Archos 405 Media Player with 3.5″ LCD display, 320 x 240 screen resolution and SD card expansion slot

Archos 405 Media Player with 3.5″ LCD display
Sale price: $89.99
The Archos 405 (Gray) is a versatile, expandable portable media player (MP3, MP4, MP5) which can handle all your digital media needs. The 405 has 2GB of flash memory and a SD card slot to make it fast and easy to access your favorite music, video and photo files.


  • 2GB Flash memory stores up to 2 movies2, 20,000 photos2 or 1,000 songs2
  • SD Card slot for additional memory up to 16 GB* (SD, mini SD and micro SD cards)


  • High resolution 3.5″ TFT LCD, 320 x 240
  • Video playback**: MPEG-43 (ASP@L5 AVI, up to DVD resolution)
  • WMV (MP@ML, up to DVD resolution)
  • With optional software plug-ins (available for purchase on Podcast plug-in: H.264 up to DVD resolution and AAC; Cinema Plug-in: MPEG-2 MP@ML up to 10 Mbps (up to DVD resolution) and AC3 stereo sound (5.1)

Audio playback:

  • Stereo MP3 decoding @ 30-320 Kbits/s CBR & VBR, WMA, Protected WMA, WAV (PCM/ADPCM).
  • With optional software plug-ins (available on AAC4 stereo audio files; AC3 stereo audio and 5.1 sound files

Photo viewer:


PDF viewer:

  • Reads PDF documents (may not implement all PDF features)

Video recordings:

  • Via the optional DVR Station Gen 5/DVR Travel Adapter. Records NTSC/PAL/SECAM in MPEG-4 AVI format with stereo sound, VGA resolution (640 x 480) @ 30 or 25 f/s

Audio recording:

  • Via the optional DVR Station/ DVR Travel Adapter: Stereo line-in, WAV (IMA ADPCM or PCM) format


  • USB 2.0 High-Speed Device (compatible USB 1.1): Mass Storage Class (MSC) and Media Transport Protocol (MTP).
  • USB 2.0 Host : Mass Storage Class (MSC) and Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) with optional Mini Dock, Battery Dock or DVR station Gen 5


  • SD Slot compatible with SD, mini SD and micro SD card
  • USB 2.0 port
  • 3.5 mm mini jack for headphones
  • Docking connectors to connect DVR Station Gen 5 and other ARCHOS accessories.

Battery life:

  • Music playback time: 16 hours
  • Video playback time: 5 hours

Power source: Internal: Lithium-Ion Polymer battery
Device charges via computer USB port
External: Power adapter/charger (via optional accessories)

Scalability: Download firmware updates from
Minimum system requirements: For PC: Windows ME, 2000, XP, Media Center; Macintosh®: OS X or higher (with USB Mass Storage Class support), Linux (with mass storage device support), USB port.
For PlaysForSureTM video and subscription services: PC with Windows® XP SP 2 or higher, Windows® Media Player 10 or higher, USB 2.0 port.