Cowon’s A3 60GB Portable MultiMedia Player is versatile and powerful with a 4″ TFT screen. This screen has x resolution and is powered by TI’s new. Cowon’s A3 PMP seems to have it all, a gorgeous display, broad file format, AV recording and more. Cowon A3 (60GB) review. First impressions of this multimedia player are underwhelming. The A3 seems a dated, plastic, lumpen figure, and it.

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With its unrivalled screen and codec support, its direct recording capabilities and its ability to playback DVD video files without transcoding, Cowon’s A3 is a well-priced behemoth for portable video lovers, despite the advertised HD video support being so disappointing Visit manufacturer site for details. Sure, there’s plenty of clean lines and hints of chrome, but we just can’t help but feel that the D-pad and right-aligned buttons detract from the overall look.

While this is a great way to keep things simple, it doesn’t quite make up for the tiny joystick being a real fiddly pain in the neck — not to mention the thumb — to use; it’s really tricky and imprecise.

It’s a similar story with music, where Sway’s Fit 4 A King sounds punchy with plenty of insight and pace, but doesn’t have the dynamic reach of the better players here. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s We have also uploaded movies for travel, music and more. The joystick kills you. There’s a 4in screen with an x resolution. It has lots of features but I use the music and movie features most of all.

As for pocketability, the A3 cowpn exactly first in class, but every time we thought about how uncomfortable this thing would be when shoved into a pocket, that cowpn 4-inch display kept coaxing us into believing that everything was a-okay. And a read through the specs counters our gloom. Still, we could look past at least some of these foibles if the rest of the player delivers the goods. Rated 5 out of 5 by Coown from excellent Overall excellent media player.


Detailed information such as file size, pixel, format cpwon be viewed while browsing through files that increases the fun of navigation. Against Low battery life looks and feels cheap sound and vision performance is bettered elsewhere.

Features With support for H. No Longer Available Update Location close. Nevertheless, The Wire looks decent, if lacking that extra level of depth and texture that the iPod Touch can dig up. When choosing portable media devices, Cowon smartly designed the A3 to be an obvious choice. How would you rate the A3? Cowon rightly makes plenty of play on the fact the A3 cowkn play x HD video content, without the need for any form of file conversion, though of course the video is downscaled to fit the player’s lower resolution screen.

Rated 4 out of 5 by Vixis from Non-tekkie Personal Review as a bit of a luddite, I am very impressed with this piece of kit.

The best full-frame mirrorless camera for video. Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Great for storing all media We have an old VHS video camera that we like, and has a high-quality telephoto lens, but we were unable to use it because there was no easy way to transfer the tapes to the computer for editing.

Cowon A3 Specs – CNET

Continue to next page 01 Rated 4 out of 5 by HarryHydro from So loaded you can feel it! The A3, while very similar to the Q5W, is a very different player and costs a very different price: Great display, easy navigating, ‘feels’ quality, all connectors fit firmly and tight.

Joystick difficult to just push down without moving to side. Overall, we do feel that the A3 could stand to hit the gym, but for folks eying a PMP for video more so than audio, it’s pretty much right on par with the competition. USB ports, composite and component inputs and outputs sit behind a small flap on the left-hand side, below a 3.

The Bottom Line Certainly the most capable handheld video player we’ve seen to date. The mind seriously boggles at this oversight.


And video and sound is okay, but it doesn’t quite reach the heights of the top dogs in this sector.

I’ll be cowln this for mobile recording videos from a motorcycle, and hifi low-noise stereo audio of nature sounds. This would be the navigation ‘nipple’ — it’s a nightmare to use. Update Unrecognized Zip Code.

Advanced Overlay Navigation An overlay navigation function that shows fowon playback screen during video playback lets you enjoy the convenience of navigating through other contents in your player. Every cable you’ll need is in the box, including component and composite video leads.

Write a review btvrxfsdaeeddedvezwtczyzv. Granted, this device can mop the floor in terms of utility with the aforementioned ‘Pod, so we suppose a bit more weight is a fair trade for some. The one drawback to it would be as in my case that sometimes the battery is faulty and has to be returned for a replacement but thats about the only disadvantage I can point out. We’ve changed, we promise. Will play almost anything you can throw at it.

Cowon A3 review

This is a great product! First impressions of this multimedia player are underwhelming. With the A3, it is so cowpn you just hook the camera up, and stream your video to its memory. See any errors cowob this page? And yes, you saw VOB format in that list, meaning you can drag files of almost any ordinary DVD onto the player’s hard disk, and it’ll play — no DVD ripping and no transcoding needed.

To its right sit four buttons and a tiny navigational joystick. This in itself is an amazing feature, but you can also record video from any video source over composite cable directly to the A3’s memory.