Support up to 1080P
H.264, AVC: TS/AVI/MKV/MOV/M2TS Support up to 1080p
MPEG-1: MPG/MPEG/DAT Support up to 1080p
MPEG-2: MPG/MPEG/VOB/ISO/IFO/TS/TP/M2TS Support up to 1080p
MPEG-4: MP4/AVI/MOV Support up to 1080p
WMV9: WMV Support up to 1080p
FLV: FLV Support up to 1080p
Real Video 8/9/10: RM/RMVB Support up to 720p
Audio Decoding (Movie)
Dolby Digital AC3, DTS (Not Pass through)
MPEG-1 Layer 1/2/3, MPEG-II layer 1/2 Real Audio,AAC,WMA,LPCM
HDMI RAW/SPDIF RAW output for Amplifier decoding 5.1/7.1 audio  channels
Audio Decoding (Music)
Picture Format

Multimedia box Unit *1
DC Power Adapter *1
AV Cable *1
USB Cable *1
Remote Control *1
User Manual *1
Screw Package

Billed as a “media home theatre”, this Masscool Media Player comes in a small white box which is simply teeming with every home theatre buzzword which can fit on it: “high definition”, “Supports BT download and network sharing”, “Dolby and DTS ready”, “1080P”, “HDMI”, etc. I remained skeptical as I opened the box, thinking this is just another media player which is cheap and frustrating.

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The media player comes with composite a/v cables, a power adapter, USB cable, remote control, manual, and screws.

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Colin Dean
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Colin Dean has been a writer for ThinkComputers since 2006.
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