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Sony SMP-N200
7.6 out of 10

Sony SMP-N200

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Reviews and Problems with Sony SMP-N200

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Overall 2
2.0

Beware!

Emile F., Newegg
19 October 2012
  • Pros: On paper, the player has many features
  • Cons: Sony wants $50 to replace the very cheaply made remote. Pure profiteering. There is an iPhone/Android app to control the device but It can't be used to power it on, and of course there is no power button on the box itself. This box may sound like a deal, but if you love the remote you'll end up s...
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Overall 2
2.0

Skip it. Try somethign else.

LandRaider, Amazon
20 September 2012
  • Summary: I bought this player after we cut our cable thinking that it would be a good replacement. In short, it was not. The interface was kinda clunky, but the setup was quick. Reason for a 1 star rating... It would like up 5/8ths the way through a tv show. Smoking hot.
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Overall 2
2.0

Returned this product for another Roku

Ambular, Amazon
18 August 2012
  • Summary: So I've managed to make my rounds from Roku to Apple TV to a friend's PS3, to the Sony (which I'm now returning to Amazon), and I can officially say that I've given up and I'm getting a second Roku for the bedroom.
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Overall 2
2.0

It "WAS" The Streamer of Choice w/out Blu-ray

Con Sumer, Amazon
16 July 2012
  • Summary: The best streaming video quality and content thus far! I've tried various Panasonic and Toshiba products that also stream media. I even tried dedicated streamers from WD and the roku junk..
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Overall 2
2.0

No divx

Mike B., Newegg
7 June 2012
  • Summary: I'm hoping Newegg will take this back.
  • Pros: Mostly the same features of the SMP-N100.
  • Cons: Will not play any of my divx (.avi extention) movie files, that I have spent hours and hours ripping from dvd. They played without problem on my SMP-N100, which I love. I needed another player for another room. I liked that this newer model has a web browser, so I figured I would go for the updat...
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Overall 2
2.0

SONY Network hijacks re-streams everything - buffers every 30 secs - unwatchable

Terry Y., Amazon
10 May 2012
  • Summary: DO NOT BUY.. Nice unit if you want to play local network DNLA stuff, or watch from USB HD, but for anything online it is useless. It hijacks the network connection; For absolutely no reasonable excuse this unit has to connect to the SONY 'entertainment' network/servers and then it 're-streams' ALL...
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Overall 2
2.0

Works poorly with Netflix

Marjor, Amazon
10 May 2012
  • Summary: I needed a streamer with component outputs for my old HDTV. This was the only one I found, and it works great. Setup was easy and picture is outstanding. Update: I have been having more and more problems with this streamer playing Netflix. The feeds bog down and become unplayable.
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Overall 2
2.0

No Subtitle Support

Duffer., Amazon
10 May 2012
  • Summary: I read some of the reviews and decided that this is the streaming player for which I have been searching. I bought it and set it up with no problem. However, to fully enjoy a movie I need subtitles. This player, to my utmost surprise, does not support subtitles.
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Overall 2
2.0

Buffering Blunder

T. Loewenberg, Amazon
10 May 2012
  • Summary: I first owned a SMP-N100 and for the most part was satisfied except for occasional buffering issues. About 6 months ago, I bought a Sony television on clearance from a big box store and was pleasantly surprised that the TV included a SMP-N200.
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Overall 2
2.0

Horrible Warranty

Amazon Customer, Amazon
10 May 2012
  • Summary: The player worked fine until it stopped working. I contacted the customer care and they suggested repairing it. Parts are covered under warranty, but labor is not though I just bought it just 6 months back. So, I have to pay $25 for getting it repaired, 1/2 the price of it.
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