Xtreamer SideWinder3 Overview
Following the success of our original Xtreamer model we are proud to present Xtreamer SideWinder 3. We upgraded our award winning media player to the next generation Realtek 1186 platform while keeping the same price. With fan-less compact design we now offer a lower cost compact Media Player that is featuring Android, 3D playback with HDMI 1.4 and USB 3.0. It is capable of playing even 3d BluRay ISO media files, has a Gigabit connectivity to wired LAN, wireless 802.11N connection and supports DTS HD and TrueHD with 7.1 CH audio.
The intuitive User Interface, built-in Jukebox engine, advanced media library functions and Web browser and Web-based services will allow you to enjoy most of the popular media formats you can expect from our most expensive models at a very affordable price.
New and Improved chipset
SideWinder 3 is a next generation digital media player based on a new and powerful Realtek 1186 platform. Never before a media player device have come so close to computer functionalities.
New Format support
BD-ISO and DVD IFO/ISO were added to the base firmware support amongst cue and .ape files.
HD Audio Support
Xtreamer SideWinder 3 has the capability to immerses you in sound by delivering audio that is identical to—and every bit as spectacular as—the master recording. It lets you experience the full potential of audio usually found in Blu-ray Disc™.
The Xtreamer SideWinder 3 supports DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD multi-channel lossless audio codecs with up to 7.1 CH pass-through. The result is your media streamer will be able to play bitstream that can carry up to 14 discrete sound channels. Sample depths up to 24 bits/sample and audio sample rates up to 192 kHz are supported.
USB 3.0 Connection
The Xtreamer SideWinder 3 is equipped with the next major revision of the Universal Serial Bus which delivers Higher transfer rates (up to 4.8Gbps). Increased maximum bus power and Full-duplex data transfers and support for new transfer types.
Gigabit Wired Networking
The Xtreamer SideWinder 3 come from factor with Gigabit Ethernet that allows network transfers up to 1.000 Mbps. Users will be able to stream information at high rates of speed over long distances.
With new capabilities designed to push the boundaries of the HD experience. The Xtreamer SideWinder 3 features the critical infrastructure for implementing 3D video in the home, defining input/output protocols that will allow 3D displays and source devices to communicate through an HDMI link. The video resolutions can go far beyond 1080p, supporting next-generation displays that will rival the Digital Cinema systems used in many commercial movie theaters.
Integrated Web Browser
The Xtreamer SideWinder 3 introduce a built in media browser optimized for TV. With web browser on your TV Everything from loading web pages to opening tabs is optimized to happen almost instantly. Use great features that make common browsing tasks faster and easier.
Xtreamer SideWinder 3 opens you to the wonderful world of thousands upon thousands of applications with the support of the Android. Now you can use your media player to chat with your friends, watch online media and even play games on TV.
We fully understand that the more HDD storage you get the bigger your media library can grow. The call for an integration of a search function as an integral part of the media streamer is eminent. The Xtreamer SideWinder 3 introduces a media search feature that allows you to perform a search query on any indexed source of storage attached to the device with on-screen.
Keyboard and Mouse support
The Xtreamer GUI, the integrated Web Browser and especially the Android section introduces support for user interaction via USB mouse and keyboard. This is yet another exclusive feature from Xtreamer.
Listen to thousands of internet radio stations featuring online music in every style, including hip hop, jazz, new age, rock, classical, oldies, and more.
xLive and other Internet projects
You can now have access to hundreds of Internet channels and live feeds.
The Xtreamer SideWinder 3 has a built in interface for Youtube optimized for TV.It is made to be simple to use and interact with on big screens. Everything is bigger and is of variable width. The menu is on the left hand side, with options for watching videos, searching for videos, and controlling specific settings. Once you have selected a video, you can watch it, expand it full screen and browse through related video playlists or create your own. YouTube XL also supports HD video, and from watching clips, it strips out a lot of the extras of the main YouTube website, specifically comments and many of the community features.
HDMI 1.4 interface up to 1080p
Composite Audio / Video
Y/ Pb / Pr Video
SPDIF Coaxial (digital audio)
SPDIF Optical TOSLINK (digital audio)
Internal hard disk drive (2.5” SATA)
External USB mass storage devices (USB2.0 or USB3.0 Slave connection)
(hard drives, flash drives, USB sticks)
802.11n (optional - not included in the package)
Realtek 1186X 750 MHz
BUILT-IN Storage Supported
EZ-Drive slot 2.5” SATA/SATA2 HDD up to 1TB
Media Cards Supported
SD, SDHC (SD High Capacity), MMC, MS, MSPro
USB 3.0 and 2.0 Interfaces
Add ports with USB hubs, USB card readers
2x USB 2.0 (USB-A)
1x USB 3.0 Slave Port (USB-B)
External File System Supported
FAT, FAT32, NTFS, EXT3, HFS+
Network - Wired Gigabit
Wireless WLAN 802.11b/g/n 150Mbps
Supports WLAN security WEP, WPA
Supports WLAN Peer-to-Peer (connects wireless without router)
Passive cooling – Built-in
Video Formats Supported
AVI / MKV / TS / TP / TRP / M2TS / MPG /
MP4 / MOV / M4V / VOB / ISO / DVD-ISO
/ IFO / DAT / WMV / ASF / RM / RMVB / / BD-ISO
FLV resolution up to 720p / 1080i / 1080p
Video Codec’s Supported
MPEG-1 / MPEG-2 / MPEG-4 SP/ASP/AVC
(H.264 | x264) / XviD / DivX / WMV9 (VC-1)
/ RealVideo 8/9/10 (up to 720P)
Video Output Supported
PAL / NTSC / 480p / 576p / 720p / 1080i
50Hz / 1080i 60Hz / 1080p 50Hz / 1080p
60Hz / 1080p 24FPS
Audio Formats Supported
MP3 / MP2 / WMA / AAC / FLAC / WAV / APE
OGG Vorbis / PCM / LPCM / MS-ADPCM /
LC-AAC / HE-AAC / COOK / RA-Lossless
Audio Output Supported
Dolby Digital AC3 5.1 (passthrough & downmix to stereo)
Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 (passthrough)
Dolby TrueHD 7.1 (passthrough & downmix to stereo)
DTS Digital Surround 5.1 (passthrough & downmix to stereo)
AAC 7.1 (passthrough & downmix to stereo)
Image Formats Supported
JPEG, HD JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIF, PNG
Subtitles Format Supported
SRT, SMI, SSA, IDX/SUB, SUB
Character Sets Supported (Needed for Subtitles)
Unicode (UTF8), BIG5 (Traditional Chinese),
Western, Turkish, Central European,
Greek, Cyrillic, SE European, Russian,
Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese, Thai
Xtreamer SideWinder 3
100~240V Power Adapter
Audio & Video Cables
Infra-Red Remote Control with 2 "AAA" batteries
USB Slave cable
Quick start guide