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Insignia-ns-wbrdvd.33290311
5.9 out of 10

Insignia NS-WBRDVD

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Reviews and Problems with Insignia NS-WBRDVD

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Overall 10
10

Crappy Netflix interface

Byron C. Deerr IV, Amazon
28 September 2014
  • Summary: Plays 99% of anything I throw at it on disc and usb. Crappy Netflix interface. Great picture!
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUT INSIGNIA!

Admac, Amazon
19 November 2013
  • Summary: Three years ago we purchased an Insignia Blu Ray player. Now it is outdated and will not play new Blu Rays . We called Insignia regarding this, and they said tough luck. One manager went as far as you say the customer is always wrong and perhaps we should have purchased Sony. I can't believe a company would be so awful. After 3 years a Blu Ray player will not work on new movies anymore .
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Overall 2
2.0

insignia discontinued product. won't work with new blu-ray discs.

JILL of all Trades, Amazon
16 November 2013
  • Summary: Insignia discontinued making all Blu-ray players, and do not support updates to the Firmware. I tried to play "The Heat" (Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy) and it wont play. Screen says, "WARNING. Your Blu-ray player requires an update in order to play this disc." I checked their web site and they basically said, Oh, well. I didn't realize it was a Best Buy brand. I read that on a few discussion boards.
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Overall 2
2.0

Insignia refuses to upgrade firmware

Robert Amsel, Amazon
3 November 2013
  • Summary: You're wasting your money on this product (and, frankly, on any Insignia product). Insignia refuses to upgrade its firmware and cares nothing for the suckers who were dumb enough to buy their products in the first place. In practical terms, this means that the newest Warner Brothers discs will not play on the Blu-Ray player at all, and that older discs will not have all their functions accessible.
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Overall 2
2.0

Discontinued: Will stop working in the future

Thomas D. Spear, Amazon
3 September 2013
  • Summary: I bought this player 2 year ago, in 2011. Ironically, when I bought it, it was discontinued shortly after. I got the last firmware update for this model the day I opened it. 2 days ago I bought Epic on BluRay. It requires a firmware update, which Insignia will not be making. The follow up for this player, NS-WBRDVD2, has the same problem. Insignia has made a second follow up player, NS-WBRDVD3, which is about to be discontinued.
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Overall 10
10

Great.

1, Amazon
2 July 2013
  • Summary: It's great, it does everything that I expected it to do. Netflix and cinemanow were bonuses that made this player even more enjoyable.
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Overall 10
10

Have bought four of these.

Reybien "Reybien", Amazon
26 January 2013
  • Summary: Bought the first one four or five years ago. Worked great, loved the wi-fi and Netflix. Bought a second one. Same result. Gave one to my mother and she loved it. Bought a third one and it worked great also. Gave one of the two left to a friend and bought a fourth one. None of the four have ever had a problem.
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Overall 2
2.0

Product Stopped Working

K G, Amazon
25 January 2013
  • Summary: Product stopped working two months after I received it. Kept freezing. Not sure if this is a bad quality brand.
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Overall 4
4.0

Don't Buy the Insignia NS-WBRDVD

Will, Amazon
24 November 2012
  • Summary: ***Works ok for streaming**** if that is your reason to buy it...be aware that the network connection goes away when you turn the DVD player off. Fairly easy to correct just a pain that you have to do it. Other then streaming it's a POC... It will work for a while then it stops reading disk. You can try to turn it on and off and "some times" will wee read the disk. Not worth the trouble. It is so bad if you look on the Insignia website it is discontinued. [...
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Overall 10
10

great for multi region playback

turkish, Amazon
7 May 2012
  • Summary: I initially needed a multi region blu ray player in addition to my current PS3. I needed something cheap, so after some research, decided to buy this player. it only takes a 5 minute firmware downgrade through USB. and plays absolutely any DVD or blu ray you throw at it. i should remind you that i do not use it for WI FI capabilities, and I hear people are having trouble viewing netflix etc.
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