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7.1 out of 10

Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ HD Media Player

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Reviews and Problems with Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ HD Media Player

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Overall 2
2.0

Buy Something Newer

JCN, Amazon
26 November 2013
  • Summary: I did not realize this product is almost 3 years old. It does not play modern AAC sound files or the newer MP4 files. Having to re format my files to work on this machine. Cheap price and now I know why.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not good

Rick, Amazon
13 January 2012
  • Summary: Seagate makes newer models that are much, much better for the price, such as the Seagate FreeAgent Theater+1080P HD Media Player STCEA201-RK or the Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex TV STAJ100.
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Overall 2
2.0

No HDMI

Oahu Clay "InstTech", Amazon
9 November 2011
  • Summary: No MDMI is the thing people need to know about this device, it uses old RCA cables, so it is the way of the dodo bird already, obsolete product.Again NO HDMI Cable support
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Overall 2
2.0

Total waste of money

Stoyan, Amazon
14 February 2011
  • Summary: I got this FAT+ like a month ago,brand new in box.The very first day I upgraded the firmware and set it according to instructions.I put some music on a usb and plug it to the FAT+, and guess what, it turn itself of at the middle of the playlist with no reason.At that point I just use the remote to turn it on,thinking that maybe something was wrong with the usb stick, I plug in another usb stick with more music and to my surprize the FAT+ turn itself off again.Not really...
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Overall 2
2.0

Navigation Nightmare

Tracey E. Schelmetic "TraceyES", Amazon
20 August 2010
  • Summary: "Awful" doesn't begin to describe the remote and the navigation for this unit. Bought it to be able to watch streaming Netflix via the television. It lets us do that, and it was a decent price, but the navigation is so bad it couldn't have happened by accident. Someone with a mile-wide masochistic streak must have built the remote and created the navigation.
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Overall 2
2.0

Optical Output has Issues

Slam Dance Sam, Amazon
19 July 2010
  • Summary: After hooking this unit up using the optical cable for audio, I could no get any sound to come through my home theater receiver. My system is set up such that I must use the optical port for the sound on this device. I moved the optical cable over to my XBOX 360 and it worked fine. I also tried it with my DVR and it worked fine too. So I assumed that the issue was with a faulty optical port on the Seagate device.
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Overall 2
2.0

FreeAgent Theater is not for Mac users

Roy Wiegmann, Amazon
17 June 2010
  • Summary: The Seagate FreeAgent Theater HD Media Player does not support HDMI, which is bad. It would have been a lot easier and lesser wires dangling out. Most video formats including Mpeg doesnt play on this. The Codec needs to be changed for those formats that don't play on this media player. It does not play my digital cam videos too, which was the major purpose for which I bought media player. So it's not for people who don't know how to change the codec.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't waste your time

moviebuff69, Amazon
16 October 2009
  • Summary: No HDMI, no digital audio out if you connect via compontent video... no way I'm keeping this piece of junk.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not for Home Movies

Critque Extraordinaire "Advice to Live By....", Amazon
5 May 2009
  • Summary: I had high expectations for this media player. It is good looking and easy to use...UNFORNATELY... it DOES NOT PLAY your home movies unless they are converted to a particular format. MOVIES: We own Canon digital cameras and a Flip Video Camera... Both are very popular, yet movies taken with these cameara DO NOT WORK on this player. You get pictures... no sound.... Tech support informed me that we would have to change the CODECS for these videos...
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