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Patriot pbo alpine
7.6 out of 10

Patriot pbo alpine

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Overall 10
10

Highly recommend.

Jessie Gunderman, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: This thing will play any file you throw at it! I have it networked through my Mac upstairs to an external hard drive where I store my films, and never have an issue. Highly recommend.
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Overall 2
2.0

What a waste of time and money!

David O, Amazon
15 November 2013
  • Summary: I have owned two PBO Core media players and have been very satisfied with their performance. Recently the fan on one of those units started making a noise like an inexpensive used truck every time it started up. So I purchased the PBO Alpine unit and it was a HUGE mistake.
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Overall 2
2.0

Junk.. No support from Patriot

At1bob, Amazon
28 September 2013
  • Summary: This unit is not ready for Prime Time. The firmware was supposed to be developed by patriot to fix all the bugs. There will never be a software upgrade, Patriot has given up on the Alpine so don't waist your money....
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Overall 2
2.0

Beware!

shoebox, Amazon
16 September 2013
  • Summary: No support from Patriot on this box! This thing is collecting dust. My Mom still uses my original Patriot Core Media Player...that thing is a beast...but stay away from the Alpine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Unable to sync audio

Arno Kuntz "Enlarge Your Shadow", Amazon
2 September 2013
  • Summary: If you have a large audio library like I do filled with sub folders for each artist ranging in the neighborhood of 5000 folders or 50,000 mp3's this unit cannot handle that kind of load. It will time out not good with large audio packs with subfolders; Android platform with limited RAM.
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Overall 2
2.0

poor movie playing

Mike, Amazon
13 August 2013
  • Summary: The movie playback is not smooth. It kind of sticks (or jumps) every now and then. Definitely not expected when I made the purchase for this product.
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Overall 10
10

simple and effective

JRaynor, Amazon
5 April 2013
  • Summary: This is my fourth Patriot Media Player. I think the other three must be three or four years old. One failed the others still work. This one looked a bit "cheap" when I opened the box (?different plastic?) but works just fine.
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Overall 4
4.0

ok but not the PBO core

D. Le, Amazon
18 February 2013
  • Summary: This was a step backwards into Patriots media player series. The core could play everything that was thrown at it and had a spot for a internal hard drive. This on the other hand lacks the necessary power and memory to run some stuff and some video stutter.
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Overall 2
2.0

PBO Alpine

Popcorn, Amazon
10 February 2013
  • Summary: I wish I would have NEVER bought this piece of junk.It has to be the lowest of the lowest.Spend your money on another player.
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Overall 6
6.0

it works, but it can be a pain

Dagaroth, Amazon
22 January 2013
  • Summary: it plays anything I can throw at it, for sure. It's a pain though, to have to map folders over the network. Also, even though it's Android, dont expect anything on the market to work unless it's extremely basic. Anything with flash, or too much Java locks it up, if you can even get it to install
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