ATI launches All-in-Wonder X1800 XL

Posted on Monday, November 21 2005 @ 22:55 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
ATI today announced its All-In-Wonder X1800 XL is now available in North America - European availability is anticipated for this autumn. ATI's newest offering joins All-In-Wonder X800 XL and All-In-Wonder 2006 Edition to round out the multimedia product family spanning nearly 10 years of market leadership.

As ATI's fastest multimedia video card, All-In-Wonder X1800 XL provides amazing performance with the Radeon X1800 XL graphics processor while enabling Avivo technologies for the best possible video and image quality. All-In-Wonder X1800 XL now comes bundled with Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 Plus Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 software, offering award-winning photo and video editing as proof of the All-In-Wonder commitment to outstanding multimedia value. All-In-Wonder X1800 XL offers something for everyone - from the home theater aficionado, to photo and video editing fans, to the adrenaline filled gamer.

All-In-Wonder X1800 XL sets a new level of multimedia performance:
  • Next generation Radeon X1800 XL graphics - Ultra-threaded 3D architecture, optimized for Microsoft DirectX 9 and Shader Model 3.0, Advanced 90nm process, Exceptional performance, 500 MHz engine, 256 MB 500MHz memory (GDDR3)
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 Plus Adobe Premiere Elements 2.0 - the software bundle delivers the powerful and affordable software integration consumers need to be creative and impress friends and family with their digital photos and home videos.
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 software - Adobe's No. 1 selling consumer photo editing software, adds innovative and intuitive ways to organize, edit and share photos
  • Adobe Premiere Elements - brings unparalleled control, ease of use and more options for creative digital video editing with a self-adjusting workspace
  • Avivo - Outstanding video playback, 64 times as many colors than previous solutions for amazing display functionality and very user-friendly high definition TV display connectivity
  • Multimedia Center 9.10 - ATI's award-winning multimedia software now works even better with existing ATI TV tuner products. Dual-tuner MulTView support now allows timeshifting on two TV tuners simultaneously when paired with an ATI TV tuner card, including the Theater 550 Pro
  • Uniquely designed "domino-style" connector dongles - Innovative modular input and VGA plus DVI-I monitor output connectivity for flexibility and easily accessible combinations
  • Remote Wonder Plus - ATI's third-generation radio-frequency remote control device now includes improved support for Windows XP Media Center Edition, and allows for complete computer control through a wireless interface. For users who prefer a traditional Windows XP Media Center Edition remote control, a 50 per cent reduced price offer is included
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition support - In addition to usage with Windows XP Home and Professional, All-In-Wonder X1800 XL supports Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 for an amazing home theater experience

  • Additionally, North American owners of All-In-Wonder X1800 XL can expect:
  • ATI TV tuner design for instant viewing of up to 125 channels of cable or analog antenna broadcasts with FM broadcast reception
  • Gemstar's GuidePlus+ intelligent free integrated program guide to view, search, schedule and record TV programs at the click of a mouse
  • Unified application for both analog and free over-the air HDTV broadcasts (United States only) when combined with HDTV Wonder.
  • European All-In-Wonder X1800 XL customers will receive:
  • ATI TV tuner that receives 125 channels of cable or analog broadcasts plus DVB-T and FM tuning capabilities
  • Program Guide support with TVTV for Analog TV and DVB-T programs
  • SCART (Syndicat des Constructeurs d'Appareils Radiorecepteurs et Televiseurs) connector for televisions
  • Multimedia Center 9.10 with a unified TV interface for both DVB-T digital and analog broadcasts
  • All-In-Wonder X1800 XL has a manufacturers suggested retail price of USD$429.

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