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Samsung-bd-e5300.33453406
8.1 out of 10

Samsung BD-E5300

Anynet + (HDMI-CEC ) Netflix,YouTube, Pandora,Vudu,Cinema No Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung BD-E5300

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Overall 6
6.0

Functional

Count Floyd, Amazon
28 May 2014
  • Summary: I bought this Blu-ray player because I wanted to play Blu-ray movies and wanted access to Netflix, so no problems there; whatever other features I got was gravy. Having said that, while using the front-mounted USB port to display photos works perfectly, the ability to use it to play video clips doesn't work at all, and tech support says it can't be fixed with software updates; I got a lemon there.
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Overall 6
6.0

Pretty good for the price

CDG, Amazon
20 May 2014
  • Summary: We had problems with it not working at first so we contacted the vendor. They were polite and tried to be helpful. My husband ended up figuring out what was wrong on his own, but at least they were nice. It seems to work fine now.
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Overall 6
6.0

Slow and controler complex

JJ Schwartz, Amazon
23 January 2014
  • Summary: The best that I can say is that 'it works.' The player is slow on loading and slow in just about every other facet of its operation. The controller itself ... why does it have to be so complex that you have to actually read the manual? Since I don't use Wi-Fi for playing probably half of the control options, if they are Wi-Fi related, are useless to me. If there are other uses of the controls like opening a can of peaches, well, those are useless to me also.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not as described

Amazon Customer, Amazon
16 December 2013
  • Summary: Description said that it was wifi, it is not however. I sent it back and was credited quickly and fully
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Overall 6
6.0

Player doesn't remember previous location in DVD

Woody, Amazon
7 May 2013
  • Summary: The player was easy to install and displays properly however, it does NOT remember where in a movie it was. Specifically, if you are watching a movie, stop and turn it off (to finish it later), when you turn it back on, it starts at the very beginning of the DVD: ie with the FBI warning. I have gotten these same results with many different DVDs so it is not a DVD problem.
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Overall 6
6.0

OK for what it's worth

Jana Douglas, Amazon
30 March 2013
  • Summary: It is what it is. Its a regular blu ray player that has a few apps to connect to. I thought that it was wireless and was extremely disappointed that it wasn't. And the apps are extremely limited; Netflix, Pandora, youtube, vudu and cinemanow. I do use Netflix and have had no problems with connections, speeds or anything else. It was plug n play instantly right of the box in less than 10 min start to finish with zero issues.
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Overall 6
6.0

S'ok for the $$$

Tim, Amazon
17 March 2013
  • Summary: For the price this is an okay player. Insert disk and it plays. Number one issue is that the if you don't have time to finish watching your movie you have to note the chapter you stopped at because this player does not remember.
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Overall 6
6.0

Does not stream well from PC

TiVoMaster "TiVoMaster", Amazon
11 May 2012
  • Summary: I bought this unit mostly to play video files streamed from my PC, and the occasional blu-ray or DVD. I've had a PS3 for a few years and it works great for this purpose. I used to lug it from room to room depending on where I wanted to watch, but got tired of that. Wanted another blu-ray player that would do the job for a fraction of the cost of another PS3.
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Overall 6
6.0

questionable review - problems with this item, PLEASE READ.

Jason, Amazon
6 May 2013
  • Summary: I mainly bought this item, to play converted HD movies off a USB HD...it does play them....but after a while the movie you watch...the audio & video goes out of sync....say between 30 - 60 mins of watching a movie(i tested movies out on another bluray player with usb port, no a/v sync problems with any movies i had on my hd)...I tested it with a bluray(the last harry potter part 2 bluray movie), it played it fine...but the a/v sync on USB HD is a big problem...
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Overall 6
6.0

blu ray cable

Ross John Rowe, Amazon
10 March 2013
  • Summary: Good overall product but does not include a hdmi cable and doesnt have a wireless internet or an internet cable.
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