We’re less impressed by the touch pad as a cursor control. Supported Flash Memory Cards. It maps your finger movement to the onscreen arrow well enough, but tapping to select often requires pressing down twice, or four times to double-click. If your goal is to watch downloaded or streaming media, this will do nicely. I highly recommend this unit for recording TV shows and playing media through your TV system.

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We say this is key because it means this comes Blu-ray 3D-ready. Hard Drive 3rd Type. The RL is quiet in use and provides all the connected PC features you want alongside Blu-ray playing and an unobtrusive living-room design. Supported Flash Memory Cards. With super-premium parts, this is both the fastest, and most expensive, VR-ready PC we’ve News Reviews Insights TechRadar.

There’s something seductive about slimeline black slabs of technology.

TechRadar pro IT insights for business. New components under the hood make for a faster iMac. Optical Storage Drive Type.

Compare These Apple iMac inch, A slider button on the side of the Revo pops the touch pad out of its housing, and we found the wireless signal strong enough to detect the touch pad from as far as 40 feet away from the system.


For Quiet and slim Cutting-edge Blu-ray capabilities. It is is r100 to program TV recordings using Windows 7 Media center. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic.

Wifi, DvD drive and Memory Card reader all work fine but memory cards need to ader inserted upside down. New components under the acdr make for a faster iMac. The Acer Revo features a removable input device with keyboard and touch-pad usage modes.

The Gateway SX is not really a direct competitor to the Revo given that the Gateway is a full slim-tower system, but it gives you a fair idea of where the Revo falls in terms of its overall value. Software Microsoft Office Preloaded.

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You sacrifice a full-fledged desktop CPU for a Blu-ray drive, the Revo’s previously mentioned superslim design, and the touch pad. With 10 speakers and a terrific display, this acr offers a lot to appeal to the It will make media sharing easy between Acer products but nothing else. Alongside it is the Nvidia Ion 2, which provides flawless p HD decoding and a level of 3D performance that hovers somewhere around Arrendale integrated levels of 3D performance.

Acer Revo RLU It’s ironic that the Revo looks so much like the Slim version of Sony’s PlayStation 2 game console considering the Acer system is effectively in competition with the newer PlayStation 3.


Running Windows 7 offers every service you could want, plus complete web browsing acdr that continually awful Windows interface when compared to Apple TVXbox or PlayStation 3.

Our charts show that the difference in performance is rather dramatic, which is no surprise, and highlights the fact that this PC is entirely unsuitable for any sort of productivity.

Ram is enough and has plenty of storage space. Three USB ports and a card reader make transferring your photos and other files as easy as ever. The Bottom Line Not everyone wants a living-room computer, but the Acer Revo is one dl100 the better low-cost HTPCs we’ve seen thanks to a wisely chosen feature set, its attractive design, and a mostly well-conceived input device.

Visit manufacturer site for details. I have been able to watch and record HD channels at the same time with no problems.