The PBO comes with a host of accessories, like a quick install guide, user manual on CD, USB cable, AC adapter, remote with batteries, component audio/video cable and HDMI cable. A wireless-N USB adapter is available from Patriot as an option, or they claim many third party adapters will also work. Additionally the unit will hold a standard 2.5" SATA hard drive, not included.
The front of the PBO offers a standard USB port, IR remote sensor and LEDs for USB, HDD, LAN and Power. The rear houses the analog component audio/video ports, optical S/PDIF audio output, digital HDMI jack, on/off rocker switch, mini USB and standard USB ports, 10/100 Ethernet jack and the AC adapter port. The unit has a brushed aluminum housing with the Patriot logo emblazoned on the front.
Next let's look at the PBO installation and setup.