Pixela, wireless tuners "Xit AirBox" and "Xit Base" that support "cloud recording" of TV programs
Pixela has announced the new products of the company's TV tuner "Xit (site)", wireless TV tuners "Xit AirBox" "XIT-AIR120CW" and "Xit Base" "XIT- BAS1000T-MK” will be released. XIT-AIR120CW will be available from December 3rd at consumer electronics retailers nationwide, EC sites, and popIn-Aladdin official website. The price is open, but the market is expected to sell around 18,800 yen including tax. Orders for the XIT-BAS1000T-MK have started on November 17th at the support purchase site Makuake. The general sales price is scheduled to be 29,800 yen. The XIT-AIR120CW is the successor model to the "XIT-AIR110W" released in August 2020. By connecting the antenna wire and connecting to the network at home, etc., it is possible to record and watch TV programs on various devices. This model supports cloud recording, which is the first in the industry, as well as the series. Programs can be saved on cloud storage without a separate HDD. For cloud storage, 25GB can be used free of charge for one month after the product is used, and after that, a 300GB plan with a monthly charge of 990 yen / a 1TB plan with a monthly charge of 2,100 yen will be prepared. In addition, the "TeraBox Plan" in partnership with the cloud storage service "TeraBox" operated by Flextech Co., Ltd. is also available. You can use up to 1TB free of charge instead of taking over recorded data during the free period. In addition, it is also possible to save recordings by connecting an external HDD up to 8TB. The tuner has two built-in terrestrial digital / BS / 110 degree CS each, so you can watch programs while recording. Viewing/recording operations are compatible with Windows/Mac/iOS/Android devices as well as Amazon Fire tablets/popIn Aladdin. It is also possible to take over the continuation of a program that has been watched halfway on one terminal and play it on another terminal. The housing is also a new design, realizing a size of about 35W x 123H x 115Dmm, which is about the same as stacking CD cases. It has a soft LED indicator on the front. Mass is about 190g. "Xit" is available as a recording reservation/viewing application. With intuitive operability in mind, it is equipped with a thumbnail display of programs being broadcast and a program guide that can be operated smoothly. The smartphone version app also supports "watching while watching", which allows you to browse the web while watching a program. The XIT-BAS1000T-MK is a product that claims to be "the company's best masterpiece", aiming to be a next-generation TV tuner that will serve as the basis for future technology, and fully incorporates the know-how that the company has cultivated over the 39 years since its foundation. Like the XIT-AIR120CW, it supports cloud storage of recorded programs. A monthly contract of 300GB/1TB plan and a free TeraBox plan up to 1TB are available. In addition, it is equipped with an HDMI output and can be used like a recorder by connecting it to an LCD TV with an HDMI cable. The tuner is equipped with 3 each of terrestrial digital / BS / 110 degree CS, and you can watch while recording up to 2 programs at the same time. It supports recording reservation and viewing from TV / Windows / Mac / iOS / Android / Amazon Fire tablet, and also supports program viewing across terminals. Also, by linking with the XIT-AIR120CW, it is possible to record up to 8 programs simultaneously. In addition to the recording/viewing application "Xit", a memory sharing application "Riremo" dedicated to this model is available. It is equipped with functions such as management and sharing of photos and videos taken with smartphones, and live distribution functions from smartphones. A remote control that can be attached to the main unit with a magnet is included. The external dimensions are about 35W x 123H x 115Dmm (when placed vertically, excluding protrusions), and the weight is about 420g.
Editorial Department: Masanobu Narito