No, filing cabinets haven’t just got sexy, this is the latest jukebox offering from Sony, now fitted out to play Blu-ray discs in resplendent 1080p.The high-rise of hi-def is fully loaded with slots for 200 Blu-ray movies, which is, er, 17 more than are currently in existence.The rest of your media collection can also find a home on the 500GB hard drive tucked inside – good for 137 hours of video, 40,000 songs or an outrageous 20,000 digital photos. Should, for reasons of total excess, that prove insufficient, you can also burn content to Blu-ray disc.Obviously it’s not something you’ll be able to lug from room to room as the need arises so Sony’s thrown-in its DLNA system for streaming wirelessly to compatible music players, Vaio laptops or your PS3.By our calculation we could now watch up to 80 days of hi-def video without ever having to leave the couch to change discs. Beats going round the world, eh Phileas?Essentials Sony HES-V1000 Price: £TBA ($3500 in US) On sale: TBA (October in US)Contact: Sony Related stories: Sony’s two new Blu-Ray beauties Sony DAV-X10 shrinks home cinema PS3 to take on digital TV
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