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AC Ryan Playon!HD2

AC Ryan Playon!HD2
alaScore 89

95 reviews

Aug, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 reviews of AC Ryan Playon!HD2. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, 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 AC Ryan Playon!HD2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: techPowerUp! (techpowerup.com)

AC Ryan PlayOn!HD2

 

I've been an owner of the original AC Ryan PlayOn!HD for a while, so it was relatively easy for me to spot the differences/upgrades coming with the new PlayOn!HD2. First of all, what matters most not only to me, but also to many users out there, is the...

Supports all popular (and even more) video/audio formats, Very low power consumption, Managed to play even ultra high bit rate (80 mpbs) MKV files, EZ slot makes the swap of the disk an easy task, USB 3.0 port and a (supposed) Gigabit LAN, Good bundle...

Menu response sometimes sluggish, especially with high CPU or disk load, Fan is not temperature controlled, Gigabit LAN delivers only 100 mbit performance, BitTorrent client can be accessed only through browser and not through player menu (ver 3966),...

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: Anthony Garreffa (tweaktown.com)

AC Ryan PlayOn!HD2 Media Player Review

 

AC Ryan's PlayOn!HD2 - Does it meet the cut for quality, well rounded media players? With a beautiful UI, USB3.0 support and more, the odds are looking good.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: (cdrinfo.com)

AC Ryan PlayOn!HD2 review

 

AC Ryan last year released the first PlayOn!HD media player, which made a positive impact to the market due to its good performance and affordable price. This year, AC Ryan strikes again with the successor of the PlayOn!HD series, the PlayOn!HD 2 media...

If you can afford around €250 Euro, the PlayOnHD2! with 1TB HDD onboard could become your best friend in your living room next to your TV.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: CDRinfo (cdrinfo.com)

Expert Review

 

If you can afford around €250 Euro, the PlayOnHD2! with 1TB HDD onboard could become your best friend in your living room next to your TV.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (pcadvisor.co.uk)

AC Ryan Playon HD2 review

 

The AC Ryan Playon HD2 is more than just a high-definition media streamer: it can act as an external USB drive, a network-attached storage (NAS) device, a UPnP media server, an FTP server, a BitTorrent downloader, and it will even let you use Twitter...

With so many features, it's hard not to like the AC Ryan Playon HD2, but we can't help think that it could be a little better. A few interface tweaks, a little more speed and a much better remote control could make it one of the best media streamers on...

May, 2011

AMAZING VALUE

Expert review by: David Mitchelson (vortez.net)

AC Ryan PlayOn!HD2 Review

 

Transform your HD TV viewing experience with the HD2, a network media player supporting countless video & audio formats and much more!

Transforms viewing experience ; Looks professional and sleek ; Makes your HD TV internet ready (if it isn't already) ; Extensive list of supported video and audio formats ; Excellent value for money

Menu system in GUI can be slow ; HDD cooling fan should be temperature controlled

We’ve seen plenty of publicity surrounding AC Ryan's PlayOn! Range both at events and around the web but this is the first time we have come to consider one of their products for review – What impression has the HD2 left us with?

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: XtremeComputing (xtremecomputing.co.uk)

AC Ryan PlayOn!HD2 Media Player

 

Plays all the common audio / video formats (mp3 / wma/mkv / avi / mpeg 1,2,4 / DVD vob etc)., Excellent Black reproduction, Easy to use and slick looking GUI, HDD easily upgradable (my nan could do it), USB 3.0 Slave port (for faster transfer from PC),...

Internet media options seem a little slow and un responsive, Had to mess around with audio on receiver side when Dolby 5.1 played out through the HDMI

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (techworld.com)

AC Ryan Playon HD2 review

 

The AC Ryan Playon HD2 is a media streamer that's packed with features, but could use better functionality.

With so many features, it's hard not to like the AC Ryan Playon HD2, but we can't help think that it could be so much better. A few interface tweaks, some added functionality and a little more speed could make it one of the best media streamers on the...

May, 2011

Product Specifications

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1