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Sony BDP-S500
4.6 out of 10

Sony BDP-S500

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Overall 8
8.0

Sony BDP-S500 1080p Blu-Ray Disc Player

JJJJJJS-1, Rate it all!
17 November 2008
  • Summary: Actually purchased blu-ray player with sony card reward points. Worked fine without any issues, until recently. Player would shut down once movies started from the menu screen and was a compatibility issue with new blu-ray disc versions and the DTS-HD.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony BDP-S500 1080p Blu-Ray Disc Player

SyedTajgeer, Rate it all!
16 November 2008
  • Summary: Pro: Easy to operate and connect, Various connectivity options Con: Takes too long to load a disc also operated in Slow motion.
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Overall 4
4.0

Sony BDP-S500 1080p Blu-Ray Disc Player

Winesong, Rate it all!
16 November 2008
  • Summary: I own this Sont BD player along with a 46" HDTV and a Sony 7.1 Receiver. When I finally get the movie up and running, the picture is great. The problem is that it takes forever to turn on the player and open the disc tray (try that in the store before you buy) and load the movie.
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Overall 10
10

Sony BDP-S500 1080p Blu-Ray Disc Player

TamRock, Rate it all!
26 October 2008
  • Summary: You won't believe your eyes. Blu-ray is here to stay folks and this machine gives me my fix! Remember to update the firmware and learn to be patient with the slow door response and you won't be disappointed with the entertainment!
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony BDP-S500 1080p Blu-Ray Disc Player

olivia717, Rate it all!
16 August 2008
  • Summary: I have had this player for about a week now. I was vacillating between the S500 and the S350, but after reading countless reviews, I decided to go with the newest model hoping that Sony was able to work out all the kinks and bugs that came with the previous units.
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Overall 8
8.0

STILL CHUGGING ALONG

THE KING OF PANGAEA, Amazon
26 July 2008
  • Summary: I HAVE OWNED THIS UNIT FOR ABOUT A YEAR AND 1/2 NOW AND KNOW OF TWO OTHERS IN OPERATION FOR ABOUT THE SAME DURATION. THE UNIT IS SLOW TO LOAD, I'LL HAVE TO GIVE THE OTHER COMPLAINERS THAT, BUT ONCE YOU GET OVER THE INITIAL WAIT PERIOD, (GO DO SOMETHING ELSE UNTIL THE BEAST IS READY) THE OUTPUT IS...
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Overall 8
8.0

Other than that I am totally satisfied with this machine even though it is almost years ...

wapsman, Amazon
26 July 2008
  • Summary: All of the reviews I read regarding lengthy waiting period for blu ray movies to load is totally right. I took almost a minute from the time I turned the player on, loaded the disc and pressed play. Other than that I am totally satisfied with this machine even though it is almost years old.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not happy with this slow moving Blu Ray

Lidian S., Amazon
26 July 2008
  • Summary: Problems playing Youtube. I cant add any apps. Has lame apps such as Fox news. Only Pandora, no Slacker.
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Overall 2
2.0

POS!

Photog 21, Amazon
26 July 2008
  • Summary: This is a horrible unit..... Sony has missed big time... Blu Ray is VERY OVER RATED.....
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Overall 10
10

Excellent purchase.

ken, Amazon
26 July 2008
  • Summary: I agree, this player is slow, especially when playing Blu-Ray disc. I have BDP-S1000ES, BDP-S2000ES & DVP-S7000, therefore this one fits right in. It will be playing primarly the standard DVD and occassional Blu-Ray. The front doors on the S7000 & S500 very simular movement.
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