£20 off your order Instant finance available Trade in for up to £300 Cashback No Quibble Return Policy

FO - Acer Aspire iDea Media Centre 8648/98.IVB7Z.UHM

Quickfind code: 128178

Try Which? today and get £15 OFF orders over £150!

Which? Logo We are working with Which? to offer you a great deal. Try Which? for £1 and in return you’ll get £15 off orders over £250 when you shop on Laptops Direct. It's quick, easy, and most importantly, you'll save money.

Benefits Member Access
Unlimited access to all member content on which.co.uk, including our Best Buys and Don't Buys which offer
Detailed reviews of our latest products from our Test Labs
Weekly newsletter to keep you up to date with all the latest from Which?
Monthly Which? magazine delivered to your door
Access to consumer legal advice via Which? Legal which offer

Want to take advantage of this offer?

Visit Which? and for £1 you will get a 1 month's trial subscription as well as your £15 off orders over £250 for Laptops Direct. Membership continues after your trial at £10.75 per month.

When will I receive my code?

Usually instantly. As soon as you've taken out your Which? membership you'll receive a welcome email that will contain the promotional code. (Please note in a few cases the email can take up to an hour to arrive, please also check your junk folder.)

When will my voucher code expire?

The code will be valid for 2 days and can only be used once.

How do I use my voucher code?

Once you've received your code simply place an order via our website and enter the code at the basket page.

Please note: Once your trial comes to an end, your membership will continue at £10.75 a month. Remember you can cancel at any time during the trial or when you’re a member. The email can take up to an hour to arrive, please also check your junk folder. If you don't receive an email from Which? please call their Member Services team on 01992 822800.

mail meEmail Me When Back in Stock »

See all delivery & collection options

We deliver 6 days a week from 7am - 8pm, including the option of next day and Saturday delivery on 1000’s of products. We offer a range of delivery services for you to choose from, with many allowing you to choose a delivery date. Most of our delivery partners give you delivery time slots on the day of delivery and the ability to track your order. You may also have the option to collect from our Huddersfield or East Midlands stores, or from thousands of nationwide CollectPlus collection points.

Simply enter your postcode below to see your delivery options:

Enter delivery postcode for options and prices:
click to close
Why buy me
click
Valid promotions & discounts
Free Gift Card

£15 off orders over £250 when you trial Which? for only £1. Click here for more information.

Price match: We constantly check our prices to give you the best deal possible. Call us if you see it cheaper elsewhere.

click
Ways to pay

Ordering from us is easy. We accept all major credit and debit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, Switch, Delta, Maestro, Solo and American Express, as well as Amazon payments and Paypal - making placing an order with us as easy and convenient as possible.

payment options
click

Product Information

Introducing the Acer Aspire iDea Media Center. Watch, pause and record live TV on this powerful, all inclusive Media Center machine, incorporating DVD player, Digital Freeview Tuners, Dolby Surround Sound and more to make this the perfect source for all your living room entertainment. Couple this with full PC functionality, Intel Core Duo processing and wireless internet connection and your have one machine to take over the functions of several, all in an attractively designed chassis.

Read a Review of this product at Trusted Reviews.
  • Intel Centrino Core Duo Processor T2300 1.66GHz
  • 1024MB DDRII RAM
  • 250GB SATA Hard Drive
  • DVD Dual Layer Drive - To read DVDs and CDs and write CDs, DVD+, DVD- and large Dual Layer DVD
  • Integrated Dynamic Video Memory Technology 3.0 Graphics
  • 2 x Hybrid Analogue and Digital TV Tuners
  • HDMI and DVI Output
  • 2 x SCART Output
  • Dolby Digital Live, Dolby Surround 5.1 Decoding, Virtual Surround and 7.1 Channel Analogue Output with S/PDIF support
  • Integrated gigabit LAN
  • Integrated wireless 802.11b/g LAN
  • Integrated Card Reader – reads Compact Flash I, Compact Flash II, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, MicroDrive, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition Pre Loaded
  • Requires External Display Device ( Monitor / Television )
  • 1 year warranty
  • Factory Outlet Condition : All accessories present. No damage to the product. Box has moderate damage

     
  • Questions & Answers

    04/06/2007 Ric H: What is the max resolution that this supports from the DVI? I was looking to team it up with a 30" monitor with a native resolution of 2560x1800

    Easycom: The Maximum Supported Resolution is 1920x1200.

    26/04/2007 matthew: Can I plug this product into any TV ? - I have an 3 yr old Fergusson 32'' TV - looking to upgrade this to a flatscreen later this year ?

    Easycom: The iDea has a scart connection so it will work with most TVs.

    03/04/2007 steve j: does this product act just like a desk top as well and will i be able to plug it straight into my sony bravia lcd tv,also when using it to play dvd`s will they play in high definition

    Easycom: The iDea media center features an HDMI output so if your TV has an HDMI input your ready to go HD.