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Pioneer BDP-160

Pioneer BDP-160
alaScore 88

29 reviews

Dec, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews of Pioneer BDP-160. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Blu-ray Players for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability. The design is also mentioned favorably, but there are some critical comments about the usability.

price, design, reliability

usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the Pioneer BDP-160 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pioneer BDP-160

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Pioneer BDP-160 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Blu-ray Players on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer BDP-160-S 3D Blu-ray Player - SilverPioneer BDP-160-S 3D Blu-ray Player - Silver

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Steve May (homecinemachoice.com)

Pioneer BDP-160 review

 

Pioneer's BDP-160 Blu-ray player is unrepentantly old school. For starters, it looks like a Blu-ray deck should, rather than something impractical cobbled together for a Shoreditch design competition. And secondly, it even handles some of the more...

Super Audio CD compatibility; old-school design; picture quality; broad file compatibility

Slow disc loading speeds; miserable user interface; token network content

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Pioneer BDP-160

 

A Blu-ray player for discerning film fans

Superb pictures, Good support for mobile devices, Solid build quality for the money

Old-fashioned GUI, Limited internet content

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

Pioneer BDP-160

 

Pioneer has prioritised sensibly with the BDP-160, cutting back on features to focus on the picture and sound, and on keeping the price down

Punchy picture ; Weighty sound ; High build quality

Rivals pack more features ; Sparse menu system

The Pioneer BDP-160 has shown that you don’t need shiny looks or snazzy features to be really good.

Expert review by: Stephen Dawson (cnet.com.au)

Pioneer BDP-160 Blu-ray Player

 

The Pioneer BDP-160 is a low cost, high performance player with excellent network media streaming support and convenient WiFi connectivity.

Very good value for money ; Solid picture quality ; WiFi built in ; Very good network media streaming

No tag data shown with FLAC ; Locked up with incompatible audio file

The Pioneer BDP-160 was quite the surprise. Often makers differentiate product levels by means of progressively disabling features in the cheaper models. It seems that Pioneer in putting together this unit found that the various chipsets they had...

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: Andy Wright (reevoo.com)

Pioneer BDP-160

 

An extraordinary improvement on picture and sound quality Stable motion and image colours Brilliant sharpness in 3D - even on a projector Full sound Well put together and solid build

Streaming could be better

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Sean (reevoo.com)

Pioneer BDP-160

 

+ Picture/ sound quality + Does what a BD/DVD/CD player should do i.e does a good job of playing BD/DVD/CD + Build quality for the price - looks good in a traditional kind of way, nice brushed metal finish + All the connectivity options I need (plus...

- Menu system is 'functional', but quite basic and a bit clunky imo - Seems to be very slow on my network to build folder structures when accessing DLNA content via WiFi or via Ethernet (mitigated if using an appropriate Smartphone app and just...

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Sean (reevoo.com)

Pioneer BDP-160

 

Picture/ sound quality ; Does what a BD/DVD/CD player should do i.e does a good job of playing BD/DVD/CD ; Build quality for the price - looks good in a traditional kind of way, nice brushed metal finish ; All the connectivity options I need (plus...

Menu system is 'functional', but quite basic and a bit clunky imo ; Seems to be very slow on my network to build folder structures when accessing DLNA content via WiFi or via Ethernet (mitigated if using an appropriate Smartphone app and just rendering...

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Steven (reevoo.com)

Pioneer BDP-160

 

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Sep, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio output channels:2.0
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio

Certificates

DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Silver

Display

Built-in display: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):17

Ergonomics

Firmware upgradeable: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC+, MP3, WMA
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:AVCHD, DivX, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4

Media Types

Disc types supported:BD-R, BD-RE, BD-ROM, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio, Blu-Ray video, CD audio, CD video

Networking

DTCP-IP support: Yes
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes
Number of products included:1
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Auto power off: Yes
BD-Live: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Storage

Card reader integrated: No
Compatible memory cards: No

Video

3D compatibility: Yes
Deep colour support: Yes
Full HD: No
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:9.84
Height:2.28
Weight:4.41
Width:17.1