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Yamaha BD-S473BL

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the design and image quality are on the whole positive. The value for money and usability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Yamaha BD-S473BL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Yamaha BD-S473BL

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 2 user reviews of Yamaha BD-S473BL from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.co.uk.

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50% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Yamaha BDS473BL Blu-ray Player

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Amazon.com review summary for Yamaha BD-S473BL

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Yamaha BD-S473BL from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, image quality

reliability

65% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Yamaha BD-S473 Blu-ray PlayerYAMAHA BD-S473 Multi Region Zone Code Free 2D/3D Blu Ray DVD Player - Plays Zone A B C Region 1 2 3 4 5 6 0 on Any TV - PAL/NTSC - Worldwide Voltage

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Yamaha BD-S473 Blu-ray Player Reviewed

 

Blu-ray players are everywhere. Every manufacturer has a slew of models to compete. Alex Lezcano takes a look at the Yamaha BD-S473 to see how it stacks up against the offerings of the market.

The BD-S473 performs at a high level with 1080p content on Blu-ray discs ; The player supports 3D playback ; The BD-S473 is DLNA-certified and compatible with a lot of media formats, including MKV and FLAC ; The Yamaha player is nice and slim, so it...

The BD-S473 does not come with any legacy connections, so you must have HDMI-compatible gear. The BD-S473 also does not have dual HDMI outputs to send separate signals to your 3D TV and AV receiver ; Yamaha's Web platform is very limited compared with...

With the BD-S473, Yamaha has created a nice Blu-ray player that does a good job in the performance department and keeps it simple and sweet. I really enjoyed using the player for Blu-ray/CD spinning. However, the BD-S473 faces some pretty stiff...

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Yamaha BD-S473 Blu-ray player

 

The Yamaha BD-S473 is a low- to mid-priced player that is great for playing discs but could do more with its smart features.

Good overall disc-playing performance ; Perfect progressive scan of interlaced discs ; Good value for money

No frame stepping or slow motion ; Problems accessing network media

The Yamaha BD-S473 isn't the cheapest Blu-ray player, but it is one of the cheapest ones that will allow the fine control over the video output than underpins the very best performance

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