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LG BD530
6.6 out of 10

LG BD530

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Reviews and Problems with LG BD530

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Overall 2
2.0

Bad Blu Ray Player

Nathan Donnell, Amazon
10 September 2013
  • Summary: I would definitely not recommend this unit. The audio cuts in and out when you play music cd's and it works about half the time when you go to eject a disc. I have tried to update the firmware to the latest version off of the website and it errors out every time. I would steer clear and spend the extra bucks for a better player.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice, but freezes after a few years' use

C. W. Jerome, Amazon
22 June 2013
  • Summary: This BD player is very user friendly. The network features are pretty limited (Youtube channel is fuzzy), but the playback is great. Only recently, whenever I leave a disc paused for a period of a couple minutes or so, the player freezes and I have to unplug it to reboot. It also happens when I fast forward or rewind, not every time, but I'd say 3 out of 5 times it freezes.
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Overall 2
2.0

Stopped Reading Disks after 6 months! JUNK

Jeremy Stiltz "JStiltz", Amazon
8 November 2011
  • Summary: Bought this because it could play any disk and most any file types via USB. After 6 months now inserting a disk is grinds and then says error and ejects the disk. So I bought a player to play any disk but instead it PLAYS NO DISKS! I see several other reviews stating the same issues. I contacted LG and the would only replace it if I have the Receipt. Who keeps a receipt for 6 months? Walmart no longer stocks this junk so I cant replace it at the store either.
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Overall 2
2.0

Was great for a moment!

yzchick, Amazon
28 October 2011
  • Summary: Bought this dvd player for my daughter for Christmas in 2010. Worked great for about 4 months. Now will no longer read DVD's, guess I get to purchase another one this year. Very disappointed and embarrassed.
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Overall 10
10

Great second Blu-ray player

S. Carlson, Amazon
1 September 2011
  • Summary: If you already have a wi-fi network established this is a very affordable way to take advantage of streaming video, as well as add a capable Blu-ray player to your home.
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Overall 2
2.0

Works great until it stops working

bengalbrown, Amazon
23 August 2011
  • Summary: I purchased a blu-ray 530BD at the end of November in 2010. I use it once or twice a month and did not experience any problems until August 13, 2011. I put in a disc and it makes a funny growling noise and a 'check disc' error message appears on my screen. I called the support desk and gave them the information and the person said that they would analyze the problem and get back with me. Ten days later I called them and asked about their solution.
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Overall 2
2.0

disposable purchase according to LG

Tanner Michaela Goff, Amazon
2 August 2011
  • Summary: I am on a very limited income and had to save for a long time to be able to purchase this player for my husband for Christmas. While finances shouldn't come into play for a review I find it important to state that while $70 may not be much money to LG it was a small fortune to us. Jump forward to after the holidays, we connected the unit and watch the whopping 2 discs we had a couple times apiece over the next several months.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not a reliable machine.

T. Taylor, Amazon
23 July 2011
  • Summary: It worked great for the first couple months. After that it began giving an "error" message and ejecting the DVD/BluRay disc. You never know if something is going to play or not in it. I got ahold of LG support and they told me to do a software update on it. Well, I tried that...still have the same issue as before.
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Overall 2
2.0

A one star !

Fly Boy, Amazon
6 July 2011
  • Summary: This was an out dated Blu-ray player. Wal Mart has the up to date model at a lower price. BAD DEAL !
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Overall 10
10

Love it!

Rebecca K. "Camera Girl", Amazon
29 June 2011
  • Summary: Good price, works great every time we've used it (and we've had it about 8 months). We'd buy it again!
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