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Popcorn Hour A-400
7.9 out of 10

Popcorn Hour A-400

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Reviews and Problems with Popcorn Hour A-400

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Overall 4
4.0

Beware: Product no longer supported - no firmware updates since 08/14

FFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUU, Amazon
14 March 2015
  • Summary: I purchased this unit when it was first released. Compared to other devices available at the time, this one was top of the heap. Every firmware update seemed to fix a few more small bugs and things were looking very good for this device.
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Overall 8
8.0

Setup

Chris Reeves, Amazon
2 March 2014
  • Summary: The Poporn Hour units have solid output performance and really live up to the quality of construction that you expect. That said, they are also not built for beginners. Initial setup, firmware upgrades (of which there are several) and outfitting a unit like this with something like NAMJ can be both...
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Overall 8
8.0

Nice Player, great for the slightly techie head

Paul Herbert, Amazon
19 January 2014
  • Summary: Ive recently upgraded my old QNAP NMP1000 for this as it was starting to struggle playing some of the latest files. Its played everything Ive thrown at it so far. I love the fact its fanless and totally silent especially if streaming from network rather than using the internal drive - just dont put...
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Overall 8
8.0

Overall - look, interface, and price are great!

BWayne8, Amazon
16 December 2013
  • Summary: Out of the box the A-400 has a solid feel and looks good. Configuring it with my NAS and stored media took some time. This is not a plug and play device, however its not impossible to setup. It plays fully uncompressed blu-rays over the network flawlessly.
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Overall 10
10

Worth the price.

Andrew Chan, Amazon
12 December 2013
  • Summary: This is by far the most powerful media player on the market. My high bitrate video files that would normally jitter on other media players are played as smooth as butter with this device. Love it.
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Overall 10
10

Awesome - If you know what your doing

A, Amazon
8 November 2013
  • Summary: I have owned various popcorn hours from the a-100 to a-400 over the years. It is the best networked media play by far - will play anything you throw at it. Over the years the interface has progressed along with features but its not for the novice (plug and play it isn't) If you want that get...
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Overall 8
8.0

Understanding the limitations

Amazon Customer, Amazon
1 August 2013
  • Summary: I owned 110 (still in use) for many years. It sucked with Playon and every attempt in opening a defect ended up going no where. Where it shines for me is a local storage media player. I rip with Dvdfab then FTP up to the internal drive. The 400 picture is improved.
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Overall 10
10

The best movie player ever I had, and better than the others devices

Mohannad AlAhmad, Amazon
6 June 2013
  • Summary: amazing picture quality and many features, superior quality, powerful CPU and VXP video, friendly jukebox interface, I am so happy
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Overall 8
8.0

Best of the current crop of media players with dual core sigma designs SMP8910

Tennyson Lee, Amazon
25 May 2013
  • Summary: I would like to give this 4.5 stars as it's the best I've used, but not perfect. I used it to play a wide variety of video files, ranging from decrypted DVDs to HD video in many formats.
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Overall 6
6.0

I expected more for the price...and the firmware bugs still need work.

Craig Corkum, Amazon
6 May 2013
  • Summary: The unit does work with most of my media files "after" I updated it with some of the available firmware updates. If you go to the network media tank forum you can get almost weekly builds of firmware that fix various things and introduce new issues all the time.
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