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Asus HDP-R3

Asus HDP-R3
alaScore 90

193 reviews

Aug, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 193 reviews of Asus HDP-R3. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Media Centers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Media Centers the Asus HDP-R3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus HDP-R3

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Asus HDP-R3 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Media Centers on Amazon.co.uk.

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus O! Play Air HD 1080P HDP-R3 Wireless "N" Live Internet Media StreamerAsus O! Play Air HD 1080P HDP-R3 Wireless "N" Live Internet Media Streamer

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Nathan Kirsch (legitreviews.com)

ASUS O!Play Air HDP-R3 Media Player Review

 

The ASUS O!Play Air HDP-R3 Network Media Player has been designed to make your HD media experience living room a better one. Simply connecting your O!Play HD Media Player via HDMI and you can then stream HD content stream from your PC or NAS to the...

The ASUS O!Play Air is a solid choice if you are looking for a “do everything” set-top box. The internal wireless-N capability is huge plus for those who need it, but just don't rely on the player to wirelessly stream any media files over 720p...

Jun, 2010

GREAT HARDWARE

Expert review by: Kip Rouse (pureoverclock)

ASUS O!Play Air HDP-R3

 

An HD media player to supplement your home theater system.

Taking into consideration of the total package of playback possibilities all wrapped up in a neat platform that is selling for an average price of approximately $126 USD we have to give this player a definite 'Thumbs Up'. The ability to stream our home...

May, 2010

Expert review by: Siddharth Bhatia (tech.firstpost.com)

Asus O! Play Air HDP-R3 media player - Tech2

 

A HD media player that has superb wi-fi streaming capabilities.

May, 2010

Expert review by: Siddharth Bhatia (tech.firstpost.com)

Asus O! Play Air HDP-R3 media player

 

HD media players have sprung out of every rabbit hole in wonderland, the concept has proliferated faster than you can imagine. It's a great concept no doubt, who needs those bulky old DVD players anyways now that we have HDD form factors that play even...

Rs. 10,500 excluding taxes is the rate one has to shell out, which we feel is a decent price to ask, considering the market has product similarly priced. This model has superior wireless performance, plus core playback of all formats was handled with...

May, 2010

Expert review by: Dave James (techradar.com)

Asus O!Play Air HDP-R3 review

 

Wireless streaming comes to the Asus media player

Plays lots of formats ; Easy to use ; Simple setup

No internal storage

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Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Edward Chester (trustedreviews.com)

Asus O!Play Air HDP-R3

 

Asus adds a memory card reader and Wi-Fi to its latest media player.

Great media support ; Silent ; Easy set up

Bulky ; Average UI ; No WiFi

Round the back are the main AV connections with three phono plugs for stereo audio and composite video, followed by optical digital audio, HDMI, an Ethernet port, and power. In an ideal world we would like to see component video as well, as it gives a...

May, 2011

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus O!Play HDP-R3 review

 

The card reader and wireless network adaptor make the HDP-R3 more flexible than the original, but we don't feel that they're quite worth the price difference.

The card reader makes it simple to quickly view files you've shot on your camcorder or digital camera, while the wireless adaptor makes the streamer easier to connect to your wireless network. Both are minor upgrades over the original and not quite...

Expert review by: (itreviews.co.uk)

Asus - O! Play Air HDP-R3

 

The era of the media PC is surely shuffling away, as more and more capable media player devices come to market. And in the past year especially they seem to have become suitably refined, reading media ...

An impressive and very capable media client, although you do pay a little more for it than some of the competition. Still, a welcome step in the right direction for Asus and another competitor in an increasingly interesting and broad home media...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Richard Swinburne (bit-tech.net)

Asus O!Play Air HDP-R3 Media Player Review

 

It's arguably near the end of the road for the home theatre PC. Bespoke media players are taking over the home theatre market with force and beating them in price and ease of use. There are always some of you which will always enjoy the customisation...

There's no component output either so you must have a HDMI compatible TV to watch HD resolutions. The competing AC Ryan PlayON! products still include it, although it can be forgiven seeing as component is classed as an "old" connection these days anyway

Mar, 2010

Expert review by: Allan 'Zardon' Campbell (kitguru.net)

Asus O!Play Air HDP-R3 Review

 

With the ever growing market for home networking, it makes sense that companies create media players that can replace the common PC for viewing pictures, playing video content and streaming files from NAS systems.

If you need wireless support and aren’t that bothered with regular firmware updates or lack of a bundled HDMI cable then the Asus is a good choice, if you can find it on sale.

Product Specifications

The O!Play Air HDP-R3 streams a wide variety of audio, photo, and high-definition video formats from PCs, NAS, card readers and other USB or eSATA-connected devices. Formats supported include MPEG1/2/4, H.264, VC-1, and the popular RMVB. Additionally, the HD media player delivers up to 1080p Full HD image rendering. The O!Play Air HDP-R3 comes with wireless capabilities that allow it to retrieve content effortlessly. By supporting the 802.11n wireless networking standard, the HD media player is capable of stable and rapid wireless data transfers at maximum throughputs of 600Mbps. Additionally, the HD media player can wirelessly stream content from a PC, with its O!Link application providing easy file browsing and sharing capabilities. For more convenience in the future, developments are now underway to integrate the HD media player with Internet services. The O!Play Air HDP-R3 is the first HD media player with a dedicated music shuffle button. Located on its remote control, this button provides access to a large number of songs. Users simply need to press this button and the O!Play Air HDP-R3 will retrieve all the stored digital music files and play back the songs in random order. In doing so, the O!Play Air HDP-R3 provides true, all-round audio and AV home entertainment.

Combined Device

Type:Digital multimedia receiver

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:4.9in
Height:1.9in
Weight:16.9oz
Width:7.1in

Header

Manufacturer:ASUSTeK COMPUTER
Model:HDP-R3
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Asus O!Play Air

Network & Internet Multimedia

Connectivity Protocols:IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet) / IEEE 802.3u (Fast Ethernet) / IEEE 802.11n
Functionality:Digital audio playback / Digital photo playback / Digital video playback