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Escient Fireball DVDM-100

Escient Fireball DVDM-100
alaScore 76

4 reviews

Apr, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Escient Fireball DVDM-100. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Escient Fireball DVDM-100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 76/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

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Expert review by: Nathaniel Wilkins (

Escient Fireball DVDM-100 review


Escient Fireball DVDM-100

Organizes up to 1,200 DVDs and CDs into categories such as genre; automatically retrieves DVD and CD information from the Internet; streams Internet radio; has refined TV-based interface; easy to set up; stable and fun to use.

Little standalone functionality; DVD/CD changer support limited to a few Sony and Kenwood models; streams only one file format (MP3), from compatible Escient products; doesn't stream audio from networked PCs; doesn't support Rhapsody on-demand...

If you have a large DVD/CD collection and wads of cash, you can't go wrong with Escient's DVDM-100 DVD and music manager, which supports up to three compatible DVD/CD changers.

Dec, 2004

Expert review by: (

Escient FireBall DVDM-100


Though it may seem expensive, in the world where Escient playshigh-end A/V installations$1,995 is a reasonable price. If you've got hundreds of DVDs, or if you prefer physical media to digital, the Escient FireBall DVDM-100 provides a simple way to...

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May, 2004

Expert review by: Brian Kahn (

Escient Fireball DVDM-100 DVD and Music Manager


Introduction The Escient FireBall DVDM-100 retails for $1,995 and is a high-tech solution to the ever-growing problem of AV media management. The FireBall unit is best described as the brain or control center for up to 1200 CDs and/or DVDs. The Escient...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by: Chris Chiarella (

Escient FireBall DVDM-100 DVD and Music Manager


One of the benefits of talking about home theater all day every day is that I get to hear people ask questions like this: "I'd buy a DVD megachanger if there were a way to keep track of my hundreds of discs, but what choice do I have?" Apparently, the...

So, is it worth spending $2,000 for an add-on component to an $800 DVD changer? I would not attempt to enjoy a 400-disc megachanger without a tamer, and the alternative of plugging in a keyboard to enter even basic info by hand isn't an option,...

Jul, 2004

Product Specifications

Meet the FireBall DVDM-100 - the ultimate DVD Video and Music Manager. Access your entire entertainment collection like never before through the renowned Escient onscreen guide. A companion to Escient's FireBall E-40 and E-120 Digital Music Managers for streaming MP3s and iRadio to multiple rooms, and the best in DVD/CD management.

Cassette System

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CD Recorder

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CD System

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Combined Device

Type:DVD/CD manager / digital multimedia receiver

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Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Escient FireBall

MD System

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Network & Internet Multimedia

Connectivity Protocols:IEEE 802.3 (Ethernet)
Functionality:Internet radio playback


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TV Tuner

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VCR 2nd

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