Some of the main features of the Western Digital WD TV are- Extra ordinary format support, HDMI features, Optical audio, high definition interface, supports devices with NTFS, FAT and HFS formatting and as a whole a very competitive price. That is why it has been admired by everybody to be used as a complete home entertainer.
The size of the equipment is 125mm x 100mm x 40mm, similar to a hard disk drive, which is very cute and saves a lot of space. There is also a facility of Video and RCA audio output in it. But you have to buy a HDMI cable to use the feature. The equipment does not have any network port but instead has two USB ports for simplicity. You can use these ports to connect to any other digital devices. The hardware which does not require any special driver CD for its operation is compatible for running with these ports. Devices like ipods, Digital cameras works fine with this device.
The other features of the digital equipment includes a very high definition video format that supports MPEG 1/2/4, WMV9, XviD, AVC and H.264 codec support. It also supports DivX, X.264, AVI, MKV and MOV formats. It has been experimented that if you connect it with a VSXAX2AS-S receiver then this device works well as a streaming device playing every MKV file. It also supports and plays 1080p X.264 AC3 encoded file. Subtitles are also supported but only by the use of the SRT files.
The WD TV is considered as an excellent device with format support of Broadband spectrum. Is has also a very good speed compared to other video devices. The manufacturer of the TV has decided to include the Ethernet system in the next version of the equipment. You can update its firmware as well to suit your needs. Although it does have as many features as of windows media center and XBMC, but this equipment has the capability to beat others with its price and easy user interface.