Egreat A5 II Pro is the newest 4K UHD network player . The successor of the A5 model is characterized by versatility and reliability, combined with the functionality of minicomputers and the multimedia capabilities of the Android system. The Egreat A5 II Pro , equipped with the dedicated ESS 9018 DAC audio converter , is now an unrivaled pioneer in the market in its price range. It has the Android 7.0 operating system and the highly efficient HiSilicon Hi3798MV200 processorby Huawei. The player is a combination of a 4K Ultra HD player with HDR10 with the support of multi-channel HD-Audio with Dolby Atmos and DTS: X formats and the possibility of using the device in the Hi-Fi stereo audio path (thanks to a dedicated DAC converter). You can also connect a hard drive to the device through the SATA 3.0 connector. The player is now available in the C4i online store, which is an authorized Egreat distributor in Poland.
The Egreat A5 II Pro will easily reproduce in the highest quality even the most demanding video files in 4K Ultra HD resolution with HDR10. It is equipped with an HDMI connector compliant with the 2.0a standard, enabling the display of full 4K 60Hz with 10-bit color space. The player supports almost all 2D / 3D video formats and the most popular video codecs, including H.265 / HEVC 10bit and H.264. Smoothly supports and decodes video files with high bandwidth up to 200 Mb / s. The player will automatically switch and adjust the frame rate and resolution, which will allow you to smoothly play videos in various formats.
Egreat A5 II Pro supports full Blu-Ray Ultra HD and Full HD, 3D and DVD navigation menus. Egreat was the first manufacturer on the market to offer such functionality in its players. From now on we can play BD files (BDMV or ISO) with the A5 II Pro , just like on a Blu-Ray player. Thanks to this, we will gain convenient access to the additions on the disc image or the selection of scenes. As an alternative to the full BD menu support, the unit also supports the BD lite simplified menu.
The use of the player’s capabilities is facilitated by an advanced application that supports the management of movie libraries. It has functions such as sort, filter and automatically download covers, movie descriptions and casts. At the same time, it easily integrates all movies and series in one place, placed on all local and network sources. When playing video files, you can easily manage subtitles and audio tracks. The device has a wide range of possibilities to adjust image parameters in order to obtain the best quality. The successor to the Egreat A5 , it reproduces colors accurately and enables precise up and down scaling for perfect image quality. Egreat A5 II Prois recommended as the reference player for calibrating monitors and projectors.
The player will work with both AV receivers and home theater soundbars. It allows you to get HD-Audio surround sound, including the highest Dolby Atmos, DTS: X and DTS-HD formats with full HDMI passthrough or downmix to lower formats or stereo. A distinguishing feature of the Egreat A5 II Pro is the presence of a DAC based on the hi-end 32-bit ESS Saber 9018 chip, which enables the RCA stereo output to be operated. The player supports many different audio files: AAC, M4A, MP1 / 2/3, MPA, WAV, OGG and FLAC, played natively in 24bit / 192kHz format. The factory player will also support SACD ISO, dxf, dsf and dff files. The use of a DAC dedicated to audio makes the Egreat A5 II Prois one of the most interesting players in this price segment, offering high quality audio and video services.
The Egreat A5 II Pro is equipped with Huawei’s market-leading HiSilicon HI3798MV200 chipset, specially designed for multimedia playback. It enables smooth playback of 4K content, while offering perfect quality and precise scaling of the video image. The player works on a 64-bit Quad Core Cortex A53 processor with a Quad Core Mali-T450 GPU graphics module.
The device has 2 GB of built-in, fast DDR3 RAM memory and 16 GB of internal memory (twice as much as the A5). It has two USB 3.0 inputs, one USB 2.0, an RS-232 port and a SATA 3.0 connector (power + data) for connecting a hard disk. Gigabit LAN port and WiFi 2.4 / 5GHz wireless link ensure efficient connection with network resources – local or internet. An additional advantage is the Bluetooth module version 4.0, which allows you to connect a number of peripheral devices, such as mice, keyboards or wireless headphones. The player has a composite video output with stereo audio on a 3.5mm connector, a hi-end stereo L / R RCAx1 audio output and an optical SPDIF output. The HDMI 2.0a connector enables full support of 4K UHD with HDR and compatibility with the latest elements of home theater.
The A5 II Pro runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with a completely new, intuitive and convenient EGUI 3.0 user interface. The system has full access to Google Play, a web browser, thousands of games, office, social and multimedia applications. The newer version of the Android system compared to previous models provides greater stability and improved functionality of the device, while ensuring compatibility with codecs and audio-video file formats. The user interface is extremely intuitive and easy to use. Browsing files both from network resources and from data carriers connected directly to the device is not a problem even for novice users.
The Egreat A5 II Pro attracts attention not only with its functionality, but also with its extremely sophisticated appearance. The subdued and minimalistic appearance makes the product ideally suited to any surroundings. The player has a silver, matte, aluminum housing with a wide, easy-to-read LED display on the front. On the side wall of the device there are USB ports, and on the opposite side there is a hard drive bay. On the back of the device there are other inputs and outputs as well as fixings for both antennas. The player comes complete with a power supply, remote control and a set of cables.
The Egreat A5 II Pro comes with an infrared remote control. The controller has the function of programming buttons to control another device, e.g. a TV. It is also possible to buy an external controller, e.g. Air Mouse with a gyro sensor. A device the size of a remote control, with which we control the cursor on the TV screen by making movements in the air. It is a practical solution that works well, among others when operating multimedia programs or the browser.