I've had this for almost a year now and I seriously think these are the MP3 player before the iPOD - Just as good but just not as well known as the DVD. They work with any TV that has a scart cable plus has Components for 720p, and if you have a PC monitor and a set of speakers, guess what - you can use that too. Simply download any .AVI files, transfer them onto the HD from your PC via USB and then you can watch them without the need of a computer.
Top tip, always use the files option on the main menu, if you use the movies or music options it searchers the whole drive and is hard to find what you want. If you use the Files, its like looking on your computer through folders and then clicking ok on what you want to watch!!
If you have alot of tv series or movies on your computer get this, you wont regret it! It's my Second best gadget only to my remote control light switch and I even have Sky +!!