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Diamond XS71HDU USB Xtreme Sound 24bit 7.1 Channel Digital Audio Adapter Review

As we all know, digital audio has become the de facto standard on most of our audio devices. Unfortunately, there are still select motherboards out there which don’t offer a digital output, so we’re stuck using an analog connection and laptops that only offer an analog audio jack. Diamond Media has a solution. Their USB Xtreme Sound 24bit 7.1 Channel Digital Audio Adapter looks to make digital audio available for everyone. It’s a pocket size device that is capable of receiving an audio signal through 3.5mm stereo jacks or any USB 2.0 or optical input with multiple output ports. It can then convert the audio into a digital signal. We are going to put it through its paces and see if it lives up to its promises.



Diamond DS3900 Ultra Dock review

Are you tired of continuously reconnecting cables to your laptop, but don't want to buy the specific docking station for your laptop? Or, perhaps you have multiple systems that you use daily. Personally, I run multiple systems from home and constantly switch between systems that require more then a remote desktop connection. Diamond Media has a solution for these scenarios. Introducing the DS3900 Docking station! Cconnected via a USB, the DS3900 allows you to keep your primary peripherals connected to the dock and switch over with a single cable swap. Before we get started, here's a little about Diamond.



Diamond BTM300 Bluetooth Receiver review

Introduction Are you getting tired of hauling around a portable speaker to every room because your favorite music is stored on your phone? Maybe you’re having a party and want to liven it up with a non-stop playlist and want it to going through your non-Wi-Fi enabled surround system? Diamond Media may have the solution you’re looking for with the Diamond BTM300, a pocket size Bluetooth receiver capable of streaming music from a Bluetooth compatible device to your home stereo. You can also take it on the go and continue listening in your car. Not enough for you? It also acts as a hands-free speaker with its built-in microphone. Today we’ll find out if this pocket receiver has what it takes to deliver quality sound in the gamer’s realm or if the notes fall flat. Before we get started, here’s a little about Diamond. For over two decades, Diamond Multimedia has been widely recognized as a pioneer in the graphics, sound and communications industries and a key player in launching the multimedia revolution. Our mission is to provide our customers with the latest quality technology combined with outstanding service and support. Diamond offers a complete multimedia solution featuring AMD Radeon graphics cards, TV tuners, USB display adapters, video capture devices, sound cards, modems, and electronics accessories all from one convenient location. Diamond products are available to the public throughout North America and Europe through retailers, resellers and systems i...



 
 
 
 
 

Diamond Multimedia BVU165 HD USB Video Adapter

Introduction Have you ever found yourself wishing you could hook up a second monitor for productivity only to find out your hardware doesn’t support it? It can be frustrating. The typical solution would be to upgrade your hardware. In some cases this could require replacing your graphics card (or adding another one) in your system, or even buying an entirely new system. Diamond Multimedia has teamed up with Display Link to offer an inexpensive solution – the BVU165HD USB Video Adapter. This neat little device hooks to any open USB 2.0 port and offers DVI output as standard with adapters for both VGA and HDMI outputs to a display. They were kind enough to send us one to check out, so let’s get to it!   About Diamond Multimedia: “For over two decades, Diamond Multimedia has been widely recognized as a pioneer in the graphics, sound and communications industries and a key player in launching the multimedia revolution. Our mission is to provide our customers with the latest quality technology combined with outstanding service and support. Diamond offers a complete multimedia solution featuring ATI Radeon graphics cards, TV tuners, USB display adapters, video capture devices, sound cards, modems, and electronics accessories all from one convenient location. Diamond video cards use the latest technology to offer the best solutions for gaming, home media and business applications. Powered by ATI Radeon Graphics from AMD, Diamond is continuously striv...



Diamond Multimedia Introduces USB303HE Three-Port SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hub and Mini Docking Station with 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet Port

The USB303HE USB 3.0 Hub and Mini Docking Station is a high performance and simple plug-andplay and gigabit Ethernet network connection capability for desktops, notebook PCs and any embedded system using a standard USB port. LOS ANGELES, CA – Diamond Multimedia has introduced the newest addition to their USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter line, the Diamond USB303HE 3-port SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Hub with 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet Port and mini docking station. The high performance plug-and-play Gigabit Ethernet port offers energy efficient settings while still providing the most proficient Ethernet adapter services for most operating systems by using a standard USB port. It is equipped with ASIX AX88179 chipset and USB to RJ45 connection. The pocket-sized USB303HE does not require an external power supply. making it ideal for not just the home and office but also traveling – when WiFi is not easily available. The USB303HE is a fully functional, easy to use and outfitted for desktops, notebook PC’s, Ultrabooks, Macbooks®, docking stations, game consoles and digital-home appliances. It ensures true 10/100/1000Mbps network speed through an existing USB port with a small form factor and simple, fast plug-nplay connectivity. The USB303HE can provide high speed wired connectivity for Ultrabooks that don’t have a standard RJ45 port. The USB303HE is able to outfit many operating systems such as: WIN 8, WIN 7 64, WIN VISTA 64, WIN XP, MCE, MAC OS X. Additionally it is compliant wi...



 
 
 
 
 

Diamond Multimedia Powerline Internet Audio Video Kit

Expanding your home networks and setting up Wireless stations throughout the house is usually a pretty simple task. The down side in most cases is without the hardwired signal transfer, you end up with poor signal strength, a dropped signal and in some cases no signal at all. Are you tired of dropping that weak wireless internet signal off your TV, laptop, PC or Gaming Console? Today I have the pleasure of bringing to you, from Diamond Multimedia, the Powerline Internet Audio Video kit. Read on and see if will elevate those wireless issues, and also offer up the speed and connectivity you desire from your hardwired connections as well...



Diamond Multimedia Introduces UE3000 USB3.0 to 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

Offers a high performance and simple plug-and-play Gigabit Ethernet network adapter for desktops, notebook PC’s, Ultrabook’s, Macbook, docking stations, game consoles, digital-home appliances, and any embedded system using a standard USB port. Los Angeles, Calif.- Diamond Multimedia has introduced the newest addition to their USB 3.0 Ethernet Adapter line, the Diamond UE3000 USB3.0 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter. The high performance plug-and-play Gigabit Ethernet adapter offers energy efficient settings while still providing the most proficient Ethernet adapter services for most operating systems by using a standard USB port. The USB Ethernet adaptor, is a fully functional, easy to use and outfitted for desktops, notebook PC’s, Ultrabooks, Macbooks, docking stations, game consoles and digital-home appliances. It ensures true 10/100/1000Mbps network speed through an existing USB port with a small form factor and simple, fast plug-n-play connectivity. Diamond Media’s UE300 is a convenient, and well-designed product for Ethernet usage. The UE3000 is able to outfit many operating systems such as: WIN 8. WIN 7 64, WIN VISTA 64, WIN XP, MCE, MAC OS X. Additionally it is compliant with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 specifications. How it Works? Diamond Multimedia’s UE3000 USB3.0 Gigabit Ethernet adapter can effortlessly provide the fastest Ethernet access. Users may plug-in a free USB port, and connect the adapter side to an Ethernet cable. Upon connection, users can readily connect ...



Diamond Multimedia Announces Mini Rockers Mobile Portable Wireless BluetoothR Speaker

Diamond Multimedia’s MSPBT300B/MSPBT300S with Micro SD / TF Card & 3.5mm Audio Plug allow users enjoy quality sound anytime and anywhere. Los Angeles, Calif. –Diamond Multimedia has announced the release of their new addition to the Mini Rockers Speaker line, the mobile portable wireless Bluetooth® speaker, MSPBT300B and MSPBT300S. The compact powerful wireless speaker can be used as a Bluetooth® speakerphone, play MP3s from Micro SD card or AUX and can receive wireless streams from any Bluetooth® music device.  The Mini Rockers mobile portable wireless Bluetooth® speaker is available in black (MSPBT300B) or silver (MSPBT300S) is a pocket sized powerhouse that is perfect for MP3 players, smart phones, portable CD players, laptops, and desktop computers. Wirelessly stream and share music anytime and anywhere from an iPad®, iPad® mini, iPhone®, Smartphone and any Bluetooth® device by using the built in Bluetooth® technology. The MSPBT300B/MSPBT300S can also be used as a standalone MP3 player. Simply save music on the Micro SD/TF memory card, insert it into the speaker and listen to the music on the go. The auxiliary input supports wired connection from media devices and tablets. . The MSPBT300B/MSPBT300S is also a hands free speakerphone and can also be used to answer calls while listening to music.  The compact Mini Rockers mobile portable wireless Bluetooth® speaker, MSPBT300B and MSPBT300S are convenient and easy to take anywhere. The 2.5W speaker deli...



 
 
 
 
 

Diamond Radeon HD 7790

The Diamond Radeon 7790 comes with a shorter PCB design, custom cooler cooler and a strong factory overclock that reaches well over 1GHz. What's particularly enticing is this Diamond card also qualifies for the popular AMD promotional offer that tosses in three A+ gaming titles into the package for some outstanding bonus value. Looks like a great deal, so let’s take a closer look at the Diamond Radeon HD 7790 and see how it fares.



Diamond Multimedia Announces Wireless Router, Wireless Repeater Range Extender, Wireless Access Point and Wireless Bridge 4 in 1 Device

LOS ANGELES, CA–Jun 12, 2013 – Diamond Multimedia has announced the release of the WR300NR, a 4 in 1 device that acts as a wireless router, wireless repeater and range extender, standalone wireless access point and wireless bridge device. The WR300NR is the latest and most functional version from Diamond Multimedia’s popular Wireless Extender and Router series. The newest capability is that the WR300NR can act as a standalone router. The WR300NR, Wireless Extender & Router, is a universal multi-purpose device for your home network. As a wireless range extender, it repeats and extends your existing wireless signal to areas in the home that have little or no coverage and eliminates wireless “dead zones.” It extends internet access throughout your home for wireless devices like laptops, smartphones, game consoles such as Nintendo Wii®, Xbox®, Sony PlayStation® and TVs. If you do not have a router, the WR300NR is a perfect solution for adding a wireless network to your home. It can be directly connected to your DSL/Cable modem providing a complete wired and wireless environment. It can also be used as a standalone wireless bridge and can connect to any wired Ethernet device to the Internet, so you can easily connect game consoles, digital media adapters, Blu-ray players and printers. Furthermore, the WR300NR can be configured as a wireless access point, adding Wi-Fi to wired networks.  The WR300NR, Wireless Extender & Router, has a ...



Diamond Multimedia Announce DS3900 USB Docking Station

PALO ALTO, Calif. & CHATSWORTH, Calif. — Diamond Multimedia, manufacturer of popular multimedia products and DisplayLink®, the leading provider of USB Graphics technology today announced the new DS3900 Ultra Dock USB3.0/2.0 Docking Station with Dual Video, based on DisplayLink’s award winning DL-3900 silicon and software. With the new DisplayLink Certified Diamond DS3900 Ultra Dock, any laptop, Ultrabook, or Mac can aggregate all peripheral connections seamlessly via one simple USB cable. The DS3900 Ultra Dock provides dual digital video connections via HDMI and DVI, supporting resolutions up to 2048×1152 for each display, Gigabit Ethernet, and stereo speaker connectivity. A BC1.2 capable USB quick charging port enables rapid charging for mobile devices such as iPads and iPhones. USB expansion ports allow connectivity for hard drives, printers, scanners, keyboard/mouse etc all via a single simple USB Plug-and-Display connection. “DisplayLink and Diamond Multimedia have partnered on several products including wired and wireless PC to TV such as the VStream Wireless UWB product. We are excited to add DisplayLink USB Docking to their well established product portfolio,” said John Cummins, Vice President Sales and Marketing. “The new Diamond DS3900 enables tablet and notebook users to realize a complete desktop environment for productivity all via a single USB cable connection.”



Diamond Multimedia Launches PlugnView, a Remote Home Monitoring Camera Kit For Smartphones And Tablets

  Los Angeles, Calif. – May 9, 2013 — Diamond Multimedia today announced the PlugnView, a camera kit that allows for remote monitoring of the home or office through a live, full-color stream sent directly to a mobile device. Additionally, the PC software allows for setting recording schedules and email alerts with trigger motion detection keeping the family safe and alert while away. Featuring night vision technology and sharable via iOS and Android platforms, the PlugnView offers a real-time monitoring solution for family security, pet safety and elderly assistance. The Diamond Multimedia PlugnView home monitoring solution is the first of its kind using HomePlug AV-compliant power line communications (PLC) technology. The advanced plug-and-play technology automatically configures and connects the PlugnView Camera to the Diamond PlugnView app with the scanning of a QR code at the bottom of the camera. After the initial setup, users can view the area selected for instant monitoring from a mobile device or tablet, using 3G, 4G, LTE or Wi-Fi connections. The PlugnView includes IR night vision up to 16 feet, and an easy two-step installation. While the PC software offers additional features, a PC is not required for installation and wall and ceiling mount accessories are included. How it Works Setting up the PlugnView is as simple as downloading an app. First, plug in the PlugnView camera into a wall outlet and connect the adapter (included with camera package) to a r...



Diamond Multimedia Announces Availability of BizView BV750 Low Profile AMD Radeon™ HD7750 1G GDDR5 Graphics Card

LOS ANGELES – MARCH 27, 2013 – Diamond Multimedia today announced the availability of the Biz View 750 (BV750) Low Profile AMD Radeon™ HD7750 1G GDDR5 video graphics card, the new addition to BizView Multi Screen Video Cards line. The BV750 is built with award-winning GCN Architecture and the AMD Radeon™ HD 7750 Series GPU with the industry’s first 28nm GPU design and GDDR5 memory. Performance and power-saving are both come to a higher level! The BV750 features AMD Eyefinity technology allows gaming at resolutions beyond 5760×1080, and is revamped with stereo 3D and universal bezel compensation along with CrossFire™ technology allowing for a clear display and graphics that can accommodate even the fast-paced gaming experience. The BV750 equipped PCI Express® 3.0, 2 Dual-Link DVI and 1 mini Display Port , AMD ZeroCore Power technology. Bundled 2 DVI-to-VGA cables and offers dual monitor support. BV750 is also capable of three monitor support by Eyefinity with an optional. The BV750 is proven to increase productivity by up to 50 percent through improved functions that allow users to multi-task without compromising performance. The BV750 with a more powerful GPU that works with 2D workstation applications including AutoCAD, Adobe Suite and GIS software. The BV750 is available on the Diamond Multimedia website for $119.99 and through online affiliates. Pricing and Availability The BV750 is available on the Diamond Multimedia website and through authorized on...



 
 
 
 
 

Diamond 7870 GHz Edition

Introduction We’ve looked at the gamut of graphics cards in AMD’s current lineup, including several 7900 models, cards which garner much of the exposure, in no small part due to the extreme nature of those products. Those cards have proven to be powerhouses, posting impressive results, but it’s no secret that what one considers a reasonably-priced purchase might be extravagant and expensive to another. Not everyone is a hardcore gamer and enthusiast, and there is a considerable number of consumers out there that need something far more affordable that can still satisfy a gaming fix. To that end, the Radeon 7870 sits in the middle of AMD’s product lineup, at the “performance” echelon. It’s far more affordable than the potent flagship 7970, yet packs far more than the gaming-anemic 7750. It’s been awhile since we’ve seen a graphics card from Diamond, but today we’re looking at the company’s 7870 GHz Edition, a model that sports a smaller PCB design and a custom cooler, as well as some flashy red styling. Retailing for about $239 ($219 after rebate), this card is quite affordable, and while we don’t expect it to be a gaming powerhouse, it could prove very enticing to gamers on a more modest budget. Let’s take a closer look at the Diamond 7870 GHz Edition and see how it fares.





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