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LaCie LaCinema Black MAX

LaCie LaCinema Black MAX
alaScore 83

8 reviews

Aug, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of LaCie LaCinema Black MAX. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size, whereas comments are divided on the usability. There are some less positive views about the design and price.


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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the LaCie LaCinema Black MAX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Grant Rennell (

Lacie LaCinema Black MAX review


LaCie's hybrid box may be simplicity defined but does this clever media server offer enough to justify its steep price?

TV recording ; Excellent streaming ; Nice menus

PVR system unpolished ; Strange remote ; Rather expensive ; No MHEG-5

As a multimedia server, the Black MAX is the very definition of hassle-free. As a PVR, however, the software has a rather unfinished feel about it. Even if both were equally as good, it'd still be pricey

May, 2009

Expert review by : Cliff Joseph (

LaCie LaCinema Black MAX


A versatile recorder and streaming media player that nonetheless falls down on basics such as its unresponsive menu system and inadequate remote control.

LaCie does deserve credit for attempting to combine the features of a DVR and network media server into a single unit and, from a technical standpoint, the Black MAX is pretty successful. You can switch from streaming music or video across your network...

Sep, 2009

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Lacie - LaCinema Black MAX


After a rather uninspiring effort in the media jukebox market with the LaCinema Rugged, Lacie is back with a vengeance with the release of the Black MAX, an all-singing, all-dancing media centre with a built-in DVB-T ...

Lacie's LaCinema Black MAX is a big improvement over previous devices with better format support, media control and versatility. Despite the overly basic interface and remote control, performance is pretty good and, with a strong turnout from the DVB-T...

Aug, 2009

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