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Samsung BD-H8500A

Samsung BD-H8500A
alaScore 66

19 reviews

Aug, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Samsung BD-H8500A. The average rating for this product is 1.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung BD-H8500A is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 66/100 = Good quality.

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Absolute rubbish


From day one this recorder randomly failed to record on timer and regularly recorded for 1min and 9 seconds and switched off. After numerous calls to Samsung including three resets and them controlling my player via the internet they could not fix the...

Jul, 2017

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Don't waste your money!!!! Cuts off last few mins of any program only turn on when it wants too and all samsung say is do a factory reset. Slow to load guide etc. Wish i had never purchased it. Only got 1 star because i had to put atleast 1.

May, 2017

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Waste of time and money


I had purchased this product last year, and it keeps on loosing the recording schedules, getting so frustrating. My old Sony pvr and my old 3d Sony blue ray players were more reliable than this piece of junk I would not recommend this product at all....

Mar, 2017

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Not the best, but definitely not the worst I've owned


ch time. It doesn't come on automatically, like every other PVR I've owned. Second, the TV guide often comes up as 'no information'. You have to switch off the guide, change the channel to the one you wish to record, then turn the guide on, then it...

Jan, 2017

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Waste of MONEY


Recorder Cuts off the last few mins of any program Guide takes an age to load Worst Samsung thing I have ever brought!!!!! Wish I had seen this before I purchased it How hard is it to have a pvr that just does what you bloody want it too!!! Its not a...

Dec, 2016

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I would DEFINITELY NOT recommend this PVR!! The recording function is absolutely hopeless. Unless you record the exact time which comes up in the guide, the scheduled programme can't be named. As the TV networks NEVER broadcast exactly on time, a...

Nov, 2016

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Junk. Stay clear of this player.


Excited to buy a DVD okay with all the features. However the silly thing won't even play DVDs.... one in every four DVDs play. You sit there pressing the play button for a totally unrelated window pop up, I try a multitude of ways to press play and I...

Nov, 2016

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Bought just over 2 years ago. Absolute rubbish Partial records, wrong records, and now after a 2016 firmware update intermittent lock ups. Wouldn't turn on wouldn't turn off. Even the DVD Player was Plagued by intermittent issues. Constant Firmware...

Sep, 2016

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Terribly unreliable. It consistently fails to record programs. It doesn't remember where you stopped a DVD so you need to search through to find your place. You need to press twelve buttons to delete a recording. Doesn't remember what you've programmed...

Jul, 2016

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Mine has played up from day 1 constantly slow,stuff ups, even just now i tried to remove a bluray from it and every time I opened the draw it closed straight after opening nearly scratching my disc,constantly forgets were your up to on a movie forcing...

May, 2016

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