"Second one I try. Totally disapointed..."1.0 starson by roise_r
Pros: Great sound. I naver had HDMI problems. That's about it...
Cons: cannot compress all the cons in one line. Please rad below
Summary: I have this piece of junk for over three months now. I had another one previously that i kept for two weeks and thought it was defective so i returned it to buy another one having absolutely the same problems. Still don't know why i did this.
Hardware problems: If you are in a hurry and u try to operate the ejecting&loading new disk in haste, the rotating tray that changes the disks will get confused and every now and then will throw a disc out, in the void space inside the box making it get stuck. U have to open the box and remove the "fallen disc".
sometimes the rotary thing that spins the disc will fail to spin after you change a disc by pressing the change disc button exactly when the old disc is about to load.
ZERO read fault tolerence. I mean ZEROO!!! If a disc has i tiny scratch, just a miniature one that all discs have for lying around or even for being in a case with other discs, IT WILL have terrible problems reading it, especially for divx movies and home burned discs. Sometime it will "jurky" around with just burned out-of-the-box discs.
Software problems: (wow)
1. divx works for most popular codecs, but far from what you would expect. I am talking about enormus blocking effects. Teriible loss of quality.
2. The directory menu in divx discs is funky and when changing folders in needs at least 3-4 second to "realize" whats going on. Choosing a movie to watch from a DVD full of divx movies is a pain. SLOW!!!
3. The software will hang from time to time for no appearant reason!!! if there is a disc that the player cannot read, it will stay doing nothing for 30-40 seconds, if you dont eject the disc during that time, the player will hang, meaning the only way to get it to do ANYthing is by restarting it. i.e. turning it off and back on.
4. When in resolution of 480p the aspect ratio works OK for all divx movies, but when in 720p or 1080i, all divx files with aspect ratios bigger then Anamorphic 1.33 or what ever it's called with get distorted and stretch vertically. There is no way to fix this, only going back to 480p.
Well i will have to stop here. I think i covered everything. Just one last notice. The player is enormously big, can't fit anywhere without sticking out.