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Apple-tv-md199.33761574
9.6 out of 10

Apple TV 3rd-gen / MD199

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Reviews and Problems with Apple TV 3rd-gen / MD199

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Overall 6
6.0

air play not to my expectations

n, B&H Photo
26 September 2014
  • Excerpt: hate the back and forth action of the menu interface... air play has a huge lag on audio and very jittery with video and some times it disconnects on its own. if buying consider this... no audio control whatsoever... thought it wouldn't be big issue...
  • Cons: Difficult to Navigate, Freezes or Crashes, Not Enough Audio Tools
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Overall 6
6.0

Chicago Rich

Chicago Rich, B&H Photo
29 June 2014
  • Excerpt: Let me start by saying whatever you buy, buy it from B&H great service and competetive pricing. I am streaming all TV in my house and have a Smart Blu ray player that supports NetFlix and a few other channels and I have Roku so this Apple TV3 is my third streaming device, Pix and Sound great,setup easy,overall I am underwelmed as the Roku offers so many more free channels.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great product for the price!

earthboundblues, B&H Photo
23 June 2014
  • Excerpt: I am still a fan of the original Apple TV - the one with the internal hard drive. That unit would store your content and allow you to play it back with no internet connection. Great for taking on vaca etc. Thuis unit only works when you have internet access. I would recommend the Western Digital Live Hub as an alternative since it has all of the same feature plus a 1TB internal hard drive.
  • Pros: Easy to install, Easy to use
  • Cons: No Hard Drive
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Overall 6
6.0

Ho-Hum

ElectricTommy, B&H Photo
16 January 2014
  • Excerpt: Ho-Hum. It does the same things the Wi-Fi enabled Blu-Ray player sitting next to it does. (Except connecting to Apple's overpriced movie rental service!) It is easy to set up and use. If you don't have a similar device, then it is possibly worth it. Many Wi-Fi ready disc players do what Apple TV does, and you get a disc player thrown in, so check those out first. Basically, it works, it puts out HD if the content supports it, and it doesn't take up much real estate.
  • Pros: Attractive Design, Fast Setup, Simple Controls
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Overall 6
6.0

Performs Like A Typical Apple Product

Sccshansen, B&H Photo
29 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Apple TV performs well within the perimeters of its design. It is easy to set up and configure. It is very user friendly. In the future, though, I hope it allows for the purchase of apps and other movie players...like VUDU so Ultraviolet movies can be played without using Apple Play...a nice addition, but boxy. Though it mirrors the iPad, it doesn't allow for full screen play of other movie players.
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Overall 6
6.0

It does not work with Amazon Prime

fabortiz, B&H Photo
24 August 2013
  • Excerpt: I was very happy to get this product to watch movies from Amazon Prime, but unfortunately this product does not work with Amazon prime (AirPlay). It works very well with other applications.
  • Pros: Attractive Design, Fast Setup
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Overall 6
6.0

Charter cable hbo go not supported

Minic, ABT Electronics
20 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Like i said, i was surprised that hbogo is not supported for charter cable customers
  • Pros: Nice Looking Item
  • Cons: No power off button
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Overall 6
6.0

Airplay isn't great, the rest is though

Matt, B&H Photo
19 June 2013
  • Excerpt: Bought this mainly to watch videos from a MBP on my TV instead of using a 30 foot cable. AirPlay works, but gets jumpy and sometimes freezes for several seconds. Netflix is excellent with a layout that's more intuitive than their website.
  • Pros: Fast Setup, Simple Controls
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Overall 6
6.0

Not really impressd

N38139, B&H Photo
12 February 2013
  • Excerpt: It's ok but not exactly what I thought it would be or do
  • Pros: Attractive Design
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Overall 6
6.0

its not all that great.

tommy, B&H Photo
23 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Pros: With the exception of an iPad & iPod, my house is Windows. Got this to wirelessly stream iTunes content (mostly music, some video). Wireless setup (Dlink DIR-825, 802.11n, 5Ghz) was pretty seamless. Works as advertised. No surprise, you can buy/rent movies. Has screensaver when playing music. The remote is solid metal and feels good in the hand. Cons: Yes, it does connect to Netflix, youtube, & hulu...but so does my TV and BlueRay.
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