Summary: In general I like LG products. There is only one USB port on the box which is located on the front. The WI-FI dongle plugs into the USB port. Makes the unit look stupid with a 3 inch black dongle protruding from the front. LG should have popped the extra 50 cents and put a second USB port in the back.
Summary: I actually ordered another of this model of the LG Blu Ray disk player and had the same result. The model shipped was made for Brazil. I know this because when it came its default language was spanish, and it had none of the Netcast features. So, I called LG, and they explained the model I had was built for sale in Brazil, and could not have the Netcast features.
Summary: I would categorize myself as being an up to date techwize person, and after spending 1/2 a day trying to get this unit to work wireless, I sent it back. It must have been defective, because I have DirecTV, and a WII unit, both downloading movies with no problem, and no router program changes. I even disconnected these to make sure there was no conflict with the other devices.
Summary: This LG player seems to be a good value at first, but there are several features that detract from the overall rating. Pros: --easy to setup --price is reasonable (you get what you pay for) Cons: --menu navigation is jumpy, often times I would select an option and the menu would jump back to the previous screen, ***Netflix menu navigation is extremely jumpy and slow when compared to my Roku player --if you want to play media from a thumb drive, you must remove the...
Summary: I purchased this Blu-ray player to bring wireless streaming video to my HDTV, but it doesn't even come close to fulfilling this role in a satisfactory manner. Compared to both my PS3 and Apple TV, both of which are connected via wireless, the LG BD640 takes an order of magnitude longer to connect to Netflix, load titles, and receive data for playback.
Summary: I bought this as my first blue-ray player because of the low price and variety of options. My player worked just fine when playing discs and using the internet-connected applications. My problem came when streaming Netflix. Because this is one of the requirements I had, I was severely disappointed. While watching episodes and movies on Netflix, the player would shut off at random, and there was no reason for this.
Summary: This is an obsolete product. LG support informed me that this is an outdated product and Amazon was given this to close it out. It does not play newest released and it does not support WIFI. I bought 2 and have asked for return authorization for both. I have bought a Panasonic unit that comes with the WIFI adapter and this worked great out of the box with very good picture and sound quality. Do not consider this unit.
Summary: I purchased this LG Blu-ray player based off of my experiences with their kitchen appliances and LCD TV that we own. That was a mistake. I should have taken more of the negative reviews that I read to heart but I didn't want to believe them. This player would not make it through one of the eight brand new blu-ray disks that we recieved for christmas. On each disk it would freeze or skip at various spots like a DVD does when it is scratched or dirty.