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MSI Mega Player 516

MSI Mega Player 516
alaScore 78

18 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the battery and usability are on the whole positive. The performance and storage are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the sound, while there are some mixed reviews about the headphones.

value for money, storage, performance, usability, battery

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other MP3 Players the MSI Mega Player 516 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 18 reviews)

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MSI Mega Player 516 Review

 

MSI has done two things wrong with the Mega 516. First they packaged some very cheap wrap-around style headphones with a fantastic audio player. And secondly they decided to use the smaller mini-jack headphone input. What this means is that people will...

Powerful built in amplifier ; integrated lithium-ion battery ; media card expansion

Poor headphones ; no USB 2.0 support ; cannot except aftermarket headphones

Priced at under $150 dollars, the Mega 516 is a great value for the non-audiophile user.

Consumer review by:

MSI Mega Player 516

 

everything is great about it except for the headphones, but unlike the review i went to a local electronic store and found a good pair, it is also easy to handle, since i am not good with electronics i like that.

Consumer review by:

MSI Mega Player 516

 

I love mine. It has enough memory on-board for a normal day's worth of songs, and you can expand it as much as you want with SD. I've got 2GB in mine and haven't filled it yet. Plus, you can listen to FM radio on it, and record FM if you want. I listen...

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Consumer review by:

MSI Mega Player 516

 

sound quality is terrible (at least through the standard headphones), and after a grand total of about 2 hours of use it has stopped working completely – won't charge, doesn't get recognized by computer when plugged in to a (working) usb port – low...

Expert review by:

MSI MEGA Player 516 BT

 

With an added Bluetooth feature, we wonder how this gizmo measures up against the less wirelessly endowed.

Expert review by:

MSI - Mega Player 516 BT

 

Here at IT Reviews we admire products and companies that show innovation and that certain je ne sais quoi, and here's MSI with its Mega Player 516 BT, which is an MP3 player that doubles up ...

On paper we love the MSI Mega Player 516 BT but in practice it is let down by awful music quality, and the music management software just adds to the feeling that this product wasn't properly thought through. The idea of an MP3 player that doubles up...

Product Specifications

MSI, Micro-Star International, keeps the principle of "award-winning product quality and outstanding customer service". "Quality Products Create Faithful Customers" is a motto that guides all that MSI does. MSI's talented team carries out its work with the latest research equipment, continuing to raise the bar on product quality and innovative product features. PRODUCT FEATURES: Digital audio player; FM radio / recording / language learning; SD/ MMC card reader; USB flash disk; Real time clock / changeable startup logo / screen saver.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio System

Functions (KB):Digital player / Digital recorder / Radio
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Subcategory (KB):MP3 players (flash, CD, HDD)
Type:Digital player / recorder / radio

Battery

Run Time (Up To):12hour(s)

Digital Player (Recorder)

Supported Digital Audio Standards:MP3 / WAV / WMA

Digital Storage

Capacity:256MB

Digital Storage Media

Type: None

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.4in
Height:0.5in
Weight:1.9oz
Width:2.1in

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes

Flash Memory

Installed Size:256MB

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Micro Star International Computer / MSI
Model:516
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:MSI MEGA Player

Radio

Preset Station Qty:10
Tuner Bands:FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type: None
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