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Ziova Clearstream CS505

Ziova Clearstream CS505
alaScore 69

3 reviews

Aug, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Ziova Clearstream CS505. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price. There are some negative views about the size and design.


reliability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Ziova Clearstream CS505 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 69/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Christopher Null (

Review: Ziova Clearstream CS505 HD Network Media Player


Ziova's hybrid device is an upscaling multi-format DVD player and a wireless media streamer in one. Sounds like a good combo on paper, but the...

High-def HDMI output with any content. Impressive standards support. The price is right. Ethernet and 802.11g connections. Integrated Shoutcast radio

Excruciatingly slow: Boot-up takes nearly a minute and other functions are terribly laggy. Requires substantial tweaking to configure initially. Very buggy and touchy-prone to crashes at the slightest provocation. Awkward remote; text on buttons too...

May, 2007

Expert review by : Seamus Byrne (

Ziova CS505 Upscaling DivX/DVD Network Streamer Hands-on: Our Favorite Player Yet


We've been known to download DivX files using BitTorrent on occasion, and there's nothing better than using an upscaling DVD player like t...

Apr, 2007

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