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Roku-2-xd.33282701
8.8 out of 10

Roku 2 XD

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Reviews and Problems with Roku 2 XD

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Overall 2
2.0

Refurbished backfired on me

C. M. Gibson, Amazon
19 April 2014
  • Summary: Straight out of the box, it doesn't respond. Thought it was the remote until I tried the phone app and it told me the Roku wasn't responding. Such is life.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointed

Doug Baird, Amazon
26 February 2014
  • Summary: I bought the refurbished unit to put into another room as I already have a Roku in the living room. The product will not power on and will not work. I contacted seller but have not received a reply from them.
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Overall 2
2.0

Buyer beware

Homeschool Mom "Mom of 4 boys", Amazon
14 February 2014
  • Summary: I was leery of buying a refurbished unit until I saw that it had a warranty. When it didn't work correctly, Roku told me that I would be receiving a replacement in 3 - 7 business days. The confirmation email that they sent me said that I would need to return the old unit at my cost before they would send the replacement. I called and asked if they understood the concept of a warranty.
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Overall 2
2.0

Disappointing performance compared to my Apple TV

Metropixie, Amazon
18 December 2013
  • Summary: Apple TV doesn't have the ability to watch Amazon Prime movies, so after my years ago terrible experience with Roku I figured things would be better now. However, paying the same amount for the Roku 3 as for my Apple TV seemed overkill as I'm not very interested in Roku's other channels. I settled for a refurbished (or B-stock as the sticker on the bottom says) Roku 2 XD. I have two 27" 1081 monitors that Sit side by side.
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Overall 2
2.0

poor wifi slow and drops connection

claude andrew, Amazon
13 December 2013
  • Summary: reboot is very slow and UI does not have reboot or reconnect option so when wifi is dropped it's time to walk over and unplug it and wait... and wait... long enough to write a deserved bad review. while the roku is having trouble with a low definition film, speedtest on my ipad reports consistently 10mbps and up. my wifi router is about 15 feet from the roku. when you sign up they require a credit card even if you don't sign up for pay channels.
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Overall 2
2.0

jc

JC Burns, FutureShop
3 February 2014
  • Summary: Worked great for 100 days then broke down completely. Warranty only 90 days. Would not buy another!
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Overall 2
2.0

Not so simple...

Robert Cull "rcull", Amazon
1 July 2013
  • Summary: Well we got it up and it gave us a code for the website. Unfortunately the website was down for maintenance.:( When I tried to get the thing up a second time to try again, all I could get is Roku on the screen. Couldn't get the code or anything, just Roku........ Not so simple or satisfying...
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Overall 2
2.0

No replacement remotes in Canada

CD, Amazon
28 August 2012
  • Summary: Roku says they do not ship to Canada, so if you want a replacement OEM remote for the Accelerometer function, it appears you cannot get one and must use a 3rd party for 80% functionality.
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Overall 2
2.0

Mis-sold product

David UK, Amazon
8 February 2012
  • Summary: I also bought the XD product being specified for a 1080 TV receiver. It doesn't work in the UK as it is unable to pick up Netflix. There is no excuse for Amazon UK selling a UK customer a product that doesn't work. I have so far had no satisfactory response from either product support or the supplier. This is not what I expect of Amazon. You should be very wary of buying electronic products from Amazon, who have so far failed to address this issue.
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Overall 2
2.0

didn't get the uk model

Alan, Amazon
17 January 2012
  • Summary: Bought this item not realising that the UK model was yet to be released. I received the US model which currently points at US websites only and not at the UK. I suspect that this will not change and so the box is essentially useless for what I wanted it. Unfortunate as the usef interface is pretty slick and it looks like a well made product.
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