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Overall 2
2.0

This blu-ray player stinks

L, Amazon
28 September 2013
  • Summary: Chris wrote "This blu-ray player is a piece of garbage. Takes FOREVER to: start, load a movie, accept commands from the remote, you name it. I have NEVER been more disappointed with an appliance in my life. Movies constantly crash my unit. I eventually discovered I needed an update and the stupid thing won't even recognize the update it needs on the flashdrive. It's also the most noisy and clumsy appliance I've ever heard.
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Overall 2
2.0

Missing parts

Blaine Kiser, Amazon
13 December 2012
  • Summary: I was missing the remote and had to buy a universal DVD remote as I watch a lot of TV shows on DVD. It would have been perfect if it had a remote with it that could change channels. I am very disappointed with missing something so essential!!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Wont play every Blu-Ray disc

D. Purciel, Amazon
29 December 2010
  • Summary: I bought this because of Pioneers good reputation. Not all discs will play and Pioneer is slow to come out with updates. It's frustrating getting blu-rays from netflix and the machine wont play the disc. I'm in the market for another one now. Hopefully someone will buy mine.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointment

MM, Amazon
28 December 2010
  • Summary: I purchased the BDP-121 which I understand is basically the Canadian version of the BDP-120. I got it at the bargain price of $100. Well, you get what you pay for. DVDs are no problem. I am impressed with Blu-ray picture quality and sound...when the player actually works. The problems are as follows: -freezes up (mostly when using Disney and even now the Thomas Tank Engine blu-rays especially if the discs are left in there when turning the unit off and then powered on...
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Overall 2
2.0

Awful product...BEWARE!!!

Christopher, Amazon
25 November 2010
  • Summary: This blu-ray player is a piece of garbage. Takes FOREVER to: start, load a movie, accept commands from the remote, you name it. I have NEVER been more disappointed with an appliance in my life. Movies constantly crash my unit. I eventually discovered I needed an update and the stupid thing won't even recognize the update it needs on the flashdrive. It's also the most noisy and clumsy appliance I've ever heard. It seems to get confused by the buttons you push.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

Product is garbage

Walmart
13 June 2010
  • Summary: Product is garbage. When it played it would skip frames. I am in the process of sending back to get fixed and Pioneer wants me to pay shipping to them. I would buy a different player.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

Product is garbage

Walmart
13 June 2010
  • Summary: Product is garbage. When it played it would skip frames. I am in the process of sending back to get fixed and Pioneer wants me to pay shipping to them. I would buy a different player.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

Product is garbage

Walmart
13 June 2010
  • Summary: Product is garbage. When it played it would skip frames. I am in the process of sending back to get fixed and Pioneer wants me to pay shipping to them. I would buy a different player.
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Overall 2
2.0

Pioneer's updates may break your machine

Craig J. Yeager, Amazon
18 May 2010
  • Summary: I have a pioneer Blu Ray player. It is now 1year 2 moths old and out of warranty. I updated the firmware to watch Avatar and now the machine will not work. I am told by Pioneer support that this is a common problem and can only be fixed by sending the machine back to have the firmware reinstalled by Pioneer. The cost is a minimum of $70 evaluation plus shipping. I cannot recommend this product that is at risk of being broken each time firm ware is updated.
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Overall 2
2.0

Won't Play Blu-rays just DVDs

Glenn Miller, Amazon
17 April 2010
  • Summary: I bought this player to replace my new Magnavox BD player my grand daughter broke. This one has a better picture and much nicer and user friendly menu...setup was a breeze. It is slighty slower loading then the Mag but we buy these for picture quality...right? I did have a problem with the remote....I programed the product code for my TV into the remote but it's not fully functional..
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