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Roku HD-XR
7.0 out of 10

Roku HD-XR

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Reviews and Problems with Roku HD-XR

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Overall 10
10

Best Christmas Gift Ever for My Elderly Parents

Deborah K "educated consumer", Amazon
5 January 2011
  • Summary: My mom has been a huge fan of my ability to stream Netflix videos via my Nintendo Wii since first experiencing it and has been hinting for some time that she was interested in setting up something similar for herself.
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Overall 2
2.0

Roku Will Not Find Local Network

Ron, Amazon
30 November 2010
  • Summary: My son calls it junk because it will not work and I guess it is. We can only do a wireless connection which this is supposed to do. It finds the wireless connection ok but it does not connect to the local network. So we can't use it. That makes it junk.
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Overall 2
2.0

Roku HD-XR Player [Electronics] Condition: New

Amazon Customer Since It Began, Amazon
20 November 2010
  • Summary: I don't know if all Roku Products are defective, I do know Amazon sold me a defective ROKU XR and will not exchange it for a working product. They may have sent me a used defective model.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do not purchase this if you want warranty service!

R. Pike "hotrodpike", Amazon
27 September 2010
  • Summary: The item in questions wireless lost signal strength after only 8 months of use. I called roku for warranty service and after dealing with there customer service which is in India or Pakistan, they inform me that I cannot get warranty service from them since i purchased it from amazon.com and that I...
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Overall 2
2.0

Tech Support? No!

Bill Hansen, Amazon
24 September 2010
  • Summary: This looked like a good idea, so I tried it out, and the initial setup was fairly easy, but then there was a network problem that I could not figure out so I called for tech support only to find that you have to leave a voice message and they will call you back.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't order directly from ROKU or expect customer service.

Kris Nelson, Amazon
23 September 2010
  • Summary: I ordered the newer version of this the XDS last night 9/22/10. They immediately sent me a confirmation for the older HD-XR version. I called them in India and emailed them and told them it was wrong and emailed them several times. (Waiting over 24 hours on the email replies still.
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Overall 10
10

This one works!

Amazon Customer "Bob D.", Amazon
8 September 2010
  • Summary: Neither Roku nor Amazon tell you in their product descriptions that there is a limitation on how far away these Roku devices can be from your wireless network router and still work.
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Overall 6
6.0

Roku Player (HD, HD XR)

S. BHAT "Budget Man", Amazon
19 August 2010
  • Summary: I just got this as a gift for my birthday. And initially I did not notice any issues. But... 1. Who builds something without a power button? The only way to power down the device is to unplug the power cable, which can be a hassle if you have multiple devices connected in your entertainment center.
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Overall 10
10

GOODBYE BLOCKBUSTER

DAVID, Amazon
18 August 2010
  • Summary: Everyone should have one. The install was simply. The picture quality is great and HD is perfect.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent replacent for cable/dish TV

Nelson H. Ferrari "nhf", Amazon
13 August 2010
  • Summary: If you like movies more than you like TV series and news (and you can always get over the air TV for that...), Roku is for you. It is extremely easy to use: add "channels" from a list (some might require paid subscription), navigate to it, select the program you want and this is it!
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