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Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000

Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000
alaScore 84

128 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 7 user reviews of Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.co.uk.

29% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 73 user reviews of Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other DVD Players on Amazon.com.

55% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Netgear EVA2000 Digital Entertainer Live Review

 

Media-streaming boxes like Netgear's EVA2000 Digital Entertainer Live are the next best thing to having a home theater PC in your entertainment center. They're smaller, quieter, and considerably cheaper, and can access media stored on computers and...

HDMI support ; Two USB ports ; Supports WMA Lossless ; Quiet

Max video resolution limited to 720p ; Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon streaming requires third-party software and a host PC ; Doesn’t support FLAC ; No S/PDIF audio output

The Netgear EVA2000 Digital Entertainer Live boasts a low list price of $149.99, but its limitations make it a questionable buy, even at this price point.

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NetGear EVA2000 Digital Entertainer Live

 

The first few rounds of network media streamers we tested weren't necessarily recommendable. Sure, this was partially because most of these devices depend on Windows Media Center for connectivity and content, but we also had issues with their...

Network digital media streamer; access to content from various entertainment Web sites; YouTube channel; PlayOn compatible; HDMI out; two USB ports; VuNow and Roxio CinemaNow access; quick, easy-to-use interface.

Wi-Fi sold separately; some inconsistencies in file type playback.

The Netgear Digital Entertainer Live is an easy-to-use networked digital media streamer in a small package.

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Review: Netgear Digital Entertainer Live

 

Netgear makes a simple but wide ranging media streamer.

Many content sources, online and off ; Simple setup; Wi-Fi an option ; Good AV quality even on analog ; Relatively low price

Interface and remote quirks ; Need to leave computer on for a few Internet services ; Bias towards Windows sources ; Internet-only content sometimes too niche

what's in the box and the designIn addition to supplying us with the Entertainer Live for the review, Netgear also sent us its USB Wi-Fi adapter specially designed to work automatically with the Entertainer Live (the adapter retails separately fo

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NETGEAR EVA2000 Digital Entertainer Live Reviewed

 

Simple Setup, Supports both analog and HDTV (720p), Plays content from DLNA and UPnP A/V devices

Need to purchase licenses to access anything other than YouTube, VuNow and your own content after trial periods expire, Need to run a Windows app to access Hulu, Netflix and other better content, Search not available for all content types

Easy-to-use device plays multimedia content from local or Internet sources on analog or HDTVs.

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Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 media streamer

 

The Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 is a standard-definition media streamer that you can connect to your TV in order to watch videos that are...

Small, two USB ports, can stream a wide range of formats, YouTube streaming

Video quality isn't good on a high-definition screen, no setup wizard for new users, streaming video services are subscription-based and not all services available in Australia

Netgear's Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 is a fine media streamer for those of you who want to stream videos off a USB 2.0 hard drive onto an older, standard-definition TV, but if you want to view good quality video on a high-definition screen,...

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Netgear EVA2000 Digital Entertainer Live review

 

Stream your media from your home PC to your LCD TV

Nice stylish design ; USB input ; VuNow is a welcome addition

Dodgy file format support ; HD refused to play ; Limited HDMI capability

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Netgear EVA2000 Digital Entertainer Live

 

While it lacks high definition playback, the Digital Entertainer Live does a commendable job.

There is one other potential saving grace, in the form of a plethora of Internet-based video services. In addition to YouTube, which is becoming standard fare, the Digital Entertainer Live gives access to TV channels streamed from the 'net and the BBC...

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Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 review

 

The Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 is a standard-definition media streamer that you can connect to your TV to watch videos that are stored on your computer or on an external hard drive. Additionally, you can use it to view photos, listen to...

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Netgear Digital Entertainer Live (EVA2000)

 

The Netgear Digital Entertainer Live is an easy-to-use networked digital media streamer in a small package.

Network digital media streamer ; Access to content from various entertainment websites ; YouTube channel ; PlayOn compatible ; HDMI out ; Two USB ports ; Quick, easy-to-use interface

Wi-Fi sold separately ; Some inconsistencies in file type playback

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Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 media streamer review

 

The Netgear Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 media streamer is an economical means of connecting to your TV in order to allow you to watch videos that are stored on your computer or on an external hard drive - or view photos, YouTube or listen to MP3s.

Small, two USB ports, can stream a wide range of formats, YouTube streaming

Video quality isn't good on a high-definition screen, no setup wizard for new users, streaming video services are subscription-based and not all services available in Australia

Netgear's Digital Entertainer Live EVA2000 is a fine media streamer for those of you who want to stream videos off a USB 2.0 hard drive onto an older, standard-definition TV, but if you want to view good quality video on a high-definition screen,...

Product Specifications

With the power of NETGEAR Digital Entertainer Live you can enjoy some of the same entertainment you love on your computer, now on your big screen TV. From your own digital media stored on your computer or external USB drives, to YouTube, online videos, and streaming live Internet TV - NETGEAR Digital Entertainer Live turns your TV into a super hub for your favorite entertainment.

Combined Device

Type:Digital multimedia receiver

Digital Player (Recorder)

Device Type:Digital player

Header

Country Kits:North America
Manufacturer:NETGEAR
Model:EVA2000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:NETGEAR Digital Entertainer Live

Network & Internet Multimedia

Connectivity Protocols:IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet) / IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet)
Functionality:VuNow video service access / Internet radio playback / Digital video playback / Digital photo playback / Digital audio playback
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