VIZO Milano Multimedia HDD Enclosure

In the home, there are numerous ways to distribute media from its physical location to anywhere around the house. One of those methods we will be looking at is the use of hard drive enclosures. Hard drive enclosures allow you to simply slip in a hard drive, and the enclosure does the rest. Today, we will be looking at VIZO’s Milano which supports digital out to your receiver for audio, and hooks up to your TV using major analogue formats to play video and display pictures – it even comes with a remote control.

About VIZO:

VIZO Technology Corporation is a leading global manufacturer and designer of computer peripheral products serving customers around the world. Established in Taiwan in 1992, VIZO has expanded and now operates in the market completely reorganized and prepared to meet the demand for high quality products which are “Made in Taiwan”.


  • Dimensions:
    • 4.5″ (W) x 1.4″ (H) x 8″ (D)
    • 115mm (W) x 36.5mm (H) x 202.5mm (D)
  • Weight (without HDD):
    • 400 g
    • 14 oz
  • Interface: 480Mbps USB 2.0 (USB 1.1 Compatible)
  • Compatibility: 3.5″ IDE HDD (Maximum capacity up to 750GB)
  • Compatible OS: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista or Mac 10.3 & above
  • HDD Format Support: FAT32/NTFS/HFS+
  • TV Type: NTSC / PAL
  • Power Supply: AC/DC Power Adapter (AC input: 100~240 Vac, DC output : +5V/+12V)
  • Music: MP3( 32-320 kbps ), WAV( 16-48 kpbs ), WMA( 32-320 kbps ), AC3, OGG( 45-500 kbps )
  • Photo: JPG/ JPEG up to 8mega pixel (baseline and progressive)
  • Video Output:
    • Composite RCA, HD Component, S-Video
    • 480p, 720p, 1080i
  • Audio Output:
    • Composite RCA with L/R audio, SPDIF optical output
    • Stereo, Digital AC3 5.X CH. Surround Sound


  • Sigma Designs chipset
  • Aluminum case to provide the excellent heat dissipation
  • Support front panel control and remote control (IR)
  • Digital Multimedia Player via TV/Projector
  • DVD Manager – Playback of DVD File same as Original DVD Title (IFO/ISO)
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  1. Jamer0x
    April 20, 2008 | Reply

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