Reviews and Problems with Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ HD Media Player
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Good for media files, bad for Netflix
7 February 2011
Summary: The FAT+ is a nice device for playing media files. So far of the 50 or so files I have played the picture quality was excellent and sound was good. Sound volume tends to be a little low so I have to crank up the volume. It only had trouble playing one particular file.
Summary: Cons: ' No scheduling option ' No saving of search terms ' Weak remote power; remote has to pointed directly at the device or keep changing the batteries ' No controls on the device itself; have to use the remote. ' Limited fixed number of media sites to choose from.
Summary: So, here are some things that I would have liked to know BEFORE buying this player. Some people may not have this problem, but in order to activate Netflix on the theater+ I had to connect to my router view ethernet cable.
Summary: First the good stuff: This is a nice looking unit that does a really good job of playing videos off of an attached USB drive. I originally bought the unit so that I could rip my kids' movies onto a USB drive and break the cycle of turning all of their DVDs into scratched-up $20 coasters.
Summary: Just for the records, I am facing the same issue the previous reviewer is facing, after last firmware update. No access to Internet and date setup appearing everytime I turn the device on. It must be something related to the last software update.
Summary: This unit is very easy to set up and syc up with your computer. On the tv screen it comes up just like an 'explore' window on your computer with files and sub-files. Somehow I was expecting something a little more automated than that, but it works just fine.
Summary: I don't want to repeat too much what others have already listed. The unit works great for playing your home videos you converted to DVDs just like you're using a DVD player and you don't need to convert any files(provided they are in the standard DVD format ifo, VOB etc) them just copy them off your...