Like the idea of a portable media player, but want to bring your entire collection of music AND videos on the road? Most players top out around 60 to 80GB of storage, which isn’t enough for a tremendous amount of video content.
Enter the Wolverine ESP 5160, a media player that packs a gigantic 160GB hard drive in a portable package. To put it in plain English, the player can store up to 320 hours of standard definition video, or about 50,000 songs.
It can play back a wide variety of audio formats including MP3, WMA, OGG, WAV, AAC and CDA. Video playback includes support for MPEG-1, MPEG-4, WMV9 and Xvid files. The player also features a built-in FM radio with program recording, and video/audio outputs to connect to a TV or other external display device. The player’s 3.6-inch LCD color screen offers 320×240 resolution, which should be enough for decent video quality at that size.
An optional docking cradle ($69) adds the ability to record video directly from a TV tuner, DVD player or other video source. It even offers a timer option (